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Review and Buying Guide of Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle

‘smoke’ on the h2o (impact thereof). Living in london as i do, i am in a difficult water zone where by our h20 includes substantial levels of calcium carbonate. This preferences rather unpleasant and can go away a ‘scum’ floating on top of our teacups and in fact make said teacups stained and difficult to thoroughly clean. We also have the dubious positive aspects of included fluoride which again tastes not significantly great. And whilst there are a lot of rewards of living in london (traffic jams, pollution, overcrowding – alright kidding – there are various) the city’s famed h2o offer , or rather the taste thereof, is not a single of them. Enter the brita filter jug which employs a maxtra filter to choose out all of the nastiness – just pop it in and absent you go. Replacements for this can be procured in all good stores. The h2o tastes crystal apparent and neutral and this then boosts the taste of boiled beverages from this excellent looking, blue tinged kettle which also has a limescale filter. You can in fact flavor the consume you compensated for not the water’s effect on it.

Awesome filter kettle but requirements to be even larger. . Now i have a brita filter jug and a kettle on the kitchen top and though it is properly usable, it was great to try this kettle to apparent some of the litter. Having all-in-one particular does enable with possessing an vacant kettle and vacant jug too. In general, it is really a kettle that operates perfectly for a kettle. It boils the drinking water swiftly and with out sounding like it really is heading to consider off. There is also a rather hypnotic gentle demonstrate many thanks to the tiny blue light-weight. Greatest problem for me is that it is way too small with just a 1 litre capability. Great for say a single person but any additional and you will be filling up all the time. I also discovered that when pouring, the flow isn’t really very clean and there is a inclination to splash. The kettle fits the 360 foundation snugly plenty of to experience protected but lifts off very easily enough.

Appealing and cleans h2o, but large with little ability. It only has a four cup potential when stuffed to greatest, and as i use huge mugs for tea (i’m from yorkshire, it’s medicinal) i only get three and dregs of h2o for the fourth mug. It wouldn’t be suited for a massive family who consume tea collectively. It’s a little bit heavier than a typical kettle, which may perhaps not be acceptable for elderly people today or individuals with weak wrists. Acquiring explained that, the style of the tea is noticably distinctive from my outdated kettle which experienced no filter. The water is cripser, with no limescale, and the flavour of the tea is much improved, it even smells improved. It is really wonderful to get to the base of the cup and not see limescale at the bottom, recognizing you’ve been swallowing it. I’m delighted with it, inspite of its small potential, as i dwell on your own and you should not want additional than one particular cup of tea at a time. It clarifies the water beautifully and looks eye-catching on the worktop when it lights up in aqua-blue.

Key specs for Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle, 3000 W, Silver:

  • BRITA MAXTRA reduces lime scale and impurities helping prolong the life of your kettle
  • Filters and boils simultaneously, with blue illumination on boil
  • BRITA Memo indicates when to replace the filter cartridge
  • Extra large water window and push button lid release for easy filling
  • Includes a recyclable BRITA MAXTRA cartridge

Comments from buyers

“Good kettle if you’re sure you want the filter, Can improve flavour of hot drinks but some inconveniences and disadvantages, too, Good Kettle but remember the ongoing cost of filters., A useful filter kettle with added light show, ‘Smoke’ on the Water (effect thereof), Nice filter kettle but needs to be bigger.”

Can strengthen flavour of hot beverages but some inconveniences and cons, way too. A kettle that uses the newest model of brita’s filter technologies to at minimum minimize but with any luck , get rid of the limescale, excessive chlorine and other identical impurities even though improving the flavour of the water it boils. Though about as huge as other kettles which have common capacities of 1. seven litres, this has a considerably lessened capability of one litre or four cups because of to the filter and its funnel/filler. It may perhaps not thus go well with people scenarios the place a larger sized drinking water capacity is critical without the need of refilling and re-boiling with larger people, office restrooms and very similar circumstances getting some of the a lot more evident exceptions. It is not uncommon to suggest that a new kettle be rinsed out and then loaded and boiled, but breville insist on two these types of cycles for the kettle and the filter container collectively and usually a pre-soak followed by two lengthy rinses for the filter by itself in advance of serious-time use. The guidelines also focus on rinsing the cartridge but then lengthen to it staying pointless for the one particular supplied, a issue of some confusion. The maxtra filters will every single last for about a month of ‘typical’ use in advance of needing replacement but if you use the kettle more normally than is ‘typical’, filling and boiling it possibly various periods each day instead than just two or a few, the filter’s lifespan may well be significantly decreased probably to about one particular-and-a-50 percent or two months. As the filters can price about £3 or a lot more if acquired singly (bulk packs are also readily available with some discounting on price tag) they will be an ongoing additional cost.

