Summary

Do you prefer single serve coffee brewer for yourself? But while your friends or family members stay with you, you might feel to have a large coffee maker to fulfill your needs, right?

Don’t worry! Hamilton Beach, the very popular brand among coffee maker industry comes up with solution.

Hamilton beach flexbrew 49976 is designed with these two features together. That means you can brew a single cup of coffee or 12 cups carafe according to your choice and needs.

Moreover, this coffee brewer is specially designed with 2 ways brewing systems. Since 2017, this dual coffee maker is getting more popularity among coffee junkies. With the fantastic brewing features, you can both use ground coffee or K-Cup. That’s really super fantastic!

Key Features

Design

Having a great design is a crucial factor all the time for choosing the perfect coffee maker. Hamilton beach is greatly designed with two separate water reservoirs. You can see the water level both from these sides. That’s why the water tanks are easy to fill.

Furthermore, the carafe buttons are simple and almost clear to view. In its sides, you can easily pour over without dripping.

Moreover, it supports coffee pods and ground coffee. Due to having brewing strength function, you can control both functions. So choosing the right brewing strength, the machine able to make the fresh taste of coffee as your preference.

Durability

The machine makes with plastic materials where it includes glass carafe. According to user experience, it has great durability score. If you use the machine as following the user guidelines, you can get better durability experience with this machine.

Programmable

Hamilton beach 49976 coffee brewer has some fantastic features. It’s programmable to brew coffee. Advance timer allows you to set brew time in 24 hours. You don’t need to worry in the morning coffee. After waking up, you can get ready fresh hot and stronger cups of coffee each time.

Another most useful feature of the brewer is auto-off functionality. While you rush on leaving work or office, you don’t need to worry to put off the machine. The coffee maker will shut off itself. Moreover, it has an auto pause and serves options that allow you to pour a cup without dripping.

Coffee Taste

The coffee taste with this flexbrew coffee maker is perfect. With default functioning, you can get regular taste coffee. If you would like bold coffee, you have to set up from functions.

One of the reasons for great coffee is keeping hot coffee around 2 hours by warming plate. But there is a problem with single serve coffee. When you make carafe coffee first instead of a single cup of coffee, it will shut off after brewing a single cup of coffee. To avoid these issue, you have to make brew single cup first, then brew with pot.

Easy to Use & Clean

Hamilton 49976 coffee maker is super easy to use. Although it has two ways of coffee making system; its functionality is easy to read and control. This programmable coffee maker needs to fill water first, set the cup size from the program button, then set the brew strength.

Almost done! Just wait a few minutes to get a hotly brewed cup of coffee. The programmable timer allows you to set pre-timer for any time of a day.

So now what about the cleaning process?

Before cleaning the machine, make sure you have to clean properly all the removal parts. Many coffee makers are hard to clean but Hamilton made it easy for this model.

It includes a pack piercing assembly tool that easily can remove. It helps to clean every part easily. Before cleaning the machine, we recommend reading the user manual properly.

Flexibility & Brewing

Among Hamilton beach coffee makers, this model has two ways of brewing system inbuilt. Most interesting features, it has two separate water tanks for different brewing. From single serve coffee to carafe, you can get freshly brewed cup within minutes. Although the filter isn’t permanent it supports the cupcake-type filter.

In the morning, you can set advance timing for brewing coffee. That means while you wake up and get ready cups of coffee without hassle.

It’s fantastic, right? While you love to go on travel, you can enjoy travel mug coffee with this brewer.

Don’t worry about burnt coffee taste.  It takes only 2-3 minutes time from water brewing.

Warranty and Replacement

This Hamilton beach flexbrew 49976 model has a 1-year warranty if the machine doesn’t break any conditions. The warranty will apply in the U.S and Canadian living people who purchased one. It has a 1-year limited warranty from the purchasing date.

In this period of time, you will get complete support from the manufacturer in case the machine or any part has issues. If the product is no longer available, you will get the replacement with a similar one or better worth.

Please note: In the warranty period you should not liable for damaging the machine. Also, glass, filters, misuse of the machine don’t include with warranty.

Product Specification

  • Manufacturer (Brand): Hamilton Beach
  • Model: 49976
  • Weight: 6.67 lbs
  • Width: 10.24 in
  • Depth: 10.63 in
  • Height: 13.9 in
  • Cord: 24 in
  • The capacity of Cups: 12 Cups
  • Material: Plastic
  • Product type: Automatic
  • Controlling Option: Programmable
  • Time Function: Yes
  • Brew Strength Control: Yes
  • Thermal Mug/Carafe: No
  • Dispenser Style: No
  • Auto Shutdown: Yes
  • Temperature: 195° to 205°
  • Volts: 120V
  • Warranty: 1 year
What we liked
  • Programmable coffee brewer that absolutely hassle free
  • The machine keeps warming water up to 2 hours
  • It supports both single cup or carafe
  • Compatible to brew with own grounds or K cup pod
  • Automatics Shutoff function available
  • Small paper filter supports
  • Automatic pause function which quite fantastic
  • Delivers great cups of coffee
  • Control the brew strength from regular to bold
  • Water tank includes which easy to refill
  • You can see the water level through the easy-view window
What we didn't like
  • No permanent filter
  • Takes around 8-10 minutes to complete brew
  • No beep sound while done the coffee
  • Not having a long power cord (1-2 feet long)

The Button Line

After all, Hamilton 49976 coffee brewer is stylish, reasonable priced and one of the top machine in the market. This dual coffee maker is perfect for the home. Moreover, multi-functioning makes this brewer more popular to coffee enthusiasts.

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