Single-serve coffee grinders and brewers are valuable possessions for dorm room college students and busy professionals. Connoisseurs of quality coffee always prefer having the beans freshly ground and brewed into their liquid elixir for the day. The earthy aroma of such a fresh blend cannot survive as packaged coffee. A single-cup design makes the machine compact, lightweight, and portable. Since you make your coffee from scratch, there are no pods and capsules involved. It allows you to become more environmentally-considerate along your race to the American dream. Here are some popular coffee makers that grind beans for single-cup servings to inspire your search.
DELONGHI ESAM3300 Super Automatic Espresso/Coffee Machine
Our first choice is the Delonghi Magnifica Super Automatic Machines. It has a patented cappuccino system for adding a creamy froth to your cappuccino, latte, and macchiato. The control panel has user-friendly programs to brew your choice of beans or grounds in separate containers. It caters to your preference for regular, specialty, or decaf beverages and has a programmable memory to retain all preferences. Direct-to-Brew system instantly grinds beans in the burr grinder for fresh medium roasts made to perfection. The compact brewing unit is easy to clean and maintain. You can use various-sized cups on the tray by adjusting the spigot height; the tray is designed to keep them warm before each use. Two stainless-steel boilers create unrivaled heat regulation for single and dual servings.
Cuisinart DGB-1 Single Cup Grind & Brew Coffeemaker
With varying degrees of customer satisfaction and usability for Cuisinart’s coffee maker grinds fresh beans for up to 16 oz of brewed coffee. The blade grinder efficiently turns whole beans into ground powder that collects in the filter basket. You just need to add beans, pour water, and press the Grind and Brew button. You can even use pre-ground coffee by selecting the Grind Off feature. A removable drip tray catches any overflows. It is a simple choice for gourmet blends every morning.
Mr. Coffee Single Cup Coffee Maker with Travel Mug and Built-In Grinder
This coffee maker has also received mixed reviews, pivoted on bean grinding consistency and machine maintenance among the users. Overall, it is a good economical choice for the product’s cost, with a built-in grinder that converts whole beans into freshly ground coffee. You can also use pre-ground coffee for instant brews; both options deliver up to 16 oz of hot beverage. A stainless-steel and BPA-free travel mug is included for brewing your coffee right into it, ready to replenish your caffeine cravings along the way. The 1-piece filter-grinder is easy to clean and dishwasher-safe. This permanent filter-grinder creates superior blade performance to grind the beans, accommodating 8 tablespoons of beans or grounds sufficiently. The cup tray is adjustable to support different cup sizes.
Hamilton Beach Single Serve Grind and Brew Coffee Maker
Hamilton Beach’s single-cup coffee maker is versatile for brewing coffee either through beans in the grinding chamber or grounds in the filter basket. Apart from single serving, it can accommodate 2 mugs on the tray for dispensing coffee through the dual spout simultaneously into both. You can even fill any 16 oz travel cup and drink on the go. An automatic rinsing mechanism cleans the grinding chamber, so it does not get clogged between batches. The machine also turns off automatically and comes with a scoop for beans.