I don't like coffee that has that burnt flavor from setting on the hot plate.
I suggest it for anyone who loves fresh ground coffee.
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On top of the DGB-900 sits a large, transparent hopper that can hold up to half a pound of whole coffee beans.You'd be better served buying a standalone burr grinder or even a cheap blade chopper paired with a competent drip brewer such as the.Update: Had a few issues with the grinder vibrating loose.This model is far easier and cleaner and more efficient!The bean hopper on the unit is sealed, which helps to prevent additional intenance on this 12-cup coffeemaker is very reasonable.Removing the hopper's lid exposes sloped sides that methodically funnel beans into the maw of the circular burr grinder and its gearlike teeth.The only down side is how loud it is while grinding the beans.
So having a built in grinder is one less headache and one less thing to plug in so it saves money and electrical wall plugs.
That said, the appliance is handsomely clad in a shiny skin of brushed steel and black plastic accents.
Unfortunately it doles out weak pots of coffee and is a pain to clean.
You can use either pre-ground or bean coffee, but if you only use pre-ground you don't need this coffee maker.
Designed to precisely sigmaplot software with crack crush coffee beans down to a preset size rather than slicing and dicing based on gravity and random particle motion, burr grinders typically yield more consistent coarseness (or fineness) than bladed grinders.The thermal carafe will keep your drinks hot and fresh for hours without a hot plate.I had another Cuisinart that you would have to clean the grinder and everything after each pot of coffee.Verified purchase: Yes Condition: New Explore Buying Guides Best Selling in Coffee Makers (Automatic) This item doesn't belong on this page.Dimensions, depth.67.