Ever wondered how much you spend on coffee per year? Of course not. Who has time to think when rushing into the office on a late morning Starbucks run. Well, the average American pays an average of $2.70 for a cup of Joe, which estimates to about $100 a month and $1,200 annually. Do the math and you can actually save yourself serious coin by investing in a coffee maker. Feed your caffeine addiction with any of these java grinders.
Behmor Connected Brew System ($299): Living in the digital era has its perks such as making brew directly from your iPhone. Behmor’s smart coffee maker comes decked out with an eight-cup size pot, highly optimized temperature settings, mobile controls, pre-soak times and Delayed Brew option to heat water as your coffee heats up.
Keurig K575 Coffee Maker ($180): Kuerig’s built its legacy off of single-serve brewing. And while others have blatantly imitated, most have failed to duplicate the brand’s performance in the product category. The K575 proves to be nothing short of that. Fill up the 80 oz. reservoir and pick from one of multiple programmable settings to squeeze out fresh bean juice from your favorite coffee capsule.
Delonghi EC680R Dedica Pump Espresso ($300): Don’t mistake this nostalgic beauty for a milkshake machine. It’s actually one of the most elite espresso makers on the market. The Dedica Pump mates a retro design with modern aesthetics to whip up incredible Café Americanos, backed by thermoblock technology that heats up beverages to ideal brewing temperatures in just 40 seconds. Let’s see your local barista serve one that quick.
Braun BrewSense Drip Maker KF7170SI ($130): Known most for its killer electric shavers, Braun has stepped out of its comfort zone to produce a coffee maker designed at-home brewing. The latest BrewSense model serves up to 12 delicious cups of human rocket fuel, letting owners utilize the dynamic control panel and unique carafe lid to reduce air exposure, there sealing in flavor for aromatic.
Chemex Ottomatic ($350): Beauty through simplicity, perfection through quality, Chemex treats coffee making like a chemistry project—extracting flavors through staged brewing by “pulsing water to wet the entire bed of coffee” under an ideal temperature. The hot plate even keeps it all warm, while preventing burns or loss of flavor. Walter White Heisenberg would be proud.
Bonavita 8-Cup Coffee Brewer ($134): Making a fresh batch of mud is a process. Bonavita simplifies the process with one-touch brewing to boil up a hot cup of Foldgers on the spot. A reliable 1500-watt heater maintains effective brewing temperatures for hours, while the wide showerhead design evenly sprinkles water over coffee grounds to achieve uniform extraction. The end result is pure java goodness.
KitchenAid Siphon Brewer ($200): Experts know that percolators overdo it, pulling too much flavor from each brewed bean. KitchenAid re-introduces us to the benefits and elegance of a siphon-brewing machine, with its gorgeous offering magnetically locking the brew unit and carafe to seal in flavor. This allows the machine to replicate the potency of a French press without the gravel.
Ninja Coffee Bar Brewer ($177): Like a swift and silent assassin, SharkNinja’s brewing system strikes with ruthless accuracy. There isn’t a brewing mission between espressos and carafes it cannot handle. The Bar Brewer even disguises itself as an ice coffee machine, which you can bask in by enabling the “over ice” setting and letting it go to work. If not, let that morning jolt sit and heat for hours thanks to the 43 oz. double-wall stainless thermal insulated carafe.
Moccamaster KBT 741 ($309): Peep this no frills, all-business vacuum coffee-making beast. Silent, streamlined and brews up to 10 cups in six minutes. What more does a caffeine addict need in the morning? Rhetorical. An exclusive copper-heating element stops the heating as soon as the brew cycle is finished, preventing burning and sealing in the flavor, as well.
Breville Grind Control ($279): Breville puts you in control of the first-ever home automatic brewer with adjustable burr grinder. Programmable auto-start triggers the grinding process, customizing coffee volume to one’s liking. The detailed LCD screen also dishes real-time info, complimenting the machine’s gorgeous stainless steel frame, which if you haven’t caught on makes for sweet kitchen décor.
Bunn My Café MCU ($156): Few offer the flexibility to brew ground coffee, loose tea, K-cups and pods. Bunn’s versatile offering does it all. Slide out the drip tray and plant your coffee mug to pour the delicious hot beverage of your choice. It’s also capable of dropping four to 14-ounce servings faster than most other makers. Java points well-earned.
Nespresso VertuoLine Coffee and Espresso Maker ($191): Combination devices can be a tricky proposition. Luckily for you, Nespresso nailed it. Including a rapid touch hot or cold milk frother is a stroke of genius. Cutting-edge Centrifusion technology makes coffee (or espresso) with the touch of a button, where as the laser barcode reader increases productivity by customizing brewing based on the capsules inserted.