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Hamilton Beach The Scoop 49981 coffeemaker

 
Price range:
$34.99 - $235.69
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Summary: This Hamilton Beach 14 oz. to-go model has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a permanent filter.
  • a measured capacity of 15 oz.
  • a cupcake-type filter.
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Type: 1- to 2-mug to-go coffeemakers
About - Hamilton Beach The Scoop 49981

The Hamilton Beach The Scoop 49981 is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffeemaker models like the The Scoop 49981 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 The Scoop 49981
info Programmable No
info Thermal carafe/mug NA
info Small-batch setting No
info Brew-strength control Yes
info Dispenser-style No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 13 x 7 x 10
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User Reviews - Hamilton Beach The Scoop 49981
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3.0
love it ..except!
3/1/2015
Pros
Brews Quickly
Durable
Easy To Use
Cons
Coffee Doesn't Stay Hot
Hard To Clean
Needs paper filters
Splashes Too Much
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Comment:
because there are no paper filters for this..still do not know why...cannot get any answers from MFG....the coffee splashes all over my counter and the back of the maker. it also keeps dripping after coffee done and goes into the trap under the coffee cup..very hard to clean that. we have somewhat resolved this by leaving an empty cup under the make at all times.... annoying!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Wonderful little machine!
12/20/2014
Pros
Brews Quickly
Durable
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Multiple Settings
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Comment:
I've had this little wonder for two years now. Works great. No pods needed, just two scoops of your favorite ground coffee (adjust to taste) and you're good to go. I use it at least twice a day, every day. Also use it for hot water for tea.<br /><br />I won't be held hostage by the corporate control of the pod maker. This is perfect. No waste other than spent coffee grounds, no paper filter needed.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
I love my little coffee maker
6/10/2014
Pros
Brews Quickly
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday
Comment:
I love my little coffee maker! So much, in fact, that I am looking for a new one. After a hear and a half of steady use, it died, but after having such great coffee, every morning, I am searching to replace it. I use only bottled water and Dunkin Donuts whole bean coffee. I find if I have finely grown coffee, there is a sediment at the bottom of my cup that isn't filtered out; totally my fault. Overall, very happy with my Scoop coffee maker.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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