In case you didn't see the headlines, this coffee maker was recently awarded the title of Certified Home Brewer by the SCAA. And who are the SCAA, you ask? Only the Speciality Coffee Association of America. What do they know about coffee, you ask? OK, now you're getting on our nerves.

Long story short, the Bonavita BV1900TS is a masterful blend of simple design and clever science; the filter's dimensions mean the most even spread of hot water over your (presumably freshly roasted) grounds, as well as quickly reaching, and staying at, a consistent temperature, which is complemented by a thermal carafe that’ll keep your cup of lava hot for ages – and there’s even a pre-infusion setting which allows, er, degassing before brewing. Think we don't know what that means? Well you haven't (yet) earned the title of Certified Home Brewer, so we don’t have to listen to you.

£160; coffeehit.co.uk