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Best Variable Temperature Kettles

In this article we will look at our top 10 choices of variable temperature kettles. Adjusting the temperature of your hot water is essential for tea and coffee enthusiasts, and such control can really bring the best out of your brews. These kettles will give you the best results for green tea, white tea, oolong, coffee, and more.

Top 3 Feature Comparison

To save you some time, we present a small comparison table of our top three choices. Scroll past the table for the full top 10 in detail.

Duronic EK30 Electric Kettle Bosch Styline Collection Jug Kettle Breville VKT159 Temperature Select Kettle
Duronic EK30 Bosch Styline Breville VKT159
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Capacity1.5 Litres1.5 Litres1.7 Litres
Temperatures40C, 60C, 80C, 100C70C, 80C, 90C, 100C80C, 85C, 90C, 95C, 100C
Keep WarmUp to 30 minutesUp to 30 minutesNo
Double WalledYesYesNo
FilterYesYesYes
Water GaugeYesYesYes
Power3kW3kW3kW
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Top 10 Temperature Control Kettles

So without further delay, let's jump straight into our top 10 choices for the best variable temperature control kettles.

Duronic EK30 Electric Kettle

First up is the Duronic EK30 kettle. Available in three colours, namely black, white and silver, this kettle has the widest range of temperature settings. You can choose from 40C, 60C, 80C and 100C. Some usage examples are 40C for lemsips and hot water bottles, 60C for special coffees where a gentle long brew is ideal, 80C for standard tea/coffee and 100C for black tea.

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There's also an in-built "keep warm" facility which will keep the kettle up to your selected temperature for up to 30 minutes. Its capacity is 1.5 litres, or around 6 cups. The EK30 is energy efficient and gives a fast boil, bringing waiting times down. The kettle will also beep once it has finished boiling, a feature rarely found on kettles these days.

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Bosch Styline Collection Jug Kettle

The Bosch Styline Collection Jug Kettle is a sleek and stylish black variable temperature kettle. With a 1.5 litre capacity, the kettle will serve about 6 cups of water. It has four temperature settings, namely 70C, 80C, 90C and 100C, and keep warm functionality which will keep the kettle at your desired temperature for up to 30 minutes.

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There are a number of additional features this kettle has. One of these is a double walled side, giving a cool touch. It also has a soft touch anti-slip handle, allowing for ease of pouring. The lid has a safety locking mechanism, so that you can be sure that it's tightly closed.

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Breville VKT159 Temperature Select Kettle

We now move on to the Breville VKT159 Temperature Select Kettle. A brushed nickel (silver/grey) kettle reminiscent of traditional kettles, but still retaining a modern feel. It boasts five temperature settings, these being 80C, 85C, 90C, 95C and 100C. It has a slightly smaller range of temperatures, and is certainly geared towards people looking for more control over the upper end of the temperature scale. Perfect for black tea, green tea, white tea, oolong, etc.

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Its capacity is 1.7 litres, giving around 6-8 per boil. It also has features such as a lift off lid for easy filling and cleaning, non-slip feet, and integrated cord storage underneath its 360 degree base. As a bonus, Breville sell a matching SELECTA toaster, allowing you to coordinate your kitchen and have a great style as well as full temperature control.

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HadinEEon Variable Temperature Electric Kettle

Next up is the HadinEEon Variable Temperature Electric Kettle. It's a great number, and its glass water chamber is a big plus. Its design is complemented by the stainless steel components. It has a 2.0 litre capacity, making it serve up to 10 cups per boil.

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From a temperature perspective, the kettle is capable of boiling at 70C, 80C, 85C, 90C, 95C and 100C. We particularly like this emphasis on the higher end of the temperature scale as there are more kinds of hot drinks best brewed at higher temperatures. This kettle also has a "keep warm" function which will keep the water warm for 4 hours.

