The Hamilton Beach Ensemble 12-Cup Coffee Maker 43254 is
considered a large coffee maker. Its brewing capacity is 12 six-ounce cups of coffee per pot,
but keep in mind that most mugs are larger than 6oz. This brewer does have a programmable timer,
which is a great feature if you like to wake up to the smell of a freshly brewed pot.
Quality and Reliability
The quality ratings for this coffee machine's parts and materials are low, however opinions show
that it is a reliable product.
The prices of coffee makers range from $12 to $450, depending on brand and capacity. This system
is priced below average for a 12-cup brewer. Due to its price, users feel that it is not
necessarily worth the cost as it receives average value ratings.
When it comes to looks, users find this brewer is visually attractive. Seeing as brewers are
always on the counter, a good appearance rating should be taken into consideration.
Impatient in the morning? This brewer is probably not for you, as users report that this machine
brews somewhat slower than other machines.
Generally speaking, users are satisfied with this product and would recommend it to a friend.
Volume (cups): 12