If you love Starbucks so much that you don’t care to drink anything else, then look no further – the Verismo is the coffee-maker for you. Coffee drinkers who like fresh ground beans and experimenting with different brands will want to look for a more versatile brewer.
Great for Starbucks addicts, not so much for everyone else.
Images of the Starbucks Verismo 580 single-serving coffee maker.
In CNET's inaugural coffee maker round-up, we take a look at five, higher-end, single-serve coffee makers. You'll be surprised by how much diversity we found among these seemingly simple machines.
This well-designed machine is a very good option for fans of at-home coffee and espresso. Consider the $159.99 Bunn My Cafe MCU if you want a more versatile coffee maker.
With too many better brewers out there in the same price range, it’s hard to recommend the Keurig K75 Platinum.
We can’t justify the purchase of this machine when we compare it with the $169 Bunn My Cafe MCU, which can make decent K-Cup coffee and a reliable cup from fresh grounds.
It’s affordable, it’s versatile, it’s durable, it’s easy to use, and most importantly, it makes a reliably mean cup of joe. The Bunn My Cafe MCU was, unanimously, our favorite single-serve coffee maker.
Clunky looks aside, the Keurig Vue V700 offers the best value, and richer pod-based brews than other single-serve brewer in its price range.
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