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Bodum Bistro Blade Coffee Grinder
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Bodum Bistro Blade Grinder: A French Press Companion

Many beginning coffee enthusiasts are attracted to electric blade coffee grinders because of their low price and ease of use. At less than $20, the Bodum Bistro blade coffee grinder is an inexpensive way to enjoy the benefits of freshly ground coffee. It’s also beautifully designed and compact. As we’ll see in this review, however, there are a few things you should keep in mind before buying it. The Bodum Bistro Blade and Burr Grinder Series To make my point, know that there are two versions of the Bodum Bistro coffee grinder: this blade model and a more expensive burr

Baratza Encore Coffee Grinder
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Baratza Encore Grinder Review

Here’s a look at one rockstar of a grinder: The Baratza Encore. Beyond grinding your own coffee at home, improving your grind to make it more consistent is one of the first steps you can take toward making better coffee. There’s no point in investing in a high-end espresso machine or fancy pourover kit if you don’t have well-ground coffee. The Encore is a conical burr grinder well-known for the high quality grind it delivers at a very attractive price. I’ve owned the Encore for nearly two years. This review is my perspective on why burr grinders are so important,


Choosing the Best Coffee Grinder: The Ultimate Guide

The old adage of “value in, value out,” applies more so to coffee than most other aspects of life. You’re doing yourself no favors with that cheap electric  grinder you picked up on sale last year. There’s an unofficial rule that for every dollar you spend on an espresso machine, half that should go toward a coffee grinder. The best grinders put out a consistent grind across the very fine to coarse spectrum. Combined with freshly roasted beans, the end result is a coffee experience fit for a king. Yet many coffee drinkers are still using blade-based grinders that deliver an

capresso conical burr grinder
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Capresso Infinity Burr Grinder

It takes just the right grind to get the best-tasting coffee, so a top-notch grinder is key. Although I don’t agree with Capresso’s claim that this conical burr grinder is “commercial-grade,” it has more than enough power for the home barista.The 8.5-ounce capacity and 16 grind settings will never leave you wanting. The sub-$100 price point is especially easy to digest– the Capresso Infinity conical burr grinder is a superb value for the money. . Why a Conical Burr Grinder? The advantage of burr grinders is they provide a consistent grind without using too much abrasive force (more on that

breville smart grinder
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Breville Smart Grinder

When easy isn’t easy enough, the Breville Smart Grinder steps in to take care of things. This conical burr grinder combines technology with classic design to yield the perfect amount of grind each time. There’s no use in buying an espresso machine or any type of coffee maker for that matter if you’re coffee isn’t ground properly. Determining the right grind isn’t always straightforward for beginners, but the Smart Grinder’s Dosing IQ system takes care of everything. It has 25 settings for all types of coffee makers, including French presses and espresso machines. You can use the LCD to tell