|Keurig K-Mini Plus Review|
|Design and Appearance||4.5|
|Ease of Clean||4.2|
|Ease of Use||4.2|
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The body of the Keurig K-Mini Plus is made of plastic with a sleek design, but the material used is planet-conscious. Keurig has reduced the use of virgin plastic to ensure the safety of our planet. K-Mini Plus is 4.5″ wide, which helps this brewer to fit into even very small spaces. This brewer is very simple to use, just one touch away to make delicious coffee. It can accommodate 7″ tall travel mugs under the drip by removing the drip tray. K-Mini Plus has a strength button to make a strong cup of coffee. It has a one-cup reservoir, with 12-oz capacity, having no option to select cup size. K-Mini Plus doesn’t allow you to adjust the temperature of the coffee. K-Mini Plus brewer has a power cord storage and K-Cup pod storage unit for tidy countertops.
Are you looking for a single-serve portable brewer?
Then Keurig has got one for you!!!
Keurig K-Mini single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker is one of the compact-size models of Keurig with space-saving convenience. This machine is effortlessly simple that can serve you a strong and bold cup of coffee at a very low price. K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker is small in size, but it takes no compromise on the quality of coffee. You can enjoy your favorite coffee effortlessly.
If you want to buy a single-serve coffee maker for your office desk, or if you are a student and want to make coffee with no effort and time, then this machine can serve you with its services. To take a deeper look into its features and functionality, we will review K-Mini Plus in such a way that will help you.
Keurig K-Mini Plus Overview
Keurig has always come up with products that promise customers convenience. But in the production of K-Mini Plus, the planet’s safety is also ensured. K-Mini Plus is made of planet-conscious material, making it a planet-friendly product. This single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker is suitable for limited countertop space. The ultimate portability makes this brewer very attractive, along with its stylish package; you can easily take it with you in the car while traveling.
K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker is very easy to use, having only three buttons; the power button, strength button, and brew button. By pressing the strength button, you can make strong coffee. K-Mini Plus has a single-cup removable reservoir with a 12-oz capacity, and you cannot choose cup sizes. By removing the drip tray, you can use 7″ travel mugs for pouring coffee, and the removable drip tray holds a full accidental brew.
K-Mini Plus doesn’t allow you to control the temperature of your coffee, as it has very minimal features. This brewer is compatible with universal reusable My K-Cup coffee filters and all regular-size K-Cups. The compatibility of K-Mini Plus with My K-Cup helps you to save money. The k-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker comes with power cord storage, which does not give your counter a messy look. One additional feature is that it has a K-Cup storage unit that can fit into the machine while it is not in use.
Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker can give you a strong decent cup of coffee with minimal features. But if you want an updated Keurig model, you have many more options, i.e., K-Elite, K-Supreme, K-Supreme Plus, and K-Café.
Keurig K-Mini Plus Highlights
- Compact Size: Keurig K-Mini Plus is very small; this feature will help you fit this brewer in places with less space. K-Mini Plus is the best option for limited countertop space.
- Environment-Friendly Product: Keurig has made K-Mini Plus with planet-conscious material to protect our planet from any harm caused by the excess use of virgin plastic. It will help to reduce the use of virgin plastic.
- Removable Water Reservoir: Keurig K-Mini Plus has a 12-oz one-cup removable reservoir, making filling and rinsing easy. You need to add fresh water each time before brewing.
- Strong Brew Option: Keurig K-Mini Plus allows you to make a strong cup of coffee. It has a strength button for making bold taste coffee.
- Power Cord Storage: Keurig K-Mini Plus has power cord storage on its back. You can store the power cord in the cord storage when the machine is not in use. It gives your counter a tidy look.
- K-Cup Storage Unit: Keurig K-Mini has a K-Cup storage unit for easy transport. You can fit this K-Cup storage unit into the machine when it’s not in use.
Keurig K-Mini Plus Features
|Fits Travel Mug||Yes|
|Water Reservoir Capacity||12-oz|
|Removable Water Reservoir||Yes|
|Multi-Position Water Reservoir||No|
|Removable Drip Tray||Yes|
|Colors||Black, White, Studio Gray, Evening Teal, Cardinal Red, Misty Green, Cool Aqua, Dusty Rose|
|Product Dimensions||12.1” H x 4.5” W x 11.3” D|
|K-Cup Storage Unit||Yes|
|Power Cord Storage||Yes|
|Compatibility with My K-Cup||Yes|
What We Like
- Fits Anywhere: The size of the Keurig K-Mini Plus is small; you can fit this model on your kitchen counter, office desk, or dorms having small spaces.
- Power Cord Storage: Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker has power cord storage. This feature helps to make your counter mess-free.
