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Hamilton Beach BrewStation 49150 coffeemaker

 
Approximate retail price:
$34.00
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Summary: This Hamilton Beach 12-cup brew-and-dispense model has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a measured capacity of 59 oz.
  • a cupcake-type filter.
  • a detachable syrup pump.
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Type: 10- to 12-cup brew and dispense coffeemakers
About - Hamilton Beach BrewStation 49150

The Hamilton Beach BrewStation 49150 is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffeemaker models like the BrewStation 49150 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

Hamilton Beach is a major brand in small countertop appliances. Models include pods, single, and multiserve coffeemakers that are sold by almost all major retailers. This brand offers products from the lower to upper mid-price tier. Prices range from $15 to $180.

Features & Specs - Hamilton Beach BrewStation 49150
info Programmable Yes
info Thermal carafe/mug NA
info Small-batch setting Yes
info Brew-strength control Yes
info Dispenser-style Yes
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 16 x 8 x 12
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User Reviews - Hamilton Beach BrewStation 49150
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2.0
Poor design thwarts interesting concept
3/8/2015
Pros
Stylish
Cons
Hassle To Add Water
Poor Design Functionality
Best Uses
Comment:
The coffee from this unit doesnt taste as good and the consumer reports indication that the water isnt hot enough may be why. <br /><br />We had been attracted to its interesting dispenser design. Unfortunately, this unit is poorly designed and annoying to use as the design requires you to remove multiple parts to get to the water basin. Essentially you need to remove several parts, then fill the water basin, then replace the parts. Compared to every other coffee maker i've ever used its quite tedious.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Didn't work today
6/29/2014
Pros
Brews Quickly
Easy To Use
Cons
Hard To Clean
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Comment:
I have had my Hamilton Beach Brew Station about one year and it has worked satisfactorily until today. Today when I turn it on I get 3 beeps and a flashing sign that says POUR WATER however there is water in the water chamber. The coffee maker thinks there is no water to make coffee with but the chamber is full.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Lousy coffe maker FOR FREE!!
5/28/2014
Pros
Cons
Loud
Best Uses
Everyday
Comment:
I thought, how cool a free(well aside from tax) coffee machine. We got it and within a week we had the old one back out. The machine wacko the entire house up. My husbands old reliable came out and we continued to use that for 2 more yrs before the glass finally broke. So out come the barely used one. It still make a god awful sound in the am and not to mention which take forever. I'm so disappointed I will never waste point like that again sad sad sad I am. Sincerely Olivia Dunlap disappointed coffee drinker :( :( to bad cuz I love my coffee in the morning please if Hamilton is listening show me otherwise.sent me a coffee maker that I can be proud of pleasssssse?
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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