7.5, Based on 37 Reviews
Breville (Chinese Origin)
Conical Burr Grinder, Bean Hopper, Grinds Catcher, Timer
Brushed Metal / Black / Clear Plastic
Grinder, Conical Burr Consumer
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Called the Ikon, BarAroma, and BCG450XL, this is a multipurpose conical burr grinder from Breville, with a built in timer and grind hopper.
Bottom Line: Good grinder, unless you are looking for an artistic piece of kitchenware.
Bottom Line: Worth the $89 on Amazon, this user friendly machine can grind espresso in it's finest settings and is definitely great for drip as well!
Andrew B (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Buy it if you're looking for a reasonably priced burr grinder for everything BUT espresso
Ash Furrow (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: *Not* recommended for espresso. Good starter grinder after I modified it, but wore out quickly. Get a better starter grinder if you can at all afford it.
Brian Woodward (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Great grinder for the money; capable of espresso-grade grinds.
Christopher Covolo (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Simple, small grinder for people that are buying their own beans - but loud.
Craig Murray (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: old saying you get what you pay for any one want to buy my breville
Davin Gegolick (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great burr grinder for drip coffee, not great for espresso.
Don Ferron (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Looks good, grinds right, a great value at retail.
Drew Fleck (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: All-in-all I am very satisfied with this purchase. Bottom line- it is so affordable and works so well that I'll be able to put money aside for an even nicer grinder when it's time to upgrade, and I'll be able to drink excellent espresso in the meantime.
Dunno Lol (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: If you are looking for good espresso, step away from this grinder.
Eran Levy (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: good grinder after all .
Eric Bain (quality: 5.3)
Bottom Line: a worthy purchase, but she's a chev not a caddi
Eric Mattocks (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Best grinder under $300. !
Eric Pellenbarg (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: If your budget isn't ready for a $300+ grinder, this is a very good choice.
Bottom Line: Good initial quality, but chronic clogging has me searching for a replacement after 18 months
Ian King (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: It's not an art work, it's a fine appliance that gets the job done nicely.
Joel Schulz (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: For espresso it is useless and Breville admits it. Too bad the product was not as good as Breville's customer service. They offered a refund if my retailer did not. MORE THAN I CAN SAY FOR BODUM.
Johann Ramirez (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: A great starter grinder with quick modification is able to produce consistent high quality grinds for Espresso.
Lance Johnson (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Though I've been slow to get the message, a good grinder like the Breville makes a world of difference in your coffee enjoyment.
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