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Top 5 Small Drip Coffee Makers (1-4 cups)


Not everyone wants or needs to be able to whip up an espresso or a cappuccino right at home. A basic drip/filter coffee maker is the foundation for home coffee brewing. For just a few cups at a time, these small drip coffee makers will serve you well.

1. Senseo Coffee Maker

Senseo Coffee Maker
To be fair, this isn't a drip coffee maker. But it does make only 1 or 2 cups, so I think it fits right here. The Senseo brews a cup of fresh coffee in just seconds. Pop in a pod, and you're ready to go. It uses a pressure system, much like an espresso machine.

2. Black & Decker Brew'n Go (1 cup)

Black and Decker Brew n Go Coffee Maker
The very essence of simplicity. Brew a single cup of coffee directly into your favorite mug. It has an auto-off feature and a permanent filter. Great if you're on the move, or maybe for your desk at work

3. Delonghi Drip Coffee Maker (4 cup)

Delonghi 4-cup Coffee Maker
The permanent washable filter is an environmental bonus, and this little coffee maker has all the standard features too.
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4. Hamilton Beach Aroma Express (5 cup)

Hamilton Beach 5-cup Coffee Maker
I cheated with this one, since it's a little bigger than the other coffee makers on the list. All the basic features, and an extra large reservoir for easy filling.
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5. Zojirushi 4-Cup Zutto Coffee Maker

Zojirushi Drip Coffee Maker
Zojirushi isn't a name you often hear in regards to coffee makers, but this little 5-cup drip machine is definitely worth mentioning. The water tank comes right out, for easier cleaning and there is a built-in water filter.
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