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Hamilton Beach FlexBrew 49988 coffee maker

This Hamilton Beach single-serve coffee maker has:

  • a height-adjustable drip tray.
  • auto-off.
  • programmability.
  • Accepts loose grounds.
  • It uses K-Cup packs.
  • It has a separate hot water dispenser. It's also a 1- or 2-mug drip coffee maker.

About

The Hamilton Beach FlexBrew 49988 is part of the Coffee maker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Single-serve coffee maker models like the FlexBrew 49988 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

First-cup speed: Indicates how quickly the machine produces the first cup of coffee. This also includes the time required to heat any internal water reservoir from room temperature.

Repeat speed: Reflects how quickly the machine produces a second cup.

Temperature consistency: Reflects how closely the second cup matches the first cup in temperature.

Specs

Can use two pods at a time Can use two pods at a time Reflects the ability of the coffee maker to accept two pods or other capsules at a time to make a stronger or larger cup of coffee.
No
Dimensions H x W x D (in.) Dimensions H x W x D The height, width, and depth of the coffee maker, in inches. Measurements are rounded up to the next whole inch.
14 x 10 x 11
Average coffee temperature (°F) Average coffee temperature To the nearest 5 °F.
190
Maximum mug height (in.) Maximum mug height Maximum height a mug can fit, measured roughly from the base to just beneath the spout.
8

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