The first cup of coffee for the day, to many is something akin to a spiritual experience - especially if it comes from your own coffee maker.
Instead of settling for the average cup of straight black coffee, having your own coffee maker opens up a wide array of opportunities for the perfect cup of coffee. You can have espresso, add cinnamon, grind your own beans to ensure freshness and even choose the temperature of the water. Not to mention, you'll be saving anywhere from, $200 to $1200 per year - assuming that you buy one or more cups of coffee per day.
Of course, all of this only happens if you make the right choice in coffee maker, which is why we've put together this brief guide to help you do just that!
What types of coffee makers are there?
Coffee makers don't just vary by the brand, there are a wide variety of coffee makers available, each with their own set of benefits. Let's take a quick look at the options you'll have available, so you can make a more informed decision.
Automatic Coffee Brewer aka Drip Coffee Maker
We'll get started with the drip coffee maker or automatic coffee brewer, since you're most likely to be familiar with this type of coffee maker. You have probably seen one at your office or at a family member's home.
Drip Coffee Makers are extremely easy to use. Most often, all that's required of you, is to prepare a coffee filter, load your coffee of choice, fill the coffee maker with water to make your preferred brew size, press start and sit back.
The biggest benefits of purchasing an automatic coffee brewer, is the amount of money you'll be saving and how easy they are to use. You can adjust coffee strength easily, save money by reusing coffee filters and make multiple cups per brewing.
For the average coffee drinker who doesn't have a lot of preferences when it comes to coffee, a drip coffee maker is probably a solid choice. If you're hoping to have more options when it comes to brewing your coffee, then stick around for the rest of the blog, as we explore coffee makers that provide far more adventurous ways to create your coffee.