Brewing coffee is a whole lot easier thanks to the invention of coffee pods! Plus, you can alternate between your favorite flavors in seconds instead of having to finish your old school ground coffee before you buy a new one. Although coffee purists might frown upon the use of using quick, pre-meausred coffee pods, the majority of us coffee addicts love it! Here are 10 examples of some great coffee brewers that use pods!
10. Francis Francis Y3 iperEspresso Capsule Machine
If your kitchen top’s are filled with appliances and you desperately want to fit in an espresso maker, then the Francis Francis Y3 iperEspresso Capsule Machine ($230) is just what you need. The ultra-slim Y3 makes it easy to prepare a cup of espresso with the touch of a button! It features two programmable coffee settings and will adjust to fit practically any scup size.
9. Keurig Vue V500 Brewer
Keurig’s are one of the most popular pod brewers out today and their Vue V500 Brewer is a gray model to have! It’s easy to brew your perfect cup, hot or over ice, with a fully programmable black and white touchscreen. It features strength and temperature control, seven brew sizes, a removable 60 oz. water reservoir with easy fill and lots of scrumptious pod choices.
8. CBTL Americano Brewer
The peeps behind The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf bring you the CBTL Americano Brewer ($89.99) that makes fast, fresh and flavorful espresso, coffee or tea. You have the choice of 6 cup size settings, including a travel mug.
7. Starbucks Verismo 580 Brewer
Starbucks and coffee go together like peanut butter and jelly, so you know that the Starbucks Verismo 580 ($149)will produce coffee just like their baristas do! Its specially engineered pods keep the Starbucks brewed coffee, espresso or milk freshly packed until the moment you use them, while its high-pressure brewing system heats up and is ready to make Starbucks-quality beverages in less than 15 seconds.
6. Bunn My Cafe Brewer
The commercial-grade single-cup pod brewer ($367.90) can make you delicious coffee in less than 30 seconds and tea in 50 seconds! It’s compatible with a variety of tea and coffee pods and will accept many styles of 4- to 12-ounce cups and mugs.
5. Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG5 Brewer
Powered by Keurig Brewed technology the Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG5 Brewer ($71.99) using Keurig K-Cup packs and can brew two sizes – either 6 ounces or 10 ounces. It also has a removable drip tray for larger cups or travel mugs.
4. Cuisinart SS-300 Compact Brewer
Compact and easy to use, the Cuisinart SS-300 Compact Brewer ($79.99) is perfect for those singles who don’t want to waste their precious coffee pods. It brews in under two minutes and all you have to do is add water, a K-cup, and then press to brew! It has an auto-shutoff that turns it off after 90 second of non-use so you don’t have to worry about turning it off before you start your day.
3. Hamilton Beach Personal Cup Brewer
For only $19.99, you can make delicious coffee your way! The Hamilton Beach Personal Cup features a one-touch start with auto shutoff and brews up to a 12 oz. cup, using one pod. It’s easy to use with no mess and perfect for those who only want to brew one cup of coffee.
2. Nespresso VertuoLine Brewer
Coffee and espresso at the touch of a button is what you get with the Nespresso VertuoLine ($299)! Its revolutionary centrifusion technology instantly recognizes each capsule and automatically adjusts brewing to bring out the best of each blend, while cup size can be customizable from 0.3 ounces up to 17 ounces. And you’ll definitely find the right brew for you since full-bodied Nespresso coffee improves on traditional drip coffee with silky, aromatic crema that enhances every cup.
1. DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto Circolo
The DeLonghi Nescafe Dolce Gusto Circolo ($99) prepares a variety of hot and cold beverages like gourmet coffees, lattes, cappuccinos, iced drinks and more! It can also create authentic espresso and the perfect cream with its 15 bar pump pressure. User can quickly customize their beverage strength and preparation with its custom control lever. Simply choose a beverage capsule, slide it in and the machine does the rest!
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.