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Overall Rating 8.3, Based on 55 Reviews
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Manufacturer Zassenhaus
Machine Type Hand Crank Conical Burr Grinder
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One of the better makes of hand grinders, there are many Zassenhaus manual mills available, and this listing covers them all.

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Dave Wire (quality: 10.0) 11.17.2009 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: z-151MA
Bottom Line: As manual lever machines are to super-automatics, so the Zassenhaus is to motorized burr grinders.
Ryan Kavanagh (quality: 9.3) 01.02.2008 Rating: 8.2
Product Reviewed: SW156
Bottom Line: Great grinder for the price, you just have to provide the motor :o)
Michael Pruner (quality: 9.0) 05.11.2006 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Hand Mill
Bottom Line: It is beautiful, back-breaking, coffee making that allows you to really feel the grinding process.
Tim Lake (quality: 9.0) 07.21.2009 Rating: 8.0
Product Reviewed: Moka
Bottom Line: A good starting grinder when budget is an issue and a great travel companion, but overrated as a 'grinder' alone.  Mazzer mini is 'five steps' up.
M V (quality: 9.0) 05.17.2008 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Box Mill 151
Bottom Line: Good housing, good burrs, but everything else kinda sucks.
Jan De vliegher (quality: 9.0) 05.20.2014 Rating: 4.2
Product Reviewed: Guatemala
Bottom Line: Expensive, poorly made and unpractical. Looks good on the counter.
John Carruthers (quality: 8.7) 03.01.2009 Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: 154
Bottom Line: For 20+ years this grinder provided a consistent grind that's good to the last bean.  Very handy for one cup and it gives you something to do while the water comes to a boil.
Matt White (quality: 8.7) 12.18.2008 Rating: 9.2
Product Reviewed: 169 DG
Bottom Line: I love this thing! Easy to use, fun to use, and great output! And so much cheaper than the automatic alternative...
Brad Pazian (quality: 8.3) 03.17.2004 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Box Mill
Bottom Line: Best deal for a grinder, especially for espresso, super consistent grind and in the end thats what counts!
David Gallagher (quality: 8.0) 04.04.2005 Rating: 6.6
Product Reviewed: 171LDL
Bottom Line: Looks nice, well built, but not recommended due to static and grind issues.
Thomas Maynard (quality: 8.0) 01.11.2006 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: 151 MA
Bottom Line: Excellent grinder, excellent value, decorative, fun to use, and highly recommended.
David Echelbarger (quality: 7.8) 10.25.2005 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Manual DG169
Bottom Line: Great for drip -- but may not be up to other applications.
Paul Pikowsky (quality: 7.8) 08.06.2005 Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: 154BU
Bottom Line: A cheap, serious conical grinder at the price of speed and reproducable results.
Peter Poire'-Odegard (quality: 7.8) 05.02.2005 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Knee
Bottom Line: Lovin the crankin!
Chris Williams (quality: 7.7) 03.09.2002 Rating: 9.8
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Knee Mill
Bottom Line: A Definate buy for someone looking for a manual coffee mill.
Leonard Wells (quality: 7.7) 04.21.2007 Rating: 8.0
Product Reviewed: Manual Coffee Mill
Bottom Line: Builds Big Muscles ... Substantially Increases Heart-Rate ... Delivers TOP-NOTCH Grinds, without a doubt!
Matt Flickinger (quality: 7.7) 10.21.2007 Rating: 8.2
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus open mill
Bottom Line: Manual grinders take a good amount of work, this one is no exception
Thom Bradley (quality: 7.6) 05.10.2000 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus box grinder
Bottom Line: Excellent device, easily operated and cleaned, works well, priced right.
George Silver (quality: 7.6) 02.01.2003 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Beech Box Mill
Bottom Line: Great value for money, but not as consistent as expected.
Ben Pearre (quality: 7.5) 09.19.2007 Rating: 9.2
Product Reviewed: 169dg
Bottom Line: Great fine grind, very ritualistic, feels good, elegant.
Jon Hill (quality: 7.5) 08.07.2005 Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: 161MA
Bottom Line: i like my zass but it may not be for everyone.
Sespe33 Sespe33 (quality: 7.5) 05.02.2003 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: 161 MA Open Hopper Mill
Bottom Line: If you are in the market for a Manual grinder, buy a Zassenhaus you will be happy.
Thomas Down (quality: 7.4) 01.19.2002 Rating: 9.0
Product Reviewed: Knee mill
Bottom Line: Great grinder for all types of brewed coffee, but not really an espresso grinder.
Ruben Van Kreij (quality: 7.3) 08.26.2006 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: espresso
Bottom Line: good quality grinder for a good price
Michael Sparks (quality: 7.3) 08.14.2005 Rating: 9.6
Product Reviewed: 161MA
Bottom Line: If you are a coffee nut, get this grinder.
Georg Antonischki (quality: 7.3) 04.22.2002 Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: Knee Mill
Bottom Line: Great grinder fun to use and very versatile
Steven Fettig (quality: 7.2) 09.01.2000 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Handmill
Bottom Line: Great price, true quality grind - couldn‘t be a better combination/solution.
Guy Tedesco (quality: 7.0) 10.19.2001 Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: zassenhaus mill
Bottom Line: cheap solution to getting espresso cut grounds
Greg Cook (quality: 7.0) 10.20.2005 Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: Box Mill - Model 151
Bottom Line: This is a high quality tool that doesn't cost a fortune .
