Baratza Forte Flat Burr Coffee And Espresso Grinder

MSRP: $979.00 - $1,035.00
$849.95 - $899.95
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  • Baratza 1085 Forte  
Espresso and Coffee Burr Grinder
  • Front View Baratza 1085 Forte 
Grinder for Coffee and Espresso


  • What's in the box

  • Forté grinder
  • Removable hopper with bean stopper
  • Grounds bin
  • Portafilter holder (not included with "Forté BG")
  • Calibration wrench
  • Burr-removal tool
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The Forté is available with either steel or ceramic 54mm burrs, offering viable solutions for both brewed coffee and espresso grinding. Cafes that need a small grinder for decaf, single origin espresso, brew bar, or a backup should end their search here. Brewing at home? One of these Fortés is right for you.

Forte 2


Its muscly interior is operated by a touch-screen interface and 260 stepped adjustments, offering accurate and intuitive control of grind setting and, thereby, coffee extraction and flavor. Time- and weight-based programmable dosing allow for quick, repeatable results, so using the Forté in your shop won't slow you down.

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This baby behemoth is built to last. The Forté's adjustment switches, portafilter holder, and entire enclosure are metal, so it feels sturdier than any of its predecessors and it'll last longer, too. It's a true commercial-grade machine that won't disappoint in a café setting.

"Excellent grinder for the $. From past experience I knew that cheaper grinders are a waste. Very easy to use. Scale is accurate. Dialing in the grind was easy."

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-Alan S., Verified Buyer

"I should probably be reviewing this in a year or two, but for the month we have had this grinder we have been very pleased. We have a small gourmet coffee bar and this Baratza is the perfect tiny workhorse we needed."

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-Kiwigirl, Verified Buyer

"I bought this so I could make my espresso and my wife could also make her drip coffee without having to make a ton of adjustments or special knowledge. It works perfectly."

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-CCracker, Verified Buyer

  • conical

    54mm Flat Burrs (Steel or Ceramic)

  • range

    Wide Grind Range

  • paper

    1 Year Warranty

  • parts

    High-torque DC Motor

More Features

Grind adjustment: stepped, featuring 10 macro and 26 micro; 260 in total

Hopper capacity: 10 ounces (300 grams)

Grounds bin capacity: 8 ounces (250 grams)

Small footprint: 5.1"W x 14.2"H x 7.1"D

Power rating: 110 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 2.3 amp

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California Proposition 65 Warning

WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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