Breville Bcg820bssxl The Smart Grinder Pro Coffee-Bean Grinder Review
The Breville BCG820BSSXL is an amazing Smart coffee grinder that will ensure that your coffee-beans are perfectly ground in order to fresh cup of coffee at any time. This smart-grinder actually features a precision digital-timer which gives the user complete control over the coffee dose and grind-time thus ensuring less waste and mess. Additionally the Breville BCG820BSSXL Smart-Grinder features over 60 different grind-settings to choose from so that the user can achieve the optimum flavor or taste that suits his/her favorite brew.
On top of that, this smart-grinder even has an adjustable upper burr which you can easily turn to extend the grinding range in order to create either coarser or finer coffee without the use of any tools. All in all, it is always easy to achieve the dose you need depending on the grind-setting selected every-time while using the smart-grinder pro. (This is a must have kitchen appliance, it looks beautiful yet it’s efficient)
- This smart grinder will enable you to create coffee from the finest espresso to the coarsest French-press grind because it is equipped with over 60 precise grind-settings to select from when grinding the coffee-beans so that you can achieve the desired coffee texture.
- The Breville BCG820BSSXL Smart Grinder offers an option for hands-free operation whereby the user can directly grind coffee into a grind-container, portafilter, filter basket or paper filter.
- This smart coffee-grinder is very easy to use and control when grinding coffee because it features an intuitive LCD-interface which displays the grind-setting, grind-time and number of shot/cups.
- The smart-grinder is also very safe to use because it comes with a removable hopper with a 16oz coffee-bean capacity coupled with a locking-system for easy removal, storage and transfer of the ground coffee.
- This is also a very fast and quite coffee-grinder that any person will love. In fact, you will be able to prepare for yourself and family coffee in the morning quickly and quietly without disturbing those who are still sleeping.
- Lastly, the smart-grinder is very durable because it has a stainless-steel housing and conical burrs hence it will be able to last for longer period of time even with regular use.
- This smart-grinder tends to give off a bad plastic/chemical smell after grinding when it is still new but this smell will go away after some time with regular use of the smart-grinder.
- The smart-grinder dozer is not that accurate despite the improvements in the way it is done. However, you will achieve good enough coffee from this smart-grinder.
- The grounds basket lid gets in the way during the coffee extraction process and i think this lid is just useless and most people won’t like it.
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- Stainless Steel Conical Burrs: the Breville BCG820BSSXL features stainless-steel conical Burrs which are efficiently designed to minimize grinding heat and protect the essential-oils in the coffee-beans. In fact, with such burrs the natural taste and flavor of coffee will be preserved so that you can always that cup of coffee.
- An Adjustable upper burr: the Adjustable upper burr allows you to extend the grinding range to either coarser or finer without the use of tools. While this updated feature allows you to grind even finer or coarser than the original default settings, the adjustable top burr is actually intended to extend the life of your grinder.
- 60 precise grind settings: this Breville Smart Grinder is equipped with over 60 grind-settings whereby the user can choose from any of these grind-settings to achieve a preferred flavor in order to suit his/her favorite brew. In fact, these grind-settings allow the user to create coffee from the finest Espresso to the coarsest French-Press. All in all, with the 60 grind-settings to choose from, you will always be sure of finding the right grind every time you want to create your own coffee.
- A pause function: with this smart-grinder, the user can actually pause the grinding at any time in order to allow him or her to collapse or settle the coffee and then hit the start button to continue with the remaining dose when ready. This is actually a new great feature they will enable the user to take breaks while grinding coffee-beans and the fact is that this coffee-grinder is designed with a start/pause button.
- Dosing IQ technology: by utilizing Breville’s Dosing-IQ technology, the Smart-Grinder Pro will allow the user to adjust the grind-time just within 0.2-second increments and this technology even offers the user with the ability to program his/her favorite grind-settings. In fact, the Breville Smart-Grinder Pro automatically doses the same every time the user grinds coffee hence making it easy and quick to achieve a consistent dose.
- Precision Digital Timer: the precision digital-time allows the user to adjust and program the grind-time within 0.2-second increments hence offering the user with total control when grinding coffee-beans.
