Keurig K-Latte Review

Overall Rating
82
Coffee Quality (40%)
80
Design & Features (20%)
80
Durability (20%)
85
Ease of Use (10%)
85
Brand Reputation (10%)
85

The Bottom Line

The simpler of Keurig's two specialty beverage brewers, the K-Latte is a compact, entry-level way to enjoy both coffees and lattes from the comfort of your own home. (And without paying the Starbucks tax.)
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Key Features of the Keurig K-Latte

Key Features of Keurig K-Latte

  • Product Line/System: K-Latte
  • Brew Sizes: 6 oz, 8 oz, 10 oz
  • Water Reservoir: 36 oz
  • Display: Button control panel with buttons for Brew Size and Latte
  • Temp Control: No
  • Strength Control: No
  • Dimensions: 12.9"W x 13.2"D x 12.5"H
  • Weight: 7.7 lbs
  • Other Features: Smart Start heats and brews with one push, comes with Keurig frother

Keurig K-Latte Overview

Keurig tried to follow in Nespresso's footsteps with their Keurig Rivo brewer, which brewed specialty beverages like lattes and cappuccinos.

Unfortunately for Keurig, the Rivo proved too challenging to maintain as you needed special Rivo pods.

Instead, Keurig discontinued the Rivo and created their K-Cafe and K-Latte machines.

The K-Cafe is more feature-rich than the K-Latte, offering the following upgrades

  • 60 oz water reservoir
  • Strength Control for bolder brews
  • 12 oz brew size
  • Dishwasher-safe frother
  • 3 frothing modes (Latte, Capp, and Cold)

Essentially, the K-Cafe is designed to be a specialty beverage station.

The K-Latte mostly is a typical Keurig coffee maker with a "stronger coffee" button and a collapsible dock for the frother, which only has a single frothing mode for silky latte foam.

For comparison, the K-Cafe's frother has two additional modes for more aerated cappuccino foam and cold foam for iced beverages.

Pros

  • Includes Keurig's upgraded system for richer coffee and quieter brewing
  • No pod-scanning technology so brews both licensed and unlicensed K-Cup pods
  • Brews both single-serve coffee and concentrated shots for specialty beverages
  • Comes with Keurig frother attachment
  • Simplest brewer for the occasional specialty beverage

Cons

  • Max 10 oz brew size
  • Frother has just one frothing mode (and no cold froth option)
  • Small, rear-positioned 36 oz water reservoir is harder to access and refill
  • No Brew Strength or Temp Control
  • Doesn't come with a water filter kit

Is the Keurig K-Latte for you?

Is Keurig K-Latte for you?

The Keurig K-Latte is a no-frills option if you like to enjoy the occasional milk-based specialty beverage.

If you're looking for a more robust specialty beverage system, the K-Cafe has you covered with 3 frothing modes (including cold frothing for iced beverages) and a convenient dishwasher-safe frother.

Keurig K-Latte Review: An In-Depth Look

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Keurig K-Latte
The simpler of Keurig's two specialty beverage brewers, the K-Latte is a compact, entry-level way to enjoy both coffees and lattes from the comfort of your own home. (And without paying the Starbucks tax.)

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