8.4, Based on 70 Reviews
Semi Commercial Flat Burr Grinder with Doser
Metal / Black, White / Black, Red / Black
Grinder, Burr, Prosumer
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A prosumer level espresso grinder that has been on the market since 1991. Grinder has seen changes cosmetically since introduction, now featuring steel side panels. Features professional burrs and motor inside. At $380 (Feb '09) the price is on the high side.
Berhouz Abedian (quality: 9.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent grinder, but needs periodic cleaning. The design and the plastic materials can be improved.
Joe (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Very good grinder for the price.
Java Man (Espressopithecus) (quality: 7.9)
Bottom Line: The Rancilio Rocky is a robust, near-professional quality home grinder.
Christopher Cerrudo (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: Solid Machine that you'll be very happy with!
Ed Lamoreaux (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: BEST unit for the price, despite design problem!
Paul Pikowsky (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Beauty and performance for the home espresso grinder
George Feil (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: perfect grind, with a few catches
Bob Le Beau (quality: 6.4)
Bottom Line: Solid, versitle, and very consistant grind. Great asset to my coffee experience.
Beth Connors (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Unless you handle high volume grinding, get the doserless. It's much easier to use and produces great results.
David Marley (quality: 6.4)
Bottom Line: A worthy grinder with only a few nuances to get around.
Gino Magnotta (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Despite a few frustrating quirks, this grinder can grind - consistently and at a fair price. In the end, this is what a grinder needs to do. There are better grinders out there, but they also cost more. Simple as that.
Homer Simpson (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Rocky works fantastic for drip! Save your money and avoid the cheaper grinders.
Nic Miller-Clendon (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: A solid machine that lives up to the hype - don't bother with the doser!
Becky Grimsrud (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: Good grinder for the price, but do yourself a favour and go for top-of-the-line.
Richard Wolfson (quality: 4.4)
Bottom Line: As advertised -- get over your fears of spending real money for a grinder and pull the trigger. Go doserless. You won't be sorry.
Laurence Yeung (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: If you're ready to take the plunge into the world of specialty coffee, this should be on your short list.
Galpi (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Good grinder, fragile construction
Stuart Hargreaves (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent grind quality, quiet and solid. I wish it came in stainless steel.
AJ AJ (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: A product that lives up to it's hype and will continue to do so for many years to come.
Jeremy Ryder (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: A machine built to last that delivers a great grind. Don't worry about getting a doser or not, each option has it's minor inconveniences.
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