A great countertop coffee maker - super price, too!
Ed and Emma Miller, Amazon
23 June 2014
Summary: We bought the HB48465 to replace an older similar style coffee maker. A reservoir type coffee maker is the way to go - the small heating element keeps your coffee warm, but doesn't burn or evaporate it like the old "hot plate" style does. The HB48465 also has a couple of nice features that our previous coffee maker didn't: a "BOLD" setting (slows down the drip rate to make a stronger brew) and the ability to set the amount of time the warming plate stays on.
Summary: After using a Keurig (which broke after 1 year), and using a Bunn for many years, I really like this brew station. I wanted a coffee maker that did not use K cups and also did not keep water hot 24/7. This one fits the bill. Some of the review I read before mentioned dripping when getting a cup of coffee. I have found this to be completely false. No drips no matter what size or shape of cup. I have mine on bold and it makes excellent coffee.
Summary: I give this product the highest rating. The coffee maker works beautifully; the coffee always tastes good and fresh. It is a nice product for people who rush out the door in the morning to go to work or school. I have a small cup at home and then fill up my to-go container and take it to work.
Summary: this machine is my favorite coffee maker of all time. my wife agrees. it makes great coffee and we love the push-button pour, brew intensity setting, keep warm 4 hours setting, and not spilling coffee all over. its not perfect - could make coffee faster, and its slightly harder to clean than a normal one but we think the tradeoff is worth it. not to mention the price is a fantastic value.
Excerpt: This is my second H.B. Brewstation. The only problem with this unit, in the past, is that the dispenser part becomes worn out with continued use and the coffee just trickles out instead of a steady flow.Cleaning the station does'nt help with this problem. It is still the best brewer I've been able to find at a reasonable price.
Pros: Easy To Clean, Durable, Brews Quickly, Easy To Use, Large Pot
Summary: I love my coffee maker. In other tips I saw where some did not like the way the coffee came out. Said it was too far back. Mine never has spilled and there is a little dip with a grate at the bottom in case it should. I would encourage anyone who asked to feel free to buy it with confidence.
Summary: Originally got this coffee maker to take to work but when I saw you could program the coffee to stay warm fir up to 4 hours, 2 hours longer than most, I kept it at home. This is better than the one I paid more for and the coffee does not get too strong or rancid when kept that long.