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Baratza Maestro Plus - Jason Wilson's Review
Posted: December 6, 2006, 7:31pm
review rating: 6.5
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Baratza Maestro Plus
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Don Cummings 8.66
Tim Eggers 8.27
Gary Miller 8.25
Stephen Leslie 8.16
Peter Hogarth 7.75

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.2
Manufacturer: Baratza Quality: 8
Average Price: $149.00 Usability: 8
Price Paid: $140.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Green Beanery Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 1 week Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Great unit that meets the home users needs.  I love the doser like feature on this unit.
Positive Product Points

Quiet operation
Love the doser like feature
Clean unit, little mess when dispensing directly into portafilter
Little static
Sexy looking red unit on my counter top
Great results with my Brasilia Lady espresso machine, awesome creama

Negative Product Points

None so far

Detailed Commentary

This unit has met all my goals when I bought it.  I was originally looking at the Rocky, but decided for home use the Solis would meet my needs.

I have had no problems grinding fine enough for my Brasilia Lady espresso machine.  Also, the doser like dispenser allows me to grind only what I need with no wastage.

Overall, this unit has met all my needs and the simple usability make it a perfect machine for the novice home user who demands quality.  Choose the red if you want to save money and have a great show piece.

Buying Experience

Green Beanery were extremely helpful and actually stirred me away from the Rockey as my use is daily morning espresso and weekends

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