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Calphalon Quick Brew 1838804
 
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$99.95 - $99.99
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Summary: This Calphalon 10-cup drip model has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a water filter
  • a removable reservoir
  • a measured capacity of 50 oz.
  • a cone-type filter.
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Type: 8- to 14-cup drip coffeemakers with carafe
About - Calphalon Quick Brew 1838804

The Calphalon Quick Brew 1838804 is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffeemaker models like the Quick Brew 1838804 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.

Carafe handling:
Covers handle comfort, tendency to drip while pouring, balance of a full carafe, and how easy it was to empty the last liquid. Models with no score here brew into single-serve cups or are brew-and-dispense models. The latter hold the coffee in a tank; you fill your cup by pressing it against the dispenser lever.
Features & Specs - Calphalon Quick Brew 1838804
info Programmable Yes
info Thermal carafe/mug Yes
info Small-batch setting Yes
info Brew-strength control Yes
info Dispenser-style No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 14 x 8 x 13
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User Reviews - Calphalon Quick Brew 1838804
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1.0
overflow issues
11/24/2013
Pros
Easy To Use
Cons
Coffee Doesn't Stay Hot
Constant Overflow
Best Uses
Comment:
unless you intend to thoroughly clean it through and through every week it will plug up and overflow on you constantly! i do not recommend buying this coffee maker!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
not recomended
11/18/2013
Pros
None
Cons
Bad design
Cheap Plastic
Best Uses
Comment:
I purchased this without doing any research on CR.<br />My mistake. I used it 6 days, one pot per day, before it broke. I filled the water tank and picked it up by the plastic handle which promptly broke. The tank fell and the weight of the tank, full of water, broke the tank. I have read other reviews with the same problem. I took it back to Bed, Bath... without the box with no problems. Thanks for that BB&B
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Good design but two failed within 3 mos
6/17/2013
Pros
Brews Quickly
Easy To Use
Multiple Settings
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Comment:
Very good coffee maker(when it ran!) with a good design, especially the separate water container. No need to mess with the decanter - just pull out the separate water container, fill, and place it back at the rear of the coffee maker. Much easier to use than refilling by pouring water out of the decanter. <br /><br />The problem is reliability! We've had two of them now, and both stopped working within 3 months! Very disappointing quality.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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