Freshness is key when it comes to rich, flavorful coffee
Coffee lovers know that whole coffee beans stay fresh approximately three times longer than pre-ground. Grinding coffee beans greatly increases the surface area that is exposed to oxygen, releasing their complex flavor compounds into the air, exposing the coffee to other odors floating around your kitchen, depleting the carbon dioxide that helps transport the flavors from the beans to your cup, and drying up the water-soluble oils that give your coffee its rich taste and smell.
The Kenmore Elite Grind and Brew Coffee Maker's built-in conical burr grinder grinds fresh, whole coffee beans straight from the air-tight bean hopper immediately before brewing to release their full array of flavors and aromas. Simple digital controls let you program the timer for automatic brewing, customize the strength of your brew to Mild, Medium or Strong to suit your personal taste, and select the amount to brew from 2 to 12 cups with no waste. The "Grind Off" feature lets you bypass the grinder to brew from pre-ground coffee as needed and the grind size selector has 10 options from "Fine" to "Coarse." Your Grind and Brew also includes a measuring scoop, cleaning brush, washable reusable coffee filter, and replaceable charcoal water filter, and best of all, Kenmore Elite products are backed by a 5-year limited warranty for your peace of mind.