Getting every kind of coffee right from the light caffeine shot to the most intense coffee content you have ever tasted. Also, take the liberty while selecting the coffee volume to be brewed out of the four different options. Additionally, you can wrap up the whole hassle-free arrangement without even having to worry about cleaning. Yes, the Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 will facilitate you to either make the coffee for yourself or for the tons of guests one at a go!
About Ninja Coffee Bar CF086
Ninja Coffee Bar as the name suggests, this is the coffee maker manufacturing brand which not only produces the coffee makers but also other kitchen appliances. However, choosing the best Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 is itself a difficult task to come up with. The Ninja Coffee Bar has an unmatched expertise level in making the premium coffee machines. In fact, you might be surprised as well after looking at its economical price like we were!
The Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 is fully-automated coffee maker which costs nothing compared to most other coffee makers. As the matter of the fact, the one-year hassle-free warranty of the product proclaims the quality of the Ninja CF086. In the same manner, the makers of the machine have provided many features to ease the brewing task as far as possible.
Although, Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 is made from plastic body panels it has a feel of the premium machine. The shiny tips and the smooth finish of the machine with the curvy contours become the source of attraction. Also, the compact body with the utmost height and width, it will be easy to accommodate Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 even in the coziest kitchens.
How can we forget about the double walled stainless steel carafe? The Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 comes with either the glass carafe or the stainless steel carafe. It will not only keep the coffee warm for about two hours after brewing but also keep the cold coffee cold for a long time.
The Ninja stainless steel carafe works efficiently in maintaining the coffee temperature for at least two hours. Hence, brewing the coffee once a day will be useful to many even after some time of brewing. The taste and aroma of the coffee will remain intact.
Adding to the fact, the brew-through lid of the Ninja maker which keeps the coffee grits from settling below. This lid appears like a funnel useful for stirring the coffee gently and blending the micro-level solid coffee elements in uniform proportion.
Not to mention, there are many factors and features the manufacturers have taken care of while manufacturing the machine. It might take the whole evening if we start mentioning every feature and delicacies. Hence, we have prepared the review in two sections i.e. the section you just read and another is which are going to read.
The next section from our Ninja review, you can learn about the functioning and reliability of individual components. Also, will find the brief description about the product after the review.
How Does Ninja CF086 Work?
The Ninja Coffee Bar machine brew the coffee in using the shower of hot water to pass through the conical coffee bed. It resembles the pour-over brewing arrangement with only a minor advancement of using the automized assisting machine i.e. the Ninja coffee machine.
Starting with the water reservoir of the machine, filling the transparent water reservoir of the machine will be the first step to preparing the machine. In the same manner, you need to fill the coffee filter putting the coffee grounds in it.
Moreover, preparing the Ninja cf086 for brewing requires these two things to be taken care of. All you have to do is fill the conical coffee filter basket with the coffee grounds and fill water in its reservoir. Then, the CF086 Ninja Coffee Bar is all ready to proceed with brewing with on a touch of a button.
The automatic IQ intelligence system developed by the engineers of the Ninja Coffee Bar. It will cumulate the coffee volume and brewing intensity to deliver the perfect coffee. The auto-IQ technology will manipulate the brewing time and temperature for this purpose. Hence, you do not have to waste a lot of time learning the Barista skills experimenting brew time and proportions.
Furthermore, the IQ feature of the Ninja cf086 will source the water from the reservoir to pass through the coffee basket. There the machine actually sprinkles the water which you can hear staying close to the machine.
It will distribute the water equally on the coffee bed and start extracting the coffee grounds. In the end, the water will pass through the coffee bed and thereafter through the filter funnel with all the coffee infused in it. In fact, water with infused coffee will leave the coffee grits passing through the funnel.
Adding to the fact, there is a pause button in the machine too. You can choose to pause the extraction if the Ninja coffee thermal carafe is filled completely. In fact, most people pause the brewing process in between, take the filled coffee carafe serving the coffee in the mugs and again keeping the carafe beneath the spout.
After pressing the resume button the machine will continue brewing the coffee again. Even if you forget to resume the process, the machine will sound a beeping reminder.
Types of the Ninja CF Coffee Maker
The Ninja Coffee Bar produces many coffee machines under its brand name. In fact, the apparent product line of the Ninja Coffee Bar i.e. the CF series. The CF-series coffee machines have many features and vital changes compared to one another. All the machines will either have the uniquely tasting coffee or the ton loads of features.
Moreover, the CF-series of the Ninja Coffee Bar has seen a lot of popularity in recent years. Because of the increasing coffee culture in the US. Therefore, it is difficult to point out every minute detail of these machines to describe their unique purpose.
However, to describe the vital difference between these machines, there are two types of carafes. One is the Ninja Coffee Bar with double walled thermal carafe as the Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 has. Whereas, another carafe type is the Ninja coffee carafe made of glass i.e. the thermal carafe replacement. The Ninja Coffee Bar coffee machine which has the glass carafe will have a warming plate. This is the Ninja Coffee Bar® thermal carafe system substitute keeping the coffee warm after brewing.
However, it adds a bit to the budget and remains unnecessary addition to the Ninja cf086 which already has the double-walled carafe. Because the double walled carafe can maintain the temperature of the coffee after brewing.
Ninja Coffee CF086 Reviews
Coming back to the Ninja CF086, the review of the machine continues from here with the detailed and precise information. The Ninja Coffee Bar CF 086 is the best buy premium coffee machine which you can get at a cheap price. Because of its efficient economical auto-IQ system, the machine capable of brewing the coffee on its own.