Excellent kettle but try to remember the ongoing expense of filters. . It is significant to read through the guidelines very first on this certain kettle as there is a record of them strongly advising you what you can and simply cannot do. The kettle is a charming design in silver, with black characteristics and clear plastic for simplicity in viewing the stage of drinking water. It is effortlessly picked up by the take care of which has a rubber/plastic grip on the inside. The swap has a downward operation easy to use. On the thumb part of the take care of is a button with a good grip to launch the lid prepared for filling. The lid presses down firmly with a grip button on the prime. If you have applied brita filters ahead of, then the procedure of rinsing and fitting comes as next mother nature, while the directions are crystal clear for the inexperienced. On the lid is a brita timing panel that marks of 4 months use of the filter and when they are absent you have to have to replace it. There are certain markings for the stages of drinking water and there is a 1 litre potential.

Excellent kettle if you are certain you want the filter. It seems to me to make a lot more sense to acquire a standard kettle and separate filter jug, so you can filter all consuming/cooking water, not just h2o for boiling. Of class, that does signify a lot more clutter. You could use the kettle as a filter jug but that would be inflexible and you certainly couldn’t in shape the kettle in the fridge doorignoring that and examining the kettle on its merits, it’s absolutely beautiful, in particular when switched on. In this article are some specific positives:* easy to open* quick to fill* easy to locate on its base, and the base incorporates wire storage* low minimal fill (250 ml – a mugful)* gauge markings are on both sides, for what they’re truly worth – see below* boils promptly* acceptably peaceful* switches off moderately swiftly following boiling (could be more quickly although)* pours well, partly since there is no will need for a scale filter in the spout* can very easily be completely emptied by the spout, for the same reasonnegatives?. Not lots of, and none really important:* ability is only 1 litre since of the filter (and to boil a litre you have to fill the filter additional than once)* does not change off when you lift it from the foundation, so you could place it again switched on but empty (it does then change by itself off quite neatly but i surprise if executing so repeatedly could hurt it). The gauge markings are of confined price because they signify nothing right until the h2o has filtered by way of. I’d overlook the gauge – the lid is extensive-opening, so it’s simple to fill by measuring h2o into the kettle using cups or mugs. That is the way we often fill kettles simply because it’s additional accurate than gauges. So far, boiled drinking water from the kettle tastes ok to us.


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  1. Andy Sweeney TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE says:

    This review is from : Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle, 3000 W, Silver

    Not the best idea in the world. I’m not really that impressed with the combined water filter and kettle aspect of this product. It means that the capacity is lowered, the kettle is heavier than it would be otherwise and if you want filtered drinking water that isn’t boiled, you’ll need a separate filter jug anyway, meaning that you’re spending more money buying brita filter cartridges than you would be if you just used a separate filter jug before you boiled the water. Apart from that, it’s a decent kettle; quite smart looking and it boils fairly quickly and quietly, but, to be honest, i wouldn’t recommend it unless you specifically want a kettle with a water filter built in and you don’t mind it having a much reduced capacity compared with a normal kettle.
    • Mr. Guy Mcevoy TOP 1000 REVIEWER says:
      The positives: this looks really nice. It would fit-in in any modern kitchen. When it’s on it has a nice blue glow. It boils nice and quickly, and it isn’t too noisy as kettles go. For me though, the biggest trade off with having the filter is capacity, and i’m not sure it is worth it. You’re only going to get about four cups out of this, where with most kettles of similar physical size (that don’t need to fit in the filter) you get six or seven. You don’t need to have too many folk round at once to wish for more water. It’s kind of heavy hearted that i say that as i’m a recent convert to filtered water (having been a huge cynic till i did a blind taste test) – but as another reviewer has said, you’d be much better off with a separate filter jug (which can also be used for cold drinks) and a bigger kettle. You have to factor in the costs for filters over time.
      • Darren says:
        Nice filter kettle but needs to be bigger. . Currently i have a brita filter jug and a kettle on the kitchen top and while it is perfectly usable, it was nice to try this kettle to clear some of the clutter. Having all-in-one does help with having an empty kettle and empty jug too. Overall, it’s a kettle that works well for a kettle. It boils the water quickly and without sounding like it’s going to take off. There is also a rather hypnotic light show thanks to the little blue light. Biggest problem for me is that it is too small with just a one litre capacity. Fine for say a single person but any more and you’ll be filling up all the time. I also found that when pouring, the flow isn’t very smooth and there is a tendency to splash. The kettle fits the 360 base snugly enough to feel secure but lifts off easily enough.
  2. Recycled Rabbit TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE says:

