Cuisinart DGB-650BC Grind-and-Brew Thermal 10-Cup Automatic Coffeemaker

Cuisinart DGB-650BC Grind-and-Brew Thermal 10-Cup Automatic Coffeemaker

What is coffee? A coffee is 98% water and 2% coffee beans. If the water does not taste good or is from the tap, it would not taste good in the coffee as well. Another thing is coffee beans which provides the main flavor to the coffee.

If the coffee beans are broken, their flavor degrades in no time and the user gets to drink the low quality coffee  Cuisinart DGB-650BC Grind-and-Brew coffee maker solves all these problems with its innovative tech and amazing features.  This coffee maker comes with a water filter and a charcoal filter which eliminates bad tastes, odors, and chlorine from the water, making the coffee pure, rich and tasty.

Feature

Cuisinart introduced the water filter in the Grind & Brew Coffeemaker to provide their customers with purest coffee flavor, each time they brew.

It is better if you buy coffee beans from the market or from online every two weeks, instead of buying them in bulk and storing for long periods, because the flavor of the beans degrades pretty fast.

If you cannot purchase small supplies of coffee, then divide the large amount of beans into two or three week proportions and freeze them in airtight containers right after you purchase them.The right and most effective way to increase freshness is reducing exposure to moisture, light and air.

Once the coffee beans have been taken out from the refrigerator, keep them in a sealed container at room temperatures as damaging condensation occurs whenever the dark-roast beans are removed from the refrigerator or freezer.

However, you should know that according to some experts, freezing can cause the coffee oils to coagulate. Those experts are against freezing the coffee beans. But some experts disagree. Now, it is upon you to decide whether you will store you dark-roast beans in the freezer or not.

Pros

You need to use the same quality beansevery time if you want to achieve the same delicious taste. The Grind and Brew coffee maker grinds your coffee beans just before brewing, making the coffee leave a lasting impression on your tastebuds and senses.

When the brewing is complete, an audible tone will sound five times. For proper flavor extraction, both coffee beans and grinder are important. Bitterness and over-extraction will result if the grind is too fine.Fine grind may clog the filter as well.

In addition to this, maximum flavor will not be extracted if the grind is too coarse. The Cuisinart DGB-650BC Grind-and-Brew is preset for the optimal grind, a medium grind, for this type of coffee machine. This coffee machine can make around 12 (5-ounce each) cups of coffee.

Cons

Noisy – The CuisinartDGB-650BC Grind-and-Brew coffee machine is pretty noisy when it is brewing the coffee.

Dishwasher – Another issue of this coffee maker is difficult cleaning. There are seven different parts of this coffee machine and each of them have to be cleaned properly after every use. But the good things is that you can clean the parts in the dishwasher.

Not keeping coffee hot for longer periods– According to some consumers, this coffee machine does not keep the coffee hot for longer than 30 minutes. After that certain period, the hot coffee turns to tepid one, making it tasteless.

Comparison with Cuisinart DGB-900BC Grind & Brew

Both the coffee maker are pretty same and it is hard to choose the better of the two. The Cuisinart DGB-9OOBC comes with the charcoal filter, grinder and programmed brewing function. Both the coffee machine can make 12 cups of coffee at once and at made of stainless steel.

However, the Cuisinart DGB-650BC Grind and Brew is more affordable, takes lesser space and looks more elegant.Also, the former machine has more negative reviews than the latter one.

Verdict

It is pretty bad when the coffee is too weak or too strong. Sometimes, it is a cup of hot coffee that decides how your entire day is going to be, so it becomes important that the coffee you drink is delicious. With Cuisinart DGB-650BC Grind and Brew, you can decide the taste and strength of your coffee.

You can read the recommended portions of coffee beans in the instructions manual and adjust the amount of ground coffee to suit your taste. This coffee machine comes with a scratch resistant resting plate that has nonstick coating.

The coffee machine looks trendy with its LCD Clock Display and on/off with LED indicator. It is popularly known as the “no mess coffee machine” because of its dishwasher safe components and easy operation (has a large control panel for your convenience).

The starting price of this coffee machine is around $80-$90 and its highest price is around $120-$150. The DGB-650BC Grind-and-Brew coffee maker comes with a three year limited warranty as well.

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