Electric coffee maker is a product that can automatically add happiness in your morning. Creating excellent coffee isn’t easy for human hands, let alone an automatic machine. Coffee grounds need to hit hot water for an optimal length of time. That water must be within a precise temperature range, too. Only a handful of drip coffee makers can pull off this sort of alchemy. And the ones that don’t (which is the vast majority) serve up pots that taste truly terrible.
We’ve discovered some noteworthy exceptions on the market of Electric Coffee maker, so whether you want to brew perfect lattes and cappuccinos, make iced coffee or turn coffee beans into the perfect cup of fresh coffee, you don’t need to spend a fortune to get the
there are plenty of compelling choices in between for a coffee lover’s brew. One is our Editors’ Choice winner, the Oxo Brew 8-Cup, our pick for best all-around automatic brewer. Another is the KitchenAid Siphon Brewer, which uses an ancient technique to achieve dramatic and outstanding results. No matter your budget, there’s a coffee machine on this list that’ll fit your drip needs perfectly and be the
The Oxo Brew 8-Cup Electric coffee maker, delivers SCAA Golden Cup-rated coffee that tastes just as good coffee from our previous favorite, the Bonavita Connoisseur, but Oxo’s new brewer is more thoughtfully designed. This drip machine also comes with a special single cup filter basket for Kalita Wave filters. The Oxo Brew is compact, stylish and also sturdy, plus it comes with a thermal carafe that doesn’t drip or spill.
Oxo’s latest Electric coffee maker also comes with a thermal carafe that, unlike the Bonavita’s, isn’t prone to messy drips and spills while you pour from it.
- Attractive, sturdy design
- Brews excellent pots of coffee quickly
- Thermal carafe doesn’t drip while pouring.
- The filter basket could be easier to fill
- The best for speedy pots
Those who seek lots of coffee in a hurry will love the quick brew cycle of this coffee maker. The Bunn Velocity Brew BT drip coffee maker with its stainless steel-lined thermal carafe whips up a large coffee pot of joe at astonishing speed. In as little as 3 minutes, 33 seconds, the coffee maker can deliver full batches of tasty drip to drink.
suspect many of you in the market for a new Electric coffee maker would equally appreciate sophisticated looks as much as the ability to brew a delicious pot of java. If you’re one of this discriminating breed of appliance consumer, then the $170 Bunn Velocity Brew BT is not for you. It’s big, has a long and blocky frame, uses plenty of flimsy-feeling plastic parts, plus it lacks a screen, clock, or even buttons.
- The Bunn Velocity Brew BT brews a delicious pot of coffee
- Time taken is less.
- It is a cinch to operate.
- The bad The Velocity Brew BT’s plastic parts
- Far from premium and
- The device lacks controls, display, or even a water-level indicator.
- The machine is always on and requires special Bunn paper filters.
The best for showmanship
It’s hard to find a Electric coffee maker that beats the KitchenAid Siphon Brewer’s unique combination of spectacle and quality. It makes a coffee pot of distinctly rich, deep and seductively flavorful coffee. Its vintage brewing process, based on vapor pressure and vacuum suction, is also mesmerizing to watch. No paper filters needed as the Siphon Brewer comes with a reusable stainless steel filter for Electric coffee maker.
Even so, while much easier to operate than traditional siphon coffee products, the appliance is no simple drip gadget. The machine needs lots of TLC in terms of cleaning and operation compared to your average Mr. Coffee. Unless you have plenty of time on your hands you’ll want to think twice about using the KitchenAid Siphon Brewer for your daily caffeine fix.
- The KitchenAid Siphon Brewer makes superbly rich siphon filter coffee automatically and with standard electric power.
- It requires more time and effort to clean than drip devices.
- its lightly filtered brew may be an acquired taste for some.
The best for cold brew
Cold brew coffee is delicious, but it can be a pain to make. Oxo’s cold brew coffee maker takes much of the headache out of the process. This Oxo Brew coffee maker saturates coffee grounds evenly and lets you drain cold brewed coffee from them into its glass carafe with relative ease.
You will pay a premium for Oxo’s cold-brew contraption. It costs twice the price of other cold-brew gadgets such as the Takeya Cold Brew Coffee Maker and Bodum French press machines. Still, if your priority is to whip up quality cold brew with as little aggravation as possible, then this Oxo device is splurge-worthy.
- Simple to use.
- offers an easy way to steep and strain grounds at room temperature.
- Coffee made with the Oxo Cold Brew is consistently strong, sweet and delicious.
- Included paper filters aid the metal strainer for an extra level of filtration.
- The Oxo Cold Brew Coffee Maker costs double the price of basic coffee products capable of cold-brewing.
