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Video Overview | Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

The Encore comes on the heels of Baratza’s popular Maestro and Maestro Plus, and has quickly set the bar for entry level coffee grinders. With its intuitive controls, diverse grind range, and classic Baratza durability, the Encore has joined the ranks of top at-home grinders, while still maintaining another noteworthy attribute: affordability. Get to know the Encore inside and out as Chris explores the features of this versatile grinder.

Video Overview | Baratza Vario Ceramic Flat Burr Coffee Grinder

With over 16 years of experience in Gourmet coffee grinding and brewing equipment, Baratza sets the standard for home grinders. The Vario is Baratza's entry to the mezzo class of grinders, which fill the niche between large professional grinders and home grinders. The Vario's small footprint, full grind range from espresso to press, repeatable micro-grind adjustment, and quick grinding speed place it at the top of its class. The new 886 model now includes an all-metal portaholder for added stability when dosing directly into your portafilter.

Video Overview | Baratza Vario-W Weight Based Grinder

Eliminating the need for pre-weighed coffee doses, the Vario-W features Baratza’s latest innovation: a weight-based grinding system. Coupled with the same great features as the Vario, like full grind range from espresso to press, repeatable micro-grind adjustment, and quick grinding speed, the Vario-W’s real-time weight-based precision grinding technology make it a stand-out grinder for the home enthusiast or the low-volume coffee bar.

Video Overview | Baratza Virtuoso Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

The Virtuoso is a classic grinder for at-home coffee enthusiasts who desire a simple, solid start to making their own brews. Its 40mm conical burrs give it an edge in the grinding game, with the capability of producing a more uniform grind at a faster pace than Baratza’s Encore, so you can enjoy a wider range of brewing styles. Simple grind adjustment, timed dosing, and Baratza’s unparalleled durability cap off the features of the Virtuoso, and make it a fantastic addition to any at-home coffee collection.

Video Overview | Bonavita Coffee Maker BV1900TS Automatic Brewer with Thermal Carafe

Who says a good brew and convenience are exclusive? Behold, the Bonavita BV1900. Your SCAA-approved ticket to a simple cup of solid coffee.

Video Overview | KeepCup Brew Glass Travel Cup

Enjoy your brew on the go with the first "barista-approved" travel cup - the KeepCup.

Video Overview | Kalita Wave Style Set

Sharp and sleek, the Kalita Wave Style Set will make you feel that much more fancy while brewing.

Video Overview | Crossland CC1 Home Espresso Machine

The Crossland CC1 espresso machine combines easy controls and high-end features for quality shots in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Video Overview | Baratza Forté Flat Burr Coffee and Espresso Grinder

The latest from Baratza is a sight for sore eyes. The Forté boasts 54-millimeter steel or ceramic burrs, 260 steps of grind adjustment, and weight-based dosing via a touch-screen interface. Perfect for the home or cafe, the Forté is for anyone who needs commercial quality in a professional package with an easy-to-use interface.

Flash Friday 2015: Act Fast, Save Big

Get your finger stretches in and prepare to click - these flash sales are only around for a short time!

2015 Flash Friday Sales on coffee equipment

Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Coffee Lover

The giving season, as wonderful as it is, can get challenging. You might know your special person is a coffee buff, but sometimes ideas can run dry from there. Don’t worry though! Prima Coffee’s got your back. We’ve put together a little gift guide to make your holiday shopping just that much easier.

Holiday Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Video Overview | Bonavita Dual Voltage Travel Kettle

The Bonavita’s Dual Voltage Electric Travel Kettle is perfect for world travelers who love a good brew. Its base features a switch for quick adjustment between 110V and 220-240V power, and its removable power cord neatly packs inside the kettle, for less hassle and more luggage space. Be ready to brew in no time, no matter where you go, with the Dual Voltage Electric Travel Kettle by Bonavita.

Video Overview | Coil Iced Coffee Chiller

With the Coil, you can quickly crash-cool your coffee without dilution. No long waits, no tricky water-to-ice calculations, just brew and cool. Your iced coffee has never been better.

Video Overview | Slayer Single Group Espresso Machine

Hand-built in Seattle, WA, Slayer machines are known worldwide for their signature style, excellent build quality, and of course, their unique and rewarding approach to espresso brewing. The single group machine packs the Slayer pedigree and patented technology into a compact and beautiful package - and with their myriad customization options, you can truly make it your own. We visited Slayer's original factory in Seattle to take a look inside the single group machine with our old friend Chris Elliott.

Video: Pressure Vs. Flow in Espresso Extraction

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Just what is it that makes a Slayer shot so unique? It has a good deal to do with the physics of how water extracts coffee. In this video, we explore the concepts of pressure and flow, and what goes into making an exceptional shot of espresso.

Dialing in with the Bonavita Coffee Maker

Bonavita has taken the automatic brewing market by storm—and for good reason. Its single button design makes for a simple user experience while…

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Dorm Daze: Back to School 2015

Students, prepare for the new school year with the most essential of school supplies: coffee brewing equipment.

Prima Coffee's Coffee Gear for Back to School 2015

Coil: Reinventing Cold Coffee

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Life is full of workarounds, those temporary or patchwork solutions that serve as quicker, easier, or cheaper alternatives to the ideal. Coffee brewing is no different, and one coffee category sticks out from the rest when it comes to less-than-ideal solutions. That category is...

Announcing A Prima Original Documentary: The World Barista Championship

Earlier this year, Seattle played host to one of coffee’s largest events: the World Barista Championship. Competitors from over 50 countries came to compete, with an end goal of finding a Champion to serve as a global ambassador for specialty coffee for the following year. In our newest documentary, we share the WBC's story with you. Take a look!

Announcing a brand new documentary by Prima Coffee: The World Barista Championship

Video Overview | AeroPress and Reusable Disk Stainless Filter Bundle

The AeroPress® is an easy and versatile way to make great coffee. Made completely of BPA-free plastic, the AeroPress® is virtually indestructable and great for travel. Because of it’s pressure-brewing design, you can can make a standard-ratio cup of coffee, or a concentrated espresso-like brew, and brewing times can take as little as 30-45 seconds! An excellent choice for a quick morning cup or for brewing at the office.


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