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Best Coffee Machines and Coffee Makers for 2021

by Brodie Inguaggiato Updated: April 14, 2021 6 min read

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To brew the drink of your dreams from the comfort of your home, you need the perfect coffee machine or coffee maker. If this is the year you want to splurge on your first premium machine or maker, or just want to upgrade your current setup, we’ve got you covered.

Take a look at a few of our top coffee machines and coffee makers for 2021, including drip, travel, French press and cold brew coffee makers, as well as automatic, semi-automatic and prosumer espresso machines.

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Best Drip Coffee Maker

Drip coffee refers to the process of brewing by dripping hot water over the coffee grounds, otherwise known as the way to make “regular” coffee. While this may seem like a rudimentary process, investing in a good drip coffee maker can make a world of difference.

Braun MultiServe Brewing System

The Braun KF9070SI MultiServe Brewing System, available in silver, white and black, is an sleek drip coffee maker capable of replacing your old single-serve machine that just can't get the job done anymore.

With the ExactBrew System, it can brew 5-ounces up to a full carafe of Golden Cup, SCA-certified hot or iced coffee in 8 minutes or less. The Multiserve Brewing System is also equipped with BrewChoice Plus and a TempSensor System, meaning you can customize your favorite coffee to your liking while meeting SCA brewing standards to ensure your coffee remains the perfect temperature.

Look to the MultiServe Brewing System whether you’re brewing a quick cup of coffee for yourself or a full carafe for the family or for coworkers.

Best Travel Coffee Maker

Travel coffee makers like the AeroPress and AeroPress Go are highly versatile and portable tools when it comes to brewing coffee. By varying the amount of ground coffee used, an AeroPress can produce a wide variety of coffees. Pair that with a compact and lightweight frame, and you have a coffee maker perfect for those of us always on the move.

AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Press

AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Press

AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Press

The AeroPress Go Coffee Maker gives coffee lovers everything they need for on the go brewing. This compact, durable and light-weight travel coffee maker brews American, espresso, and cold brew coffee to fuel an active lifestyle.

For the coffee lover that’s always on the move, the AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Press is a one-of-a-kind coffee maker brews American, espresso, and cold brew coffee to fuel an active lifestyle.

With a smart design derived from the wildly popular original AeroPress, the simple to use AeroPress Go is compact, light-weight, durable and easy to clean up.

These features, in addition to providing superb tasting coffee, make the AeroPress Go optimal for traveling, camping, boating or just using at work.

Best French Press

French press coffee makers offer a simpler take on traditional coffee brewing. Doing away with paper filters, these coffee makers fully immerse ground coffee, steeping it like tea. The resulting coffee is full-bodied and aromatic with fewer flavorful oils lost in the process.

Espro P3 Press

Espro P3 Press - 32 oz Black

Espro P3 Press - 32 oz Black

The Espro P3 Press offers a high quality affordable coffee press, designed with durable materials and perfect extraction in mind. An 32 oz capacity and BPA, BPS, and phthalate free materials are perfect for serving guests.

When it comes to French press, the Espro P3 Press is one of the most user-friendly coffee makers on the market. Designed with durable materials and perfect extraction in mind, the P3 Press offers a 32 oz capacity and the promise of grit and grinds free coffee.

Espro P3 Press

The Espro P3 Press offers a 32 oz capacity and BPA, BPS, and phthalate free materials that are perfect for serving guests.

Patented double micro-filters keep any stray grinds from entering your cup, while a safety lock keeps everything in place. The P3 Press also utilizes glass that is 40 percent thicker than traditional coffee presses for heat retention and increased durability.

Best Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Cold brew coffee makers offer a unique style of preparation that produces smoother, less acidic coffee that’s ideal for refreshing summer drinks. With some ice and a bit of patience you can prepare delicious drinks that rival those offered at your favorite coffee house.

ESPRO Cold Brew Coffee Kit

ESPRO Cold Brew Coffee Kit - Black

ESPRO Cold Brew Coffee Kit - Black

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With a resealable and UV-protected glass growler, a brewer with auto-lock valve, a micro mesh filter and compostable paper filters, the ESPRO Cold Brew Coffee Kit makes the cold brew process simple, easy and mess-free.

If you’ve never dabbled in cold brew before or have and were turned off by the brewing process, materials required and/or mess created, the ESPRO Cold Brew Coffee Kit is here to put your mind at ease. All you need outside of the kit is your favorite coarse-ground coffee or loose tea leaves and cold water, everything else is included.

By combining innovative features, a straightforward brew process and an excellent price point, this kit allows both cold brew novices and experts alike to create up to 48 oz of delicious cold brew concentrate.

