Variable Temperature Electric Kettle – Bonavita vs Breville, vs Cuisinart

Hario kettle and pour-over glass

Why Do We Need a Variable Temperature Kettle?

Hario kettle and pour-over glass

The variable temperature electric kettle is a must for a coffee enthusiast that likes to explore, and likes to change their brewing routines. It is also critical for some brewing methods, where you need lower temperatures, such as pour-over, and AeroPress.

Many people use a regular electric kettle and estimate the water temperature, but this is highly inaccurate. Using a thermometer is the better way, but it is inconvenient, and time consuming.

Regular Electric Kettle and Thermometer Method

Stovetop KettleIn theory, we can get away with a regular electric kettle, a timer, and a thermometer.

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