Brewing freshly ground, great-tasting coffee could never be easier. The Cuisinart DGB-700BC 12-cup automatic coffeemaker features special burr grinder that grinds the beans right before brewing. The bean hopper holds up to a half-pound of beans, and features a sealed lid to prevent moisture. Gold tone filter and charcoal water filter remove impurities for perfect brewing. Its strength selector offers you three options to suit your taste: strong, medium and mild. It also features Brew Pause function for mid-brew enjoyment, and adjustable auto-shutoff (0-4 hours) for energy saving and your peace of mind.