BLACK+DECKER 12-Cup Mill and Brew Coffeemaker Review

The BLACK+DECKER CM5000RD coffee maker machine is a state of art equipment that will transform your precious coffee beans in to a cup of world-class tasting coffee. You can make it strong or mild. The choice is yours.

Black+Decker 12-Cup Mill & Brew CM5000B

It is a grinder and brewer designed into one machine, so you know you are dealing with something phenomenal. This is a new technology that allows you to grind the beans and brew coffee at the same time and on one machine. How amazing is that?

The beauty of grinding your own coffee beans is that it gives you control over the quality of coffee produced. You can choose a coarse grind of the beans or a fine grind. Whatever you choose, it is all under your control.

Coffee beans which are ground fresh, are not contaminated and as a result, they produce the most delicious and great tasting coffee with an incredible aroma. Trust me, your neighbors will be smelling your brew from a mile away.

The quality of coffee made by this coffee maker machine is the same kind you would get if a professional barista were to make it for you. This is therefore a must have appliance in your home. Let it take pride of place on your kitchen counter.

Important Product features

Quick touch panel: It has a quick touch panel that is programmed to control the time settings and the brew strength.

Auto brew feature: This is an incredible feature inbuilt in to the coffee maker that allows you to set it up in advance. In this way you can set it before going to sleep and wake up to a fresh cup of coffee in the morning.

Filter: You don’t need the wasteful paper filters, as it comes equipped with a bronze tone permanent filter. This is amazing because you don’t need to keep buying filters for replacement. This is attached to the integrated grinder, and both are removable.

Cleaning: It is easy to clean, as most parts can be disassembled and then re-assembled again. The cleanliness of the coffee maker also ensures coffee is fresh, healthy and great tasting. The more you clean the coffee machine, the easier it is to maintain it.

Carafe: The carafe can hold up to 12 cups of coffee. It has a clear view window that enables you to see the level of water in the machine.

Grinder: The inbuilt grinder grinds the coffee beans expertly to brew the perfect cup of coffee. If you want to make coffee with pre-ground coffee beans, you simply need to turn off the grinder and voila! You have your coffee.

Weight: It weighs 9.5 pounds and measures 10 x 13.5 x 15.5 inches. Ensure to keep it on a flat surface in your kitchen and keep it away from children as the carafe is made of glass. This makes it highly fragile and prone to accidents.

Always use high quality coffee beans for your coffee and you will be assured of nothing but the best tasting cup of joe.

Also included is the ‘Sneak a cup’ feature, which allows you to temporarily stop the brewing process in order to enjoy a much needed cup of coffee. You can then resume the brewing process later, no mess no stress.

Pros

  • It provides a quick and easy way to grind your coffee each morning.
  • It has an auto-brew function that allows you to set it in advance, for instance before going to bed, so that you can wake up to freshly brewed coffee in the morning
  • It has a non-stick carafe that will keep your coffee hot long after brewing it.
  • It is not as expensive as similar grinder/brewer coffee makers.

Cons

  • The carafe is made of glass, so be careful while using it, because if it breaks, it may be difficult to repair it.

FAQ’s

Do I need to grind the coffee if I want to use the auto-brew function?

No you do not have to do this. The auto-brew function encompasses even the grinding phase, and so if you set it to brew at a certain time, ensure you have filled it with the required amount of beans for you cup of coffee to be brewed on time.

Does it have an automatic shut off function or I must switch it off after use?

Yes. It has an automatic shut off function. You need not bother with it. Once the coffee has been brewed it will shut off automatically.

How about it I want some coffee urgently and it is taking too long.

 The machine comes with a function we call the sneak a cup feature. This is incredible, and allows you to pause the process mid brew and enjoy a cup of coffee, then resume it later.

If I broke the glass carafe, can I get a replacement?

 No. Unfortunately replacing the carafe will be challenging, so ensure to keep it safely and away from children.

How much coffee does the machine make?

 It can make anywhere between 10-12 cups, depending on the size of your coffee mugs.

Does it make too much noise?

 No. The BLACK+DECKER 12-Cup Mill and Brew Coffeemaker is quiet during operation, and you are sure not to disturb anyone.

Does it come with a warranty?

 Yes. BLACK+ DECKER Company will give you a 2 year warranty for the product.

Conclusion

BLACK+DECKER is a well-established company when it comes to kitchen appliances. For this reason, you are assured of nothing but quality and value for your money. Do not be afraid to purchase this coffee maker. It will last you a long time, if you take good care of it.

The coffee produced is also high quality. You do not need to take a barista course or employ one to brew your coffee. You shall be producing excellent coffee each time you use it.

Coffee connoisseurs understand the importance of having a good coffee maker. The BLACK+DECKER Mill and Brew will not give you weak coffee, and you will not regret getting it. If you are serious about coffee, or you have never had a great cup of coffee, we highly recommend this machine.

It is a must have in every house hold. Go ahead and purchase it for your home use.

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