Had it not been for coffee, nasty crime scenes probably would’ve been a usual for most of our workplace regime.
The universal truce-caller and the go-thing for all first dates, coffee is something that awakens the spirit and heals the heart.
But did I also mention that the worst part of having to rely on ready-made coffee is that you could end up with a really bad brew? And bad coffee, in my opinion, could be even worse than no coffee at all!
So, if you’re someone who wants to make their own coffee at all cost and avoid a potential bad-coffee brawl elsewhere, then you, my friend, have chanced upon just the thing!
Hi, I’m Rokas, and I’m a proud owner of a sweet little coffee shop of my own!
And, today I’m reviewing one of the most ravingly popular coffee-makers: the Keurig k250, known to filter only the best coffee out in every mug and just the way you want it!
So, are these claims substantiated at all? Let’s find out in this Keurig k250 review!
Key Features of the Keurig k250
Keurig has always been a recognized brand when it came to premium grade coffee-makers for both home and workplace purposes. With the kind of fantastic selection of brew devices it does offer, you can rely on its products to work incredibly well for you.
The Keurig k250 comes with an array of brilliant features such as:
- A really sleek design with a black n white touchscreen control panel.
- A 40 oz. removable water reservoir that lets you brew more than 4 cups of coffee at one go before having to refill.
- 4 K-Cup pods and a water filter handle including 2 water filters.
- Descaling solution for cleaning and maintaining the central unit.
- A strength-control setting for making stronger brews using any K-cup pod brew size.
- A removable drip-tray for a mess-free coffee-making session.
What do I like about this product?
Apart from absolutely loving the efficiency and functionality of this coffee-maker, I dig the fact that you can actually control the brewing process for milder or stronger flavors.
But, you’re yet to know the best things about this coffee-maker right now!
The Keurig k250 lets you make more than 4 cups of coffee at a time before refilling the unit. You could go for whatever pod size (4,6,8,10 oz.) you want and could also brew Carafe in 22, 26, or 30 oz.
I was pleasantly surprised by how much it could manage to achieve in blend the first time I used it. It gives you a balanced flavor, maintaining even concentration, in every sip.
2. Durability and built-quality
All of Keurig’s coffee-makers are manufactured using standard grade, highly durable material that makes them shock-proof and resistant to chipping. And, the k250 is certainly no exception to this decree.
I remember dropping it on my black granite countertop once and was sure that I had broken a part of it, but nothing happened apart from a few minor scrapes. So, if it can survive the granite, I think it will survive most things in that regard!
The k250 is pretty lightweight, compact and thus, greatly portable. It is immensely travel-friendly and could fit smaller spaces in a jiffy!
I frequently travel with this unit and hence, do not have to sweat for my own cup away from home.
But, do not be fooled of its delicate design; it is highly durable and functions just like any other heavy-duty coffee-machine to give you some fine brew.
4. Functional Design
Keurig never fails to amaze in design and functionality. The k250 coffee maker features a stunning, sleek and slim design with a brilliant black n white touchscreen control panel, which ensures you get your cup filled in less than a minute!
The unit comes with 2 extra water filters for even faster performance, and a pretty functional brew handle to dispense hot or cold water applying just a twist to it.
The drip-tray keeps your counters clean and prevents staining, making the cleaning process considerably easier.
The control setting takes care of your brews, and the overall mechanism keeps you from breaking a sweat about the entire procedure.
5. Cleaning and maintaining
One of the things that I really liked about the machine is that it comes with a bottle of descaling solution. It makes the cleaning process significantly easier and hassle-free. This also helps to extend the life of the brewer.
Apart from that, the entire unit (such as the reservoir and drip tray) could be easily disassembled for proper cleaning and maintenance.
The Keurig k250 is undeniably way more functional than most other coffee-makers in this price range. But the winning point of this product is its user-friendly approach. It is comparatively a lot easier to use than most other expensive coffee-machines with their complex and intricate mechanism.
It is a space and time-efficient device that works wonderfully in any environment, giving you very delicious coffee!
What didn’t I like about it?
Although the k250 coffee machine is one of the most efficient coffee-makers you can have, it is not without its fair share of flaws.
Some of the things that I didn’t like could be overlooked as they aren’t exactly deal breakers, but it’s always a good idea to be informed about what not to expect from this thing and how you could manage well with it in tricky situations.
- You could face a bit of a problem fixing the parts onto the main unit as they may be a bit loose and can come undone during the process. This was something I faced a couple of times.
- Sometimes you may have to deal with ground particles in your coffee which could be corrected by adjusting the filter in the unit.
- The system can get stuck up if you overuse it at one go, which may spoil the coffee or won’t fill the cup entirely. Avoid putting too much pressure or running it for long.
However, despite these negligible issues, the k250 performs exceptionally well in any situation and is still one of the bests in the league.
Overall, this is an absolutely fantastic coffee-maker which really knows what it does and sure as heck does it fine enough to impress! I would gladly recommend the Keurig k250 for all those who are looking for a user-friendly, simple yet exceedingly serviceable coffee-machine for their homes or elsewhere.
And if you’re looking for a slightly cheaper yet good alternative to this model, check out my Keurig k200 review.
Remember, good coffee is the solution to most things in life!
Hope you had fun reading this Keurig k250 review!
Till next time!