Keurig B70 Coffee Maker Review
The Keurig B70 is the most feature rich and expensive of the Keurig B-series single cup coffee brewers. While it is a fantastic coffee machine, is it worth the expense over its cheaper brothers? Read on to find out.
Keurig B70 Coffee Machine Features
As with all Keurigs, the B70 uses the patented K-cups system, which offers a huge variety of pre-measured coffee, tea and cocoa blends. It features a simple one touch control panel and an attractive blue backlit LCD display.
Five brew size options are available, starting at 3-1/4 ounce right up to an 11-1/4 ounce travel mug. A digital clock allows you to program the machine to turn on and off at pre-determined times. You can choose the brew temperature, selecting between 187 degrees F up to 192 degrees F.
The removable 60-ounce water reservoir holds enough water for up to 10 cups, and like other Keurig products in this series there’s a handy descale indicator.
Keurig B70 Coffee Maker Performance
Using the Keurig B70 is very easy. When you’re ready to begin, you just insert an appropriate K-cup and select your brew size. The machine looks stylish and modern and it brews an excellent cup of coffee really fast. It keeps the water hot between cups so you can quickly dish up different brews for your guests without too much fiddling.
You are not limited to the K-cups, even though there is a huge selection available. By using a reusable K-cup filter you can use your own coffee blends in the Keurig B70.
Cleanup is really easy and the parts are dishwasher friendly.
Reliability remains a concern with Keurig products. The company does do a very good job of honoring the warranty even beyond the standard one year period, but just be aware that a fair amount of people are skeptical about the reliability of the Keurig B70.
On Amazon.com, the Keurig B70 Coffee Maker has received 663 reviews at the time of this writing. This includes 455 four and five star reviews, giving the product a 68% customer satisfaction rating.
The Keurig B70 makes excellent coffee when it works. Reliability remains a concern though, more so apparently in this model than in the cheaper B40 and B60 models. If you don’t need the extra brew sizes and you’re happy with the 48-ounce reservoir of the smaller models, you may wish to consider one of them instead. Of course, chances are your B70 lasts you a good 3 or 4 years as is often the case. You just never know.