A fridge that thinks it's a barista

Make coffee in the door.

Whirpool

Contrary to popular belief, we really are responsible types here at Crave (sometimes), so we don't want to leave the impression that we advocate refrigerators that feature only alcoholic beverage dispensers, whether they serve wine , beer or hard liquor . (We'd rather combine that function with the TV or pool table , for the sake of practicality.)

For the teetotaling Craver we suggest Whirlpool's new "Espresso" fridge, which has a built-in coffee maker and water filter so you can be your own barista without ever leaving the kitchen. Appliancist says the java fridge was "designed by Whirlpool engineers mainly for the British market, where people consume close to 70 million cups of coffee every day." So much for tea.

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