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Hamilton Beach 40616 Stainless Steel 12-cup Electric Percolator

with Automatic Keep Warm Feature and Detachable Cord

with Automatic Keep Warm Feature and Detachable Cord

The Hamilton Beach 40616 stainless steel 12-cup electric percolator is one of the most convenient appliances to have around the house. Being run by electricity, the unit barely makes a mess and may be easily moved and stored using the detachable cord. Thoroughly made from stainless steel, it comes with a permanent filter that ensures good-tasting coffee each time. One great thing about this product is the keep warm feature that allows you to let coffee stand by for hours and still come back for a cup of hot drink. Other features include an indicator light signal. This unit is made to be durable and stylish at the same time.

Interior Features
  • This electric percolator allows for fast and easy brewing that takes only minutes to finish. A permanent filter basket made of stainless steel ensures the good-tasting quality of coffee each time
  • Coffee remains warm even after brewing with the automatic keep warm feature. This is specially made for coffee lovers who may refill their cups for more. The 12-cup capacity is ideal for large households or for office use.

    Exterior Features

  • An indicator light signals when the coffee is done brewing and ready to serve. Another convenience feature is the detachable cord, which makes it easy to move around and store.
  • Durability is ensured with the model's stainless steel make. Sleek and stylishly made from stainless steel, the model is decorated with an attractive chrome mirror finish.
  • The drip free spout prevents messy spills, while the easy to grip handle stays cool when and after brewing coffee.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 5 1/2 inches
    Height:12 3/4 inches
    Width: 5 1/2 inches
    Total volume or number of cups: 12 cups


    The large capacity, 12 cups, is good for large households and for serving coffee in the office or during a small gathering. An end signal light conveniently lets users know when coffee is ready to be served. This prevents overbrewing and that burnt coffee taste. This percolator uses electricity for a fast and efficient brewing with no messy cleanups. Users can enjoy a warm cup of coffee hours after brewing with the automatic keep warm function. You can save up on buying filters with a stainless steel permanent filter basket. Stainless steel through and through, the coffee maker is made to last for a long time. It comes with a conveniently made drip-free spout to avoid messy spills. The small and sleek design takes up a small amount of space. Its sleek and stylish design makes it an ideal addition to any modern kitchen. The detachable cord ensures fast and easy cleanup and storage.


    Cleaning is strictly hand wash because of the electric base. The top handle lid comes off after some time as attested by some users. The handle breaks or gets damaged easily according to different reviews. Some users have complained that the exterior of the model becomes too hot after brewing.


  • very easy to use
  • sleek and stylish design
  • easy to store
  • large capacity
  • drip-free spout
  • light signal
  • handle stays cool
  • makes great coffee
  • well-priced
  • detachable cord
  • fast brewing
  • saves up on space


  • exterior becomes hot
  • not dishwasher-safe
  • fragile top handle lid

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