Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 Review

Overall Rating
94
Coffee Quality (40%)
94
Design & Features (20%)
94
Durability (20%)
93
Ease of Use (10%)
95
Brand Reputation (10%)
90

The Bottom Line

The Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 has a ton of functionality, including PID temperature control, 3 adjustable flow rates, bloom time control, iced and cold brew modes, and 6 presets that meet SCA standards.
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Key Features of the Breville Precision Brewer BDC455

Key Features of Breville Precision Brewer BDC455

  • Capacity: 60 oz
  • Carafe: Thermal
  • Display: Digital LCD with dial
  • Auto-Off: Yes
  • Grinder: None
  • Power: 1650W

Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 Overview

The Breville Precision Brewer lives up to its name, offering a few great features that give it the edge over every other drip coffee maker on the market:

  • PID control for precise (and digital) temperature control
  • Pump with 3 different flow rate settings
  • Bloom time control in My Brew mode
  • Both flat and conical filter baskets
  • Gold Cup mode for optimal temperature and time settings per SCA standards

There are 6 different brew type settings — Fast, Gold Cup, Strong, Over Ice, My Brew, and Cold Brew — and the digital display notifies you of the machine’s progress from Heating to Blooming to Brewing.

And yes, you read that right — the Breville Precision Brewer actually makes cold brew coffee using cold water and full immersion for 4-14 hours.

Small touches like the water reservoir’s volume labels don’t go unnoticed either. From top to bottom, the Precision Brewer is carefully designed and well-made for people who are serious about their coffee.

Pros

  • Brew using SCA standard settings or your own completely customized parameters
  • PID temperature control for consistent pots and even extraction
  • 6 different brew modes including cold brew
  • Intelligently pre-infuses and blooms your grounds for proper extraction

Cons

  • Pricier than your average drip coffee maker
  • Water reservoir isn’t removable

Is the Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 for you?

Is Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 for you?

Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 Review: An In-Depth Look

Check out the Breville Precision Brewer BDC455!

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Breville Precision Brewer BDC455
The Breville Precision Brewer BDC455 has a ton of functionality, including PID temperature control, 3 adjustable flow rates, bloom time control, iced and cold brew modes, and 6 presets that meet SCA standards.

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