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Product Details
Overall Rating 6.1, Based on 34 Reviews
Avg Price $130.00
Manufacturer KitchenAid
Machine Type Burr grinder, glass hopper
Colors Varies
Class Grinder, Flat Burr, Consumer
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KitchenAid's redesign of a 1930s style coffee grinder, suitable for espresso to press pot.

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Aaron Coulter 12.24.2005 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Great ginder!! Solid counstruction and great looks make this the grinder for the long haul!
Attila Horvath (quality: 4.3) 02.13.2006 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: For the price and intended purpose, KitchenAid's KCG200 Retro Burr grinder is definitely adequate, suitable and easy to use.
Bob Todrick (quality: 4.3) 04.21.2006 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: A reasonable machine with good quality (KitcheAid usually doesn't make crap) and a fair price.
C W (quality: 6.9) 12.25.2003 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Great at grinding for drip brew, but get used to cleaning the chute with toothpicks.
C. A. Brooks (quality: 7.6) 04.21.2006 Rating: 3.8
Bottom Line: If you like big messy grinders that don't deliver consistency,  you gotta try this one ! ! !
Coffee Girl (quality: 5.0) 02.14.2004 Rating: 5.8
Bottom Line: Great Looks, very unsatisfactory performance.
Eric Nager (quality: 7.7) 10.31.2005 Rating: 4.8
Bottom Line: Not reliable.  take a pass on this model.
Erik Francey (quality: 5.6) 07.06.2004 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Good machine, must be modded to do espresso, no replacement parts???
Erik N (quality: 5.8) 08.03.2005 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Bottom line, stay away from this machine.
Foo Bar (quality: 6.2) 01.21.2006 Rating: 2.0
Bottom Line: If you enjoy cleaning coffee grounds spewed in a 3 foot radius, this is the machine for you.
Gillian Logan (quality: 5.3) 11.19.2004 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: I had high hopes; sadly still searching for a good grinder under 400 dollars.
Helen Nickells (quality: 5.6) 03.27.2005 Rating: 2.4
Bottom Line: Piece of garbage, don't waste your money
James Lehr (quality: 6.5) 09.27.2006 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: Stunning countertop art with feet of clay.
Jason Ashbaugh (quality: 7.4) 01.13.2007 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: Tried to add a metallic flavor to my beans... a definite "don't buy!"
Jeanie Parsons (quality: 7.0) 11.23.2007 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: If you love bean flingling, this grinder is for you!
John Smith (quality: 6.6) 10.29.2005 Rating: 5.8
Bottom Line: Loved it for the six weeks I had with it before it broke. They just can't seem to make this model reliable.
Jon Rosenthal (quality: 4.2) 09.10.2004 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Maybe the best grinder anywhere (for Drip and French Press) for the money.
Keith McCandlish (quality: 2.5) 09.12.2004 Rating: 3.2
Bottom Line: Great idea, good looks but a lack of customer service makes this a risky purchase and it does not grind fine enough for espresso.
Kirstin V (quality: 6.6) 11.17.2004 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Looks really cool on the counter & built like a tank but grinds rather unevenly...  good for drip but not so hot for French Press...
Lance Goffinet (quality: 8.1) 11.11.2003 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: A fantastic grinder for drip, vacuum pot, and french press; does not grind fine enough for espresso.
Lin Carol (quality: 4.7) 02.09.2004 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: "Don't waste your money on this piece of junk."
Marietta VB (quality: 7.2) 05.15.2005 Rating: 2.4
Bottom Line: If you like the looks, print off a picture and tape next to you coffee machine - don't actually try to use one of these.
Michael Sparks (quality: 7.0) 08.15.2005 Rating: 6.2
Bottom Line: Looks cool, but doesn't work worth a darn
Purple Pig (quality: 6.0) 03.27.2005 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: I don't like it ( was - Good burr grinder for under $100. Good looks, no plastic and easy to clean)
R Long (quality: 5.5) 11.24.2003 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Grinder is easy to use.  I don't mind the excess ground coffee on the counter given that the coffee taste is wonderful.  What does rpm really have to do with it if there is no static and the taste is great?
RA Schuppe (quality: 5.8) 01.09.2004 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Good solid, powerful, grinder that works for me (vac-pot & Moka Brew).
Reed Nelson (quality: 6.2) 05.29.2004 Rating: 5.0
Bottom Line: A great looking product with very poor design and performance.
Rick Strong 10.05.2005 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Solid, reliable, looks cool, stores a pound of coffee, grind is right for drip after performing the mod. At five+ years still works well.
Rob Havelt (quality: 6.3) 09.04.2006 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: Cool looking machine - too bad it doesn't work...
Roman Foxman 05.06.2008 Rating: 5.6
Bottom Line: High on style, not on substance
Ron Eric Edrosa (quality: 6.0) 04.08.2004 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: Get your toothpick out to remove leftover grinds...but otherwise a nice sturdy machine.
T. Marsee (quality: 7.0) 08.05.2005 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Nice design, solid, but won't grind fine enough for my use
Wayne Peterson (quality: 4.5) 12.08.2004 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Bulletproof, well-built, simple and fun machine (if you'll make Eric's modification for espresso).
Wooly Grrl (quality: 3.9) 01.26.2005 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Great machine for someone coming from a whirlyblade, make the mod, make the mod!
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