Hamilton Beach #FlexBrew Coffeemaker & Giveaway


You may not already know this about me, but I have a bit a of a coffee habit. I’m totally addicted to coffee. With that coffee drinking habit comes a lot of coffee gear. I’ve tried every affordable and some not so affordable coffee brewing system out there. So you can only imagine what my coffee habit combined with my kitchen appliance habit does to my kitchen. I’m always looking for the perfect coffee brewing system. So when Hamilton Beach mentioned their new FlexBrew coffee maker, I was excited to checking it out.

For the record, I’m the only coffee drinker in this house. So unless I’m hosting a crowd, I typically brew only a few cups each day. I do supplement with some coffee pit stops near my office. On a typical morning though, I’ll brew my coffee using my Bodum french press or a pour-over Melitta coffee filter. They’re both very easy to use. In the summer, I will typically prep a huge batch of cold-brew coffee in my Toddy.

What’s great about the FlexBrew system from Hamilton Beach is that you have a few options. You can brew a 12-cup pot of coffee through a standard paper filter, you can brew a single cup of coffee through the drip system AND you can brew a single cup of coffee using a Keurig K-cup. That’s a lot of options to get your coffee fix on. In addition to these brew sizes, you can program it to brew at a set time and you can adjust your coffee strength. This is great for me since I have crazy mornings and I love my coffee bold. Win win, right?

So I tried all three brewing options:

  • I made about 8 cups of coffee in the pot. It was great. I selected bold. It came out just how I wanted it. This made me happy.
  • I tried brewing with ground coffee in the single-cup mode. It gave me a good cup of coffee. My only frustration is that I was hoping for quick and it took a few minutes. Still, it produced a good, even cup of coffee.
  • Last, I tried the K-cup option. I used a Starbucks brand K-cup. I used the Verona Roast. It took a couple minutes to brew that, but it produced a consistently good cup of coffee.

All in all, this machine produces good coffee. I just wish that the single cup method was faster, but that’s just me. I’m impatient for my coffee fix. I highly recommend this coffee maker for anyone.

Glad to have this addition to my home.

And the good news? You can enter to win this coffee maker! Enter now. Enjoy your coffee!


*Please note that this coffee maker was given to me by Hamilton Beach but all opinions are my own.

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About Hindy Garfinkel
  • Shayndy Abrahamson

    flavored with milk

  • Holly E

    I love flavored coffee with milk and sugar.

  • Jeni

    Love strong coffee with cream.

  • lindsay hess

    I love to have sugar and vanilla creamer in my coffee!!

  • LorenP

    I love my coffee bold with lots of coffee creamer.

  • Leah

    As black as my soul….. Ok, just kidding! I like it with cream. 😉

  • Timmi Doerschlag-Eichenauer

    I like my coffee light and sweet.

  • saracohn

    Bold! Hot or iced

  • Wendy

    Love coffee with friends

  • Gael Wood

    With cream and sugar!

  • tannawings

    I like my coffe with tons of cream and some sugar
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  • Ben T

    Just almond milk for me!

  • Amy Siegel

    I like skim milk and truvia over ice.

  • Shelley Serber

    We eat pretty healthy – but caramel coffee creamer is my drug of choice! This machine looks awesome! 🙂

  • cris

    a little organic sugar and almond milk

  • Trish Williams

    I love my coffee with hazelnut creamer

  • Sharon Blajev

    Cream and sugar

  • robee61

    I used to like just regular supermarket standbys. Where I work they brought in a locally roasted coffee which got me hooked. I now have to have stronger coffee and sometimes I can even drink it black.

  • Carla S

    I like coffee with alot of cream and splenda.

  • Lisa Brown

    i like my coffee with stevia and soy milk

  • Rina Friedman

    With lots of flavored creamers!

  • Amber Campbell

    I’ve just recently learned to like it straight black!

  • Kristin G

    I love coffee with a flavored creamer. Sometimes I add some cinnamon in it!

  • steve weber

    I like mine with a splash of whiskey in it

  • Rust

    I like it strong with cream and sugar.

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  • saralynns2

    I like SUPER dark coffee with very low acidity… black 🙂

  • AmandaSakovitz

    WIth cream and sugar

  • Marilyn Nawara

    I like medium roast or breakfast blend — black

  • Amanda Whitley

    i like my coffee black.

  • Erin H.

    Strong with lots of cream and sugar. 🙂

  • esther

    Just with slenda and milk

  • dustforgot

    I like my coffee with a bit of cream and raw sugar.

  • Genissa

    I love my coffee with hazelnut creamer & sugar.

  • Sarah Klinkowitz

    Just give me the coffee! I’ll take it anyway I can get it. Iced, hot, frozen, fancy coffee drinks, icecream…I love coffee!

  • Miriam @ Overtime Cook

    Strong, over ice, with lots of milk!

  • Courtney C.

    Love coffee, just about any way it’s made.

  • Carissa Kloepping Jordan

    I’ve always loved coffee, but having been a barista, I love it even more; black is my favorite way but I do enjoy occasionally adding cream or some flavoring to it.

  • dawnr

    iced coffee with a splash of milk

  • Lindsey B

    I love coffee anytime. Especially with a shot of Baileys!

  • Nicole Velin-Shaw

    my hubby would love this! coffee runs in his veins 😉 he ads flavored creamers.

  • gitarz

    this is so versatile and wonderful

  • Marcy Behrmann


  • Sonia Blejer

    This may sound disgusting to most people, but I like my coffee at room temperature and very diluted…. no sugar but mixed with a cup of unsweetened almond milk. The good thing is that I can leave my coffee on the table and nobody will dare to steal it from me! 🙂

  • Jacob

    With lots of milk and sugar

  • mita

    With milk and sugar

  • Thomas Murphy

    I like lots of cream and sugar.

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