Once the brew process is finished, feel free to enjoy your cold brew however you want: over ice, with milk or mixed with hot or cold water.

Best Coffee Machines for 2021

Quick Mill Vetrano Design

Quick Mill Vetrano Design Espresso Machine

Quick Mill Vetrano Design Espresso Machine

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The Quick Mill Vetrano Design is an Italian-made, semi-automatic dual boiler espresso machine that combines cutting-edge technology with a sleek design to create top-notch coffee from the comfort of your home, office or small cafe for years to come.

If you're a traditionalist who loves top quality coffee, you owe it to yourself to invest in the Quick Mill Vetrano Design.

The Vetrano Design features an insulated 0.75 L stainless steel brew boiler and insulated 1.4 L steam boiler for simultaneous brewing and steaming, as well as a dual manometer and an LED PID temperature controller.

Along with the ever-iconic E61 brew group and a commercial style steam wand, you can expect rocksteady temperature stability shot to shot while also being able to froth and texture milk to your exact specifications.

Gaggia Cadorna Prestige

Gaggia Cadorna Prestige Automatic Espresso Machine

Gaggia Cadorna Prestige Automatic Espresso Machine

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The Gaggia Cadorna Prestige is a remarkable bean-to-cup machine with 14 customizable beverages, the option to create 4 user profiles, and an integrated milk carafe for making top quality milk drinks.

With the Cadorna Prestige, you can whip up any espresso or milk beverage on this super-automatic machine and are guaranteed a delicious barista-quality beverage.

It’s super easy to keep things clean and with a plethora of options to personalize your favorite beverages, you can pretty much kick your feet back and relax while Gaggia’s Cadorna Prestige does the hard work for you.

Rancilio Silvia Pro

Rancilio Silvia Pro Espresso Machine

Rancilio Silvia Pro Espresso Machine

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With the same simplistic functionality and minimalist design of its predecessor, the Rancilio Silvia, the long-awaited Rancilio Silvia Pro semi-automatic espresso machine provides specialty coffee at home with some of the best technology on the market. Top-of-the-line components like advanced dual PIDs allow for less than a 1 degree Fahrenheit variance in espresso brew temperature, while dual boilers allow for simultaneous high quality espresso and milk steaming.

Following in the footsteps of the Silvia before it, the Rancilio Silvia Pro semi-automatic espresso machine is a full-scale update to an industry icon.

The Silvia Pro retains the simplicity and functionality of its predecessor, while adding professional elements like dual boilers for simultaneous high quality espresso brewing and milk steaming and dual PIDs that allow for a World Barista Championship-quality less than a 1°F variance in espresso brew temperature.

Add in a sleek and minimalistic design and the Silvia Pro makes for a fantastic option for coffee beginners or veterans alike.

JURA E6

JURA E6 Automatic Espresso Machine

JURA E6 Automatic Espresso Machine

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The E6 is a simple, yet intuitive super-automatic design from JURA that is more hands on than the others. It’s capable of brewing and steaming all the espresso standards with the press of a button and turn of a dial. For espressos and cappuccinos galore, look no further than the E6.

The JURA E6 is one the first espresso machines to feature the innovative Pulse Extraction Process (P.E.P.). It makes a more full-bodied, flavorful espresso with thicker crema compared to drinks made with other machines. JURA machines tend to be very user-friendly, and the E6 is no exception. It has very simple controls, letting you make coffee shop quality drinks with ease.

P.E.P. allows the E6 to make more full-bodied, flavorful espresso with thicker crema compared to drinks made with other machines. The E6 also features an Intelligent Pre-Brew Aroma System, which pre-infuses grounds before brewing to ensure the best possible extraction.

JURA machines are generally equal parts user-friendly and visually stunning, and the E6 is no exception. By blending simple controls, traditional craftsmanship and modern technology, the E6 is capable of brewing and steaming whatever drink you fancy with the press of a button and turn of a dial.

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Summary

There you have it; our picks for the best coffee machines and coffee makers for 2021. If our picks haven’t piqued your interest, we have a deep and diverse catalog of coffee makers and machines — including automatic, semi-automatic and prosumer espresso machines, in addition to drip, travel, French press and cold brew coffee makers — that we highly recommend checking out.

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Brodie Inguaggiato
Brodie Inguaggiato

Brodie joined Whole Latte Love in 2020 as a technical copywriter and is brand new to the world of coffee. He writes and edits product copy, blog posts and additional content with the viewpoint of a novice to (hopefully) provide a fresh take on some of the more daunting coffee-related topics. He aspires to become a coffee master and enjoys watching and debating any and all sports in his spare time.