Brewing coffee with the Hamilton Beach 46201 is really simple since it operates exactly like any other traditional drip machine.
To have access to the filter basket you push the ‘Swivel Filter Basket Button’ on the right side of the machine and fill it up with an appropriate amount of coffee grounds.
The water reservoir is removable for easy refilling in the sink. If no cabinets are blocking the top lid from opening, you can also refill the water without removing the tank.
Don’t forget to order the optionally available water filter if you don’t have a water softener in your house. This will remove the odd flavor you have when there is a high amount of chlorine in the water.
The ‘Brew Option’ feature allows you to increase the strength of the coffee.
Using this option will increase the length of the brewing cycle which results in a stronger coffee. Alternatively you can select the’ 1-4 cup’ setting for smaller batches.
And if you can’t wait for your first cup before the brew cycle is finished, no problem. Just pull the carafe out and the flow will automatically stop. Just bear in mind that your coffee could be too strong at this time.
The Hamilton Beach 46021 is easily refillable in your sink thanks to the removable water reservoir.