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Krups Premium - Matt Carlson's Review
Posted: June 17, 2002, 9:36am
review rating: 5.4
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Arrow The Krups Premium has 4 Reviews
Arrow The Krups Premium has been rated 8.90 overall by our member reviewers
Arrow This product has been in our review database since November 30, 2001.
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T. Guilbert 7.42
Matt Carlson 5.40
Frank Brown 4.57
Jeanannd 3.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.2
Manufacturer: Krups Quality: 9
Average Price: Varies Usability: 9
Price Paid: $100.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Pantree (local gourmet shop) Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 3 years Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: Mr Coffee
Bottom Line: A little expensive for a drip machine, but worth it.
Positive Product Points

A high quality machine that looks good on the countertop.  Brews quickly and at the correct temperature. Pours very easily.

Negative Product Points

If you overfill the water reservoir, there is no way to empty it without turning the machine on and running the water through the filter basket.

Detailed Commentary

I bought this machine based on looks and construction, not because I had read any reviews of it.  It had all the features I was looking for: stainless warming plate, side view reserviour meter, and simple controls. I was surprised at how good the coffee tasted, and how quickly it brewed.  

The unique carafe has a metal pour lip that runs the entire way around the top.  While this looks very nice, it also is very hard to spill, as in my past experience Mr Coffee's and similar often do.

I have always used filtered water, and decalcify the machine often, but the machine does seem much slower today than it was three years ago.

This machine has grown with me as a coffeegeek, from the gourmet folgers through Starbucks to Peets, and delivers coffee that tastes as good as any drip machine.

Buying Experience

Standard retail drill.

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