Technivorm Moccamaster KBT 79112 Review

Technivorm’s Moccamaster KBT showing all parts included.

Technivorm of Amerongen, The Netherlands added the KBT 79112 (formerly the ‘9587’) to the growing number of its first-class Moccamaster range of coffeemakers that guarantee perfectly brewed coffee in every cup.

Buyers of Technivorm Moccamaster are re-assured that their coffee is brewed according to the European Coffee Brewing Center (ECBC) and Specialty Coffee Association of America and Europe (SCAE and SCAA) standards. That’s a big selling point of the Moccamaster series and below is a breakdown of the other features, specifics, good and low points of purchasing the KBT 79112.

KBT 79112 features & specifics

Optimal brewing temperatures

The Technivorm Moccamaster KBT 79112 (formerly model no. ‘9587’) is capable of brewing your coffee at 92 degrees to 96 degrees Celius temperature range that meets the ECBC, SCAE, and SCAA requirements. The accompanying thermal carafe is made of rust-resistant stainless steel maintains the coffee temperature at 80 degrees C to 85 degrees C. The nine-hole water spray head evenly wets the coffee grounds to avoid wastage and ensures uniform brewing.

Safety features

This coffee brewer features a copper boiling element fitted with a double safety guard that enables brewing time in 5-6 minutes. Additional features include visible scale indicators on the 1.25L water tank, a hand-operated drip-stop on the filter holder, different color choices for the aluminium heater housing, and illuminated power switch. This brewer measures  11.5 x 7 x 15.5 inches and weighs 7.8 pounds.

The good points on the KBT 79112

Here are the major advantages of the Technivorm Moccamaster KBT 79112:

Brew stays hot for hours

Coffee brewed from this product comes out really hot and stays hot for up to 2 hours after brewing with the use of the accompanying stainless steel thermal carafe.

Large water tank

Transparent water tank with visible volume markings that can accommodate up to 1.25 litres of water.

Fast Brew times

Fast brewing time and uniform brewing of coffee grounds.

Very safe to use

Safety features that include dual safeguards on the copper boiling element and jug sensor that stops the brewing process when the Thermo jug is not in its proper place.

High usability & easy cleaning

This unit is easy to set up, operate, and clean.

What is not so good about this Moccamaster model?

Cost is higher than average

This is a premium product and is priced higher than the average for the coffee brewer, so that’s the main drawback with the 79112 KBT.

Use of power

Also, this unit, like all products with negative reviews, says it uses quite a lot of electricity as it requires 1400 watts to operate.

Feedback from existing buyers

Verified buyers of the Technivorm Moccamaster KBT 79112 all like the fact that the unit is shipped fully assembled, exception being the brew head wand and filter basket. It is also easy to operate and has fulfilled its promise of standard brewing temperature every time it is used.

Some owners like the brewed coffee from this product very much, but their unit experienced some unit defects after the warranty period and they were not able to get assistance from customer service.

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Who should buy the 79112 KBT Moccamaster?

Coffee lovers and people who like their brewed coffee hot even after some time will surely love this Technivorm Moccamaster brewer.

This product is ideal for persons who love the taste of freshly brewed, piping hot coffee any time of the day. You just have to operate it with a dedicated outlet and its own breaker to avoid overloading of power.

79112 KBT is available in Polished Silver, Black and Chrome below: