4.5 / 10.0

KitchenAid Siphon KCM0812 Coffee maker

With a measured capacity of 40 ounces, this 8-cup KitchenAid electric siphon has an auto-shutoff feature.

Ratings Breakdown


Convenience Score

When evaluating these brewers, we rate their ease of assembly and use, as well as the clarity the controls for automatic brewers.


Taste Score

We selected medium and dark roast coffee grounds based on the opinion of our coffee experts. The ratio of coffee to water and the dilution ratio were set in accordance with the manufacturer’s recipe. Your brew’s taste can change depending on how much water, coffee, and time you use.


Ease of Cleaning Score

Indicates how easy it is to clean the carafe, remove the coffee grinds, and refill it.


There were no exceptional aspects of this model’s performance.


  • The cleaning process isn’t very simple.
  • Our observations of how it held, poured from and emptied the carafe reflected that it was awkward to handle.

Ratings Breakdown

In general, the KitchenAid 8-cup electric siphon performed well and has an auto-shutoff feature with a capacity of 40 ounces.


As part of We Review Coffee’s coffee maker testing program, our reviewers tested the KitchenAid Siphon KCM0812. Our lab experts evaluated the Siphon KCM0812 based on multiple factors, including those listed below.

Small-Batch Setting

With the small-batch setting, you can make a partial pot of coffee quickly and easily without sacrificing quality. However, this product is not equipped with this feature.

Brew Strength Control

Brew-strength control, a feature that allows brewing times to be varied so that coffee is either weaker or stronger, is not available on this machine.


Coffee makers can be easily programmed to brew at a predetermined time. However, this product is lacking this ability.


Height: 15 inches
Width: 8 inches
Depth: 9 inches

This is our measurement, rounded up to the nearest inch.

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