    This review is from : Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle, 3000 W, Silver

    For single users with patience. We got fed up with this kettle before we’d even made a cuppa. You might get two cups out of it. And you have to patiently wait while it drips through. As i’ve always seen hot drinks as a mild relaxant or a social interchange, why invent something that slows the process down so much?. I do use a brita water jug, which occasionally catches me out, but generally always has filtered water to hand. I suppose in some circumstances people with low dexterity may find it useful, but in those cases i’d get a one cup water heater.
    • Tellboy TOP 500 REVIEWER says:
      Good kettle but remember the ongoing cost of filters. . It is important to read the instructions first on this particular kettle as there is a list of them strongly advising you what you can and can’t do. The kettle is a lovely design in silver, with black features and clear plastic for ease in viewing the level of water. It is easily picked up by the handle which has a rubber/plastic grip on the inside. The switch has a downward operation easy to use. On the thumb part of the handle is a button with a good grip to release the lid ready for filling. The lid presses down firmly with a grip button on the top. If you have used brita filters before, then the operation of rinsing and fitting comes as second nature, although the instructions are clear for the inexperienced. On the lid is a brita timing panel that marks of four weeks use of the filter and when they are gone you need to replace it. There are specific markings for the levels of water and there is a one litre capacity.
      • Mrs John Hannay TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE says:
        Attractive and cleans water, but heavy with small capacity. It only has a four cup capacity when filled to maximum, and as i use big mugs for tea (i’m from yorkshire, it’s medicinal) i only get three and dregs of water for the fourth mug. It wouldn’t be suitable for a large family who drink tea together. It’s a bit heavier than a standard kettle, which may not be suitable for elderly people or those with weak wrists. Having said that, the taste of the tea is noticably different from my old kettle which had no filter. The water is cripser, with no limescale, and the flavour of the tea is much better, it even smells better. It’s nice to get to the bottom of the cup and not see limescale at the bottom, knowing you’ve been swallowing it. I’m happy with it, despite its small capacity, as i live alone and don’t need more than one cup of tea at a time. It clarifies the water beautifully and looks attractive on the worktop when it lights up in aqua-blue.
  3. Paul Hodgson VINE VOICE says:
    It’s a nice kettle but not without it’s frustrations. It’s a nice kettle but not without it’s frustrations. Boils relatively quicklyswitch it on and it shines electric blue. . Ooooooooh, sparkleylid works very well with a positive actionpours ok, no spillage yetfeels well built, nice and solidthe not so good. Takes an age for the filter to filter the watersurprisingly heavy when filled with waterand that’s about it really. My only hope is that it lasts. I’ve bought expensive kettles from magimix and cheap philips kettles and what i can tell you is, they do not last long especially if you have many in your family and the kettle is in use a lot. In summary, if i were in the market for a new kettle i’d definitely consider this one.
    • Setter man VINE VOICE says:
      A useful filter kettle with added light show. This is a large kettle, its size presumably a function of incorporating the filter and filter container. We use a brita filter for our drinking water and keep the jug in our fridge. However we live in a soft water area so limescale is not a problem. For us the purpose of having a filter kettle is to reduce any impurities and/or taste factors when making coffee and tea. The kettle performs very well at this, boiling a maximum fill quite quickly (though not as fast as some other kettles of the same power 3 kw). One negative noted by others too, however, is that the kettle does not automatically switch to a ‘power off’ state if you lift if from the base then replace it without actually switching the kettle off at its base. This seems a safety drawback to me – other kettles do have this fail-safe mode. The kettle is quite large and you certainly know when it is boiling as it lights up with a blue glow that illuminates your worktop and even provides a sort of light show as the water reflects the light in various ways as it heats up. Given its overall size it does seem limiting to have such a relatively small amount of water (1 litre) as its maximum fill with the filter fitted.
  4. S. Porter VINE VOICE says:

