What are the benefits of using a Keurig coffee maker over a drip coffee maker?

What are the benefits of using a Keurig coffee maker over a drip coffee maker?

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  1. The primary benefit is convenience. You can brew yourself a cup of coffee in about a minute and choose whatever flavor or roast level you have on hand. Great for when you have guests too as they may want something different. If you don’t drink a lot of coffee and don’t mind giving up control of the brewing, then this is for you. Benefits are subjective though.
    Sadly, I think the negatives outweigh the benefits. K-cup pods generally cost more per cup. They are also not as fresh and flavorful as freshly roasted, freshly ground coffee. You can be do that for in a Keurig with reusable cups, but it you’re losing the convenience factor. They are also more wasteful – for every cuppa you use a plastic pod. As mentioned, the coffee usually isn’t as good, though there are exceptions. And you can only do…

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  2. Full disclosure: I don’t use a Keurig to make coffee. There are too many negatives to using that system to make a beverage that is so important in my life. Having said that I’ll still answer your question….
    If you’re a single individual who drinks maybe 1 or 2 cups of coffee a day, Or less then 2-3 cups of coffee every 3 to 5 days, you don’t have the time or space to buy and store whole beans, Then a Keurig coffee maker might suit you well. It’s compact, the coffee is pre measured, you can practically make a decent cup with your eyes closed. Once you’re done you can pitch that little capsule in the nearest rubbish bin and be on your way, clean easy break. On the down side, it’s the most expensive way to make a cup of coffee. When you figure out the cost per cup of this method it’s incredibly high. You also have zero control over their freshness of the coffee. Coffee consists of two ingredients: coffee and water. You want the freshest of each. Pre ground coffee starts to go stale the moment they grind it. Just how long before you brew that cup did they grind those beans? A week? A month? 3 months? And while it’s convenient to just toss that little capsule, those things are starting to clog landfills across the planet.
    If that morning cup of coffee is as important to you as it is to me, I urge you to take the time to learn to make small batch cups of coffee. Develop a relationship with a coffee bean supplier. That could be the specialty shop around the corner, or as a last resort through mail order. (There are some issues as to just how fresh beans are from mail order companies. I’m sure some do better than others, but generally speaking you’re better off buying from small batch roasters to get the freshest beans, or if you’re gung ho enough roast them yourself.) I can make an excellent cup to my specifications in 5 minutes. If you don’t have 5 minutes to brew coffee, wake up earlier!

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