Hamilton Beach 49989 – Grind & Brew Coffee Maker: Review

The Hamilton Beach 49989 Grind & Brew Coffee Maker is the perfect machine for brewing coffee at home. You can use it to make fresh coffee and serve it at one go. If you love to brew your own coffee then you will love this appliance. Here is a review you can trust to tell you all you need to know about this coffee maker.


This coffee brewer is designed to look great in your kitchen or office and give the best coffee ever. It comes in black and silver colors. It has an adjustable cup rest which makes it possible to brew coffee into any container you wish. Just slide it upwards when brewing into a mug and downwards when brewing into your travel cup. This prevents any spillages. At the front, just above the cup holder, are two buttons that need to be pressed and the coffee making process starts.

In the box you will also find a scoop that will make it easy to measure the amount of coffee beans you use.

How it works

Making coffee with the Hamilton Beach 49989 Coffee Maker is so easy that even a child can do it. You can use ground coffee or whole coffee beans which means there are no limitations to the kind of coffee you can have.

To start the grinding and brewing process, just fill the bean chamber with the coffee beans or ground coffee and add water. Place a mug or cup in the cup holder. Press the grind & brew button if using coffee beans or brew if using ground coffee and the coffee making process will start. The rest of the process is automatic and all you need to do is sit back and wait for the coffee drink to fill your mug.


With the 49989, you can enjoy fresh coffee just the way you like it. You can brew up to 16 ounces and to hasten the process the machine can dispense 8 ounces from each of the two spouts it has. This machine is also single-serve which means that you can brew as little as a cup of coffee any time you want. The filter fitted in this coffee maker is permanent which means you will not need to keep looking for replacements every now and then.

The auto-clean feature cleans after every brewing cycle. This leaves the machine clean and free from clogging. It also has automatic shutoff feature which shuts the machine down when left standing for long.


  1. Easy to use
  2. Easy to clean with dishwasher friendly parts that are easy to remove.
  3. Comes with an adjustable cup holder
  4. Can grind and then brew fresh coffee beans immediately
  5. The parts are made using high quality materials that last a long time


  1. It does not use a battery

Bottom Line

When you want tasty coffee the Hamilton Beach 49989 is the perfect brewer and grinder to get. Whether you prefer to use beans or ground coffee you will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee within a few minutes.