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Top 5 Best Coffee Makers

Do you want to enjoy top-quality cups of coffeehouse coffee each and every morning without having to make the extra stop? If you want your home to be the coffeehouse that you frequent, you need to invest in one of the best coffeemakers that brews and even grinds coffee beans so that they can be transformed in rich and savory liquid goodness. There are hundreds of different models from dozens and dozens of different well-known coffeemaker manufacturers, and sifting through all of your options can be a daunting process. If you want to find the perfect coffeemaker for your lifestyle and you do not want to spend days or weeks doing the research, here are 5 of the best coffee makers 2014 that you can add to your list.

5. Bonavita BV1800 8-Cup Coffee Maker

Bonavita BV1800 8-Cup Coffee Maker

Making the perfect cup of coffee is an art, and this German-engineered coffeemaker uses all of the best techniques to make the perfect cup of Joe. The 8-cup stainless steel Bonavita BV1800 uses a thermal carafe that brings the water to the perfect temperature for brewing and leads to the perfect level of coffee ground saturation. The result of the 1400W water temperature is an optimal cup of coffee every time a batch is brewed. If you are pressed for time every morning, the BV1800 brews 40 ounces of coffee in 5 minutes flat. If you would like a machine made for the stylish minimalist but does not compromise quality, brew exceptional cups of your favorite blends in the BV1800.

4. BUNN BXBD Velocity Brew High Altitude 10-Cup Home Brewer, Black

BUNN BXBD Velocity Brew High Altitude 10-Cup Home Brewer, Black

If you live in a high altitude area, you may not necessarily know how important it is to buy a coffeemaker that is specifically designed to function at higher altitudes. The BUNN BXBD has a specially designed thermostat that is engineered to be used at altitudes of 4000 or higher, and the result will be optimal brewing temperature that extracts as much flavor from ground coffee as possible.

While this is a residential small appliance, it is designed to mimic the look of high-quality BUNN commercial brewing systems so it will blend with most modern-day kitchens. Because the thermostat can heat water so efficiently, the BUNN delivers some of the fastest brewing times possible by producing 10 cups of coffee in 10 minutes. For a stylish and classic look with advanced components, the BXBD could be best suited for you.

3. Cuisinart DCC-2600 Brew Central 14-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker with Glass Carafe

Cuisinart DCC-2600 Brew Central 14-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker with Glass Carafe

Are you looking for a coffeemaker with an extra-large capacity and programming features that will make your mornings easier? If these are two of the key features that are important to you, the Cuisinart DCC-2600 will meet your criteria and more. The fully automatic coffeemaker can brew up to 14 cups of fresh and flavorful java at a single time with a program setting that can be set up to 24 hours in advance so that you are never rushed for time in the morning.

The coffeemaker also has a unique pause function so that you can pour a cup in the middle of a brew if you need your coffee fix right away. If you want to enjoy your pot throughout the day, the heater plate stays on for 0 to 4 hours before shutting off. In addition to all of these features, you can take advantage of the self-cleaning setting and watch as the coffeemaker cleans the water reservoir so that your coffee always tastes great.

2. Hamilton Beach 46201 12 Cup Digital Coffeemaker, Stainless Steel

Hamilton Beach 46201 12 Cup Digital Coffeemaker, Stainless Steel

Hamilton Beach is a well-known small appliance brand that offers quality goods at a competitive price. If you are looking for a programmable digital model with easy-to-use features, the 46201 could be the right value-priced model for you. This 12-cup digital model has adjustable brewing settings for coffee drinkers who love a bold flavor, and a programmable clock for the busy java lover who loves to wake up to the smell of brewing coffee.

With an easy access coffee ground basket and an intuitive removable water reservoir, brewing your coffee or preparing the machine for the morning never has to be a burden. If you are the type of person who frequently leaves your machine off, the 46201 has a 2-hour shutoff feature so that you never have to worry about your machine staying on all day long while you are at work. If you want a good combination of quality features, this fashion-forward coffee maker could be right for you.

1. Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System, Black

Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System, Black

Do you want to enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee rather than a batch of coffee that has been sitting on a heater for an hour or more? If you prefer the single-cup brewing method, the Keurig K45 Elite Brewing System will deliver a gourmet brewing experience at a value price. The system uses special brewing pods that will make the perfectly balanced cup of coffee every time without any of the measuring or the guesswork. You can also make a mess-free cup of coffee with very little clean up. Simply put your favorite mug under the spout, and watch the machine deliver up to 10 ounces of coffee in a fraction of the time.

A fine cup of coffee requires a fine coffeemaker. If you are looking for basic features and large capacities or advanced features and a single-cup brewing design there is a model that caters to your needs. Browse the selection and see which model offers the right combination of features and style that will make your coffee dreams come true every day.

Ranking Reference: Rave’s 30 Best Coffee Makers

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