- The Cold Brew can’t brew with hot water either, and like traditional cold brew methods needs a lengthy 12 to 24 hours of steeping time.
Best Value electric coffee maker
Delicious coffee and great tasting drip from a product that costs just $13? It sounds unlikely but that’s just what the affordable Oxo Good Grips Pour-Over offers. It only makes coffee one drink at a time and requires you to provide the hot water. That said, the simple brewer transforms the otherwise complex task of pour-over into one that’s easy, clean and almost foolproof.
If waking up to a fresh pot of coffee each morning is what you crave, then a programmable coffee maker is the best option for you. The stainless steel construction on this machine lets it blend into your kitchen decor without being an eyesore.
It can brew as few as one to four cups and go up to 14 cups, so it’s good for families that drink a little or a lot. Our reviewer found this feature really helpful, as she usually doesn’t make more than four cups each morning.
A reusable GoldTone filter eliminates the need for pesky paper filters, saving you an early morning trip to the store. Did we mention the self-clean function?
This model has over 2,900 glowing reviews that applaud its design and ability to make a delicious hot cup of coffee.
- Programmable up to 24 hours
- Adjustable brew strength
- Temperature control keeps coffee hot.
- Slightly expensive
- Difficult to fill the water reservoir
Best Single Serve
Who says you need to be a pod person to achieve fantastic single-serve coffee brewing? This Ninja coffee maker eliminates the waste of plastic capsules while offering a wide range of possibilities for your individual coffee needs. Along with single-serve brewing, the machine has five other brew sizes, starting at one cup and working all the way up to a full carafe. Pick your favorite coffee beans and craft an array of hot or cold drinks, including brewed coffee, iced coffee, and even lattes, macchiatos, and cappuccinos, courtesy of a milk frothing wand. The frother folds away when you’re finished, saving valuable counter space.
- Highly versatile
- Choice of thermal or glass carafe
- Removable water reservoir
- SCA certified
- Not fully programmable
- Thermal carafe is hand-wash only
Best Pour Over classic series
Still one of the most gorgeous and useful brewing devices ever invented, the Chemex undoubtedly deserves its place in the permanent collection of NYC’s Museum of Modern Art: Its stunning hourglass shape, subtle wood and leather accents, and extreme ease of use make the Chemex emblematic of the blend of form and function.
Unlike most pour-over brewers, the Chemex is suitable for large groups, as they come in sizes of 6, 8, and even 10 cups. The proprietary Chemex filters contribute to a clean, sweet, articulate flavor in the cup. Most users agree that these filters require rinsing, however. Their thickness and material can contribute a strong papery flavor to a brew without proper rinsing first.
- Produces rich, flavorful coffee
- Dishwasher safe
- Looks great on the counter
- Chemex Bonded Filters are specifically recommended
- Glass can break
Best Specialty Brewer
As a matter of fact, The Espressione Combination Coffee and Espresso Maker is the best of both worlds. On one side of the machine is a drip coffee system with a 10-cup glass carafe. On the other, a manual espresso filter and a built-in milk frother, perfect for whipping up specialty drinks, like lattes and cappuccinos, right at home.
In addition, the item has advanced features like electronic temperature control, programmable volume and strength settings for espresso, and a double spout for brewing two espresso shots at once.
Other key features include a heating plate to keep your pot of coffee warm, a thermoblock heating system that reaches ideal brewing temperatures faster and holds that temperature for longer, and finally the rare capability to work with both ground coffee and E.S.E. pods.
- Takes ground coffee and E.S.E. pods
- Removable water reservoir
- Adjustable drip tray fits travel mugs
- Possible learning curve for beginners
- Separate water reservoirs for coffee and espresso
10. Keurig K-Café
No other name is as synonymous with pod-based brewers as Keurig. The brand revolutionized the coffee game by focusing on speed, convenience, and ease of use one single-serve cup of joe at a time. The K-Café is the brand’s top-performing and most versatile machine
Not only does this item brew the quick and consistent coffee that so many know and love, it also gives customers the ability to make lattes and cappuccinos. The K-Café has a setting for bold coffee shots, similar to espresso, and it comes with a dishwasher-safe milk frother. You can brew regular coffee in four sizes (6, 8, 10, and 12 ounces) and even select a stronger setting for those who want a little more punch in their cup.
- Multiple drink options
- Easy to use
- Dishwasher-safe milk frother
- Not “true” espresso
- Takes up a lot of counter space
The Bottom line
Some devices have all kinds of bells and whistles, from automatic shut-offs to flavor strength and even temperature control. Some machines can make both hot and cold beverages, including tea and cocoa. And the newest premium machines even have Wi-Fi capabilities. If you’re looking for convenience, just be prepared to pay the price for advanced models.