Hamilton Beach 12-Cup Digital Coffee Maker, Stainless Steel Review

Ratings
  • Design - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Ease of Use - 8.7/10
    8.7/10
  • Safety - 8.6/10
    8.6/10
  • Durability - 9.2/10
    9.2/10
  • Warranty and Support - 9/10
    9/10

Summary

You will be able to determine that the price of the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker is worth its value. You can get a good brew of coffee anytime you want if you get the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker.

8.8/10
You won’t be disappointed with the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker (Stainless Steel) if you choose it as your coffee maker. After all, this is the kind of coffee maker that can brew a hot, fresh, and flavorful cup of coffee either for two or for a large group of 12. The flavor will be consistent, regardless of whether you are brewing a small amount or a large amount of coffee. You will find this attractive, very easy to clean, and extremely functional. Not only will this help you brew great-tasting coffee, the design will also greatly match your contemporary kitchen. To know more if the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker is the perfect coffee maker to purchase for your home, then you have to keep reading to learn about the said machine.

Convenient Access to the Coffee Ground Basket

The coffee ground basket has a very convenient location – right at the top of the decanter. You simply push a button at the right side of the coffee maker to make the coffee ground basket swing out to the front. This gives you easy access to the coffee ground basket, especially when you are adding coffee and filter to it.

Convenient Access to the Coffee Ground Basket

Removable Water Reservoir

The water reservoir of the said coffee maker is known to be removable. To fill the reservoir with water, all you have to do is just turn this machine around to 90 degrees, take the reservoir but its handle and lift it up a bit. The water reservoir is not removed. You can then bring this water reservoir right to the sink for cleaning o refilling. Drop the reservoir right back in place and then spin the machine around.

Wheeled Base

There are rollers located at the base of the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker. This then promotes fast and easy access to the removable water reservoir.

Wheeled Base

Button Control for the Burner Temperature

The front of the machine has a button which gives you the ability to control the burner’s temperature. This burner is located right under the decanter. The burner temperature control has three special settings – low, medium, and high. If you do not plan to drink all the brewed coffee in one go, then you can leave the rest on the pot. Doing that in normal coffee maker will just make the coffee taste burnt. If it is with the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker, you can just turn down the temperature and the coffee can still taste great even after an hour.

Brew Setting

The brew settings of the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker can be classified into three. There is the regular setting, 1-4 cup setting, and the bold setting. The regular setting is, as its name suggests, is for regular brewing. The 1-4 cup setting is when you do not plan to brew a large amount of coffee but only a small amount. On the other hand, the bold setting is when  you want a bold flavor where water flows slowly to give more time for the extraction of the coffee grounds’ maximum flavor.

Programmable Clock

You can program the time you want the brew cycle to start. You have entire control of when you want your coffee to start brewing. In addition, the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker also has a 2-hour auto shut off feature.

Button Control for the Burner Temperature

Pros

  • Multiple Brew Settings: It has multiple brew settings that suits your needs.
  • Easy-to-Control Temperature: The hot plate temperature is easy to control with just a control of the button.
  • No-Spill Carafe: You do not have to worry about spilling the carafe since it has a deeper groove compared to other coffee makers.
  • Easy Access to Grounds Basket: The grounds basket are extremely easy to access.
  • Brew Pausing: You have the ability to pause the brewing cycle with the “brew pause” option.

Cons

  • Long Brew Time: The brew time will take more than ten minutes.
  • Loud Noise: Just take note that most coffee maker gives off a certain intensity of noise, though.
  • Electrical Failure-Vulnerable: It has numerous electrical components and thus it is more susceptible to electrical failure.
  • Difficult to Pour Carafe: If you plan to enjoy the brewed coffee down to its last drop, then you will have to hold the coffee maker carafe upside down.

Conclusion

The  Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker may not be the best in price but you should not consider that as the only factor when deciding on whether or not it is worth it to purchase this product. In fact, you should consider the features first before the price. Its adjustable brew setting, programmable cup, adjustable burner temperature, and other features make it a great coffee maker for the home. You will be able to determine that the price of the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker is worth its value. You can get a good brew of coffee anytime you want if you get the Hamilton Beach Digital Coffee Maker.