Breville BDC650BSS Grind Control Review

If you are someone that enjoys a great cup of coffee without having to go through a long torturous process to get it, then we have the solution for you. The Breville Grid control coffee maker will make your life very easy.

Breville BDC650BSS Grind Control

Simply put, this is a coffee maker that has a built-in, adjustable burr grinder. With this state of the art machine, you need not bother learning many different skills of coffee making, or buying multiple machines to make your coffee. It works just fine and is more than able to meet your brewing needs.

About Breville BDC650BSS Grind Control

The design

It has a curvy, shiny, metallic appearance that has a somewhat futuristic look. It is well designed and crafted.

It comes with a removable drip tray which is only 7.5 inches tall, making it the perfect fit for travel mugs and long cups. It also has an LCD screen, which is pretty cool if you like digital controls. The LCD panel provides feedback on grind size, grinding time, grind size and brewing time.

It is a huge machine that measures 9*14*17 inches, and weighs 16 pounds, so ensure to find a good position for it in your kitchen. Compare with other grind and brew coffee machines here:

How to use it

Using the Breville is very easy. You only need to pour beans in the hopper at the back, Pour water in the carafe, select the number of cups you want to make, and hit the Start button to begin making the coffee.

It has 8 grind settings which you can choose from. The bean hopper can hold roughly 1/2 pound of coffee beans and comes with a locking system that will make the removal very easy for you.

The Breville has the capacity to brew anywhere between one to 12 cups of coffee.

It also has a programmable auto start that automatically begins grinding the beans as per the settings. There is a temperature control button that allows you to preheat the water from cold to the required temperature, even before the coffee brewing can begin.


Coffee quality: The coffee produced by this machine is very high quality. You will appreciate the great aroma, along with a delicious cup of coffee that will leave you wanting more.

Grinding ability: It will grind the coffee beans for you and then brew the coffee. This is incredible and must be the reason for the great tasting coffee.

Ease of use: It is very easy to use this machine. Simply put in the coffee beans, and wait for the machine to do its magic.

Temperature control: Not many coffee maker machines have this ability. With the Breville, you get to control the temperature of the coffee, and drink it without the possibility of burning your tongue.


Speed: The large carafe makes the brewing process a little slow, but you don’t need to worry about this because the coffee tastes great.

Cost: It is a bit on the higher side when it comes to price, but we all know that quality is expensive and this product will serve you for a long period of time.


What temperature does the machine brew coffee at?

It is impossible to measure the temperature due to the design of the machine, but after much research, it has been known to exceed 182 degrees which is the standard recommended for coffee brewing.

You also have the ability to set your own temperature so you get the coffee the way you want it, which is a big plus.

Can you be able to dismantle the machine for proper cleaning?

No. You cannot dismantle the machine for cleaning, but you can access all the parts that need proper and thorough cleaning before the next brewing time. Ensure that these parts are well rinsed and stored.

What amount of beans can I put in the hopper?

The hopper can comfortably grind half a pound of coffee beans, which can give you 12 cups of coffee. You can choose a smaller amount of beans if you want just a few cups of coffee.

What type of filters should I buy for the coffee maker, and does it come with its own filters?

The Breville comes with a 12 cup gold screen filter. These are flat bottomed and not cone shaped. If however you choose to buy your own paper filter, buy the one that can handle 8-12 cups.

How much water should I fill it with?

Fill it with 12 cups of water. The amount of coffee dispensed will however depend on you. There is a setting on the machine that lets you choose the amount of coffee to be produced by the machine. You can get anywhere between 1 and 12 cups of coffee.

Does it turn itself off automatically after brewing?

Yes the machine will turn off automatically.

How long will the coffee remain hot after brewing?

The grind has a thermal insulated carafe that will keep the coffee hot for up to 4 hours.

How tall and heavy is this coffee maker?

 It stands tall at 17 inches and weighs 16 pounds, so make sure you keep it on a strong surface for safety.

Is it BPA free?

Yes the Breville BDC650BSS Grind Control Review is indeed BPA free. You and your family are perfectly safe.


If you love your coffee hassle free, then this is the perfect machine for you. It grinds beans then brews them to give a perfect cup of coffee every time. It is also excellent as it can hold up to 12 cups of coffee.

The Breville may be expensive under normal standards, but it gives good value for your money. You need not worry about it. It will serve you well and for a long period of time. The design is also classy and unique.

We highly recommend the Breville for your everyday coffee needs. You shall not be disappointed that you bought it.

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