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Developed in partnership with a team of champion baristas, the Nuova Simonelli Mythos One is an all around redesign of what an espresso grinder should be. Its Clima Pro technology keeps its grinding area at a more static temperature, so you can get more uniform shots all day long no matter what your volume is. It also houses titanium-coated steel burrs for a longer life, and a unique membrane below the burrs to promote a fluffy and consistent grind to keep your shots at their best and your customers at their happiest.
Buying a new burr grinder can seem like an intimidating task, but it shouldn't be! Follow our three tips to simplify your choices and help you pick the right grinder for your needs.
Fresh from the vaults of innovation, the Forté has arrived. So what's the chatter about? This review will get you close and cozy with Baratza's newest grinder, where you'll find out if it's really hot stuff — or all hype.
Now that we've covered the basics of buying a burr grinder, what comes next? Whether you are looking to upgrade from your current grinder, or you'd rather jump a few rungs up the ladder for your first grinder, your options are myriad.
A burr grinder is one of the essential tools in your coffee brewing arsenal and sets the stage for the quality of your daily cup. As we've detailed before, a good burr grinder is one of the best investments you can make toward coffee brewing perfection. It should be no surprise, then, that a grimy grinder can lead straight to a hot cup of disappointment. A regular cleaning of your grinder doesn't have to be a chore and will ensure your brews are tasting their absolute best.
Mahlkonig’s Guatemala 710 combines the attributes of the original Guatemala and Kenia, for a retail coffee grinder that offers the ultimate quality of grind and versatility. Featuring 71mm steel burrs and a full range of grind sizes, the Guatemala 710 is known for its ability to produce uniform results and tastiness in the cup. It’s also available in 3 configurations, so you can snag the one that’s just right for your shop. Ready to discover more? Watch along as Steve shares everything you need to know about the Guatemala 710.
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.
Mahlkonig packs convenient upgrades in its new GH2, making it the best economy retail grinder on the market. With its redesigned spout, full range of grind sizes, and simple operation, the GH2 is not only ideal for customer use, but easily meets the needs of any cafe seeking quality, uniform grounds at an attainable price. Want to see it in action? Watch along as Ryan explores grinding with the Mahlkonig GH2.
If you crave great coffee and need a convenient way to make it, this bundle is for you. Combine a Bonavita automatic brewer, Baratza burr grinder, and your very own Prima Coffee mug and you'll be looking at the simplest specialty coffee set-up around. When you buy this gear together, you're saving over $30 – and that's a lot of coffee.
The Baratza Forté is the newest coffee and espresso grinder on the planet – what in the world is it all about? We've pitted it against some classics and peeked under the hood to help get the word out: this grinder's got guts!
Mazzer Major Electronic Flat Burr Espresso Grinder: Got yourself a cafe which has decent amount of traffic, but not enough to warrant a large espresso grinder? The Mazzer Major is perfectly equipped to keep up with the flow of consistent traffic. Add to the ease with the programmable control panel which allows you to adjust grind size and dosage beforehand.
If you’re hunting for a new espresso grinder, you’d do well to set your sights on Mazzer. These classic and time-tested machines are both legendary and ubiquitous in the coffee world - and for good reason! These are sturdy, solid machines, built like a tank and designed for precision. But with so many options, how do you know which model is right for you? Let’s take a closer look at Mazzer’s line of grinders and set you on your way to espresso nirvana.
Making an appearance at the SCAA's National Event in Houston in a couple of weeks will be Compak's new line of Fresh Grinders. This line, and specifically the K-10 Fresh, has piqued a lot of interest in the coffee world over the past few months. We've gathered as much information as we can about this grinder and wanted to update everyone as to what we've found out.
The Peak Espresso Grinder is Mahlkonig’s answer to the rising interest in espresso with higher extractions and richer, sweeter flavor. With its large cast-steel burrs producing a more uniform grind profile, and its advanced cooling system keeping the internal temperature regulated, the Peak is able to give excellent shots all day long. Its familiar body design now features a multi-colored display screen, for easy settings management and simplified programming. If your shop demands exceptional quality for every shot, the Peak is the friend you need when the heat is on and line is long.
Mazzer Super Jolly Electronic Doserless Espresso Grinder: With programmable dosing, the Super Jolly Doserless is engineered to provide that beautifully fine espresso grind, allowing you to get customization in your shots.
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.
The Mahlkonig GH1 is the right pick for any shop that needs a simple, powerful grinder for grinding coffee straight into the bag. It’s 85mm flat steel burrs and powerful motor combine to crank out around 1 lb per minute at medium drip settings, and closer to 1.5 lbs per minute at the coarser end. With it’s two included detent plates, you can customize your grind range to offer greater control to your baristas or optimize simplicity for customer use. In this video, find out everything you need to know about the GH1, as Steve shares on the ins and outs of this powerful retail coffee grinder.
Mazzer Robur Espresso Conical Burr Grinder and Doser: The Mazzer Robur Espresso Grinder is known as the most powerful and most durable espresso grinder on the market and is the ultimate workhorse for high volume cafes and coffee shops.
Mazzer Mini Espresso Coffee Grinder: The Mazzer Mini may be the smallest of the Mazzer line up, but the grind and build quality matches its older siblings and ensures a solid investment for your espresso setup. The perfect espresso grinding solution for a super low-volume cafe or home espresso set-up.
Mazzer Major Espresso Grinder and Doser: Ready to pull you through the long hull, the Mazzer Major grinds espresso at the rate needed for a medium-sized cafe to stay in action and in the game. The dosing chamber makes the process that much faster during busy times, as you can just grind a large amount and then disperse accordingly.
Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder: Lauded for the excellent grind consistency produced by its conical burrs, the Mazzer Kony is the perfect choice for those that want conical burrs but don't need the production of a Robur.
Is this the best grinder in the world? Mahlkonig's EK43 is reputed to boast unbeat consistency, unlimited versatility, and ultimate power – but are the rumors true? Fighting its way to fame with superior specs and a powerful appearance, the EK43 has become the competitor's and professional's choice for coffee grinding.
Mazzer Super Jolly Espresso Flat Burr Grinder: A hardy grinder ready to take on the steady rigmarole of a mid-sized cafe, the Mazzer Super Jolly a piece of equipment ready to serve. It sits snugly in the middle ground of grinders (pun intended), with an output to handle a fairly steady stream of orders.
So you want to buy a coffee grinder -- why not just grab any old thing on the shelf at the big box store? In this guide, we cover why grinding fresh is important for your coffee's flavor, what makes burr grinders more desirable, and how to select the right grinder for you.