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Bodum Press Pots - Other - Richard Griffing's Review
Posted: October 19, 2003, 2:31am
review rating: 7.5
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Bodum Press Pots - Other Models
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Carl S Lau 8.80
Jason West 8.00
Nigel Robinson 7.66
Richard Griffing 7.50
Steven Tock 7.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 2.0
Product Reviewed: Brazil
Manufacturer: Bodum Quality: 1
Average Price: Varies Usability: 2
Price Paid: $15.00 Cost vs. Value 1
Where Bought: Bodum online Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 1 month Overall 1
Writer's Expertise: Intermediate Would Buy Again: No
Similar Items Owned: bodum chambord, bonjour
Bottom Line: Not recommended!
Positive Product Points

Produces an excellent cup of coffee

Negative Product Points

Poor construction, Poor Design, Leaks when pouring, harder to clean then other presses used.

Detailed Commentary

I have been using French Press Coffee makers for the past three years.  Previously, I had a Bodum Chambord (Nice quality made coffeemaker, but the glass is prone to falling out and breaking in the sink); and my current Bonjour (Purchased this as a backup because of it's low price); which I am using as a primary.  I purchased the brazil because I needed a backup to my Bonjour and because I wanted to try the new cool orange translucent color design.  Turns out it was a bad move.  This Bodum model is probably the absolute worst French press I have ever used.  The construction is very cheap looking and the plunger if very thin and flimsy.  It often leaks when pouring, and cleaning is a bit difficult if you leave it in the sink because coffee grinds get stuck under the glass, and you can see them through the cheap plastic translucent orange frame.  I always thought Bodum was the gold standard for French Press coffeemakers, but in my experience, the cheaper priced Bonjour is the best I have ever had.

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Purchased online.

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