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Product Details
Overall Rating 6.5, Based on 34 Reviews
Avg Price $65.00
Manufacturer Braun
Machine Type Flat Burr Grinder
Colors White, Black
Class Grinder, Flat Burr, Consumer
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An entry level burr grinder, this one is suitable for drip coffee only. It produces too much dust for press pot, and not an even enough grind for true espresso.

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David Lee (quality: 4.5) 01.15.2000 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: This is a great grinder for under $50. I don't drink espresso, only coffee, so I don't know how it is with espresso.
Marty Davids (quality: 4.5) 01.17.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Good, inexpensive grinder for most brew methods.
Howard L. Sheppard (quality: 5.0) 02.13.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Perfect choice as a step up from blade grinders and it won‘t break your bank account
Terry (quality: 3.0) 05.01.2000 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: The grind not fine enough for some espresso machines.
John LaBella (quality: 4.0) 07.27.2000 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Good unit make the easy Modification and use it for espresso.
Dee Ann Abel (quality: 5.5) 10.12.2000 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: If you can afford it, get a better grinder.  If you can't afford it, get a Zassenhaus.  This one's a freakin' monster.
David K (quality: 3.5) 10.27.2000 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: Bad bad bad! You‘re better off using an old shoe.
Digital Bean (quality: 3.5) 12.04.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: For  forty bucks? Come on what a deal, My last braun blade lasted 10 years and still works.It may not be the in the "Barbie kitchen", but it works.
Mr. Jukka Raulamo (quality: 3.5) 05.06.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great machine! It is very, very durable - I´ve used mine allmost 10years now.
Colin Newell (quality: 3.5) 07.05.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Reliable!
Denise B. (quality: 3.0) 07.06.2001 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: name and looks are deceiving- we were not at all impressed
Daniel Marsalone (quality: 7.7) 07.14.2001 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Great inexpensive grinder for regular coffee and low end pump espresso machines (ie Krups/DeLonghi).
Sheri Richardson (quality: 8.0) 08.19.2001 Rating: 4.8
Bottom Line: Good overall; some quirks; knob breakage
Bob Trancho (quality: 8.2) 01.14.2002 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: Mr. Coffee level grinding
Brian Combs (quality: 7.0) 01.17.2002 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Considering the lack of information I had, not a bad purchase.
Rick Andrusz (quality: 7.8) 02.10.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: Save up for a Solis Maestro instead.
Tg Spinner (quality: 7.0) 02.12.2002 Rating: 5.8
Bottom Line: My next one will not be this model Braun, although, it does serve its purpose.
Andrew Bajorinas (quality: 6.0) 02.21.2002 Rating: 5.8
Bottom Line: If you can't afford a good bur grinder, this is better than a whirly blade.
John K. (quality: 5.5) 07.11.2002 Rating: 5.0
Bottom Line: Good for regular coffee grinds, worthless for espresso grinds.
Keith Richmond (quality: 5.5) 12.03.2002 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Durable and adequate but not the best
Clif Swinford 02.12.2003 Rating: 1.8
Bottom Line: It beats putting your beans in a bag of rocks and backing over them. Just.
Jason Virtue (quality: 7.5) 04.05.2003 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: Very simply: If you want good coffee don't buy this grinder.
Rick B (quality: 7.0) 05.17.2003 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: A great value!
Ami Ortom 06.28.2003 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: Not suitable for espresso.
Ken Powell (quality: 1.7) 06.11.2004 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: The Braun's a darn good cheap burr grinder for yer dripper...
Stanley Zolenski (quality: 7.0) 08.17.2004 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: Ear plugs should have been included.  I guess if you "had" to have this grinder based on price, it's better than canned coffee.
Ed Grimly (quality: 3.0) 08.04.2005 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Better than a blade and lets you grind your beans at home.
Rick VW (quality: 6.5) 10.10.2005 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: If you need the basics and real cheap, then get this one, but if quality of equipment and result matters then better shell out. What you pays is what you get with grinders.
Mr. Munson (quality: 3.0) 12.19.2006 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Forget about the noise and the mess; just go buy this thing and use it for the next ten years.
P Langenfeld 12.24.2006 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: A consistently reliable no frills 'can do' machine which easily bests the temperamental high maintenance bean sticking Solis Maestro.
Scott Armstrong (quality: 6.0) 01.22.2007 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Great workhorse, can grind for espresso with coaxing. A great bargain that makes you wonder why anyone would bother with a blade grinder.
Lance Goffinet (quality: 7.5) 02.01.2009 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: A surprisingly good burr grinder, for the money, for drip coffee or low end espresso.
Andrea C 07.18.2009 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Excellent for drip coffee, adequate for espresso, but makes a mess.
Vasily R (quality: 6.0) 08.28.2009 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Can be tricked to work acceptably - read how
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