Top positive review
Cuisinart's Wonderful Workhorse Coffeemaker
on June 5, 2016
I just bought this coffee maker to replace my old Cuisinart 1200 of the same design from 20 years ago. Here is hoping that it is just as sturdy and reliable. I purchased the original Cuisinart at the Hudson Bay Company before E commerce was even born. Considering I make 10 pots of coffee a week X 52 Weeks X 20 years... 10400 pots of coffee (and that is the low estimate!) with the old coffee maker. It was a real workhorse. I have always liked this design (Before it was even called RETRO). The Carafe is well designed and does not drip and dribble all over. My only quibble after all of this, is the design of the water reservoir. There is no water level indicator on the outside so you have to locate the coffee maker in a place where you can look down at the reservoir. I have mine near the sink and I can easily pull it out to fill. That is the only downside I have ever found with this coffeemaker in all of these years. This coffee maker has lasted longer that my stove, fridge, TV, computer so it is well worth the money.