The very first coffee maker the Braun Company put on the market was designed for commercial use. At the time (1963), percolators were used in homes to brew coffee. The Braun coffee maker was a “dripolator”, which worked very differently than a percolator and is very much the standard coffee maker with which most people today are familiar. The Braun machine was designed with a separate reservoir for water and another space for the ground coffee beans. The ground coffee was placed into a filter and the filter into a basket. Water in the reservoir would be heated to a specific temperature and then slowly dripped over the coffee grounds. Coffee brewed in these machines had a robust and rich taste. It also brewed much quicker than percolator coffee, so the new style of brewer was a hit with consumers.
The Braun Company was the first company to make us think differently about coffee and how it is brewed. It took some time before these coffee makers made it into kitchens everywhere, but today they are once again on the front line with excellent home coffee brewers.
The TASSIMO Hot Beverage System by Braun is a completely new way to prepare gourmet coffee to your taste right in the comfort of your own home. If you enjoy morning coffee made by your local barista, TASSIMO will brew coffee that mimics the gourmet coffee house coffee at the touch of a button. TASSIMO makes lattes, cappuccino, tea, hot chocolate, and café crema in addition to your favorite flavor of coffee. T-DISCS are used exclusively with the TASSIMO system. Each disc contains the perfect amount of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The brewer reads the bar code on the disc and then automatically uses the correct amount of water, the right temperature and brewing time to create the perfect cup of coffee, all in about one minute. You can brew one cup of coffee right after another, each customized to your taste. Removable parts are dishwasher safe, so clean up is a breeze.
The Braun KF600 Impressions 10-Cup Thermal Coffeemaker with brushed stainless steel is a smaller, but fast brewing system. Features of this coffee maker include automatic shut off, a gold screen coffee filter, and drip-stop capability. The slim design allows for a great fit under most cabinets. It’s simple to use with just one button to push once the water and ground coffee has been placed into the maker. The soft grip handle makes it easy to pour and serve. You’ll have 10 cups of hot coffee in less than 10 minutes. The stainless steel, double-wall carafe keeps coffee warm for several hours. This model also utilizes an exclusive Brita water filter in order to prevent calcification inside your coffee maker and to reduce your chlorine intake. As a result, your coffee tastes better!
Braun offers several other coffee makers as well. The machines vary in size from brewing 2 cups at a time all the way up to 12 cups at a time and several sizes in between. Other features found on Braun coffee makers are digital clocks, pause and serve features and dishwasher safe parts for easy cleaning. Any décor is complimented by one of Braun’s coffee makers since they come with accents in black, white, blue, red, white and even stainless steel. Prices for these coffee makers range quite a bit, so just about every budget could accommodate a Braun coffee maker.
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