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iCoffee RCB100-BC12 coffeemaker

 
Approximate retail price:
$85.79
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Summary: This ICoffee 12-cup French press-style model has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a permanent filter
  • a measured capacity of 60 oz.
  • a cone-type filter
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About - iCoffee RCB100-BC12

The iCoffee RCB100-BC12 is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric french-press coffeemaker models like the RCB100-BC12 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


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

Cleaning:
Refers to the ease of cleaning the device.

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.
Features & Specs - iCoffee RCB100-BC12
info Programmable Yes
info Thermal carafe/mug No
info Small-batch setting No
info Brew-strength control No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 15 x 10 x 11
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User Reviews - iCoffee RCB100-BC12
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Great coffee
5/29/2015
Pros
As Good As French Press
Smooth
Cons
A Tiny Chrome Flaked Off
Best Uses
Making coffee
Comment:
After my Bodum Santos died after 10 years of faithful service, I bought this maker and haven't looked back. It makes smooth, great tasting coffee. It takes a little getting used to, but its worth it!<br /> A little harder to clean than a cheap old drip maker, but I ain't complaining.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
The best coffee - period!
5/24/2015
Pros
Fun factor
No acidity
Rich flavor
Smooth
Cons
A Bit Messy To Clean
Best Uses
Comment:
I like this coffeemaker so much that I am contemplating buying a second one just in case something goes wrong with this one.<br /><br />This machine makes the best coffee ever! To me, it tastes just like coffee made in a French Press; smooth, rich and non-acidy. Everyone who has tasted coffee made in my iCoffee has been amazed.<br /><br />It is messier to clean than a traditional drip machine because paper filters are not an option, but in my mind, that's a small price to pay.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
dont buy
3/18/2015
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
worked good at first....jets clog very easily...quit working after two months
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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