By now we’ve all heard of, seen and probably used a one-cup coffee maker. The most popular of these, of course, is the Keurig. Keurigs are a fantastic invention, because there are many scenarios when an entire pot of coffee is unnecessary. For example, if you prefer a different type of coffee than your other housemates, it doesn’t make any sense to brew a whole pot of coffee only you’re going to drink.
The same thing goes for office settings. If you’ve got anywhere from 5 to 500 co-workers, there is a very slim chance you all agree on coffee. Then comes the cleaning up conundrum: Who cleans the carafe? Should it be the person who made the coffee or the last person to have a mug? Even then, not all carafes are dishwasher safe and hand-washing anything in this day and age seems silly. With a one-cup coffee maker, everyone uses and then cleans their own mug. No confusion there.
For these reasons and more, the Keurig is a great product that is ideal for a number of coffee dispensing situations. Really, the only shortcoming of the Keurig is it is not ideal for ALL coffee dispensing situations. The Capresso Coffee à la Carte 3-in-1 brewing system, however, is and here’s why: