A recent industry survey of 3,000 people found more Americans than ever are drinking coffee, with 64% saying they drank at least a cup the previous day, Reuters reported.
But while the allure of Starbucks is tough to resist, the same survey found that 79% of the coffee-drinkers had a cup at home the previous day. If you're in that group, you know how important it is to find a coffee maker that works for your lifestyle, budget and taste buds.
From trendy cold-brew makers and pour-overs to good old-fashioned brewers and luxe espresso machines, there's plenty to choose from and consider. For those in the market to upgrade their coffee-brewing chops, we've rounded up the best of the best for 2019. And we've organized them by price category, so whether you're looking to save or splurge, you can find what you need. So go on — pour yourself a strong mug and get to browsing:
Think of your favorite homey, hipster cafe. You know the vibe: quotes on the wall, smooth beats sounding in the corner, digital nomads working away on their Macs. Here, you can have a (surprisingly small) cup of cold brew for $5. Or you could buy this at-home brewer for less than $25. Using any type of ground coffee you'd like, this budget-friendly pick makes four servings of smooth and flavorful cold brew. If you want to "do it for the Insta," buy a takeaway cup and fake it. No filter required — for your post, or the brewer.
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