- K-Cup Pod Storage: K-Mini Plus has a pod storage unit; you can place your favorite K-Cup pods in the machine. The K-Cup storage unit easily fits into the machine when it’s not in use.
- Strong Brew Option: It is the most impressive feature of K-Mini Plus. K-Mini Plus has a strength button that allows you to make a strong cup of coffee.
- Variety of Colors: K-Mini Plus comes in various colors; Black, White, Studio Gray, Evening Teal, Cardinal Red, Dusty Rose, Cool Aqua, and Misty Green. You can choose one according to your preference.
- Removable Water Reservoir: The removable reservoir makes refilling and rinsing easy.
What We Don’t Like
- Less-Capacity Reservoir: The water reservoir of K-Mini Plus has quite less capacity, i.e., 12-oz. You need to add fresh water before brewing, which can be irritating.
- Minimum Features: K-Mini Plus has minimal features and no programmable features like temperature control or brew size.
- Longer Brew Time: Keurig K-Mini Plus takes a bit longer to brew than Keurig’s other models. After pressing the brew button, it takes about 3 minutes to make a cup of coffee.
Design and Appearance
Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker is well-designed to fit into small places. You can easily adjust this brewer on your office desk as it is just 4.5″ wide. This brewer has a matte finish with a sleek design and stylish package that gives it a cool vibe. K-Mini Plus comes in many matte finish colors; Cardinal Red, Studio Gray, Evening Teal, Cool Aqua, Dusty Rose, Misty Green, White, and Black. You can select one that goes with your kitchen’s theme. The handle and drip tray have silver detailing, enhancing the look.
K-Mini Plus has only three buttons; power, strength, and brew button making it very simple to use. It has an arc-shaped light around the brew button which illuminates while brewing. The reservoir is located on the back side of the brewer.
Keurig K-Mini Plus coffee maker delivers fresh brewed, delicious coffee with ease. This brewer is very simple to use, and it would not be wrong to say that K-Mini Plus is a one-touch coffee maker. K-Mini has a strength button to make strong coffee. It takes about 3 minutes to make coffee with this brewer. K-Mini turns off automatically in a couple of minutes after the last brew. The removable reservoir has quite less capacity, so you need to refill it each time before brewing.
Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker can serve you regular and strong coffee of the best quality. However, this brewer doesn’t give you a boiling hot coffee experience. The hottest possible temperature of your coffee can be 189 degrees Fahrenheit, as per our experience. This can be a little disappointing if you like boiling coffee.
Ease of Use
Keurig K-Mini Plus makes the process of brewing coffee simple and easy. It doesn’t have a lot of buttons and programmable features that require a display screen to customize the settings. The water reservoir is removable; you can take it to the sink to easily fill and rinse, but you can not select cup sizes.
K-Mini Plus coffee maker delivers fresh brewed coffee in just a few steps. Fill the water reservoir up to 6-12 ounces per your need, and place a mug on the drip tray. Open the handle, place your favorite K-Cup pod into the pod holder, and lower the handle (a large variety of K-Cup pods are available to make coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and iced beverages). Hit the power button; for a bolder brew, press the strength button; otherwise, don’t. Press the brew button, and the arc-shaped light will illuminate, showing that the machine is heating the water. After a minute or two, the light will be solid white, indicating that the coffee is ready to brew. All set, your delicious coffee is on its way!
Coffee Pod Compatibility
The Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker is compatible with all regular-size K-Cups and universal reusable My K-Cup coffee filters. You can enjoy fresh brewed, your favorite K-Cup pods to enjoy hot cocoa, tea, or great coffee. To save money, buy your coffee grounds and brew them with K-Mini Plus using universal My K-Cups coffee filters.
The Keurig K-Mini single-serve coffee maker serves you the best quality coffee whether you want a regular or strong taste. You can have an outstanding coffee experience with this brewer.
Ease of Cleaning
To function your machine properly without compromising taste, you must descale it regularly. Descale your K-Mini Plus after every three months for the best results. K-Mini Plus has no feature for reminding that the machine needs descaling. You can set a reminder on your cell phone. K-Mini plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker offers easy cleaning.
It is very simple and easy to descale Keurig K-Mini Plus. For descaling, you must have a descaling solution. For a detailed demonstration of descaling, click the link below;
Price and availability
You can find Keurig K-Mini Plus easily on many online stores such as Amazon, Keurig, Walmart, Target, Ebay, Bed Bath & Beyond. But Amazon offers refunds to its customers, and products are on sale many times. So you can secure and save money by ordering K-Mini Plus from Amazon. The price of K-Mini Plus in different stores is given in the table below;
|Bed Bath & Beyond||$109.99|
Note that these are the starting prices of Keurig K-Mini Plus, which may vary by change in color.
