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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.
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