Top 10 Best Drip Coffee Makers in 2019

Are you someone who cannot even think of beginning their day without a hot cup of coffee? Are you too lazy to brew it yourself? You are not to worry as I will introduce you to some of the best drip coffee-makers that will help you with exactly what you want and allow you to give a fresh start to your day!

I have prepared a list of the top ten coffee-makers of the day for you and the description for each of them will help you pick the most suitable one. So, here begins the countdown for the top ten drip coffeemakers

Editor’s Choice
My pick would be the Black Decker Mill and Crew and Bela Ultimate Elite Collection Coffee Maker owing to the great features that they offer.

10. Brew Express BEC-110BS Coffeemaker

Brew Express BEC-110BS Coffeemaker drip coffee maker

The BEC-110BS from Brew Express is a self-filling coffeemaker of 10-cup capacity. When connected to the waterline, it spreads warm water over finely ground coffee to produce a drink which is capable of meeting the standards of Specialty Coffee Association of America. And that too within half the time many other coffee-makers would take! Its self-filling feature helps in avoiding water mess.

It can maintain a constant brewing temperature irrespective of the fluctuations in the incoming water temperature or voltage. Also, its compact shape leaves you more space on your countertop for storing other things.

It can also be programmed to brew a fresh cup of coffee at your desired time of the day.

It is also an easy-to-clean, reliable and safe coffee brewer that allows you to select from a wide range of mug sizes and does not need any recovery time.

ProsCons
  • Self-filling
  • No Recovery Time
  • Compact
  • Not durable enough

9. Behmor Brazen Plus

Drip coffee maker Behmor Brazen Plus

If you are looking for a coffeemaker that will help in making coffee of superior taste, then the Behmor Brazen Plus is your thing! What differentiates it from the other machines of its type is the innovative technology it uses for setting an accurate temperature and the sufficient pre-soak time it provides.

You can set the temperature within the range from 190 to 210 Fahrenheit and it will brew it at plus/minus one degree of the set temperature. Similarly, the pre-soak time can also be customized in the range from 15 seconds to 4 minutes. The process helps the coffee to bloom and to bring out its flavor.

The large showerhead and pulsed water flow further help it to extract the beans accurately. They help in creating turbulence in the bed of coffee grounds to saturate them fully. The great quality of coffee that the machine serves has earned it the SCCA certification.

ProsCons
  • Programmable pre-soaking
  • Temperature-controlled brewing
  • Showerhead and pulse feature
  • Thermal carafe for maintaining the warmth
  • Not-so-smooth pouring of a drink
  • Not very easy to clean due to the shower-head

8. Cuisinart DCC-3200FR Perf Temp 14-Cup Coffee Maker

Cuisinart DCC-3200FR Perf Temp 14-Cup Coffee Maker

If you prefer the hot coffee, Cuisinart DCC-3200FR coffeemaker is the perfect product to give you the same while keeping its flavor intact. Its huge capacity of filling 14 cups makes it ideal for meeting the coffee cravings of a big family of coffee-lovers-all throughout the day! It is one of the most visually-appealing appliances in our list, thanks to its glass carafe and steel handle.

The Gold-Tone Coffee Filter and Charcoal Water Filter make it a safe and reliable choice. It is an automatic coffee-brewer which can be programmed all day round.

You also have options like 0-4 hours auto off and ready alert zone. Its self-cleaning feature reduces hassles on your part. It comes with a warranty of three years; so, you can be assured of getting good service during this time.

ProsCons
  • Large capacity
  • Eye-pleasing design
  • Programmability
  • The interface is not very user-friendly.

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7. Bunn NHS Velocity

Bunn NHS Velocity Drip coffee maker

Coming from the house of Bunn, a popular name among beverage-lovers, the NHS Velocity brewer from Bunn is exactly what its name suggests- a high-speed brewer that can make ten cups in just 3 minutes!

The speed does not make you compromise with the quality, though. The hot water inside is ready to brew a delicious cup for you, as and when you need it. The process here is free of mess, thanks to the drip-free carafe with a lid and spouting design. Bunn NHS Velocity is exclusively designed to avoid spilling.

The flat-bottomed filter and funnel provide more area for the interaction between warm water and ground coffee which in turn helps in making the drink more flavorful.

The carafe has a capacity of filling up to ten cups. Water is heated at a temperature of about 200 Degrees and the Vacation Switch can be used to turn off the heat when not in use.

ProsCons
  • Fast operation
  • Efficient flavor extraction
  • Spill-free pouring
  • Not very attractive in terms of look

6. Bonavita BV1900TS

Bonavita BV1900TS drip coffee maker

Available at an affordable price on most shopping portals, this coffeemaker from Bonavita has a fast yet powerful method of operation. There is a provision of pre-infusion which allows you to wet the freshly roasted and ground beans such that they can be degassed.

The showerhead helps the coffee grounds to saturate evenly while the thermal carafe keeps the liquid warm, thanks to its double-walled stainless steel structure.

The components are dishwasher-safe and thus quite easy to clean. Its SCAA certification proves that it is capable of meeting all required standards of brewing.

