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Braun FlavorSelect KF Models - Brian Bishop's Review
Posted: May 13, 2004, 7:20am
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Braun FlavorSelect KF Models
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Arrow The Braun FlavorSelect KF Models has 16 Reviews
Arrow The Braun FlavorSelect KF Models has been rated 7.44 overall by our member reviewers
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Tony Reynolds 9.00
Mark Raso 8.00
John F 7.33
02bndr Yeah 7.00
Donald Blum 7.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: FlavorSelect
Manufacturer: Braun Quality: 8
Average Price: $60.00 Usability: 9
Price Paid: $70.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Marshall Fields Aesthetics 7
Owned for: 4+ years Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I live coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: A great machine at a great price.  Well worth it
Positive Product Points

Brews great coffee (hot)
Easy to operate
Can brew small or large batches of coffee with similar results
Very durable design

Negative Product Points

Slightly hard to clean
water filters are expensive
No thermal carafe available

Detailed Commentary

I recieved this coffee machine at christmas many moons ago, and have been pleased ever since.  The water comes out at approx. 200 degress F, it takes approximatly 6 minutes to brew a pot, and the coffee is great every time.  I can brew anywhere from 4 up to 12 cups, and get the same pot of coffee, which is awesome.
I worked at a small arcitectural firm last summer, and they had two of these bad boys in the break room.  Each machine probably made 5 to 6 pots of coffee a day, and every one turned out great.  We could brew pots back to back and they would taste the same.  Very durable.

The coffee maker is kind of hard to clean though.  The outside has a kind of ribbed texture that traps coffee grounds and other dirt, and is slightly hard to clean.  Also, the water resivoir has some sharp corners that I can't clean easily because my fingers are too fat.  Another complaint is there is no thermal carafe available.  I think that braun should release a 10 cup thermal carafe that works right in the coffee maker, so I don't have to have another carafe sitting on the counter.

Buying Experience

It was a gift

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