Brewing great coffee at home is becoming more and more popular for those who have added how much they spend per year at Starbucks. While many are squeamish about home brewing, in reality when you have a great coffee maker it is hard to go wrong. It is important to always have the necessary ingredients, which include, fresh filtered water, quality beans ground correctly for the brewer and of course a great home maker that brews the best quality of coffee flavor and aroma.
3 Popular Coffee Makers
Here are three popular brewers and what you might expect should you choose to purchase one.
Black and Decker SmartBrew Plus
Price is moderate, listing and ranging anywhere from about $ 30 to $ 50 depending on where you buy it.
Brews 12 cups at a time
Easily programmable with digital timer
Wider spout than most conventional coffee makers that prevents drips and causes fewer spills.
Interrupt brewing feature that allows the impatient coffee drinker to retrieve a cup before the brew process is complete
Touch pad controls for cleaning ease
Ease of access to water reservoir
Ease of access to coffee basket
Comfortable handle designed for good grip
Mr. Coffee 12 Cup Programmable Coffee Maker
Price, listing and ranging from about $ 20 to $ 50 depending on where you buy it.
Brews 12 cups at a time
Interrupt brewing feature for the impatient coffee drinker
Automatic shut off
Keeps coffee hot for up to two hours
Choice of white or black
Removable filter for cleaning ease
Coffee pot rests on stain resistant plate that keeps it newer looking longer
Programmable brewing start times up to 24 hours in advance
Krups FME4 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Machine
Price is in the more expensive range, $ 60 to $ 90, depending on where you shop.
12 cup capacity
Gentle alarm lets you know when coffee is finished brewing so no need to keep checking
Can program the automatic shut off anywhere from 1-5 hours
Will not allow you to start the brewing process unless you have remembered to add the water
Durable and attractive stainless steel carafe
Interrupted brew cycle for the impatient coffee drinker
Has capacity for addition of a filter to take chlorine out of the water that is brewing your coffee
Flavor control aroma switch enhances taste
LED control panel lighting
With a little practice and following the correct techniques, anyone can brew great java at home and put that Starbucks money away for a rainy day!