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A Coffee Lover’s Guide To Automatic Coffee Makers

Are you a die hard coffee lover?  If so, you know there are several different types of coffee makers on the market today. They come in two basic forms, the semi-automatic, and the automatic coffeemaker. This article will focus on semi-automatic coffee makers. A semi-automatic coffee maker is a device that has built-in automatic settings for coffee and hot beverage extraction.

One of the most popular automatic coffeemakers is the French press. The coffee made from this type of machine does not contain any cream or milk and it uses an espresso grind and press filter. French presses work by forcing a chamber of water under pressure. As the water passes through the coffee grounds, it creates steam, which is then ejected through the filter which holds the ground coffee.

A Coffee Lover's Guide To Automatic Coffee Makers

The filter paper should be vacuumed daily because coffee that remains in the filter after the coffee is pressed will have too much sediment in it and will turn bitter and flavorless. Once brewed, coffee grinds are taken out of the French press and allowed to cool and after the filter has cooled, it is vacuumed and reused.

The French press filter coffee maker is a simple to use, is inexpensive and easy to use but it does not have a timer to indicate when the coffee is ready. This is another reason why this type of coffee maker is so popular. You can just throw the filter in the cup and know that you have coffee at the perfect temperature.

The other popular coffee maker is the automatic drip coffee machine.  It is slightly more complicated than the French press and has a little more functionality. Some of the functions that are included are a thermostat, timers, double-wall insulated boxes, and smaller portions. It can also brew single serve iced coffee.

These two automatic coffee makers work the same way. They allow you to get freshly brewed coffee almost anywhere you go. A great benefit of these machines is that they are so easy to use. All you have to do is place the filter into the top of the machine and pour the water.

An electric drip coffee maker can be a little more difficult to use. The pressure that is created by the pump will force the water into the coffee. The problem with the pump is that if you put in more water than you need, the water will overflow and ruin the filter. Most of the time the machine uses about one cup of water.

One of the more popular semi-automatic coffeemakers is the drip brewer. A few of the advantages of this type of machine are that it is easier to clean. It only requires minimal maintenance. The drip brewer uses the same type of filter that French press uses. There is nothing to vacuum and a little cleaning is required every month.

The bottom line is that drip brewers are a very effective way to make a great cup of coffee at home. Just make sure that you do not use the coffee for making creams, sugars, or other liquids. The coffee will remain good and full-flavored for many weeks after you use it. I would highly recommend using it in place of regular coffee when you are making a pot of coffee for yourself.

A Coffee Lover's Guide To Automatic Coffee Makers

There are many great coffees available. I personally enjoy drinking Starbucks with cream, but the delicious flavor of a gourmet coffee maker cannot be beaten. They are more expensive but worth the price. There are many features available with a semi-automatic coffeemaker that you cannot find with other types of coffee makers.

It gives you the ability to be able to do whatever you want with your coffee, in whatever cup you like it in, you will always be able to achieve great tasting coffee that you can be proud of. A self-confidence booster?

A Coffee Lover's Guide To Automatic Coffee Makers

If you’ve enjoyed this article, leave a comment below and let us know what your preference is when it comes to making your cup of coffee. You can also contact me if you have comments or questions.

Regina L Floyd

After developing a wheat and dairy allergy over the last few years, I decided to find better ways to eat to feel better. Although I DO eat meat, I often seek out GF Vegan diet to avoid dairy and eggs (my new allergy lately). I hope you enjoy the variety of articles shared here.

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