Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender Review

Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar BlenderDo you feel that your bar is missing something? Make your drink bar more functional with the Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender that includes a 44-ounce polycarbonate container. This product has a superior design that offers everything you need to make delicious smoothies without adding in unnecessary features.

With two speed settings, pulse control and Sure Grip feet, you’ll find that the Hamilton Beach is straightforward and easy to use, producing consistent results each and every time. Perhaps the greatest advance in this machine is that it uses a Wave Action System that pulls the contents down into the blades. This is the best way to get smooth, silky textures and make the purees, sauces, soups and smoothies that you love. Plus, the Rio Bar Blender will just look great sitting on your bar.

Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender Specifications:

Average Price: $149.99
Product Dimensions: 8 x 6 ½ x 16 inches
Speed Settings: High, Low
Includes: 44-ounce container, two speed settings, pulse setting, Sure Grip feet, stainless steel blades, ½ horsepower motor
Warranty: 2 year parts-and-labor

Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender Pros:

Wave Action System: The Hamilton Beach Commercial Rio Bar Blender uses Wave Action technology that pulls the contents in the blender downward. This is the ideal way to blend foods, as this is what perfectly mixes the ingredients together to form a smooth and consistent texture. This innovative system effortlessly pulls the food down into the blades for an even churn each and every time, handling purees, soups and even ice for smoothies and margaritas. Where other blenders try to adopt new patented technology for blending foods, this Hamilton Beach sticks to what really works.

Smooth Consistency: There haven’t been any complaints about the results that come out of this commercial-grade Rio Bar Blender. Whether you’re making spaghetti sauce, baby food, smoothies or soups, you’ll find that everything comes out with a smooth and silky texture. You can break down all kinds of ingredients, and for the best results, you can use frozen fruits as your base in place of ice. The commercial quality really shines through in the silky consistencies that rival what the juice bars serve up. Best of all, you can save your money on smoothies from cafes and juice bars and make them to your liking using the Hamilton Beach.

Practical: At first glance, it may seem like the Hamilton Beach Rio Bar Blender is too simple. After all, it only offers two speed settings, High and Low, plus a pulse setting. But when you actually use this appliance, you’ll find that it carries out these tasks to perfection. Even ice can be blended effortlessly, leaving behind a silken texture that makes smoothies delicious. And since the machine is easy to use, you won’t have to take the time to study the different settings and programs, and you can make this purchase for someone in the family that may not be up-to-date with technology.

Efficient: Who has the time to wait around for foods to be blended, chopped and pureed? With the Hamilton Beach Rio Bar Blender, you won’t have to. With stainless steel blades, this machine is super fast and efficient, plus you get superior results each time. Unlike other blenders where you need to constantly take off the lid, stir the ingredients and blend again, the Hamilton Beach works with the push of a button. It’s fairly quiet and won’t vibrate off the countertop, making it useful any time of the day, even when the family is still sleeping.

Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender Cons:

Polycarbonate Container: Although polycarbonate is a strong and durable plastic, it’s not the ideal material for a pitcher. High-end blenders generally include a thick, shatterproof glass pitcher that is better quality than plastic. Plastic pitchers also tend to have an odor, so you will have to make sure that the blender is thoroughly cleaned with soap and water, plus dried with the lid off. Although the pitcher may not be made from heavy-duty glass, you may find this to be a perk. If you’re planning on making a lot of bar drinks, having a non-breakable plastic pitcher may be easier for you and guests to handle.

Small Pitcher: Ideally, buyers love pitchers that are 64-ounces or more in size. This makes it easy to feed families with one batch, as well as have an easier time entertaining or making large quantities of food. The Hamilton Beach only includes a 44-ounce pitcher, which is significantly smaller than other pitchers on the market. If you plan on using this blender to make smoothies for the whole family for example, you’ll find that you’ll have to make more than one batch. But if you’re only planning on making small quantities of blended drinks and foods, you’ll find that the smaller pitcher is adequate.

Is the Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender a Great Purchase?

The Hamilton Beach HBB250 Commercial Rio Bar Blender is a great purchase for anyone that loves to whip up smoothies and margaritas, as well as prepare soups, purees and sauces. The commercial-grade quality of this appliance means that it will stand up to regular use, plus come in handy for multiple tasks around the kitchen.

The best part about the Hamilton Beach is that it utilizes Wave Action technology that pulls the contents from the top of the blender and into the blades for superior results. This product gets down to business and isn’t overstuffed with technology that isn’t necessary. Instead, you just get a quality product that will work, work well and produce great results every time you use it. The Rio Bar Blender is a must-have to for any drink-making enthusiast.