Created by one of the most well-known brands in the coffee industry, the Braun KF7150BK Brew Sense Drip Coffee Maker is a digital dream for those who need a quick cup between jobs or for stay at home parents who need an injection of energy while taking care of the little rascals.
Originally, I used this coffeemaker during a vacation stay in another state. My mother had a rental that had used this machine and I fell in love. Of course, my spouse said we didn’t need an extra coffeemaker, but I just had to have this as a backup in my home. I figured I earned the right to splurge on a machine and get me through a tough time. Features of the Braun KF7150BK include:
- Pure flavor brewing system
- Extra-large digital display
- Bold strength selector
- Fully programmable (up to 24 hours)
- Auto on and off
- Anti-drip system
If you’re anything like me, someday you need the strongest brew and some days you’re just weak. It’s okay – all of us coffee drinkers go through it. However, rarely any machines can actually hold up to the amount of strength we need. Worry no more as the Braun KF7150BK is the machine that is the perfect matchup for you. The incorporation of the pure flavor brewing system allows you to maintain a consistent flavor whether you’re on your first cup or your ninth cup. Never worry about drinking a cup too fast, as the quality of the product is going to be the same for the next.
Extra large display
Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and wanted a cup of coffee, but couldn’t find your glasses or you just didn’t want to turn the bright lights on? Thankfully, you can still make coffee without turning on every light in your house as the extra-large digital display is dim in backlight, but bright showing the numbers. You won’t have to squint to operate the coffeemaker and you can see what time it is without hurting your eyes. Great for all ages, this machine prevents anti-eye strain during the most pivotal part of your mornings (or nights, if you work the graveyard shift!)
My favorite bold strength selector
The bold strength selector is my favorite part of this machine, as it allows you to create either regular or extremely coffee. You guessed it – during those renovations, I was able to stay awake and sane because of this imperative function. As much as I wanted to leave the house and go to the coffee place myself, just to get away, I had to stay and work and the Braun KF7150BK allowed me to do so without firing everyone on site. Of course, my spouse didn’t have to worry as they worked at an actual office! The bold strength selector shows five different shades of coffee – three for the bolder side and two for the regular side. Customization of coffee has never been easier thanks to the Braun machine.
How about being fully programmable?
The full programmable features allow you to create between 1 and 4 cups, programmed up to 24 hours in advanced. A feature as such allows you to get ready for the next day, preventing you from rushing around, worsening your morning. As for the auto on/off features, your OCD can be calmed down as it does the work for you and you KNOW it’s going to automatically shut off! No more worrying over whether you turned it off, as this system was designed for optimal convenience. Speaking of the number of cups the coffeemaker can produce, the maximum for this machine is 12. While it’s not the most, it definitely produces more than 75% on the market currently.
I’d also love to talk about the lid of this machine as the carafe lid seals in flavor and you don’t have to worry about the freshness slipping away. I’m sure we’ve all had our unfortunate experiences where our coffee has turned from mediocre into unbearable, but this machine makes up for all the lost time (and cups of Joe). The carafe lid also allows you to pour with optimal precision, eliminating the possibility of spillage and leaking entirely. The minimization of air exposure does the trick in keeping it fresh, and the design keeps the lid locked in while pouring – you can also get coffee during the brewing cycle, too!
One of the best drip coffee machines I’ve ever chanced upon given its sleek exterior and bag full of features!
While we’re on the topic of the design, this coffee maker isn’t that heavy in comparison with “smaller” models in terms of measurements. Weighing in at just 7.1 pounds, the Braun coffeemaker measures in at 7.9 x 7.9 x 14.2 – not too large, but it’ll fit in a corner of your counter nicely.
No messs with the anti-drip system
Who doesn’t love a super clean machine? The anti-drip system was set in place of this Braun created machine to help you eliminate the possibility of a mess. We’ve all had a cheap coffeemaker that left little droplet stains on our countertops. While they’re easy to clean, my lazy self would like to avoid them entirely. Even though it only took a minute to wipe up coffee splats from previous machines, eliminating that small chore was fantastic for my lifestyle.
To eliminate the collection of condensation, the Braun was designed with a ledge in the back to collect the “waste” from the brewing process. Catching condensation before it’s too late reduces and eliminates the possibility of mold in the kitchen – something that not many people think about when it comes to coffee makers. Of course, the “keep warm” settings feature low, medium, and high for optimal convenience.
The only disadvantage of this machine is the way in which you load water and coffee into the machine. Normally, you would open the top and there is a splash guard under the plastic lid. However, you have to take the actually top piece off and load in the contents. It’s not really too inconvenient, but it’s worth mentioning. I’d also like to mention that this didn’t interfere with the time it took to make the coffee or the product itself. I would highly recommend this coffeemaker to anyone looking to spend money on a quality machine that is going to last you a long time – and to think, I wouldn’t have even known about this machine if it weren’t for a vacation! Their previous model of the KF7000BK was a step up from competitors, but the KF7150BK is an even further step in the best direction possible when it comes to coffee makers.