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Delonghi Grinders - Ami Ortom's Review
Posted: June 28, 2003, 11:50am
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Pete Thompson 10.00
Paul Wilmoth 10.00
Lance Goffinet 8.20
Dave McLaren 7.80
Robert Uy. 7.50

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 3.6
Product Reviewed: Burr Grinder
Manufacturer: Delonghi Quality: 2
Average Price: Varies Usability: 4
Price Paid: $24.99 Cost vs. Value 4
Where Bought: Costco Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 1 month Overall 3
Writer's Expertise: Aficionado Would Buy Again: No
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Bottom Line: Not suitable for espresso.
Positive Product Points

Good price, acceptable appearance.

Negative Product Points

Not suitable for espresso.

Detailed Commentary

Buying a burr grinder for espresso is not straightforward.  I suspect that most people who grind their own coffee are espresso enthusiasts, but most low-priced, readily available burr grinders do not grind fine enough for espresso.  In my expreience this includes Braun, DeLonghi and Melitta.  Hence, if you want a good burr grinder for espresso, expect to pay over $50.

The finest setting of this unit is far from suitable for espresso.  As it is advertised for espresso, I had to rank its quality very low.

Buying Experience

Costco, as usual, treats irs customers perfectly.

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