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Cuisinart DCG 12 BC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and capacity are generally positive. The value for money and maintenance also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and noise.

usability, maintenance, value for money, capacity, design

noise, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Cuisinart DCG 12 BC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon review summary for Cuisinart DCG 12 BC


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Cuisinart DCG 12 BC from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on


value for money

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cuisinart (DGB-900BC) 12 Cup Grind & Brew Coffeemaker (Brushed Chrome) + Cuisinart DCG-12BC Grind Central Coffee Grinder (Refurbished)Cuisinart Grind Central DCG12BC Coffee Grinder & Bean Vac Coffee Canister

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coffee grinder review


It takes move coffee to come up with my usual coffee brew. My other grinder was a cheap black & decker. I\'ve found with the cuisinart I have to use more beans and switch it on & off. It is quieter, easy to use, and does get the job done.

Durable","Easy To Use","Large Hopper","Reliable

Inconsistent Grinds

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Highly recommended, but not perfect...


I was very surprised to see some of the negative reviews since we have had this grinder for 18 months and have enjoyed it without any problems. It is not perfect, (average size hopper), but it grinds very well, as long as you don\'t over fill the...

Consistent Grind","Durable","Easy To Use","Reliable



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Broke after 2 uses


Stopped working after using 2 times -


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Piece of ... grinder


It broke before I could finish grinding my first batch of coffee beans. It left me with a bunch half ground beans. Not only did it not grind it, but it wasted my beans. I\'m pretty ticked, I was expecting it to actually work. My mistake. Do not buy...


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Think again


Bought one week ago stopped working after 3 uses


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the best bean grinder i have ever had


i had one of these before that i got for a wedding present, but in my divorce she took it. thank goodness for J&R for carrying it, i am now happily back making coffee with the best bean grinder that i have ever had!

Capacity","Even Mixing","Heavy Duty","Works Quietly

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customary coffee grinder


I had grinds everywhere after grinding. There were grounds outside the container. I've only used once since i bought it.

easy to use and set up

there are grinds all over when finish grinding and transferring

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Good Coffee Grinder for the price


Coffee tastes much fresher when you grind your own beans

Easy to clean, Quick, easy to use

Grinds only one pot at a time

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Cofffee Grinder for Espresso Grounds


Gave this grinder high rating because its real easy to use and functions as described, The shorter time you grind the grounds the more coarse they are (French Presses), also the longer time you grind the more fine your grounds come out (Espresso...