Keurig K-Mini Plus Filter Type
The Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker has no water filter. The water reservoir size is quite small to accommodate a water filter. The updated Keurig models, which have large water reservoirs, come with a water filter. Add filtered water into the water reservoir if you don’t want to compromise the taste of coffee.
Can I use my Keurig K-Mini Plus without a water filter?
You can use the Keurig K-Mini Plus without a water filter. This model of Keurig doesn’t come with a water filter because of its size. The water reservoir has not much capacity to hold a water filter. You can add filtered water into the reservoir.
Keurig K-Mini Plus Wattage
The Keurig K-Mini is designed for 120 Volts AC. The maximum power consumption is during the machine’s heating, which is 1470W. Once the heating is completed, the machine uses less power, i.e., 10-15 watts. This model doesn’t consume a lot of energy.
Keurig K-Mini Manual
Almost all the models of Keurig come with manuals in which all the guidelines and instructions are written for the ease of customers. Keurig K-Mini Plus also comes with a manual, but it’s not a thing to worry about if you have lost yours. The Manual for K-Mini Plus is available on the Keurig website.
What is the Keurig K-Mini Oasis?
Like K-Mini Plus, Keurig K-Mini also has a variety of options when it comes to colors. One of the available colors is an oasis in this model. K-Mini Oasis is a treat if you like cool and light-tone colors. K-Mini Oasis is a very handy machine that allows you to make coffee without effort.
If a Keurig K-Mini Plus Is Not Working, How to Fix It?
If K-Mini Plus is not working, it can be due to several reasons. Check the water reservoir; if it is not attached properly, the brewer will not brew. Another method to fix this problem is to descale the machine and clean the needles. The machine can stop working if it needs descaling and cleaning.
Is the Keurig K-Mini Plus for You?
Yes, as per our final verdict. K-Mini Plus is the simple and budget-friendly model of Keurig. With a limited budget, you can have the luxury of having the best coffee at home. K-Mini Plus is a slim machine that takes little space to fit anywhere. K-Mini Plus is an option if you run out of space in your kitchen or office. This machine has a strength button that allows you to make strong coffee. The removable reservoir makes it very easy to refill the reservoir. K-Mini Plus has a power cord storage located at the back of the machine.
Keurig K-Mini and Keurig K-Mini Plus are almost in the same category as Keurig’s models. K-Mini Plus is a little more updated than K-Mini. K-Mini doesn’t have a strength button; you can only have regular coffee, the same taste every time. In comparison, K-Mini Plus allows you to have strong coffee.
K-Mini and K-Mini Plus are very basic models of Keurig. Keurigs have a wide range of updated models, such as K-Café, K-Supreme Plus, and K-Elite.
Does the Keurig K-Mini Plus have a filter?
No, the Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker doesn’t have a filter. Keurig gives the option to install water filters in those models that have large water reservoirs. The water reservoir in K-Mini Plus is very small, and there is not enough space to install filters.
What’s the difference between Keurig K-Mini Plus and K-Mini Coffee Maker?
Keurig K-Mini and Keurig K-Mini Plus are in the same class as Keurig’s single-serve coffee makers. Both the machines have the same size and weight, hence space-saving convenience, but the difference lies in some features. The K-Mini coffee maker comes with a non-removable water reservoir, and K-Mini Plus has a removable water reservoir. With K-Mini Plus, you can make strong coffee. K-Mini has power cord storage, but K-Mini plus has cord storage and a K-Cup storage unit. You can not select brew size in both brewers.
Can you use reusable pods in Keurig Mini Plus?
You can use universal reusable My K-Cup coffee filters in the Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve coffee maker. This machine is compatible with My K-Cup and all regular-size K-Cup pods.
Does the Keurig K-Mini Plus take pods?
The Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker is compatible with all regular-size K-Cup pods. You can also use a universal reusable My K-Cup coffee filter in K-Mini Plus. If you don’t want to use branded K-Cups, you can brew your coffee grounds using My K-Cup pods.
Does the Keurig Mini Plus need a filter?
Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker doesn’t come with a filter and doesn’t need a filter. The water reservoir in K-Mini Plus has very little capacity to have filters. To avoid the bad taste, you can add filtered water into the reservoir.
How do I use my Keurig Mini Plus?
Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker is a straightforward machine with no extra programming features. Power on the machine and fill the water reservoir. Lift the handle, place a K-Cup pod and lower the handle. Press the strength button for strong coffee, don’t do it if you want regular coffee. Now hit the brew button, and you will have a hot coffee in a couple of minutes.
How do I reset my Keurig Mini Plus?
To reset the Keurig K-Mini Plus single-serve K-Cup pod coffee maker:
- Turn off your machine by pressing the power button and fill the water reservoir.
- Place a mug on the drip tray; now press and hold the brew button until all the water has been dispensed.
- Discard the water into the sink and restart the machine by pressing the power button.
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