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Starbucks Brewers - All - Scott Sowers's Review
Posted: March 13, 2006, 8:45pm
review rating: 9.0
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Starbucks Coffee Makers - All
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Arrow The Starbucks Brewers - All has 56 Reviews
Arrow The Starbucks Brewers - All has been rated 6.77 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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Name Ranking
Scott Eklund 10.00
J. D. 10.00
Scott Sowers 9.00
Brad Beaman 9.00
Robert Hagstrom 8.50

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 4.6
Product Reviewed: Aroma Solo
Manufacturer: Starbucks Quality: 6
Average Price: Varies Usability: 2
Price Paid: $0.00 Cost vs. Value 5
Where Bought: Starbucks Aesthetics 7
Owned for: 3 months Overall 3
Writer's Expertise: I like coffee Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: 12 cup drip
Bottom Line: Haven't tossed, but wouldn't buy again
Positive Product Points

Looks good and the cup keeps coffee hot for a long time.  Timer works and it is nice to have a cup of coffee waiting in the morning.

Negative Product Points

As others have noted, sometimes the cup of coffee is all over the counter.  It still smells good, but frutstrating because you can't drink it.

Detailed Commentary

I called Starbucks.  Seems it is very tempermental about the hole placement, it has to face the back of he machine.  If not, the vent holes in the cap get blocked and coffee goes all over the place.  This is an obvious design defect, any good design prevents incorrect alignment to a reasonable degree, this device actually encourages incorrect alignment.

I have the hang of it now, still not 100% confident, so mostly use other coffee makers unless setting up for auto turn-on, then risk worth the ready brew.

Buying Experience

Got as a gift, my wife went in for coffee around Christmas.

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