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.
Davin Gegolick (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great burr grinder for drip coffee, not great for espresso.
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.
Meta Phoric (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: A Conical Burr Grinder for the rest of us...
Eric Pellenbarg (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: If your budget isn't ready for a $300+ grinder, this is a very good choice.
Lewis Jordan (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Get one!
Louie Woodhams (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Nice grinder, but not enough range for espresso.
Eric Mattocks (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Best grinder under $300. !
Andrew B (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Buy it if you're looking for a reasonably priced burr grinder for everything BUT espresso
Eran Levy (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: good grinder after all .
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.
Tyler Noble (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: After a simple no-brainer modification, this grinder is great for espresso!!
Marc Tischler (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Very affordable burr grinder with nice aesthetics, small footprint, and most importantly good grind. Great first grinder if you are on a limited budget.
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.
Ian King (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: It's not an art work, it's a fine appliance that gets the job done nicely.
Pat D'Arcy (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Decent grind, attractive appearance, no static and not too loud.
Mick Paulin (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine when it's not broken...
Michelle P (quality: 8.3)
Bottom Line: I think it's the perfect burr grinder for french press coffee!
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