Best Drip Coffee Maker 2020

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  1. BL33D 4 M3

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    My Bona Vita is crapping the bed. I am seeking recommendations for a drip coffee maker with thermal carafe.
     
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    We use this:

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    can't help on a recommendation but this guy would know........

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  5. Jonesee

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    For a drip coffee maker:
    Get Bunn commercial coffeemaker.
     
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    My wife and I use a nespresso, but we keep a Capresso pump and grinder in the cabinet for weekends we want our tasty flat whites and cappuccinos. That set up you have is really top end. Very nice. A gaggia classic has been on my christmas list for at least 3 years.


    To the OP, for drip, if you’re at bona vita level, you probably want to stay at that level. Just grab another or a technivorm. But honestly, working in a mom and pop shop as a kid killed drip coffee for me. Then a trip to the UK happened and my wife and I have enjoyed espressos and nespressos since. For camping, I keep an aeropress around. Its close enough to an espresso in the woods.
     
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    I’m a big fan of the simplicity and product of pour over coffee. I have a simple electric kettle and a small strainer that fits in a mug. One cup at a time, great coffee, and easy.
     
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    I'm very happy with my Ninja coffee pot but it doesn't have a thermal carafe.
     
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    IAhunter Venor ergo sum

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    For me? Black and Decker or Mr Coffee for about twenty bucks. Our water is so hard and leaves so much calcium build up that I replace them about every two years or so anyway.
     
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    I buy the el-cheapo ones too. When it stops working or the carafe breaks I don't cry about it, I just buy a new one.
     
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    I know you said drip, but my coffee maker crapped out a few years ago and I ended up with a 30 oz chemex - a pourover maker. A great cup, very smooth.

    I like the simplicity. It's a glass pot, throw a filter in, pour water over ground beans. Easy cleaning.

    You would be amazed how the left over oils in the carafe give coffee a burnt taste. The first pot after washing tastes markedly different in a good way.
     
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  12. BL33D 4 M3

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    The Bonavita has been great. Simple but makes great coffee. It has just started to turn off part way into the brew cycle. Sometimes more than once. Sometimes it won't even restart. I do have a percolator but I can't seem to find the sweet spot. I grind beans fresh each pot and I must not be able to find the right grind. I always get grounds in the coffee even with a filter. I also can't seem to get the strength right. I did have an espresso machine (not high end like the one in this thread) but it worked ok. I liked to make cuban coffee with it but it just became too much work not just to use but keep clean etc. I also have a French press and I like it a lot but most mornings I need more coffee than it produces in one cycle. So a drip machine is best for our needs but we are a little fussy about coffee so it has to be a good one. The Technivorn is top rated but spendy. I was inclined to get another Bonavita but thought I'd ask here first in case there was another option I had missed. Consumer Reports rates an Oxo model top for 2020 beating the previous top rated Bonavita. I may look into that one a bit further before I decide. Thanks for replies.

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    I have a Cuisinart in stainless with a gold mesh filter that is very good....
     
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    The gazillion dollar machines make coffee the same way as the walmarto versions. Drip water through grounds. I'm in the cheap crowd on this one. Been there done that with Bunn and Keurigs. They all last about two years regardless of price. Whatever Costco has on sale for us.
     
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    Same here....Mr. Coffee and throw it out every couple of years.
     
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    I see models from Cuisinart rated very high...I've had one previously and liked it with one minor gripe. The little filter that you have to replace periodically. I guess you could just not use one and be fine.
     
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    I understand this approach but there is some science behind brewing coffee. My father in law likes Maxwell House in his Mr. Coffee. I think its horrible. LOL.
     
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    I bought this one at Walmart for $13.00. I'm very happy with it.

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    We are using the same model...only in white. Hope that doesn't make me a racist.
     
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