5.6, Based on 37 Reviews
Unknown (third party rebranding)
Pressed burr grinder
Black / Metal
Grinder, Flat Burr, Consumer
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Budget burr grinder from Cuisinart.
Bottom Line: Reasonably well-made, good looking grinder that is completely unsuitable for espresso.
Fabrizio Scalfo (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: DO NOT Buy, if you use a pump driven espresso machine
Eric Windisch (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Best under-$50 option for brewing french-press or (manual) drip. Not for espresso.
David Carlson (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: For the everyday drip coffee drinker, an excellent, low cost step up from your chop grinder
Bottom Line: A decent start if you're not too picky.
Chris W (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Good for drip coffee while it lasted - which was too short of a time!
Bottom Line: Don't bother, the grind consistency is horrible.
Chris Arrick (quality: 2.5)
Bottom Line: great for home use but I have mine hidden from public view at my cafe as it might seem a little weird for a coffeehouse to have a grinder like this one. But I don't have a lot of money and this is perfect. Small and hard working.
Bottom Line: Blade grinder at higher price.
Chad Beauford (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Stylish good looks and counter-friendly compactness will not overcome the fine powder included at every grind setting.
Carl Scott (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Apparently not able to compete with the expensive ones, but I've found it quite adequate for the roughly 10 years I've owned it.
Betina Vincent (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: skip this, and spend a little more for a decent burr grinder.
Bottom Line: This grinder is well-built, but it just doesn't produce a consistent enough grind for any brew method.
Barry Strum (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Calling all mentsches....but no mavens. After a few months with this machine I find its behavior annoying....noise, dust, Dots are not settings...merely dots !!
Anthony C (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: If you can find it on sale, go for it, otherwise, if you need a serious grinder, go for the nemox, Le'lit, Ascaso, or Gaggia.
Bottom Line: If you understand what $50 will get you and are comfortable with that then this is a great grinder.
Aaron Corey (quality: 8.5)
Bottom Line: If the only coffee you make is drip with a paper filter- this would be an alright grinder, but so would just about anything else. I would suggest you pass on this item, and find something that is manufactured with more precision.
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