Other features include:

  • Fast Boiling - So you won't keep your friends and family waiting
  • Quiet Boiling - Great for living rooms with an open wall into the kitchen
  • Wide Spout - Easy pouring without unnecessary spillages
  • Well Designed Handle - Heat resistant and ergonomic
  • Safety Features - Automatic shut off, boil dry protection, to name a few.

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Drew & Cole RediKettle

Another example of a variable temperature kettle is the Drew & Cole RediKettle. A compact and stylish kettle available in black, charcoal (pictured), chrome, red and white. It has five temperature settings, namely 60C, 70C, 80C, 90C and 100C, and it also comes with a "heat lock vacuum", which is another way of saying a keep warm function. The kettle will maintain its temperature for up to 4 hours.

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It has a 1.7 litre capacity so it can fill 6-7 cups per boil. So as to ensure an efficient boil, it has a water gauge on the side so you can boil the exact amount of water. It has several safety features, including under-fill/over-fill protection. Its lid is a quick and convenient flip top lid which is controlled through the use of an easy to reach button on the handle.

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Vonshef Variable Temperature Kettle

The Vonshef Variable Temperature Kettle has a sleek and compact stainless steel design. It has a large 1.7 litre capacity, so it can make 6-7 cups in one go. It sports five temperature settings which are 50C, 70C, 80C, 90C and 100C. Through the use of a keep warm function it will maintain the desired temperature for up to 30 minutes.

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The Vonshef Kettle has a 3kW heating element which it uses to produce a rapid boil. Exceedingly long waiting times will be a thing of the past with this kettle. In terms of convenience, it has a see through water gauge and a push button flip top lid. The temperature controls are on top of the handle for easy access. Safety features include boil dry protection and a concealed element.

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Cuisinart Signature Multi-Temp Jug Kettle

We now look at the premium Cuisinart Signature Multi-Temp Jug Kettle. It can boil to temperatures of 85C, 90C, 95C and 100C, so more on the higher end of the scale. It offers a much larger range of colour schemes than the others in this article. The colour schemes are Frosted Pearl, Light Pistachio, Stainless Steel, Vintage Rose. They're all pale colours, so they will suit most kitchens.

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The capacity is fairly standard - 1.7 litres which equates to about 6-7 cups. It has an LCD temperature display which gives the kettle a futuristic feel. Its element is 3kW, which allows it to give a rapid boil. The heating element is concealed for safety and visual reasons. It also has a removable filter which can be rinsed and reused.

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Aicook Electric Kettle Variable Temperature

Another kettle with variable temperature control is the Aicook Electric Kettle. It's a BPA free glass kettle with a large 6-7 cup capacity, in-built tea infuser and numerous safety features, including boil dry protection and automatic shut off.

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Its temperature options are 80C, 85C, 90C, 95C and 100C. Unlike the other kettles listed here, this kettle has usage recommendations above each temperature on the control panel. Green Tea is above 80C, White Tea is above 85C, Oolong is above 90C, Coffee is above 95C and Boil Black is above 100C. To top everything off, the Aicook Kettle will keep the water at temperature for up to 120 minutes.

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PHONECT Temperature Control Kettle

Our penultimate kettle is the PHONECT Temperature Control Kettle. It will heat to 50C, 70C, 80C, 90C and 100C. 50C is a pretty low temperature, and has useful practical appliances outside of drink making.

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The PHONECT Kettle is made from 304 stainless steel and has a completely BPA free design. It has the standard 1.7 litres capacity, enough for 6-7 cups, a water window with a gauge and a colour changing LED. Its safety features include automatic shut off and boil dry protection.

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Morpilot Variable Temperature Kettle

Finally, there's the Morpilot Variable Temperature Kettle. It's a glass, stainless steel kettle which is free of the chemical BPA. It houses a 1.7 litre capacity, which is around 6-7 cups. It has the standard features such as automatic shut off, a 360 degree base, etc.

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Its temperature options are 60C, 70C, 80C, 90C and 100C, and it has a keep warm button which will maintain the temperature. It also has five LED colours which indicate boiling. These are green, ice blue, blue, purple and red.

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