The Hamilton Beach - Ensemble 12-Cup Coffeemaker -
Red/Stainless-Steel is considered a large brewer. It has a brewing capacity of 12
six-ounce cups of coffee per pot, but keep in mind that most mugs are larger than 6oz. This
machine 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 brewer's parts and materials are mixed. Opinions reveal that it
should not fail or break after a short period of time.
Coffee machines have a wide price range, and can cost anywhere from $12 to $450. This product is
cheaper than average for a 12-cup coffeemaker. Regardless, users feel that it isn't at all worth
the money as it is rated below average for value.
As far as appearance goes, users find that this coffee machine is appealing. Since coffee makers
are usually left out on the counter, this good appearance rating can be crucial.
Impatient in the morning? This coffee maker isn't for you, as users find this machine's brewing
speed to be slow.
Generally speaking, users are somewhat satisfied with this system and may recommend it to others.
Volume (cups): 12