Mrs. Fussy looks for a new auto drip coffee maker
- Lgalen Oct 3, 2011 11:52 AM
My 10 year old Starbucks Barista finally bit the dust. Before that, we used a Chemex. I'm looking for several important features. Price is NOT irrelevant, but for something that has ALL features I want, I'd spring for $100.
Make great, rich, bold coffee (we grind our own dark roast)
Removable water tank
I've only used cone-shaped filters. Can a basket type brew the kind of coffee I'm looking for?
I prefer the Bunn solely because it brews a full pot in about 3 minutes. I too grind my own. I found the thermal carafe worked best when preheated with hot water.
well, this is a timely post... my cheap-ass coffee maker has started leaking from the water tank so I'm looking to upgrade. WAY upgrade - we're talking a $20 Mr. Coffee here, lol! I don't really care that much about the thermal carafe, because I don't generally make a full pot of coffee each day, but it will be nice to have. I think the Zojirushi will be my next coffee maker. :)