There are tons of trendy ways to brew coffee at home, from espresso makers
to cold brew makers to single-serve brewers and French presses. But coffee
drinkers know that an automatic drip coffee maker is a classic type of coffee
maker for a reason: it can brew strong, full-flavored coffee in great quantities.
But not all coffee makers are created equally.
Finding the best drip coffee maker is a difficult process, mostly because the
“best” is different depending on what you need.
Make several types of coffee drinks
Occupy less space on your kitchen counter
Brew batches for large households
Easy to clean and maintain
Some drip coffee makers can be programmed to turn on and off at certain
times, remain hot for so long before shutting off, and more. these functions
can be handy if you are the kind of person who likes to wake up to the smell of
coffee, or who does not want to be bothered to brew a cup in the morning.
You just want the coffee to happen. We get it. We are not all morning people.
Most coffee makers can be programmed to turn on at a certain time. However,
some of them brew extremely quickly and don’t like this features and put it on
your list of wants.
Features of perfect drip coffee maker: Size:
This might be a minor concern but it can be troublesome if you choose a
monstrous size coffee maker while having not enough space in your kitchen to
slot it properly or leaving no space for other kitchen appliances. The best is to
look at the space you have available in your kitchen or office then compare it
with the dimensions of the coffee maker to make sure if it could fit or not. Capacity:
This is an important factor as this plays a huge role in your requirements and
convenience. To figure the right capacity coffee machine ask yourself, how
many cups you want to brew at a time? If you need for personal use then
choose one with normal brewing capacity of 1 to 2 cups at a time.
If you brew a variety of cup sizes, mugs, pots, thermos then make sure the
coffee maker has adjustable drip try, nozzle, and sprouts. This saves your
counter from messes due to spilling of coffee and pretty useful for a family
with different coffee needs. Easy to clean:
Nobody likes to have a coffee maker that needs to be clean immensely and
more frequently as it makes your coffee experience full of mess and fuss. So,
always look for a coffee maker with less movable to make cleansing more
convenient and hassle-free. Price:
Broadly speaking, normally a drip coffee maker is available even at even at $25
but of course, the price increases when we prefer to focus on more features
and functionalities. Not only you will have to pay for coffee maker but you will
also need to pay for coffee beans, pods, other cleaning equipment etc.
depending on the coffee maker you choose.