Tag Archive for Grinders

How-To: Re-Calibrating the Baratza Encore

When Baratza released their new Encore grinder, they made a point of talking about how the re-engineering of the burr set resulted in a lower cost burr grinder that could still go fine enough for traditional espresso machines. While the…

Compare: Grinder Sound Meter Readings

When discussing the sound differential between rotary and vibratory pumps, we’re often asked which one is more quiet; our answer is invariably: Does it matter? Your coffee grinder’s the loudest thing in the room! But how loud is it? We…

Crew Review: Compak K3 Touch

With its stepless grind adjustments, automated dosage functionality and removable hopper, there’s a lot to dig about the Compak K3 Touch. We like that it incorporates commercial-grade elements while still being very easy on the pocketbook! Watch as Gail walks…

Brew Tips: Switching Roasts and Grinds

If you’re experimenting with different styles of coffees — roast styles, bean blends, etc. — you’ll need to adjust your grind to dial that specific coffee in for your machine. It’s definitely not a set it and forget type of…

Compare: Baratza Coffee Grinders

One of the darlings of both the home and commercial espresso communities, Baratza produces several different types of coffee grinders designed to suit pretty much any coffee need. With the majority of them clocking in at under $500, they provide…