Generally, the brewer has to set the brewing time and the volume of the water and hence requires appropriate Barista-like practice. On the other hand, the Ninja Coffee Bar coffee machines do not require these errands. In fact, the CF-series including the 086, the 085, and Ninja Coffee Bar CF087 will have the auto-shut mechanism to save the power.
In the same manner, there are many factors to discuss, hence, we have prepared the review with respect to individual components. It will allow you to understand the machine in an easy manner. Also, it allows us to accommodate every factor about the CF086.
Components & Features of the Ninja
Here, we start with the components of the CF086. The Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 is the coffee machine with the precise sensors along with vital controls. Additionally, Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 has the combination of both the plastic and metal material which adds up to the aesthetics of the machine.
1. Body Construction
Starting with the exterior of the machine i.e. the body of the machine. The CF086 measures 10.75 x 10.5 x 14.88 inches with the smooth and curvy contour. In fact, the thoughtful designing aspect of Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 is its corners. The machine does not have any sharp corners or the sharp edges.
However, the exterior panels of the machine are made of plastic material which does not add to the feel of the machine. The robust stance of the Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 seems to have a flimsy body. Although the ABS plastic material of the machine comes nothing close to the flimsy plastic yet the aesthetics suffers.
Nonetheless, there are loads of the metal components in the Ninja cf086 which ensure the rugged performance of the Ninja. Also, the color scheme of the coffee machine adds to its elegance.
2. Brew Options
Having said about the appearance, now you will get to know about the actual features of the machine. In fact, these features make the Ninja Coffee Bar machine one of the most popular coffee machines.
The Ninja coffee machine features four different brewing options. These features are controlled with the auto-IQ system. Firstly, the auto-IQ mechanism will manipulate the volume of water to be used for brewing the coffee.
Although Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 features the automatic brew control mechanisms you have to manage using the perfect amount of coffee. Do not overload the coffee filter or use lesser than required grounds. Nevertheless, you can use the double scooped scoop to measure the coffee.
Generally, the auto-IQ evaluates the probability of four different brew options with the four different brewing volume options. You can read about the working of the brewing volume in the third point in this section.
First things first, the brewing knob of the Ninja machine start with the Classic. The Classic brew is the lightest blend of coffee in the water sprinkled over the filter funnel.
It will command the auto-IQ to use maximum water to extract the specific amount of coffee grounds.
The classic coffee is the perfect option for the people who like having the raw coffee without any milk or creme.
In addition to the above section, the Rich brew means the CF086 uses lesser water to brew grounds. You can imagine the increase in the concentration of the coffee if you reduce the water. Hence, more amount of coffee will infuse in the water increasing the concentration.
The Rich brew is useful for adding milk or creme to the coffee. Hence, you can have smooth coffee and even add the milk and creme to your drink.
Over Ice Brew
The Ice brew further increases the concentration of the coffee from that of the Classic and Rich brew. Moreover, this brew is useful for adding the ice to the coffee. The intense concentration of the coffee will prevent melting ice from diluting the beverage.
Lastly, we have the most concentrated shot of coffee named as the specialty coffee brew. The Ninja CF086 Coffee Bar coffee maker uses water as minimum as possible to make the highly caffeinated beverage.
This type of brew can be used for making the novelty coffee recipes. Moreover, people use this brew for making the beverage or a coffee dessert adding the creme and sugar.
3. Brew Volumes
Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 allows the user to choose from four different brew volume options. The auto-IQ mechanism depends on the volume of the brew. Moreover, it is another parameter where the first parameter was the brewing intensity from the Classic to the Specialty.
Having said that, the coffee brewing method will have the four different brew volume options from a mug to the Ninja Coffee Bar thermal carafe variations. Precisely, the coffee volumes in the manner to fill a coffee mug, a travel mug(large), half-carafe(21 ounces), full-Carafe(43 ounces)/Ninja Coffee Bar 10 cup.
4. Ninja Coffee Bar stainless steel carafe
Coming to the coffee serving Ninja Coffee Bar thermal carafe, this is a double walled stainless steel vessel. It can keep the hot coffee for up to two hours. In the same manner, it can maintain the cold temperature of the cold brew coffee for a span of two hours.
5. Sliding Coffee Basket
The coffee basket of the machine is a cone-shaped component with a rugged filter funnel. Its shape will allow you to replace the factory filter with the paper one(available cheaply). In fact, filling the coffee in the basket is convenient because of its drawing sockets.
You can literally draw the basket out to fill the coffee and slide it back in without any hassle. Not to mention, the easy detaching joint also allows you to take the basket completely out.
6. Brew Timer
The Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 comes with the adjustable timer. It will command the Ninja cf086 to the start brewing even without requiring your presence. In fact, using it as an alarm or waking up to the aroma of coffee can be fun.
7. Ninja Frother
Lastly, Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 comes with the frother which appears like a French Press. You can easily reciprocate the plunger to develop sufficient foam in the milk. As the matter of fact, frothing can be done by adding either cold or hot milk. Hence, you do not have to compromise on making the cold brew coffee.
To cut a long story short, Ninja Coffee Bar CF086 is suitable for every type of coffee lover. As the CF086 deliver many coffee varieties that too, with its easy to use mechanism. This is Ninja cf086 Coffee Bar coffee maker will let deliver the coffee in its most raw form as well as in its most decorated form too.