It’s the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker is the Ninja Coffee Bar in all except for the name. The company has changed its name, however both brewers are identical. Both offer a variety of sizes of brewing, a variety of brewing options as well as an integrated milk frother. These features are combined to let you make any type of coffee, from caramel macchiato, to the simplest carafe of the black coffee.
Thanks to its greater versatility over standard drip coffee makers The Ninja Coffee Bar has arguably made a mark in the market
Notable Features : Six sizes for brewing: The brewer can make one cup (9.5 ounces) or XL-sized cup (11.5 pounds) and a Travel mug (14 ounces) and the XL multi-serve (18 pounds) and half-carafe (30 pounds) as well as a full-sized carafe (44 pounds). For the two larger sizes the machine comes with a an insulated glass carafe as well as warming plates.
Four brewing options: Like the original Ninja Coffee Bar, the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker offers the traditional coffee brew mode, an intense coffee brewing mode (for stronger coffee) as well as an over-ice brew feature (for the use of iced coffee) and a specialty brew modethat produces four-ounces of concentrated coffee for use in lattes macchiatos, as well as other drinks made of coffee.
cleaning mode Brewers come with the cleaning mode, which is a separate one with the “clean” button to activate it. The button will light up when the machine suggests running the clean cycle. This specific cycle, utilized with either a descaling solution , or with white vinegar removes calcium scale in the lines inside the device.
How Well Does the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker Work?
We put our Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker through the lab tests of CR and tested in real-world settings at home. We found that our engineers have tested the glass carafe version of the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker (model #CM401) and discovered that it has excellent coffee brewing performance, making an entire carafe of coffee within 7 minutes. The carafe itself is comfortable to hold and pour coffee from, and the brewer performs well in our tests of convenience to determine how smoothly you can refill the reservoir with water, set the filter in the right place, cleanse the machine, and much more.
We set up the machine at home and set it up and utilized the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker’s thermo-carafe variant (model #CM407) to replace our standard coffee maker.
It was a breeze to set up and use however we ended up needing to reference the user’s manual included times in order to become familiar with the machine’s different modes and functions. However, the manual was simple to follow, and the machine performed perfectly, allowing us to make iced coffees, lattes or just regular hot joe without difficulty. We also enjoyed having so numerous sizes and in a position to make stronger cups of coffee when we needed an extra shot to kickstart our morning.
However we have to admit that, for all the best reasons the espresso drinks though delicious, were not as great as the ones we have at our local coffee bar.
Who Is the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker For?
It’s the Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker is designed for those who are sick of the same pot of black coffee in the morning. They want the versatility in being able make an entire carafe in the next day, and an insulated travel mug the next day, or even a coffee in the morning and iced coffee during the day. The Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker is great for those who are looking for a single-serve coffee maker that doesn’t waste coffee pods.
How Consumer Reports Tests Drip Coffee Makers
Every drip maker comes into Consumer Reports’ labs undergoes rigorous tests to ensure it makes a top-quality cup of coffee that will last for many more mornings to be. We first run a brew performance test to determine the brew temperature and the time of contact (how the water remains within the sweet spot between the 195deg F up to 205degree F to brew). We also test the strength of the coffee brewed to ensure that it isn’t too weak or overly strong. Then we run convenience tests on each machine to determine the ease of being able to set timers, fill up the reservoir, and utilize the appliance. Finally we integrate brand-specific information on reliability predictions and the satisfaction of owners through our quarterly survey from CR members into every model.