BV1900TS is also regarded as the 8-Cup One-Touch Coffee Brewer, thanks to its ability to fill as many as eight cups with the mere touch of your hand. Making an energizing cup of coffee just got easier!

ProsCons
  • Maintains optimum temperature
  • Easy to clean
  • An option of degassing of ground beans
  • The not-so-good carafe

5. Black Decker Mill and Crew

Black Decker Mill and Crew Drip coffee maker

Equipped with a range of smart features, the Black Decker Mill and Crew is a useful appliance for brewing twelve cups of coffee at one go, to suit your taste. In a crowd of machines that expect an only ground and roasted coffee beans from you, Black Decker Mill and Crew is much more lenient, giving you the option of grinding whole beans.

It is capable of filling 12 cups of 5 oz. capacity each.  It is designed exclusively for a fast brewing and an easy cleanup and allows you to customize your cup of coffee by selecting the strength from the options- regular, strong and bold.

The user interface deserves appreciation with backlit display lights highlighting the time and displaying your chosen program. There is a bronze tone permanent filter attached to the integrated grinder that is far better than paper filters which are rather wasteful.

ProsCons
  • Customization of the strength of coffee
  • Capacity of twelve cups
  • Commendable user interface
  • Bronze-tone filter
  • Water leakage problem
  • Initial cleaning takes time

4. The Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Switch Coffeemaker

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Switch Coffeemaker

Mr. Coffee is a trusted name in brewing rich coffee in a hassle-free way for years and the 4-Cup Switch Coffee Maker from the company does just that! It comes with the special Grab-A-Cup auto pause feature which stops brewing the moment you wish. You can put the carafe back in position after you are done.

The removable basket filter can be lifted out for easy cleaning.  The brewing is done more or less fast and the pouring is done in a mess-free manner. The dual water windows ensure that there is no overflow of water and also allows you to observe the level of water as it is filled.

In short, the brewer is meant for giving you four cups of rich-tasting coffee without whistles or bells!  Moreover, the warming plate is stain-resistant and thus easy to clean. Even if you forget to switch it off, the power indicator light will remind you of the same.

ProsCons
  • Hassle-free brewing and cleaning
  • Auto-pause and on/off indicator features
  • Sleek design and easy pouring
  • Comparatively less Capacity

3. Bela Ultimate Elite Collection Coffee Maker

Bela Ultimate Elite Collection Coffee Maker

It allows you to select your desired strength of this coffee. The 24-hour programmability option enables you to enjoy coffee at your suitable time in a hassle-free manner.

It also has the two-hour Auto Shut Off feature which proves to be effective for people who often tend to forget to shut off the machine. Another great feature which is hard to find in many coffee makers of its type is the 1-4 cup feature that allows you to limit the quantity as per requirement while maintaining the same strength.

The special cleaning cycle of the brewer helps in maintaining the longevity of the machine and keeps the strength intact at the same time.

The easy-to-read backlit LCD display gives important updates to the user.
Additionally, the Pause and Serve feature of the appliance enables it you to fill cups quickly in between the brewing period.

The sustainable and reusable filter basket helps in doing away with the negatives of paper filters.

ProsCons
  • Customizing the number of cups to brew
  • Special cleaning feature
  • Auto Shut Off
  • Water leakage problems may be there

2. Hamilton Beach (49980A) Single Serve Coffee Maker and Coffee Pot Maker

Hamilton Beach (49980A) Single Serve Coffee Maker and Coffee Pot Maker

The coffeemaker comes with the options of pouring coffee to a full pot as well as serving it in individual cups. It has a capacity of twelve cups and can serve people accordingly.

It comes with a programmable clock and timer which lets you pre-set a time when you would love to wake up to drink a cup of freshly brewed coffee.

The Strength Selector allows you to decide on the strength of the coffee that you would prefer- BOLD and REGULAR being the two options. So, you can customize your cup of coffee with minimal hassles.

The brewer can easily fit in anywhere owing to its small size.

ProsCons
  • Programmability
  • Two-way brewing
  • Compact shape
  • Plastic-like taste of coffee
  • Not quite durable

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OXO on Barista Brain 9 Cup Coffee Maker

The Microprocessor-controlled cycle of the brewer helps in producing two to nine cups of delicious-tasting coffee. The perfect taste of coffee produced by the machine has earned it the SCAA certification. Water can be heated to a temperature of 197.6 to 204.8 F by it.

It has a rainmaker shower head that helps in uniform dispersion of water over the coffee grounds and eventually adds the perfect flavor to the drink. You can easily program the brewer and the dial displays adequate information related to the same.

Its Start Timer helps you to pre-set the time of brewing so that your daily cup of energy is ready at the time you prefer.

ProsCons
  • 24-hour timer and programmability
  • Rainmaker showerhead for more efficient extraction
  • SCAA certified product ensuring great taste
  • Drip Basket may leak at times

Final Conclusion:

So what matters for you the most? Is it the richness in taste or the fast coffee-making process? Or is it the programmability of the machine that would keep a cup of coffee ready to refresh you just at the moment you need it? Give it a thought and then decide for which one in the above list you would go. Leave a few words about the selected product and your experience with it!

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