Krups Grind And Brew 10-Cup Coffee Maker

Last updated date: October 11, 2019

DWYM Score
8.2

Krups Grind And Brew 10-Cup Coffee Maker

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 53 expert reviews, the Krups Krups Grind And Brew 10-Cup Coffee Maker placed 0th when we looked at the top 4 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note January 2, 2020:
Checkout The Best Coffee and Espresso Machine for a detailed review of all the top coffee and espresso machines.

Expert Summarized Score
8.3
7 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.0
16,104 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Not only does this coffee maker come with impressive aesthetics, it has great and convenient functionality. It is has a 10-cup capacity making it ideal for when you want to make coffee for just you or the entire family.
- Kitchen Lola
One of the special features of this coffee maker /grinder is the 5-level grinder selection option. You can decide how coarse or fine you want your coffee grounds. You get to experiment and see which level makes the best tasting coffee.
- Why Not Coffee
January 5, 2018 | Full review
With the Krups KM785D50, you can bid goodbye to your waiting time. This is because this coffee maker comes with the auto-start functionality, which helps you to pre-set timers in the machine. This way, you can ensure that the machine is up and ready at the time that you have set so that you can enjoy a cup of hot coffee, immediately after you wake up.
- Joe Coffee Beans
You can program it to deliver up to 10 cups of the good stuff from your favorite whole beans, and keep your drink warm for up to two hours.
- Wiki EZ Vid
Do you want to wake up to the smell of freshly ground coffee? Now you can! This model has an auto-start feature that allows you to set the time when your grinder will crush the beans and turn them into an excellent brew.
- Well Fed
March 3, 2019 | Full review
Keep-warm features allows you to enjoy coffee at right temperature within time period of 2 hours
- Home Stuff Pro
To improve coffee taste, a gold-tone coffee filter is used to better filter the coffee oils during brewing. A keep-warm feature ensures that the brewed coffee stays warm for 2 hours. So when you are ready to drink your coffee, you still get to taste a nice hot cup of coffee.
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What experts didn't like
It may be a little difficult to use owing to the numerous settings. It is a bit expensive.
- Kitchen Lola
Excess coffee grounds in filter
- Why Not Coffee
January 5, 2018 | Full review
Some users felt that the coffee maker made a lot of noise while grinding and it didn’t grind the beans well enough
- Joe Coffee Beans
The carafe is pretty much the only detachable part of this grind-and-brew maker. That means that you have to clean the rest of it on the spot. Jokes aside, that be tricky, especially if you consider its many hard-to-reach places such as the pathway from the grinder to the filter basket. So, note that you’ll never be able to clean it as good as you’d like.
- Well Fed
March 3, 2019 | Full review
No space to store power cord, you need to wind it up after use
- Home Stuff Pro
No automatic power down feature
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From The Manufacturer

KRUPS Coffee Maker, Grind and Brew, Automatic Coffee Maker with Burr Grinder, 10-Cups, Black, Model KM785D50. Combining a range of impressive features with the unique taste of freshly-brewed Coffee, KRUPS grind & brew Coffee maker delivers outstanding results every morning. This 10-cup drip Coffee maker is equipped with a 5-setting conical burr grinder that lets you choose your ideal grind, from coarse to fine. A highly intuitive control panel with crystal-clear LCD display provides a flawless coffee-making experience, with programmable auto-start to schedule the brew cycle and a 2-hour keep-warm feature for Coffee that's ready just when you need it. Convenience is matched by taste, with optimized settings for bold Coffee or small-batch brewing. A variety of additional features round off the perfect package for exceptional Coffee, freshly brewed for a difference you can taste.

Overall Product Rankings

Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker
1. Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 30
Nespresso Vertuo Coffee & Espresso Machine
2. Nespresso Vertuo Coffee & Espresso Machine
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 4
SharkNinja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic & Rich Brew
3. SharkNinja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic & Rich Brew
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 10
Cuisinart 10-Cup Classic Thermal Coffeemaker
4. Cuisinart 10-Cup Classic Thermal Coffeemaker
Overall Score: 8.2
Expert Reviews: 2

An Overview On Coffee And Espresso Machines

If you’re like many people, your day doesn’t start without a good kick of caffeine. For those who stumble to the kitchen, barely awake, only to have to struggle to get the coffeepot going, a programmable coffeemaker may be the best purchase you’ll ever make. Simply get everything set up and tell your brewer when to start the next morning. If you wake up at 6 a.m., set it so that by the time you walk into the kitchen at 6:05, all you have to do is grab a coffee cup and pour.

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“In addition to the general consistency, reliability, and speed of an electric coffee maker, smart machines go one step further: they allow you to control your coffee maker with your smartphone,” says culinary expert Julie Chernoff, food journalist, dining editor of Better magazine and member of Les Dames d’Escoffier. “Start your coffee brewing from the comfort of your bed on a cold winter morning or have it ready when you get home. Working from home? No need to leave your desk to start it brewing.”

