Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew Review

Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew
Overall Rating
84
Coffee Quality (40%)
82
Design & Features (20%)
83
Durability (20%)
85
Ease of Use (10%)
90
Brand Reputation (10%)
85
The Bottom Line
The Cuisinart DGB-650 is the best Cuisinart machine with a blade grinder. Unfortunately, that makes it inferior to the DGB-700 and higher. On the plus side, it comes with a thermal carafe.
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Key Features of the Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew

Key Features of Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew

  • Max Brew Volume: 60 oz (12 cups)
  • Min Brew Volume: 10 oz (2 cups)
  • Grinder: Blade
  • Adjustable Grind Size: No
  • Bean Hopper Volume: 8 oz
  • Carafe: Thermal
  • Programmable Start: Yes
  • Auto Shut-Off: Immediately after brew
  • Filter: Gold Tone #4 permanent
  • Weight: 12.0 lbs
  • Dimensions: 9.8″W x 12.0″D x 17.0″H

Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew Overview

The Cuisinart DGB-650 is the best Cuisinart model with a blade grinder.

On the plus side, it comes with a thermal carafe.

But honestly, I can’t think of a reason to get this grinder instead of any other Cuisinart model above. The burr grinders make that much of a difference.

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Is the Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew for you?

Is Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew for you?

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Cuisinart DGB-650 Grind & Brew
The Cuisinart DGB-650 is the best Cuisinart machine with a blade grinder. Unfortunately, that makes it inferior to the DGB-700 and higher. On the plus side, it comes with a thermal carafe.

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Bryan De Luca

I'm Bryan but most people know me as The Coffee Maven. I grew up outside Boston, Massachusetts and received my Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Providence College. My first introduction to coffee was during my college days, when I used it as a source of caffeine to fuel late-night study sessions, but soon I became obsessed with the chemistry of coffee. How did changes to water temperature or contact time affect its taste? Why do beans from Africa taste fruity while beans from Indonesia taste spicy? I launched The Coffee Maven in February 2017 to explore these questions and help others brew their perfect cup. Welcome to my site, and thanks for reading!

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