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Coffeemakers

Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S
 
Price range:
$20.25 - $49.95
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Summary: This Black & Decker 1-cup to-go model has:
  • a permanent filter.
  • a cone-type filter.
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Type: 1- to 2-mug to-go coffeemakers
About - Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S

The Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffeemaker models like the Brew'N Go DCM18S are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Brew performance:
The ability to reach 195° to 205° F for five or six minutes, the industry standard for optimal brewing.

Convenience:
Reflects ease of filling the reservoir, placing the filter, gauging the amount of coffee remaining, and cleaning up. It also reflects how clear we judged the controls.
About This Brand

The second-largest brand of coffeemakers is now part of the new Applica Organization, which includes the Salton brands. Black & Decker offers a wide range of very affordable products through retailers such as Target, Walmart, department stores, and many online retailers. Prices range from $15 to $90.

Features & Specs - Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S
info Programmable No
info Thermal carafe/mug Yes
info Small-batch setting No
info Brew-strength control No
info Dispenser-style No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 10 x 7 x 9
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User Reviews - Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S
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5.0
Quick, flavor strength as you want!!
12/12/2014
Pros
Easy
Fast
No Pod Plastic Waste
No Pods To Buy
Pick Your Flavor Strength
Cons
Dont Pack Down Coffee
Use Correct Amounts
Best Uses
Fresh coffee
Comment:
I received one as a gift over 9 years ago. Works great, I use it everyday. I prefer to use a tall ceramic mug to fit under. The best thing I can control my coffee strength and make it darker. No pods to buy. Does not produce pod plastic waste.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Black & Decker
11/24/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I was expecting a Black & Decker coffee maker to live up to the B&D name. It wasn't.<br /><br />The water pump has been and remained clogged up, allowing only a small amount of coffee to brew. I've even cleaned it out several times but it gets clogged immedately.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
I have used 3 in 10 years
10/1/2014
Pros
cheap
Simply the best
Takes up less space
works
Cons
Bad Paper Filter
Best Uses
Simply the best
Comment:
My father and I have used the the Brew-n-Go for about 10 years. It works for us, we don't waste half a pot. we save money by not wasting coffee. I just purchased 2000 #1 coffee filter off the net. The only problem we have had was due to Melitta coffee filter plugging up. we changed to a different filter, no more problems. I keep 2 of these coffee pots, brand new in the box, just in case B&D stop making this product (which would be a mistake) best $17.99 I have ever spent.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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