Keurig K Mini Review (My Full Honest Opinion)

The Keurig Mini is one of the new generation mini-coffee makers from Keurig. It's a great addition to any kitchen since it allows you to brew fresh coffee, tea, or cocoa in just a few minutes. Here's our review of this single-serve coffee and beverage machine.

The Keurig K-Mini brewer blends elegant design with space-saving convenience in a portable, fashionable package that brews fresh, flavorful coffee in minutes from your favorite K-Cup pods.

Just fill the removable water reservoir, place a K-Cup pod in the chamber and press the brew button. That’s it!

The K-Mini brewer even has a removable drip tray to use your favorite mug or travel cup and not worry about spills or messes.

The compact size of this coffee maker makes it easy to take anywhere, so you can enjoy fresh coffee anytime.

Motor Design

The Keurig K-Mini brewer motor design is very simple and straightforward. The main parts are the main body and the base.

The main body has a plug at the bottom that connects to an outlet. There is also a water reservoir inside the machine where you can put water for brewing coffee or tea.

The base has a few buttons on its surface, one of which is used to open and close the lid of the brewer, while another one is used for turning it on and off.

The other buttons select what kind of drink you want to make: coffee, tea, or hot chocolate with different flavors added.

The motor for this appliance includes an electric heating element that heats up quickly when turned on by pressing the appropriate key on its panel.

Pressing this key also activates a pump inside the machine, which starts pumping water from its reservoir through a filter into your cup, where it will be ready to pour in just seconds!


The compact size of the K-Mini makes it easy to take your coffee with you. The removable drip tray accommodates travel mugs up to 7.0 inches tall and holds a full accidental brew for easy cleanup. This brewer is perfect for dorm rooms, offices, kitchens, or anywhere space is at a premium.


Here are some tips for cleaning a Keurig K Mini machine:

1. Turn the machine off and disconnect it.

2. Clean the exterior and remove and completely empty the water tank.

Remove and thoroughly clean the drip tray.

4. Decontaminate the Keurig needle

5. Perform a descaling cycle

6. Clean the water storage

7. Run 2-3 rinse cycles

8. Enjoy your freshly cleaned Kuerig mini!

Grinding Capability

With the Keurig K-Mini brewer, you can brew any cup size between 6-12oz with Keurig K-Cup pods.

All the convenience of a single cup brewing system, but in a fraction of the space. The compact design and modern style fit your countertop or office kitchen area.

Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker, Black with Coffee Lovers' 40 Count Variety Pack Coffee Pods

There are a lot of questions about Keurig K-Mini, which can be frustrating for anyone to search.

I’ve put together this article to answer 4 of the most commonly asked questions so you can get back to drinking coffee as quickly as possible.

Does The Keurig Mini Use Regular K Cups?

The Keurig Mini Brewer is a smaller version of the popular Keurig coffee maker designed to brew just one cup at a time.

It uses K-Cups, the refillable containers that hold your coffee grounds.

The size of the Keurig Mini Brewer means that it only has room for one K-Cup at a time, but this does not mean that you have to use regular K-Cups.

You can still use any brand or type of K-Cup with your Keurig Mini Brewer if you select something other than what is incorporated.

What Is The Difference Between Keurig Mini And Regular?

Keurig Mini and Regular are two of the most popular models of Keurig coffee makers. Though they may seem to be the same, they are not. There are some variances in these machines that you should know before making a purchase.

The first thing to think about is what kind of coffee you want to brew. If you want to make espresso and lattes from pods, you will need to buy a special attachment for your coffee maker that allows you to use pods with real ground coffee inside them.

The following consideration is how much space is available in your kitchen or office.

If you only have room for one machine on the counter, then a Keurig Mini might be better than a full-size model because it takes less space.

Finally, consider how many cups of coffee you drink at one time. If you like to make an entire pot or carafe of coffee at once, buying a bigger machine would be better since it can brew more cups at once and save time when everyone wants their own cup right away.

How do I reset my Keurig Mini?

Keurig single-serve coffee makers are extremely handy, producing individual cups of coffee at the push of a button. But when they fail, all that ease goes out of the window.

Rebooting your Keurig can address various issues, restoring your lovely cups of fresh coffee.

We’ll show you how to reboot your Keurig using this article’s easy and effective method.

1. To begin, try opening the K-Cup lever and closing it again. If your Keurig’s brew process was halted, this will reset it and allow it to brew again.

2. If the brew cycle isn’t the issue, it’s time to disconnect your Keurig machine from the wall. Then leave it for an hour or two to relax.

3. Reattach the water reservoir and reconnect the machine. After that, press the start button. That’s all! Your Keurig should now be operational and ready to brew.

Keurig K-Mini Plus Coffee Maker, Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Brewer, 6 to 12 oz. Brew Size, Stores up to 9 K-Cup Pods, Black

How long do Keurig minis last?

You should expect your Keurig to last between 3-5 years, depending on how carefully you care for it. Here are some recommendations for keeping your Keurig in good working order:

1. Keep it out of the sink

Because water and electricity can not mix, keep your maker at least 18 inches away from any water source.

2. Regularly clean the needle

If you’re using a reusable K-Cup, wipe the needle before each use. If it’s blocked with grounds, there’s a considerable chance your next brew will taste bad (at best).


I believe the Keurig K Mini is worth buying, if only to make an excellent cup of coffee.

While it’s not perfect, and we do wish it had a few more customization options, this single-serve brewing machine is incredibly easy to use, looks good in any kitchen, and will conserve your time and funds in the long run.

Whether you’re looking for your first single-serve brewer or are interested in buying a backup for your regular coffee pot, the Keurig K Mini makes a solid investment.

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Ellie L.

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