Drip coffee makers are the most popular coffee makers throughout the United States. These machines are ease to use and budget friendly too. They are available in numerous styles, sizes, and colors. Because of the perfect size, these machines will easily fit in your kitchen. One study reports that the automatic drip coffee makers are the most favorite kitchen appliances. About 14 million unit of the automatic drip coffee maker is sold each year.
There are lots of coffee maker brand in coffee maker industry. Among them, Mr. Coffee is the most popular brand. Beside Mr. Coffee, other popular brands are Cuisinart, BUNN, Braun, Black and Decker, Proctor-Silex etc .
These automatic drip coffee machines are perfect for both home and commercial use. These machines work with a filter. They drip the water through a filter, which contains ground coffee. These machines may have two types of filter. They are a paper filter and permanent filter. Both the paper and permanent filter can effect on the coffee taste. The permanent filters are also two types. They can be made of plastic or metal. However, the metal filters are stronger and more durable than the paper filters.
The automatic drip coffee maker many helpful and unique features. If you consider about the features, then there are almost no difference between the basic to high-end machines. They can do everything from grinding to brewing in a pre-set time. The basic level drip coffee maker has a filter basket, a water reservoir, and a warming plate to keep the carafe warmer for a long time. Most of the filters have filter basket with lift out or swing out and simple on/off control facility. Beside this, they have also lots of extra features such as digital display and /or digital control panel, a brew-pause selection, permanent filters, timers, indicator lights, clocks, and automatic shut off facility. The high-end machine has more extra features than basic ones. The high-end machines include flavor settings, built in grinder and water filtration as well. Single cup coffee machines can produce 4 cups to 12 cups coffee as well.
Frequently Asked Questions about Drip Coffee Maker:
What is the best temperature to brew coffee?
Most of the baristas recommend the coffee lovers to brew their coffee at 200 degrees Fahrenheit. This is temperature is considered as the best temperature to brew coffee. However, most of the restaurants do not brew their coffee at this temperature because of their customers. If they serve this highly heated coffee, their consumer may spill coffee or get burned.
What affects the quality of a cup of coffee?
Lots of facts can affect the quality of brewing. Such as the quality of the coffee beans, the cleanliness of the brewing equipment, how long it has been since the beans were ground, how long it has been since the beans were roasted, the quality of the water used for brewing etc.
How to clean the coffee maker?
Coffee machines should be cleaned once per week. Few specialists recommended using water and dishing detergent to clean the machine. However, some other specialists recommended using three-fourths part of water and one-fourth part of vinegar through the brewing cycle. It will be better to run the brewing cycle twice while cleaning. Most of the coffee dust will be cleaned by this. However, for more safety, it will be better to make another brew with plain water. It will expel every hard water stores and other dust too.
Can we use espresso beans in drip coffee makers?
Where did the term ‘cup of Joe’ come from?
There is a rumor that, Admiral Josephus (Joe) Daniels has excluded any kind of alcohol in his ship. So, the coffee has become the most used beverage in his ship. That’s why this is called as “cup of Joe”. There is also another rumor that, in 19th-century coffee was called as “Joe” as a slang. Maybe this becomes a general word after the 19th century.