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But programmability isn’t the only advanced feature available on today’s smart coffee machines. There are brewers that will give you the option of switching to carafe or single-cup mode. This can come in handy for those who prefer to grab a single cup to go during the week, then enjoy a full carafe on weekends.

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If you’re buying a carafe-based coffeemaker, make sure it has a pause and fill feature. This means once your coffee starts filling the carafe, the unit will pause if you pull it out to pour yourself a cup. Otherwise, you’ll have to wait for the entire brewing process to complete to even get your first cup.

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In addition to programmability, automatic shut-off is a handy feature to have in your coffeemaker. This is especially helpful when using a carafe-based coffeemaker, as accidentally leaving it on can damage the bottom of your carafe and even create a fire hazard. Most coffeepots with auto shut-off power down within an hour or two. If you like to leave your coffee on the warmer for longer than that, make sure you can disable this feature.

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While searching for a coffeemaker, check carefully into compatibility. If it’s a single-cup brewer, make sure you can easily find the pods you’ll need. Keurig’s pods are the most widely available, but they don’t work with all single-cup brewers. For carafe-based coffeepots, you’ll need to buy paper filters, but some come with mesh baskets that serve as eco-friendly alternatives. Simply wash and reuse.

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Also, check about compatibility in terms of operating systems before you buy! Is the smart coffee machine you’re looking at enabled for Alexa or Siri? Does it work with iOS or Android? Also check to see if it requires a Bluetooth smart outlet or other smart plug in order to operate with peak functionality when it comes to setting timers, controlling temperature, and other tasks.

If you’re on a budget or prefer to control the process mechanically yourself, recognize that a smart coffee maker may have appeal because it’s a cool new luxury item with fun features — but it might not be for you, and that’s okay too.

“This may be one one-note gadget too many,” says Chernoff.

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DWYM Fun Fact

If you use webcams for any aspect of your daily life, you have coffee to thank for it. A group of computer scientists at Cambridge University invented a webcam way back in 1991 just to keep an eye on their coffeepot. The camera was set up near the coffeemaker and set to monitor coffee levels. The scientists saw a 129 x 129-pixel grayscale image of the pot, displayed at only one frame per second, but it was enough to let them know when their coffee was ready or close to empty. The camera continued to run until 2001, when it was switched off during a move, and later sold on eBay for a whopping $5,000.

The Coffee And Espresso Machine Buying Guide

  • If you haven’t seen the Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker, it’s worth a look. The number of brewing options far exceeds most of the competition. You’ll have the option of making an entire carafe, a single cup, or a pod. That means you can use it for your single cups most of the time, then use the carafe future when you have company. You can even fill your carafe, then make your own personal cup using the type of coffee you prefer.
  • Programmable coffeemakers are nothing new. If you’re operating outside the single-cup model, which tends to heat up and brew quickly, it’s important to consider a brewer with programmability. The carafe function of the Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker will let you program your coffee up to 24 hours in advance. The SharkNinja Ninja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic and Rich Brews has a “delay brew” function that lets you set brewing up 24 hours ahead of time, and the Cuisinart 10-Cup Classic Thermal Coffeemaker also lets you program as much as 24 hours in advance.
  • Auto shut-off can help save energy and protect your home. The Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker and SharkNinja Ninja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic and Rich Brews both shut off after two hours.
  • The Cuisinart 10-Cup Classic Thermal Coffeemaker beeps when your coffee is ready, which may come in handy if you start brewing and walk away.
  • No matter what convenient features your brewer has, it all comes down to how the coffee itself tastes. The Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker lets you choose between either regular or bold, and you’ll find the carafe side brews a delicious, rich cup of coffee. The single-serve side isn’t quite as impressive, but still good. With the SharkNinja Ninja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic and Rich Brews, you get Ninja’s special XL Showerhead Thermal Flavor Extraction technology, which brings out the full flavor of the coffee you’re brewing. The Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle uses Centrifusion technology to spin the capsule at an exceptionally fast rate to make your coffee thick and smooth.
  • Coffee makers can be especially tough to clean. If this is a concern for you, steer toward the Cuisinart 10-Cup Classic Thermal Coffeemaker, which brings convenience with its self-cleaning feature. The SharkNinja Ninja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic and Rich Brews is slightly easier than competitors to clean, thanks to the water reservoir that can be removed for cleaning and refilling.
  • Your coffeemaker becomes part of your kitchen aesthetic, so it’s important to consider design in your choice. The Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle has a unique contemporary look that will enhance your décor.
  • Ease of use is also important. The simplicity of the Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle puts it ahead of competitors in this area. You’ll only deal with one button that controls all the functions you’ll need.
  • When brewing an entire carafe, you’ll probably want to be able to pour while it’s brewing. The pause-and-serve feature on the Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker and SharkNinja Ninja 12-Cup Coffee Maker With Classic and Rich Brews lets you pull the carafe out to pour a cup, pausing the brewing until the carafe is back in place again.