- Programmable grind-time: The Smart-Grinder Pro allows the user to program the desired grind-time in order to create a custom shot or cup of coffee consistently. With this feature, once the desired grind-time is shown on the digital-screen, hold the program-button and the smart-grinder will beep twice, in order to let you know that the preferred grind-time is now saved. However, only the shot amount which is currently displayed will be programmed but all the other shots will remain the same.
- Hands Free Operation: this feature allows the user to grind coffee directly into portafilter, grind-container and in a filter-basket or paper-filter. However, you will need to simply hold the start-button and then release it when you have ground enough coffee. Additionally, the portafilter-holders also facilitate for hands-free grinding.
- Stainless materials: the Breville BCG820BSSXL smart-grinder is actually made of a stainless-steel housing and Conical Burrs which make it very strong and durable enough to last for long period of time even with regular usage. Additionally, all the smart-grinder parts in contact with coffee are BPA-Free and this means that it is very safe to use.
- Removable Bean-Hopper: the smart-grinder features a removable hopper that can accommodate up to a 16oz coffee-bean capacity coupled with a locking-system for easy removal, storage and transfer of this bean-hopper.
- An LCD interface-display: the inbuilt intuitive LCD-interface on this smart-grinder helps to display the grind-setting number, grind-time and number of shots/cups when making coffee. This actually enables to control grinding process in order to achieve perfect and precise results that can result into creation of a perfect cup of coffee.
- Removable grinds catcher tray: the Smart-Grinder Pro also comes with a removable grinds-catcher tray which helps to trap the over-spills when grinding the coffee-beans.
- Innovative Breville Assist Plug: this smart-grinder actually operates at 110-120 Volts and this makes it compatible to use in most countries. Additionally, the Smart-Grinder Pro even includes a neat and tidy cord-wrap under which helps to store the power-cord when not in use.
- Included accessories: this coffee-grinder comes with extra accessories which include; 2 Portafilter-cradles, Grinds-container with lid and sealing cap and a Conical burr cleaning brush. All these accessories help to enhance on the performance of this coffee-grinder.
The Breville BCG820BSSXL Smart-Grinder Pro is high quality coffee-grinder that helps you create a perfect dose or cup of coffee every-time. This smart-grinder features stainless steel burrs that are efficiently designed to minimize grinding heat hence protecting the essential-oils the coffee-beans while the adjustable upper burr allows the user extend the grinding range to create coarser or finer coffee without the use of tools. Additionally, the Breville BCG820BSSXL features over 60 precise grind-settings which enable the user generate coffee form the finest espresso to the coarsest French-press grind. On top of that, this coffee-grinder features a start/pause button which allows the user to pause at any time in order the user settle the coffee and then continue with the remaining dose when ready.
On the other hand, the Dosing-IQ technology delivers a very precise amount of coffee every time while the precision digital-time allows the user to adjust and program the grind-time in 0.2 second increments thus offering you with total control. Additionally, the programmable grind-time allow for custom shot or cup consistently while the hands-free operation enables you to directly grind into grinds-container, portafilter and filter-basket or paper-filter. Like this coffee-grinder has a removable hopper capable of holding up to 16oz of coffee-beans coupled with a locking-system for easy removal, transfer and storage. Lastly, the intuitive LCD-interface helps to display the grind-setting number, grind-time and the number of shots/cups.
Who does it benefit?
- Works for people who like to create fresh and well-flavored coffee: the Breville BCG820BSSXL Smart-Grinder Pro is equipped with stainless-steel conical burrs which are efficiently designed to minimize grinding-heat in order to protect the essential-oils in the coffee so that the user can create fresh and well-flavored coffee.
What Else Do You Need?
- Hario Coffee Drip Scale/Timer: this scale/timer will help the user to measure the weight of coffee-beans to be grinded.
- Breville BCB100 Barista-Style Coffee Knock-Box: in case you don’t want to grind your coffee-beans without a coffee-grinder, then you can use this coffee knock-box to crush your coffee-beans.