8.0, Based on 73 Reviews
Conical burr grinder, straight path, glass hopper
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KitchenAid's new Proline grinder, with a straight path for the beans, glass hoppers and catchers, and grind settings from espresso to press pot.
Jeff Sheltren (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Very sturdy, glass catcher prevents static in the grounds and is easy to clean; gives a nice, even grind.
Richard Abrams (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Acceptable value well made machine which contributes to making Italian coffee bar standard home espresso.
Joel Finkelstein (quality: 5.8)
Bottom Line: Great grinder once you realize grinds only look too big. I only wish it didn't trap so many beans or was easy to clean on a daily basis.
John Boddie (quality: 6.6)
Bottom Line: When I was using my Solis Maestro, I always felt that Iíd have to upgrade at some point. With the Proline, I donít have that feeling any more.
Tom Lewis (quality: 5.8)
Bottom Line: Industrial strength grinder ! Killer grinder for drip and/or press pot - can do fine espresso grinds too, but not easily
Ellem Weaman (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: If you live in moderation this is a great grinder.
Donny Raus (quality: 8.6)
Bottom Line: There are better grinders that deliver a more uniform/consistent grind at a lower cost. However, if aesthetics, usability, and hopper capacity are priority and your willing to compromise the grind and beverage quality this machine is for you.
Mike Wisniewski (quality: 5.3)
Bottom Line: Expensive Grinder for Drip and Press, not worth it for Espresso.
Randall Nortman (quality: 8.6)
Bottom Line: A heavy, solidly built piece of counter jewelry that does everything you'd want other than grind coffee well.
Kent Simmons (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: A great machine IF you like your coffee French or if you like espresso - but its not capable of both grinds without recallibration.
Leonard Wells (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: It's "Beauty is onlySkin Deep". as in Handsome machine, ugly grinds.
Marie Waters (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: If you want a perfect cup of coffee, this grinder will give you excellent results, no matter which method of brewing you prefer at any given time.
Byron Ala (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: If you like to mod products and can get this for cheap, it may be for you, otherwise, buy something better.
Randall T (quality: 5.8)
Bottom Line: versatile quality grinder suitable for daily use along with a good-looking design without the need for constant maintenance
Marty Davids (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: Great, solid and versatile grinder.
Jack Otter (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Versitile, consistant, and built to last- this little beauty is a beast of a grinder.
Gino Magnotta (quality: 8.7)
Bottom Line: Has some very good features to it, and could have been an excellent grinder. Has fundamental flaws however which lets it down badly.
Jeffrey Ellis (quality: 5.2)
Bottom Line: Sturdy and Dependable, quiet, consistent. After two years of heavy usage, it's still going stong
Josh Kempthorne (quality: 6.4)
Bottom Line: This is a great grinder for limited budget or space. Its tops on style. Don't be scared off by (maybe over fussy) reviews
Ron Taylor (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Outstanding machine for french press and drip coffee grinding!
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