Ratings Overview - Coffee Maker

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OXO Barista Brain 9-Cup
The OXO On Barista Brain 9-Cup is the perfect machine for those with discerning taste. It led our taste tests with a rich, complex flavor that was almost as good as a pour over brew. In fact, this...  read more >
$200

Editors' Choice Award
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Taste - 9 of 10
9
User Friendliness - 8 of 10
8
Convenience - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Cleaning - 7 of 10
7
Cuisinart 14-Cup Programmable
The Cuisinart 14-Cup Programmable was the second highest scoring machine we tested. With a little bit of fiddling it can produce a great tasting cup of coffee. It lost out on our Editors' Choice...  read more >
$100

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Taste - 8 of 10
8
User Friendliness - 6 of 10
6
Convenience - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
Nespresso Vertuoline
The Nespresso Vertuoline ups the single serving pod game by using aluminum pods that eliminate the plastic taste associated with most pod machines. Plus, these pods can be recycled, which alleviates...  read more >
$200

Top Pick Award
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Taste - 5 of 10
5
User Friendliness - 9 of 10
9
Convenience - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Cleaning - 9 of 10
9
Technivorm Moccamaster KBG 741
The Technivorm Moccamaster KBG 741 is a great all around coffee maker, but we don't feel that it quite lives up to its high price tag. It can make quite a good cup of coffee and has some snazzy...  read more >
$330

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Taste - 7 of 10
7
User Friendliness - 7 of 10
7
Convenience - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Cleaning - 7 of 10
7
Behmor Brazen Plus
For those going for a modern kitchen aesthetic, the Behmor Brazen Plus is certainly an attractive choice. The Brazen Plus backs up those modern looks with some modern features, like a permanent gold...  read more >
$170

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Taste - 6 of 10
6
User Friendliness - 7 of 10
7
Convenience - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
Bonavita Thermal Carafe 8-Cup
The Bonavita Thermal Carafe 8-Cup makes good coffee and is relatively easy to use and clean. However, in its price range there are other coffee makers that make better coffee and are easier to use...  read more >
$190

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Taste - 7 of 10
7
User Friendliness - 5 of 10
5
Convenience - 5 of 10
5
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
BLACK+DECKER 12-Cup Programmable
The BLACK+DECKER 12-Cup Programmable was our testers' favorite budget brewer, and it took home our Best Buy Award. This little machine makes a good brew, is relatively easy to clean, offers a simple...  read more >
$30

Best Buy Award
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Taste - 6 of 10
6
User Friendliness - 6 of 10
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Convenience - 6 of 10
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Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
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Hamilton Beach 2-Way
The Hamilton Beach 2-Way is a relatively convenient, easy to use, and easy to clean coffee maker, but it falls a bit short when it comes to taste. The coffee wasn't bad, with decent strength and a...  read more >
$60

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Taste - 5 of 10
5
User Friendliness - 7 of 10
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Convenience - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Cleaning - 7 of 10
7
Keurig K-Cafe
If you love the taste and convenience of K-Cups, the Keurig K-Cafe is the most advanced machine out there. It ups the variety with 6 different brew settings, and an integrated milk frother that...  read more >
$180

Top Pick Award
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Taste - 3 of 10
3
User Friendliness - 9 of 10
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Convenience - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Cleaning - 8 of 10
8
Keurig K-Elite
We've tested a number of Keurig machines, and for the most part we've found the coffee produced to taste the same no matter what machine it's made with. The K-Elite is the only machine that slightly...  read more >
$170

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Taste - 3 of 10
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User Friendliness - 9 of 10
9
Convenience - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Cleaning - 8 of 10
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Mr. Coffee Simple Brew 12-Cup Switch
The Mr. Coffee Simple Brew 12-Cup Switch is an inexpensive machine that offers decent all-around performance. However, if you're looking for a budget option to provide your morning caffeination...  read more >
$25

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Taste - 6 of 10
6
User Friendliness - 6 of 10
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Convenience - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
Keurig K55 Single Cup Brewer
The Keurig K55 is incredibly convenient and intuitive, but all of our testers agreed that its plastic pods add an annoying plastic taste to everything it makes. If you want the convenience of a...  read more >
$120

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Taste - 3 of 10
3
User Friendliness - 9 of 10
9
Convenience - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Cleaning - 8 of 10
8
BUNN 10-Cup Velocity Brew
The BUNN 10-Cup Velocity Brew brings the speed and convenience of the types of coffee machines you'd find in a diner to your own kitchen. However, it does so by staying on and drawing electricity...  read more >
$190

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Taste - 4 of 10
4
User Friendliness - 7 of 10
7
Convenience - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
Ninja Coffee Bar
The Ninja Coffee Bar is nothing if it isn't versatile. It offers a built in milk frother, different settings and different carafes for if you're making hot coffee or iced, and is the only drip...  read more >
$270

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Taste - 4 of 10
4
User Friendliness - 8 of 10
8
Convenience - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
KitchenAid Siphon
The KitchenAid Siphon adds all the entrancing visuals of a campfire to your morning coffee routine. One tester called it a, "...coffee volcano that I can't take my eyes off of." Its unique brewing...  read more >
$250

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Taste - 5 of 10
5
User Friendliness - 4 of 10
4
Convenience - 4 of 10
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Ease of Cleaning - 4 of 10
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Total 15 products tested