Sol Richey (quality: 7.0) 05.08.2006 Rating: 9.2
Product Reviewed: Knee Grinder
Bottom Line: Excellent quality on a budget, perfect for rugged types and those who want to be a showoff on camping trips.
Misty Stanley-Jones (quality: 7.0) 04.06.2002 Rating: 9.8
Product Reviewed: Open Hopper Mill
Bottom Line: Wonderful mill!  Buy it because you love the process of coffee, and hand it down in your family (it WILL last that long).
Gary Dunaway (quality: 6.9) 08.04.2003 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Model 169 DG
Bottom Line: Has idiosyncracies, but the most bang for your buck in grinding performance
George Wachsmuth (quality: 6.9) 03.23.2002 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: Knee & Box Mill
Bottom Line: Easy to use. Grinds at any level. Good enough for espresso! Get one!!
Martin Lipton (quality: 6.6) 05.10.2003 Rating: 8.0
Product Reviewed: 169 closed hoppper
Bottom Line: Could well be the best hand-crank, but won't be an heirloom.
Linc Kesler (quality: 6.6) 01.08.2001 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus grinder
Bottom Line: Great grinder:  can be motorized (see text)
Joe Foo (quality: 6.5) 07.08.2002 Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: grain mill
Bottom Line: Best of the Zassenhaus mills - grinds fast enough for espresso
Sespe33 Sespe33 (quality: 6.4) 05.02.2003 Rating: 10.0
Product Reviewed: 161 MA Open Hopper Mill
Bottom Line: If you are in the market for a Manual grinder, buy a Zassenhaus you will be happy.
Brian Combs (quality: 6.3) 01.17.2002 Rating: 8.6
Product Reviewed: box grinder
Bottom Line: Excellent grind at an excellent price!
Anthony Rawson (quality: 6.3) 02.27.2000 Rating: 7.6
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Manual Mill
Bottom Line: Excellent grind, more work. For those willing to be slightly impractical in search a better shot.
Pat R. (quality: 6.0) 02.19.2001 Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus manual mill
Bottom Line: An excellent grinder for truly high quality, fine espresso grounds.
Brian Noriega (quality: 6.0) 12.01.2002 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: 169 DG Closed Hopper
Bottom Line: Good for ease of use; quiet; less expensive than other "quality" grinders.
Scott Koschwitz (quality: 5.8) 09.07.2001 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Knee Mill
Bottom Line: High-quality; cheaper than many electrics, will outlast any electric.  Don‘t overlook just because it‘s a manual!  The "work" involved is overstated.
Dee Ann Abel (quality: 5.7) 10.12.2000 Rating: 6.4
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus knee mill
Bottom Line: Beautiful, well made, quiet, but requires too much effort to use
Stanley G. Kaminski (quality: 5.7) 07.01.2001 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Knee Mill
Bottom Line: If you don‘t mind the effort of yankin ‘n‘ crankin and can live without a doser, this grinder provides excellent burrs for the buck
Ron Bucher (quality: 5.3) 11.02.2006 Rating: 9.6
Product Reviewed: Hand mill
Bottom Line: One of the best low budget grinders on the market
Dave Shaffer (quality: 5.0) 09.19.2005 Rating: 8.2
Product Reviewed: Coffee mill
Bottom Line: I like it, it works and I use it everyday, so that's all that matters to me.
Mike DiDomenico (quality: 3.0) 01.26.2009 Rating: 5.4
Product Reviewed: 151
Bottom Line: Save your money and buy a cheap electric.  When this grinder breaks, there is zero customer support.
Lisa B (quality: 3.0) 01.17.2000 Rating: 7.6
Product Reviewed: zassenhaus manual mill
Bottom Line: There's something satisfying about applying elbow grease to a classic, timeless tool to get that nice, even grind...well, once in awhile, anyway!  :-D
Steve Schurman (quality: 2.4) 05.09.2000 Rating: 7.6
Product Reviewed: Zassenhaus Box Mill
Bottom Line: It is simple and rugged.  It produces a good grind for espresso, but does not produce an even coarse grind.
A A (quality: 1.0) 12.20.2007 Rating: 8.4
Product Reviewed: hand grinder
Bottom Line: just bought and off to a good start.
Jeremy Sievers 08.12.2008 Rating: 9.2
Product Reviewed: Manual Grinder
Bottom Line: Great grind, niche product, works very well...you have to work for it.
Grant G 12.23.2011 Rating: 6.2
Product Reviewed: Guatemala
Bottom Line: Beautiful with unacceptable flaws.
Darshan-Josiah Barber 03.28.2009 Rating: 3.8
Product Reviewed: 169DG Deluxe
Bottom Line: The new Zassenhaus mills are still nice to look at and fun to use, but they're useless for making good coffee.
Anthony Chavez 02.08.2008 Rating: 9.6
Product Reviewed: Wall Mounted 171
Bottom Line: The 171 is wonderful, reasonably priced and does everthing grinders costing up to $300 dollars do. Easy to use!!
Chul (Chuck) Kim 03.23.2009 Rating: 7.4
Product Reviewed: Turkish Mill
Bottom Line: Surprisingly Sturdy but not as portable as some other turkish mills.
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