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Hamilton Beach Coffee BrewmasterCoffee tastes like plastic

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We got one of these Brewmasters and we really love it. The idea that you dont have to fool around with a glass carafe is nice. However, we have noticed that the coffee seems to taste plasticky..when the coffee brews, it sits in a plastic bucket until its dispensed. I do not know if thats the reason coffee tastes funny, or if it picks up the plastic taste from the container the water is poured in to...we use bagged coffee, so its not picking up taste from a plastic can...we are just so disappointed with this, as the coffee maker is really cool. We do keep our coffeemaker clean and our water is not hard. Has anyone else had this issue?


  • Gf
    GFRIEL63 Mar 18, 2019

    Bought 1-9-19 it rebrews after brewing the first time. Call and was told I would have to cut the cord to get a replacement. It takes about 3 wks will not wait. I will never purchase hamilton beach piece of [censored] products again. When calling customer service it takes over 1 hour to be able to speak to a agent. Their products are worthless.

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    aaditya balleda Sep 20, 2018
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    Bought Hamilton beach rice cooker(37541) but cooking pot is not available to buy here as spare and since no others pots fit into this, i request you to make these accessories/ parts available if you want your company in our country to be able to stand.

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  • Eg
    E_G_M Sep 19, 2018
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    I bought a percolator and the handle snapped off
    I have tried to contact you via the web site numerous times and have no response. The wait time for phone support is 30+ minutes and I have been unable to contact you in that manner either.

    I would like a replacement or refund


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  • Dj
    D J Trump Aug 14, 2018

    The on/off knob broker on the oven. It has been impossible to get a replacement, and result we will most likely toss it in the trash heap where it belongs. Your customer service is abysmal. I will not be a Hamilton beach or provide silx customer in the future.

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    OneMoreAngryCustomer Mar 28, 2012

    Customer service is horrible for this company! I don't know who hires these rude people who will talk over the customer!!! I have never had such a terrible experience as I've had with the Hamilton brand! The electric kettle cover just broke on its own and they expect me to pay them $10 to ship their piece of junk back to them in return for the same piece of junk?! What planet are you people from? And why is this company still selling defective product?! Get your junk product out of our stores ASAP!

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  • Mr
    MR J E BYNUM Nov 14, 2010

    ITs not only my brewmaster, but other also.could you install a button or something to increase the heat.I just cant get a good cup of hot coffee.IT is not good and HOT.I know you would have to put an warning light on it or some one would sue you.BUT think of a way, to do so? for we who want a HOT cup of coffee.THANK YOU FOR your time.GOD BLESS. I have heard many people say this samething also. HOT HOT HOT

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  • Le
    Les Correa Jun 16, 2008
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    We just purchased the Brewmaster and loved it. However, the coffee does have a "plastic taste" and I noticed a fine, oily suspension floating on the coffee.

    Because of the taste and oily film, we have decided to return the Brewmaster back to the store.

    We will be looking for a different coffee maker.

    Les & Shan

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    basqarl May 11, 2008
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    We had the same problem and now I am looking for a different brand coffee maker.

    When we first purchased this and used it (for months now) it brewed a superb cup of coffee. Loved all the features of the coffee maker and was convinced that we would not stray from this model.

    However, about a month ago, even with cleaning and using filtered water, the plastic taste is horrendous and makes the coffee unpalatable. What is puzzling is the fact that the coffee maker is inconsistent... sometimes it is horrible for a week (every day) and then it works fine for a few days. However, I end up tossing out too much coffee and being inconvenienced so often that I am going to purchase another brand and ditch this one.

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