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Bodum Eileen 4-Cup (2 US cups) Coffee Press

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the speed and size. The usability and maintenance are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the reliability and build quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Bodum Eileen 4-Cup (2 US cups) Coffee Press is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Bodum Eileen 4-Cup (2 US cups) Coffee Press

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Bodum Eileen 4-Cup (2 US cups) Coffee Press from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on Amazon.com.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Bodum Eileen 4-Cup (2 US cups) Coffee Press

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I love my Black and Decker

 

I have owned two of these units. We wore out the first one, and replaced it with an identical one (except it didn't have a clock and timer, not a big deal). It brews great coffee, keeps it warm for hours (even overnight), and is a snap to clean. The...

keeps the coffee hot for hours - easy to use and clean

flow-through lid can be dangerous - noisy when brewing

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I love my Black and Decker

 

I have owned two of these units. We wore out the first one, and replaced it with an identical one (except it didn't have a clock and timer, not a big deal). It brews great coffee, keeps it warm for hours (even overnight), and is a snap to clean. The ...

Keeps the coffee hot for hours- easy to use and clean

Flow-through lid can be dangerous- noisy when brewing

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Hot Stuff Inside

 

The Braun KF-510 is the almost the exact same coffee maker as the more expensive Braun KF-580. The 510 does not include a timer, but every other option is identical. I do not need the timer and see it as one more thing that can break at 5 a.m. ...

Great design, small foot print, padded handle, extra hot coffee

Disabled swing-out coffee basket due to plastic piece breaking easily

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Hot Stuff Inside

 

The Braun KF-510 is the almost the exact same coffee maker as the more expensive Braun KF-580. The 510 does not include a timer, but every other option is identical. I do not need the timer and see it as one more thing that can break at 5 a.m.

Great design, small foot print, padded handle, extra hot coffee

Disabled swing-out coffee basket due to plastic piece breaking easily

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A Great Coffee Maker

 

My husband and I received the Black and Decker Thermal Carafe Coffee Maker as a Christmas gift and have been totally thrilled with it. For starters the machine is so easy to use. The reservoir is removable. You take it off the side of the machine fill...

Keeps coffee fresh and hot, removable pieces make it easy to clean.

The pot is kind of small, carafe doesn't go in the dishwasher.

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BE CAREFUL!!

 

I bought this coffee maker about a year ago, and thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. It was quick, kept my coffee hot for hours, automatically shut off after brewing, and I could take it out on the porch in the morning and enjoy reading...

stylish, auto shut-off, keeps hot for approx 4 hrs

expensive, not very durable

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The Case of the Perfect Coffee Maker

 

It was a Monday. I was sitting in my office, pondering the bad taste in my mouth. Was it life itself that had lost its flavor? Or was it just the coffee, boiled down to a sludge as thick and bitter as most men's souls? I started to get up to go...

Brews coffee directly into the carafe ; coffee stays hot but doesn't "cook ; absence of hot plate lessens fire hazard

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The Case of the Perfect Coffee Maker

 

It was a Monday. I was sitting in my office, pondering the bad taste in my mouth. Was it life itself that had lost its flavor? Or was it just the coffee, boiled down to a sludge as thick and bitter as most men's souls? I started to get up to go wash...

Brews coffee directly into the carafe; coffee stays hot but doesn't

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Coffee That Is Never Scorched!

 

What a wonderful coffee maker! I was a little hesitant to spend $60 (I ended up going through Mypoints.com to Ourhouse.com; $60 is a good price for this coffee maker, and the purchase gave me 750 points toward the 2,750 points needed for a free $25...

Thermal carafe, no hot plate, automatic shut off, swing out filter, removable water reservoir

Only makes 8 cups, doesn't come in black

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Coffee That Is Never Scorched!

 

What a wonderful coffee maker! I was a little hesitant to spend $60 (I ended up going through Mypoints.com to Ourhouse.com; $60 is a good price for this coffee maker, and the purchase gave me 750 points toward the 2,750 points needed for a free $25 gas...

Thermal carafe, no hot plate, automatic shut off, swing out filter, removable water

Only makes 8 cups, doesn't come in black

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