Review Of The Best Drip Coffee Makers Of 2019

best drip coffee maker review

As the culture around drip coffee continues to evolve, certain standards of the industry trend towards striking the balance between traditional offerings and interesting, new features.

With the mechanism for drip-brewing coffee being a fairly simple piece of machinery, brands must now compete at an elevated level to rank among the best automatic drip coffee makers. 

How do you know which features determine the best drip coffee maker? Don't worry, we've done the research on all the coffee makers that made our list for Top 10.

Not only will we show you a quick comparison of how each stacks up to the next, but we break down exactly how each coffee maker ranks according to our favorite industry standards. 

There are so many ways to brew coffee, but drip coffee makers like these will always have a popular demand from home enthusiasts who want an easy and quick option for a traditional cup of joe.

We'll walk you through how to make the most of these awesome coffee brewing devices for gourmet results and long-lasting use, plus answer all your frequently asked questions on the drip brew process. 


As the best coffee maker on our list, the Moccamaster balances a simple, straightforward function with key features we love to see in any coffee brewing device.

This Dutch brand is known for their industry savvy details, like a boiling element made of copper and an insulated carafe that keeps drip coffee hot for up to an hour without using a hot plate.

Technivorm puts you in the barista's seat with a range of basket adjustments that you can control to get your preferred cup of drip coffee just right.

When you see how it compares to the rest of the coffee makers on the list, you'll understand why we picked the Moccamaster for the number one spot.

Pros
  • Handmade style with stainless steel and glass components
  • Insulated carafe with travel lid to keep brewed coffee hot
  • Three choices for brew-basket flow includes drip-stop service
Cons
  • Costly by comparison to similar coffee makers
  • Needs a lot of counter space
  • No programmable display

Our Top Coffee Makers List

best coffee maker, can brew 10-cup
Technivorm Moccamaster KBT 79112

Brewing Capacity: Up to 10 Cups 

Warming Plate: No, Thermal Carafe

Programmable: No

bonavita bv18000 home coffee brewer
Bonavita BV1800SS

Brewing Capacity: Up to 8 Cups 

Warming Plate: No, Thermal Carafe 

Programmable: No

braun 12-cup coffee maker
Braun KF7150BK Brew Sense

Brewing Capacity: Up to 12 Cups 

Warming Plate: Yes

Programmable: Yes

breville coffee brewer with glass carafe
Breville BDC400 Precision Brewer

Brewing Capacity: Up to 60 Ounces 

Warming Plate: Yes 

Programmable: Yes

bunn coffee brewer
BUNN BT Velocity Brew

Brewing Capacity: Up to 10 Cups 

Warming Plate: No

Programmable: No

cuisinart 3200 14-cup coffee maker
Cuisinart DCC-3200 PerfecTemp

Brewing Capacity: Up to 14 Cups 

Warming Plate: Yes

Programmable: Yes