Today's automatic coffee grind and brew machines can brew you more than just a basic pot of coffee, and with very little to do on your part. The top of the line automatic brewers will mill the coffee beans brew you coffee or espresso, then dispense the used grounds all in one go, and the coffee will taste great each time. Doesn't matter what the kind of coffee you drink there will be a one touch automatic machine model available that brews the coffee of your preference. Little doubt the one feature everyone wants is the ability to set the time on the coffee maker to brew a coffee for you when you get out of bed. You still will need to fill up the machine with coffee beans and water the night before. Picture yourself not having to make that first coffee in the morning when you are still half asleep. There will be your favorite brew just the way you like it, and the kitchen will have that pleasant aroma of freshly made coffee.
There are two main types of automatic coffee machine, and depending on the type of coffee you prefer. There is the Filter Coffee Machine or you the have high pressure machine that makes espresso type coffee. Whether it is filter or espresso coffee you drink there will be a machine to suit you purpose, from very basic automatic feature to more advance. We will be looking out the two best in the home use range like the Bunn coffee makers, If you are a filter coffee drinker these machines are the top of the range as far as drip coffee makers go. All of Bunn home brewer design, is constructed of commercially-rated materials with stainless steel accents and comes complete with an internal stainless steel water tank and a durable glass carafe.
A good automatic espresso machine will brew a coffee with a strong aroma and a thick rich layer of crema on top. The flavor will depend on the type of roast you use. Dark roast will have a full body sharp acidy taste, but not bitter and medium to light roast will have a more sweeter nutty taste. You can steel if a espresso machine is of good quality if the boilers are made from stainless steel and the machine has a built-in burr grinder. Espresso is a European beverage so its just common sense to know that the best machines will have been designed and made in these countries. The Jura coffee machines are among the best quality and have two stainless steel lined thermo block heating systems which puts them ahead of most of its rivals. These machines are made in Switzerland, and will make authentic Italian style espresso's and Latte's at the press of a button.
Here are the features to look for when selecting a automatic coffee machine. Number one a programmable clock and time, so you can set the machine to have you coffee brewed for you at a certain time. All coffee connoisseurs will tell you that to make a full flavor coffee whether it be espresso or filter you need to brew it with freshly ground coffee beans. For these reason why always recommend the coffee machine has a built in grinder. Sure you can buy one separately but we are talking about automatic coffee makers here, and they should be a bean to cup system. To save on your power bill and to make sure no damage happens to you machine in case you leave it on, most good machines will automatically switch off after a certain time period. Just like freshly ground beans is essential for a good brew so is water quality, so having a water filter is a must have on any coffee maker, automatic or not. When it comes to espresso machine there is a few features you must have and one of these is an self cleaning functions that cleans the grinder, high pressure brewer and frothing steamer. It would be very time consuming to manually clean all these yourself. Also relating to espresso machine is an automatic frothing function, unless you are a barista you don't want to be messing around with hot steam. The Jura machines mention here will froth you milk with the press of a button.