Mueller Ultima Single Serve Coffee Maker Review 2022: K-Cup Pod Brewer

Our Rating:

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Build Quality
Brew Anatomy
Ease of Use
Brand & Warranty
Value for Money



Brew Type:

Drip + Single Cup

Cup Capacity:

1 Cup




  • Affordable coffee maker
  • Compact size for portability 
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Works with all single coffee cups
  • Automatic shut-off 


  • Cannot cater to two or more people
  • Lacks programmable features

The Mueller coffee maker is a compact machine that fits perfectly in small spaces. It produces quality brewed coffee and is super easy to use. 

This appliance is compatible with all single-coffee cups. Additionally, it is smartly designed to work with 1.2 and 2.0 capsules, allowing you to create your preferred brew in the comfort of your own home.

It takes three minutes for the Mueller Ultima single-serve coffee maker to brew one cup of coffee. The model has a 10-ounce water tank that can serve regular to large coffee cups.

Our Mueller Ultima review will tell you more about this compact coffee machine. 

Design and Construction

The Mueller coffee maker is a travel-friendly coffee maker that makes it the perfect traveling companion. It comes with a solid construction that contributes to its durability and has a modern design that complements well with any countertop. 

While it does have a sturdy construction, it is made out of plastic, so the machine is a lightweight at only 3.85 pounds. 


The compact size of Mueller Ultima single serve pod is what makes it popular among users. This coffee machine stands at 8.5 inches tall, 9.8 inches wide, and 6.6 inches deep. This makes it super easy to lift should you need to travel or move to another location. 

Because of its compact size, you can simply prop it at the corner of your workstation, and brew yourself a cup in just 3 minutes.


As mentioned earlier, the coffee machine is made of our BPA-free plastic, so it is only roughly 4 pounds. It does not have the stainless steel and plastic combination most coffee makers do and is built with ease of use in mind.

Indeed, this is one of the most compact and lightest units you can purchase in the market.  

Safety Features

Energy Saver Coffee Maker

The Mueller coffee maker comes with an auto shut-off feature, which is an incredible function for a coffee maker at this price range. The unit turns off on its own after the completion of one brewing cycle.

This does not only save you cash on electric bills but also gives you peace of mind knowing your coffee machine is not running on days when you are in a hurry. 

Brew Time

True to what many Mueller coffee maker reviews are saying, the Mueller Ultima single serve K cup coffee maker brews the coffee at an average pace of three minutes. While it is not as fast as BUNN HB Velocity Brew, it still gives you a fresh, flavourful blend in just a matter of minutes.

With what it can do, this coffee maker is closely at par with Keurig’s compact line of coffee machines, so this is something to look out for.

Brew Quality


The Mueller Ultima single serve K cup is one of the best coffee makers you can find in the market if you are in search of an inexpensive machine that brews premium coffee.

The Mueller Ultima is compatible with all single-cup capsules available in the market, so you can brew your fresh cup wherever you may be.

Ease of Use

Plenty of Mueller Ultima reviews praise the machine’s ease of use and one-button operation design, naming it the coffee maker for starters. You can start brewing your coffee by just pressing the button through its one-touch operation feature.

To use the Mueller Ultima single serve pod, all you need to do is open the top of the coffee machine, insert your preferred coffee pod, add water, place the mug on the dispenser tray, close the lid, and press the power button. Wait for three minutes, and you’re now set to start your morning cup.


This does not have a strenuous clean-up process, as it only takes less than ten minutes for the machine to be good as new again. The drip tray is removable and can be washed by hands.  

To descale the coffee maker, you can use a mixture of vinegar and water. Simply pour equal parts of water and white vinegar into the tank, press the button to turn on the machine, and start a brewing cycle. Turn it off midway and let it sit for about an hour. Turn it on again after an hour and let the cycle finish. Pour the mixture out and rinse the tank. Fill it with water and let it run for 2-3 more cycles. The last step removes the smell of vinegar.

Here’s more information for descaling your Mueller coffee maker (1).

Brand & Customer Service

Mueller is an established company that does not only produce coffee makers, but other kitchen and home appliances (2) as well, including water heaters, steam irons, pressure cookers, and many more. 

They have proven to be a formidable company and have been improving well over the years. The company continuously produces new products for its consumer base, which makes them someone to watch out for. 

Value for Money

So, is the Mueller Ultima single serve K cup coffee maker worth the investment? Definitely! It is an affordable product that delivers premium brews in the comfort of your own home or office space. This has an auto-off feature that helps you save on electricity bills and the modern design fits well with any countertop.


  • Small water reservoir at only 10 ounces 
  • Caters to only 4.1 inches tall coffee mugs 
  • Too light

Who Should Buy this Coffee Maker? 

The coffee maker is perfect for anyone who only has limited space in their room, office, apartment, or kitchen. It has an incredibly compact design that allows it to fit in between small spaces without any problem. If you tend to move or travel a lot, this is your perfect companion.

Final Verdict

All in all, this Mueller coffee maker deserves a rating of 4 out of 5 stars, mainly because it brews rich-flavored coffee at an inexpensive price range. While it does have its downsides, it does not change the fact this is a compact-sized coffee maker that is cheaper than other brands. It gets the job done without the flashy features, which is perfect for people who want a simple, press-and-go coffee machine.

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Mueller Ultima Single Serve Coffee Maker Specifications
Brand Mueller
Model Ultima Single Serve
Material Plastic
Brew Type Drip + Single Cup
Cup Capacity 1 Cup
Price $

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James Kilpatrick

Article By:

James Kilpatrick

I’m James, a self-professed coffee enthusiast in pursuit of finding the perfect daily brew and likes to live by the motto ‘Just brew it”.