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Alessi 9093
7.8 out of 10

Alessi 9093

Kettle in 18/10 stainless steel with handle and bird whistle in Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Alessi 9093

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Overall 8
8.0

A little expensive

George L. Adleman, Amazon
6 June 2014
  • Summary: A little expensive. I returned a "used one" I got at a lower price as it was in a high temperature and the plastic was melted. Amazon took it back. Already lost the whistle from the new one but replacements are available on line. I expect to have this kettle for a very long time.
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Overall 2
2.0

It's a beautiful tea kettle but when the lid got too hot the glue came out

Juliane Mohn, Amazon
1 October 2013
  • Summary: I used it for what it is and when one day the water got to hot the lid was raised as the glue expanded and it never came down. I contacted the seller and he never replied. I'm very dissapointed and discourage anyone to buy it from this seller because when it breaks you are left alone with it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not The Best Whistler But Sure Looks Good

Professor H "1amazonreviewer @ gmail . com", Amazon
4 August 2012
  • Summary: This is without a doubt the best looking tea kettle out there. There are a couple that come close but after further investigation they tend to burn the crap out of the user when pouring. Non usability or injuring the user disqualifies any product. Alessi needs to work on quality control a little bit. If the lid is not just so so there is not a good enough seal to send steam to the rooster for him to whistle. If the rooster is not seated perfectly then again no whistle.
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Overall 10
10

A thing of beauty

Luke22022, Amazon
5 March 2012
  • Summary: This is a piece of sculpture, but also the best tea kettle I've ever owned. The shape allows for a lot of surface area to the stove and water rapidly boils. On a gas flame, make sure that the flame doesn't lap the sides of it the kettle or the polished sides may discolor. This was expensive but worth every penny.
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Overall 10
10

Practical Art

Amazon Customer, Amazon
15 November 2009
  • Summary: We love our Michael Graves tea kettle!! It's a work of art so we don't mind leaving it setting out on the stove. We've used this tea kettle almost everyday for three years and the finish still looks great. Too high heat will discolor the stainless as stated in the instructions. Heating on medium to medium-high heat has been just fine. The whistle is whimsical and useful.
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Overall 8
8.0

beautiful kettle

TKN, Amazon
7 March 2009
  • Summary: I have Traditional kitchen and the kettle looks good in my kitchen! I think it looks good with the contemporary style as well. The bird whistle is so cute. Only one thing I don't like about is that I have to remove the whistle every time. It is hot! Over all, I love it!
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Overall 2
2.0

Junk

P.Detemple "boyzmom", Amazon
21 June 2008
  • Summary: We use a coffee press, and drink a fair amount of tea. This kettle, which we received as a wedding gift, was used for < 6 months and the bottom fell off when we forgot & left it on the stove too long! In addition, prior to this, the sides started to scorch, and no cleaning product returned it to it's shine. And, the whistle worked occasionally, but not consistently.
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Overall 10
10

functional folk art

Jillith, Amazon
19 September 2000
  • Summary: This is a beautifully designed kettle. More like a piece of art that lives on one's stove. The only down side of this item is its price - but sometimes one has to splurge. It brings joy on a daily basis.
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Overall 10
10

At last I have the Kettle I have always wanted

Jane, Amazon
6 days ago
  • Summary: I have always wanted one of these Kettles and now I have one its such a good feeling! This kettle works on an induction hob, Take the lid off to fill with water, Remove the bird to poor boiling water. I have thought for years that when this kettle boiled the bird whistle would be more tweetie bird like, but alas it is just like the kettle whistle of my previous kettle. Love the design, I feel very happy to own this kettle its an honour.
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Overall 10
10

Iconic design teakettle has lasted 20 years and still going....

Sassy, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I've had my 9093 kettle since 1995, I use it every day and it still looks great. I bought a spare bird whistle in an Alessi store in Italy while on vacation because my beloved, old, toothless boy cat loved to climb up at night, steal the bird, and gum it. I still use the mangled bird whistle (it works) but old puss has long since departed this world.
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