The smell of fresh brewed coffee in the morning is a great way to wake up but give it a while and forget to turn the warmer off and it will soon not smell so nice. The fact is few of us empty that multi-cup pot and the dregs can really stink the place up. That the is why single serve coffee makers are really coming into vogue right now and here are a few of the best ones on the market today.
1. Mr. Coffee Single Serve Coffee Brewer
So, ordinarily Mr. Coffee products would not produce a sense of awe mainly due to the company’s reputation for low priced, low quality goods. This model, however, was created with the help of Keurig so it combines economic price with respected construction. Capable of holding 40 ounces this maker brews just one cup at a time but it makes it quickly so the family can get their morning Joe pretty much at the same time. The only obvious drawback of this low priced machine is that you need to use Keurig’s K-cups to get the best results.
2. Nescafe Dolce Gusto Genio
This stylishly fun looking coffee maker bears more than a passing resemblance to a penguin but it is ideal for small spaces. With 7 different strength settings you can perfect your single cup and its thermoblock system means it brews fast. The Gusto also features an automatic shutoff once it has made your coffee so there’s no fear of fire hazard. It should be noted that unsurprisingly this coffee maker only really works with Nescafe’s own range of pods although that is an extensive list of beverages.
3. Bunn My Cafe MCU
If you are looking for a device with no affiliation, the Switzerland of coffee makers if you will, then the Bunn My Cafe is a great choice. This model will accept pretty much any pod on the market as well as grounds and even teabags if you finesse it a little. The unit heats water quickly and allows you to make between 4-14 ounces of your favorite hot beverage. The only drawback to this unit though is that its versatility requires 4 different interchangeable brew heads so it’s not the most compact option on the market in terms of storage.
4. Keurig Platinum K75
A quality name always inspires confidence and frankly Keurig is one of those names when it comes to one cup coffee brewing. The K75 is a great offering from the company and is packed full of features which will help you perfect your ideal cup of coffee. A large 60 ounce reservoir limits the need to refill, while the heating element is among the fastest on the market so time is not wasted. You can pre-set this unit to make your first cup when you are ready for it and can choose how much you get in your cup from between 4-12 ounces. Control is the name of this game and the Keurig K75 gives you that in bucket loads.
5. Jura Giga 5
If you are only going to have one cup of coffee per day then you may want to make it the best possible cup and that means either a swanky gourmet coffee house or a Jura Giga. This extremely pricey unit can be programmed with up to 18 different coffee mixtures. A whole host of settings and features allow you to pick strength and temperature while built-in grinders mean your cup is as fresh as it gets. So if you are a real stickler about that morning cup this high priced model is just what you could be looking for.