||Brews more than one cup at a time. Amount determined by how many cups of water you add to the reservoir. Water is heated and forced through a filter filled with ground coffee. Coffee is dispensed into the carafe resting on the heating plate.
||When you need multiple cups of coffee at the same time for the whole family, get-togethers or the office.
||Brews one cup at a time. Coffee is in a pre-measured container/pod for a single cup. The pods are available in variety of flavors and are air-tight and vacuum sealed. Pop a pod into its slot, add water to the reservoir, press brew, and the water is pushed through the pod into your cup directly.
||When you want a fresh brewed cup of coffee in seconds. No need to measure out or clean up coffee grinds.
Brews multiple cups at a time.
Ground coffee is placed in a metal basket with a perforated bottom that serves as the filter.
The basket is placed in the percolator above the water line. As the water is heated in the percolator, it is forced up the tube, over the grinds and brewed coffee is returned back to the bottom of the pot. Percolators are available in stovetop and electric models and come in a wide range of sizes.
|Making a dark, strong coffee. Larger models are perfect for holiday parties, family dinners and other get-togethers.
||Brews multiple cups at a time. Hot water is poured directly into a carafe containing fresh coarsely ground coffee. Once the water is poured, simply push down a plunger within the carafe. The plunger filters and forces the coffee grounds down to the bottom of the carafe and holds them there allowing the fresh brewed coffee to rise up and separate from the grinds.
||A coffee aficionado. It produces full-bodied coffee because of the direct contact between the coffee and water. Coffee in a French Press can be brought to the table for easy pouring.
||Some models produce single cups, others multiple cups. A traditional way to brew espresso-like coffee on the stovetop. Quick and easy to use. As the water boils in the lower chamber, powerful steam pressure forces the water through ground coffee in the filter and into the pot.
||A traditionalist who prefers strong coffee brewed on the stove.