With the introduction of the Keurig 2.0 line of machines came the ability to now brew a full carafe of coffee, instead of just a single cup. In order to achieve this larger brewing size Keurig developed larger carafe pods. These pods allow users to brew up to four cups carafe of coffee unlike single K-Cup pod which allows brewing of only one cup.
In this article, we have listed the three best Keurig K Carafe Reusable pods based on their features, pros, cons and our own experiences. The K Carafe pods usually contain 26 to 28 grams of coffee and brews almost 4 cups of coffee in keurig carafe that holds up to 30 ounces of coffee.
EZ Carafe KeurigManufactured by Perfect Pod, the EZ-Carafe pod is compatible with all Keurig 2.0 models. The EZ Carafe can brew up to 4 cups of carafe with customer’s choice of coffee. It uses paper filters and unlike other options that hold 26 grams, EZ-Carafe holds up to 28 grams of ground coffee. The EZ Carafe 100% biodegradable paper filters effectively filter out oil and other sediments from the coffee without creating the harmful impact on environment like plastic k cups.
Perfect Pod also manufactures EZ Carafe Paper Filter Refills that works with all Keurig 2.0 models. It allows the brewing of any coffee in keurig machines. The filters effortlessly remove sediments and oil. If compared to pre-filled single serve capsules, the EZ Carafe paper filter refills save up to 80% for the users.
The use of paper filters helps produce the best brewed carafe and also keeps the EZ-Carafe clean. It allows users to fill it to the top without worrying about the grounds getting into the pot. We also find them attractive due to their eco friendly and biodegradable feature. EZ Carafe Paper Filter Refills are also a better choice than plastic keurig pods which are thrown away after use.
ProsEZ Carafe Keurig is rated positively for its compatibility with every Keurig 2.0 models, but also because this product is so easy of use. This product seems to deliver and excellent brew each and every time. This excellent accessory to Keurig machines allows users to use varying amount of coffee to make anything a customer want from a regular 4 to 5 cups Carafe. Paper filters also makes it easy to toss out the coffee grinds after brewing. We also used it with tea bags to make carafe of tea which tastes better than K cup tea.
Even though, the EZ Carafe pod marketed as cost effective, several users have mentioned that the necessary filters were rather pricey. Traditional filters are typically around 2 cents each, but the EZ Carafe filters came in around 20 cents per filter which is a major drawback. The use of filters is also little inconvenient for many users who are more interested in filter fitted Carafe Keurig.
Eco CarafeEco Carafe is also manufactured by Perfect Pod and works effortlessly with all Keurig 2.0 models. The Eco-friendly accessory for Keurig machines saves up to 80% as an alternate of prepackaged K-Carafe packs. It is a multi-serve coffee filter that is fitted with micro etched stainless steel filter and provides a permanent high quality filtering solution.
The self-hatching lid of Eco-Carafe 2.0 is attached with a strong mechanical hinge for better durability. The dishwasher safe keurig 2.0 mandatory accessory is easy to use and can be easily cleaned with just a rinse. The casing of this cup is built with an extra thick BPA-free plastic.
The Eco Carafe is easy to use and can brew a carafe for any size. The permanent filters are also another plus as it reduces the headache for changing a filter every time. These features combined ot make this one of the most economical brewing solution for Keurig 2.0.
The downsides are very rare but in some cases, we are not satisfied with the strength of the coffee. Use of external filters for espresso coffee is also a downside.
Keurig K Carafe Reusable pods are a smart and cost effective alternate to K-carafe packs. The K Carafe also helps users to brew 4 cups of coffee at one time. The permanent and external filters used also keeps the coffee clean of oil and sediments to provide great taste and better quality.
All in all, the cost effective keurig carafe filters are a must have for your Keurig machines to enjoy your favorite coffee in a carafe size brew.