BUNN Velocity Brew Review

Overall Rating
90
Coffee Quality (40%)
90
Design & Features (20%)
85
Durability (20%)
93
Ease of Use (10%)
93
Brand Reputation (10%)
93

The Bottom Line

BUNN's revolutionary quick-brew coffee maker, the Velocity Brew uses an innovative sprayhead to wet grounds evenly with a speedy 3-minute brew time for a 50 oz pot. Discontinued, check out the BUNN Speed Brew instead.
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Key Features of the BUNN Velocity Brew

Key Features of BUNN Velocity Brew

BUNN Velocity Brew Overview

BUNN has 4 primary versions of this series:

  • BUNN GR
  • BUNN BX
  • BUNN BT
  • BUNN NHS

(There are variations of these model names such as GRW and GRB where the last letter corresponds to unit color, white and black, respectively.)

All of these models have the same features common among all Velocity Brew machines, so how do you choose between them? Try this simple guide:

  • Do you want the cheapest model? Pick whichever has the lowest price, probably the GR.
  • Do you want to save as much energy as possible? Pick the BX or BT.
  • Do you like to keep your coffee hot for long periods of time? Pick the BT’s thermal carafe.
  • Do you want the convenience of the swivel lid? Pick the NHS and save that vertical space.
  • Do you live at high altitude? BUNN has a specific model for that — the BTX-B.

Pros

  • Up to 50 oz brew size (8-10 cups of coffee)
  • Speedy 3 minute brew time and unique sprayhead for optimal extraction
  • Stainless steel internal tank with 200ºF temp
  • Glass carafe models come with porcelain-coated heating plate
  • Special high altitude model available (BTX-B)

Cons

  • Discontinued model
  • Some owners have complained of metallic or burning plastic smell, which BUNN says is from an epoxy used in construction
  • Can’t pause the brew and no Auto-Off feature
  • Takes 5-10 minutes to heat internal tank
  • Begins brewing as soon as you shut the lid

Is the BUNN Velocity Brew for you?

Is BUNN Velocity Brew for you?

BUNN Velocity Brew Review: An In-Depth Look

Check out the BUNN Velocity Brew!

Check out BUNN Velocity Brew!

BUNN Velocity Brew
BUNN's revolutionary quick-brew coffee maker, the Velocity Brew uses an innovative sprayhead to wet grounds evenly with a speedy 3-minute brew time for a 50 oz pot. Discontinued, check out the BUNN Speed Brew instead.

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