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    Cuisinart Grind & Brew Single Serve DGB-1 Coffee Maker

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    Grind & Brew Single Serve DGB-1
    This Cuisinart 16 oz to-go coffee maker has:
    • auto-shutoff
    • a water filter
    • a permanent filter.
    • a measured capacity of 18 oz.
    • a cone-type filter.
    • • This model is also a grind and brew coffeemaker.•.
    Description
    This Cuisinart 16 oz to-go coffee maker has:
    • auto-shutoff
    • a water filter
    • a permanent filter.
    • a measured capacity of 18 oz.
    • a cone-type filter.
    • • This model is also a grind and brew coffeemaker.•.

    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 Cuisinart Grind & Brew Single Serve DGB-1 is part of the Coffee Makers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Drip Coffee Makers models like the Grind & Brew Single Serve DGB-1 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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