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Product Details
Overall Rating 7.9, Based on 94 Reviews
Avg Price $120.00
Manufacturer Solis
Machine Type Prosumer, conical, burr, grinder, hopper, bin
Colors Black and Silver
Class Grinder, Conical Burr Consumer
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A grinder made by Solis, rebranded by Starbucks. Good for drip, press pot, suitable for espresso.

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Jin Yong (quality: 6.0) 07.16.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: It may be a noisy, messy grinder but still a good deal if you can get it at $95.
Java Man (Espressopithecus) (quality: 7.3) 07.10.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: This machine, the Solis 166, may be a very cost-effective grinder for you if you know it will grind fine enough for your machine.
Stephen Moretti (quality: 2.5) 07.03.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Attractive and high quality grinding, but beware of static.
Margaret (quality: 3.3) 01.24.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: good purchase for serious (but not rabid) coffee lover
David Durkee 03.17.2012 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: With a bit of tweaking, the grinder can give a very fine grind, for excellent shot results; as well as being able to do drip and french press.
Steve Morrow (quality: 3.0) 07.31.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Worth buying if you seriously like your coffee!
Mario (quality: 7.0) 12.13.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great grinder for all espresso machines
Reed Nelson (quality: 2.2) 11.08.2004 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Look... if you are just getting started in the home Barista routine, buy Barista products. Sure, there are better for much more $$$, but walk B4 you run!
Mark Kosky (quality: 8.0) 09.10.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: A good quality machine, which produces excellent results, for a very reasonable price.
Darrell (quality: 6.0) 01.10.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Good grinder but cant grind fine enough for a good machine like the Rancilio Silvia
JohnA (quality: 4.5) 04.24.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Good grinder, best in this price range.
Make Mine a double (quality: 4.5) 02.24.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great looks, great value, great price.
Jon (quality: 2.5) 03.02.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: If you dont want to splash the cash for a Rocky, the Solis 177 will do the job just fine.
Tom (quality: 3.0) 12.14.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: agree that espresso grind isnt fine enough; but for my Saeco rio vapore, its "fine"
Eward Sonneveld (quality: 5.4) 07.09.2002 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Excellent value for money (GBP 60 / USD 90). Tweaking requires patience and confidence, but after that it is superb.
Christophe Tyle 10.03.2010 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: For seven bucks, a very decent machine easily worth twice the price ;-)
Loren B (quality: 5.7) 09.27.2007 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: great grinder, but look up the Starbucks Barista Grinder Hack on Google, to get this grinder to grind fine enough for espresso machines
Jim Pellegrini (quality: 8.1) 11.05.2001 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Great machine for small space, recommended for espresso, turkish, maybe drip, but NOT french press
Kevin Odom (quality: 8.3) 01.10.2001 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Good grinder but needs adjustment
Paul (quality: 2.3) 11.12.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Buy one , use it. Buy a second for decaf(ok I know)
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