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Every Mahlkonig grinder immediately gives the impression of professionalism. Easy to clean and operate, its life is dedicated to preserving the fine aroma of your valuable coffee. The new Tanzania model combines modern design with convincing grinding performance and technical innovation.
April has been a busy month for the coffee industry and we wanted to give you a quick summary:
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.
We get a lot of questions about Hario's Skerton and Mini Mill. How are they different? Which is better? Is one preferable to the other for my home, my office, my travels? Here's everything we know.
Mazzer Kony Conical Burr Espresso Grinder: Economic and more compact, the Kony offers many of the advantages of fancier espresso grinders without having to break the bank.
Mazzer Robur Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Coffee Grinder On the top of Mazzer's line espresso grinders is the Robur. With its power motor and conical burrs, this piece of equipment can spit out a dose of espresso faster than you can say, "One cappuccino, please."
Anfim’s CODY II is an extremely barista-friendly commercial espresso grinder, with easy-to-use features and top-notch quality in the cup for delicious espresso. It comes equipped with 64 mm flat steel burrs (titanium coated burrs are also available), two programmable timed settings, and a manual pulsed grinding button so you can get your ideal dose every time. Find out everything you need to know about the Cody II, as Steve shares on this compact grinder with great grind quality.
The Baratza Sette 270 raises the bar for home grinders by bringing more to the table than ever before. It boasts nearly 300 grind settings, an innovative conical burr set, and a pass-through grinding system, to meet a range of brewing needs without the hassle of retained grounds. Discover the ins and outs the Sette 270, as Steve highlights the features that make it a game-changing 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.
Editor's note: This is what I hope will be the first in a long series of barista reviews, a blossoming section on prima-coffee.com that will feature a practical look at equipment written by someone in real-world conditions. Sam Lewontin is a barista and barista trainer at Equal Exchange Espresso in Seattle, Washington. He contributes to the Why Not?
The new Sette 270W brings fresh innovation and further usability to the home grinding game. It features a unique new grinding mechanism for less retained grounds, 30 macro grind settings plus stepless micro grind adjustment to meet a range of brewing needs, and weight-based dosing with programmable presets so you can create and store your favorite doses. Explore all there is to know about the new Sette 270W in this video, as Steve highlights the features that position it to become the new star of Baratza’s grinder lineup.
Anfim’s SCODY II is an extremely barista-friendly grinder with excellent grind quality for the tastiest espresso. With big 75 mm flat steel burrs (Titanium coated burrs are an option as well), two programmable timed settings, and a manual pulsed grinding button, this grinder provides an easy way to get great quality in the cup, cup after cup. Hit play to get the full overview and see the SCODY II in action as Steve highlights each of its features and demonstrates its capability by grinding for espresso.
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.