The West Bend 54159 Classic Stainless-Steel 12-Cup Percolator is considered a large coffee maker. It can brew up to 12 6oz cups of coffee at a time, but keep in mind that most mugs are larger than 6oz. This machine is programmable, which is a great feature if you like your coffee to be ready before you wake up.
Quality and Reliability
The coffee maker has parts and materials of average quality. Opinions show that it is a moderately reliable product.
Brewers can retail anywhere from $12 to $450. This product costs less than most other 12-cup coffee machines. In light of its price, users feel that they aren't necessarily getting their money's worth with this product as it is rated around average for value.
When it comes to appearance, users report that this coffee machine is somewhat appealing. Seeing as brewers are usually left out on the counter, a lukewarm appearance rating can be crucial.
If you like your coffee to be ready fast, this coffee maker isn't a good choice, as users find this machine's brewing speed to be slow.
Noise is an issue with this machine. Most users will not find it to be quiet enough.
Generally speaking, users are somewhat pleased with this system and may recommend it to others.
SpecificationsVolume (cups): 12Programmable: YesSize: largeModel: 54159