    This review is from : Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle, 3000 W, Silver

    ‘smoke’ on the water (effect thereof). Living in london as i do, i am in a hard water zone where our h20 contains high levels of calcium carbonate. This tastes rather unpleasant and can leave a ‘scum’ floating on top of our teacups and indeed make said teacups stained and difficult to clean. We also have the dubious benefits of added fluoride which again tastes not particularly nice. And while there are many benefits of living in london (traffic jams, pollution, overcrowding – ok kidding – there are several) the city’s famed water supply , or rather the taste thereof, is not one of them. Enter the brita filter jug which uses a maxtra filter to take out all of the nastiness – just pop it in and away you go. Replacements for this can be purchased in all good stores. The water tastes crystal clear and neutral and this then enhances the taste of boiled drinks from this good looking, blue tinged kettle which also has a limescale filter. You can actually taste the drink you paid for not the water’s impact on it.
  5. Mr Gumby TOP 1000 REVIEWER VINE VOICE says:

    This review is from : Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle, 3000 W, Silver

    Good kettle if you’re sure you want the filter. It seems to me to make more sense to buy a standard kettle and separate filter jug, so you can filter all drinking/cooking water, not just water for boiling. Of course, that does mean more clutter. You could use the kettle as a filter jug but that would be inflexible and you certainly couldn’t fit the kettle in the fridge doorignoring that and reviewing the kettle on its merits, it’s certainly attractive, especially when switched on. Here are some specific positives:* easy to open* easy to fill* easy to locate on its base, and the base incorporates cord storage* low minimum fill (250 ml – a mugful)* gauge markings are on both sides, for what they’re worth – see below* boils quickly* acceptably quiet* switches off reasonably quickly after boiling (could be quicker though)* pours well, partly because there’s no need for a scale filter in the spout* can easily be completely emptied through the spout, for the same reasonnegatives?. Not many, and none very significant:* capacity is only 1 litre because of the filter (and to boil a litre you have to fill the filter more than once)* doesn’t switch off when you lift it from the base, so you could put it back switched on but empty (it does then switch itself off fairly smartly but i wonder if doing so repeatedly could damage it). The gauge markings are of limited value because they mean nothing until the water has filtered through. I’d forget the gauge – the lid is wide-opening, so it’s easy to fill by measuring water into the kettle using cups or mugs. That’s the way we always fill kettles because it’s more accurate than gauges. So far, boiled water from the kettle tastes ok to us.
  6. AJS (London) TOP 100 REVIEWER VINE VOICE says:

    This review is from : Breville Brita Filter Jug Kettle, 3000 W, Silver

    Can improve flavour of hot drinks but some inconveniences and disadvantages, too. A kettle that uses the latest version of brita’s filter technology to at least reduce but hopefully remove the limescale, excess chlorine and other similar impurities while improving the flavour of the water it boils. Although about as large as other kettles which have typical capacities of 1. 7 litres, this has a far reduced capacity of 1 litre or 4 cups due to the filter and its funnel/filler. It may not therefore suit those situations where a larger water capacity is essential without refilling and re-boiling with larger families, office restrooms and similar situations being some of the more obvious exceptions. It is not unusual to suggest that a new kettle be rinsed out and then filled and boiled, but breville insist on two such cycles for the kettle and the filter container together and usually a pre-soak followed by two lengthy rinses for the filter alone before real-time use. The instructions also discuss rinsing the cartridge but then extend to it being unnecessary for the one supplied, a matter of some confusion. The maxtra filters will each last for about a month of ‘typical’ use before needing replacement but if you use the kettle more often than is ‘typical’, filling and boiling it perhaps several times daily rather than just two or three, the filter’s lifespan may be considerably reduced perhaps to about one-and-a-half or two weeks. As the filters can cost about £3 or more if bought singly (bulk packs are also available with some discounting on price) they will be an ongoing additional cost.

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