Although the Cuisinart TEA-100 doesn't offer fully automated brewing, users still love this affordable tea-maker for its great looks, sturdy construction, and how it prompts you through the process of brewing perfect tea. Just select your water temperature and steep time, and it beeps to let you know when it's time to raise or lower the steeping basket. As a tea steeper, it has a 1-liter capacity; 1.2 liters as a water kettle.
- Overheat/boil protection
- Doubles as a water kettle
- Prompts you through tea-making process
- Loud beep
- Not fully automated