The Hamilton Beach 49976 FlexBrew coffee maker makes hot and delicious coffee at the touch of a button. It also has programmable features, including options for just one cup, a whole pot, or an automatic timer. In this review of the Hamilton Beach 49976 FlexBrew coffee maker, we’ll take a look at all the features to see if it delivers on its promises.
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Brews up to 12 cups of ground coffee on the carafe side or uses the two-way single serve pod to brew a capsule or ground coffee on the other side. The included pod holder and single serve coffee grounds basket allow for both options.
Prepare a cup with a K-Cup, capsule, another capsule brand, or ground coffee. The included pod holder and ground coffee basket accommodate both options, and the cup holder is removable, so you can pour coffee into a tall travel mug.
This programmable coffee maker features Easy-Touch programming for waking coffee. Once the coffee is brewed, it stays hot for 2 hours and the power turns off automatically. With Auto Pause & Pour, you can serve yourself a cup while the coffee is brewing. With Select-a-Brew, you can determine the strength of your coffee: normal and strong brew options. Each side of this Hamilton Beach coffeemaker has its own water reservoir, easy to fill and with a water window so you always know exactly how much water to pour.
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Thanks to the flexible design of the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Trio coffee maker, you can brew your coffee in three different ways.
For single servings, you have two options: You can brew coffee with your favorite brand (e.g. K-Cup*) or with ground coffee.
If you want 12 cups of coffee, just fill the water tank and the brew basket on the carafe side, just like a traditional coffee maker. With Easy-Touch programming, you can make a wake-up coffee the night before and have a cup before the end of the brew thanks to the automatic pause and pour.
- 2 easy-to-fill containers and visible water windows.
- Carafe side with programmable timer and 2-hour auto shut-off.
- Automatic pause and pour during the brewing.
- Single dose holder and brew basket included.
- The pod-piercing tool is removable for easy cleaning.
Three brewing options
Brew up to 12 cups with your favorite ground coffee on the carafe side or brew a single serving with a capsule or coffee grounds on the other side. With a capsule, you can brew up to 10 ounces of coffee, with coffee grounds you can fill a 14-ounce travel mug.
Prepare a full pot of coffee
With Easy-Touch programming, you wake up every morning with hot coffee. After brewing, the coffee stays hot in the carafe for 2 hours and the machine automatically shuts off. With Auto Pause & Pour, you can pour yourself a cup while the coffee is brewing.
Cup tray with storage space
The cup holder provides secure support for a standard coffee cup and is removable so you can pour coffee into a large travel mug. Convenient storage space in the cup stand holds either the single-dose container or the brew basket.
Easy to set up and use
Set the intensity of your brew
With Select-a-Brew, you can determine the strength of your coffee yourself: normal or strong brew.
2 separate, easy-to-fill water tanks
Each side of the brew has its own water tank, easy to fill, and with a water window so you always know exactly how much water to add.
No two coffee drinkers are the same. So when you’re making coffee at home, it’s important to have the flexibility to decide how and what you brew. From fresh pomace to K-Cup pods, the Flexbrew 2-way coffee maker gives you options to satisfy all types of coffee fans.