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Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S
 
Price range:
$20.29 - $49.95
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Summary: This Black & Decker 1-cup to-go model has:
  • a permanent filter.
  • a cone-type filter.
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Community icon37 people have reviewed this model.
Type: 1- to 2-mug to-go coffeemakers
About - Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S

The Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, drip coffeemaker models like the Brew'N Go DCM18S are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Brew performance:
The ability to reach 195° to 205° F for five or six minutes, the industry standard for optimal brewing.

Convenience:
Reflects ease of filling the reservoir, placing the filter, gauging the amount of coffee remaining, and cleaning up. It also reflects how clear we judged the controls.
About This Brand

The second-largest brand of coffeemakers is now part of the new Applica Organization, which includes the Salton brands. Black & Decker offers a wide range of very affordable products through retailers such as Target, Walmart, department stores, and many online retailers. Prices range from $15 to $90.

Features & Specs - Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S
info Programmable No
info Thermal carafe/mug Yes
info Small-batch setting No
info Brew-strength control No
info Dispenser-style No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 10 x 7 x 9
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User Reviews - Black & Decker Brew'N Go DCM18S
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5.0
makes great coffee
2/21/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I have this coffee maker for years . I make at least 2 16 oz. cups a day. Great taste and no paper filters to deal with.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
DCM18 has been replaced for good reason
1/15/2014
Pros
Quick Mug Of Coffee
Cons
Dcm18 Switch Failure
Best Uses
Comment:
About 10 years ago, I bought 3 original DCM19 Brew n Go's models at about $10 clearance price. First one lasted 7 years at 250 mugs per year! Used #2 cone filters with seams I first folded back and 1 oz of coffee. Used 2nd one as a replacement, gave 3rd one away as a gift, and bought this new DCM18 for work. That one last only for about 30 mugs and switch stopped working. Found B&D changed manufacurers and quality dropped. Now B&D has a new taller Brew n Go out in Target stores. They must have got the message about the switch problems. Anyway, I found another old DCM19 at a thrift store as a 2nd backup and am happy. Note that I bought a 15 oz all stainless steel mug that fits under the older model with it's 5-1/4 clearance, but still have the original mugs.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Nice personal coffee maker
11/19/2013
Pros
Brews good coffee
Convenient to Use
Cons
Drips A Bit After Finishe
No Ounce Marks Inside
Best Uses
Comment:
The first one I had for many years with no problems. The second one I bought just a few months ago stopped working for no reason. The switch just will not turn on.<br /> I still am going to buy another one to replace it. Next time I will keep the receipt and box for a while.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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