Breville BKC700XL Review
Breville BKC700XL Review Time to Brew: one minute
Cost per K-cup: $0.55
Average rating (1 to 5 stars): 4 stars ⋆⋆⋆⋆
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Will the Breville BKC700XL Gourmet Single-Serve Coffeemaker with Iced-Beverage Function – the upgraded version of Breville BKC600XL be your best choice for the freshest coffee? Here’s our Breville BKC700XL review.
Breville has always been a good and trusted brand when it comes to kitchen appliances. Do you have one of their juicers or extractors? They’re simply amazing! Now they’re trying to be one of the key players for single-cup coffee makers.
Let’s see how they’re doing:
Breville BKC700XL Pros
- Very quiet
- K-cup technology
- Produces around 10 cups
- Automatic on/off
- Storage compartment
Breville BKC700XL Cons
- Quiet pricey
- Breaks down faster than its competitors
Noise No More
This Breville coffee maker is often compared to Keurig (and you’ll know later on why). They’re actually similar in a lot of ways, but when it comes to level of noise, there’s no doubt Keurig produces more decibels.
When you’re using Breville, you wake up to the smooth flavor of your favorite cup, not to the constant barking of your dog, the loud knocks from your neighbor, or the early morning rant from your household members who still need a few more minutes of snooze.
K-Cup Technology It Is
We just mentioned Keurig, right? Well, this is the reason why. Breville has actually adopted the K-Cup technology, which is patented by Keurig. It has the ability to evenly distribute the coffee from the pod, giving you rich and well-flavored coffee (or you can have chocolate and tea too). Moreover, K-cup is capable of auto cleaning, so there’s no filter to change and a few hours dedicated to maintenance of your coffee maker.
More Cups of Coffee for You!
Are you preparing coffee for more than one? Do you just love coffee you always have it at the back of your mind? While Keurig can hold 8 cups, this coffee maker can contain more than a liter of water or around 10 cups of coffee for just one long brewing—or around 4 to 5 minutes. What’s more, you have several K-cup varieties to perk you up anytime of the day.
Like majority of the trendier coffee makers, Breville BKC700XL comes with programmable controls, LED indicators, and variable temperature settings. But only a few have automated functions. This coffee maker can be turned on and off automatically. Simply put, just set your timer, and once it either shuts down, letting you save energy, or turns on, letting it brew.
Just because your water looks very pure and transparent doesn’t mean it’s completely clean. It can still have several bacteria and mineral deposits, such as calcium, which can actually build up in the machine parts, causing decrease in function.
Hence, the coffee maker also includes a charcoal water filter to give you only clean and tasteless water, so it doesn’t end up affecting the overall aroma and taste of every cup. You have to change the filter at least every two months, but you can get the first one for free during your purchase.
Never Lose the Pod
Don’t know where to place your coffee pods? Use the coffee maker’s storage compartment.
The stainless steel Breville BKC700XL costs around $200, which is a bit too much for a coffee maker. Plus, some have complained about how easy it breaks down. Nevertheless, you’re guaranteed with a one-year warranty plus all the above-mentioned benefits.
The unit is obviously stainless steel, it is attractive in the kitchen—coffee makers are normally one of those things we leave on the counter all of the time. It dispenses four different cup sizes plus has an iced beverage setting, which I’ll look forward to using this Summer.
Great product, good quality. Makes coffee much faster and quieter than my Braun Tassimo maker.The k-cups are available everywhere with more variety. My friend Armin comes over and drinks several cups at a time.
It is much, much quieter. I also liked the addition of the smaller cup size of four ounces, as well as the option to use a built-in water filter.
—Adam Wood, Amazon.com
Hope the Breville BKC700XL review gave you a clear understanding what this product is all about.
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