Coffee lovers, you have come to the right spot. Every morning are cups are filled with coffee and our homes with a great aroma. From a cup right in the morning to get us out the door or an afternoon cup to get us through our day, coffee is always a great option. So, today we are sharing five alternative options to the Keurig.
The Keurig has been one of the most popular coffee makers in recent years, however it’s a new year and it is time to branch out and try some new options. Plus, K-cups can be awfully expensive and coffee grounds last much longer. Also, if you’re thinking that other coffee makers take too much time, we’ve found options that take less than a minute to make.
Whether you like a strong cup of coffee or an entire pot that lasts you throughout the day, having the right maker is important. From french presses to pour over devices, there’s a coffee maker below for everyone. Plus, all of our top picks are budget-friendly starting at just $30.
Chemex Pour-Over Glass Coffee Maker
The Chemex Coffee Maker is an elegant coffee maker that’s made up of high quality materials and features heat-resistant glass. Pour-over coffee makers allow you to brew coffee at your desired strength and are simple to use.
AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
The AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker makes a delicious cup of pressed coffee or espresso in less than one minute. It makes one to three cups in one pressing and is small and convenient for travel. The Aeropress Coffee Maker is just $30. With nearly 8,000 reviews, this coffee maker has a 4.7/5 star rating from Amazon customers.
DeLonghi Dedica Slimline Espresso Maker
For those of you who prefer a latte over a morning cup of joe, this is for you. The Delonghi Dedica Espresso maker is sleek and takes up very little space being only 6-inches wide. This machine comes with all of the bells and whistles including a cup warmer, frothing wand, and settings for long, short or steam.
It’s ready to heat up to ideal brewing temperatures in 40 seconds and if you forget to turn the machine off, it will automatically shift to standby mode after a period of inactivity, reducing energy consumption.
Bonavita 8-Cup Glass Coffee Maker
One of the first steps to brewing a great cup of coffee is making sure you have the correct water temperature. Water that’s too hot or cold produces a funky flavor and other undesirable qualities. The Bonavita Coffee Maker is fitted with a powerful and precise heater that reaches the optimal temperature quickly and will keep that temperature for hours. This machine is very simple to operate and has a price tag of $160.
OXO Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Lastly, if you are a fan of cold brew coffee, then the OXO Good Grips Cold Brew Coffee Maker is for you. All you have to do is simply add your choice of ground coffee as well as water and let it filter through and steep for 12 to 24 hours.
Once finished, place the glass canister under the machine and press a switch to release the coffee concentrate. Better yet, the coffee can will stay good in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. It has a price tag of $50.
Which one of these coffee makers do you prefer? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!