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Bonavita BV-1800TH Coffee maker

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BV-1800TH
This Bonavita 8-cup drip coffee maker has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a measured capacity of 40 oz.
  • a cone-type filter.
Description
This Bonavita 8-cup drip coffee maker has:
  • auto-shutoff
  • a measured capacity of 40 oz.
  • a cone-type filter.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Brew performance

Brew performance

The ability to reach 195° to 205° F for five or six minutes, the industry standard for optimal brewing and an indication of the coffee's concentration.

 /  5
Convenience

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.

 /  5
Carafe handling

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 self-serve models. The latter hold the coffee in a tank; you fill your cup by pressing it against the dispenser lever.

 /  5
Brew time

Brew time

Our measurements of time, rounded to the nearest minute, to brew a pot of coffee in its regular cycle, using 40 oz. of water in those models that make 8- 14 cups of coffee. The one- or two-mug drip models are based on 10 oz. of water.

 /  5

About

The Bonavita BV-1800TH is part of the Coffee makers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Coffee makers models like the BV-1800TH 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 and an indication of the coffee's concentration.

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 self-serve models. The latter hold the coffee in a tank; you fill your cup by pressing it against the dispenser lever.

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