I've only just recently purchased this after reading the reviews on this site but I'm so happy with it. It's so easy to use and the coffee comes out tasting great. I use 4 tablespoons of coffee to what they call 6 cups which is 2 mugs to me. I don't add milk so I find the refill coffee can be a little hot but it cools quickly so it's not a drama. For the price it's a really great little machine.
Purchased in May 2021 at The Good Guys for $65.00.
After 12 months of use, here is my experience.
This makes great coffee. Here is how I would respond to the issues raised in the other reviews after using this machine for 12 months.
1. Yes, condensation forms under the lid and it leaks when you open the top. Design flaw-yes. To stop it dripping though, I tap the lid hard a few times before slowly opening it and get minimal dripping.
2. Machine makes perfect ready to drink temperature black coffee. If you like milk in your coffee, you have 2 options which are to buy another machine or buzz your coffee for 15 seconds in the microwave to get...it hotter after adding your milk. 3. Makes bitter coffee if your ratios are out. I think all machines are like this though I saw this mentioned a few times. What I do is use a tablespoon measure spoon when loading it to know my exact ratios. I get a great result. If you are just winging it and scooping random amounts of coffee in everytime, expect random results. 4. Manual says 4 cup minimum, but I make just enough for one cup of coffee by filling the water marker on the side of the machine to just under the line for 3 cups. Perfect, no waste and I have no issues 12 months out. I find, 2 tablespoons exactly of coffee for this amount of water works well. Add more or less to taste for yourself.
Purchased in March 2020 at Bigw for $20.00.
A great environmentally-friendly and affordable coffee machine.
I was looking for an inexpensive and standard coffee machine that would make light work of making coffee without the cost and inconvenience of constantly finding and replacing disposable and hard-to-degrade plastic pods.
The machine we would choose had to deliver on taste. With the right coffee, this Breville Aroma Coffee Maker has been our choice.
Hence, I found this drip-style coffee machine by Breville.
It has a stainless steel coffee filter, not requiring additional filter paper. We buy good quality ground coffee for it. After each us...e, we throw the used ground coffee in the garden, rinse the filter, wash the glass pot, and it's good to go again. No wastage. Good clean coffee. Bonuses: (i) one can do up to 12 cups of coffee, which equates to maybe 8 or 9 mugs of coffee;
Purchased at Officeworks Online store.
We love this machine
Great value for this great machine. We've had this machine for over 5yrs and use it daily to wake up with freshly brewed coffee. After discovering we prefer filter coffee style as we drink long black coffees, this machine is perfect. Easy to operate, nice looking and works perfectly.
Purchased in August 2015 at Qantas for $60.00.
Luke warm coffee
If I bought a coffee at the same temperature I'd be straight back to the shop, works okay but coffee temp is nowhere near acceptable, put a gauge on it at 70
Purchased in March 2020 at Bigw for $69.00.
I was looking for something more convenient than my manual espresso maker, but the coffee this machine makes was too bitter to drink. ( burnt ? ) Will try to return it tomorrow ?
Purchased in May 2020.
No fuss Coffee
The best part of this coffee maker is you can set and forget.
My husband has a long commute to work so he times this to make coffee while he is getting ready in the morning. 12 cups makes enough coffee for two morning cups and two travel mugs for Hubby and son and a cup for me.
We automatically set it on the weekend for when we wake up, coffee stays warm for two hours but if you want it to stay warm longer just press the Power button again.
Adjustable, don't want a full jug? Just add the water and coffee for how many cups you want, s...imple. What I like best is it comes with a reusable filter. So no paper filters or limited to specific pods for different branded machines. Just great tasting coffee from your favourite Brands. We haven't noticed any leaks and it is really easy to clean.
Purchased in March 2020 at BigW for $69.00.
We love this coffee machine at our house! Easy to use and easy to clean! We use it every day and it hasn't missed a beat. Just wish that the heating after it finishes lasted longer than 2 hours
Purchased in June 2019 at The Good Guys for $74.95.
Great coffee maker for the price
I bought a coffee maker to replace my old one which has broken after 2 years of use. This one is easy to use and the cup is easy to clean, my only complaint is that the cord is shorter than my old one so I couldn't put it in the same place.
Purchased in November 2019 at Amazon for $80.00.
Sipping Coffee Merrily
Guided by reviews on this site, chased down and purchased online from Harvey Norman. Didn't hear anything for a week and when I rang they seemed to have lost the order somewhere. Once re-established delivery was next day and all good. Filter machine was worth the wait. Very pleased with design and fits snugly in the bench corner next to the power point. Found the smallish water filling station on the RHS a little hard to get to. I'm Left handed so other lefties might find the same. Bought a funnel from the hardware shop and that solved th...e problem of missing the aperture and water everywhere. Coffee was quick to flow through and hot. The remaining day's coffee was switched off and zapped when needed as leaving the coffee on for a long period of time produces a "stewed" and bitter taste. The instructions said not to use a filter bag but did (have a big supply left over from previous machine) and the results were perfect. All in all, happy with purchase.
Purchased in November 2019 at Harvey Norman for $69.00.
Filters coffee deliciously. I have even filtered tea through it and it works just as well. You can make as little or as much as you like by adjusting water and scoops to taste. Havent tried the preset function yet. The problem I have with it is that the coffee goes cold quickly.
Purchased in February 2019.
Amazing - Timer function is the best
We have owned 2 of these over the years. The thing i like most about this product is, you can pre-set the timer the night before a work day and it comes on 30 minutes before my alarm clock.
Purchased in October 2016 at The Good Guys for $70.00.
This coffee maker was a little hard to come by (sold out) but glad we didn't cave and take the Sunbeam. The Breville Aroma is an exeptionally good machine and makes delicious, hot coffee. The only gripe we have with it is it's overly large capacity...12 cups! This is way to much coffee.Breville would have perfected this machine by reducing the capacity to 8 cups...less waste that way.However this 12 cup coffee maker would bew ideal for an office, lunchroom, Church etc....
I like drip coffee and this does a great job. I do have a few issues filling it but it does a great job. Keeps the coffee warm so I can make a pot that will last me through the morning. I have no problems with it just be aware of the drips when removing the mesh filter.
Purchased in August 2017.
Some annoyances, but it's OK.
The inlet for water reservoir is small so it's very easy to spill when filling. 12 cups on the reservoir makes less than 12 in the pot. Need to finely grind if you want strong coffee, but if you do then watch it like a hawk otherwise it could spill-over when it's dripping hot water through the filter. And as others have already noted, it sometimes drips the condensed water down the back of the unit when you open it up. Expensive for what it is. Never bothered to use the timer function - so that's useless to me (only got it because it was the cheapest at the time).
Purchased in June 2019.
Questions & Answers
Hi I’m after a actual video of a demonstration on how to you use it especially the pre set feature.
Brand new drip machine will not drip the water
Brand new.. Water runs straight through when filling tank. Followed instructions to the letter.?????
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|Category||Drip Coffee Machines|
|Input Power||1,000 W|
|Dimensions||360 x 300 x 425 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Release date||Dec 2005|
- GTIN13: 9312432010559
- MPN: BCM600
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