The Ultimate Guide: 15 Reviews – Best Coffee Grinder for French Press

Sep 21, 2017 @ 10:48 pm

Good Baristas know the secret to finding the best coffee grinder for French Press really comes down to two things:

 

First, the other types of brew methods you want to try.

 

Second, the amount of money you have to spend.

 

Cover photo for ultimate guide to best coffee grinder for french press

 

But you’re probably wondering:

 

How do I know this is the best coffee grinder for French Press and that it’s a good fit for my lifestyle?

 

We understand what you must be going through. There are so many grinders on the market at all different price ranges.

 

To help you in your research we created the most thorough review available anywhere on the internet to help you find the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

To make it easy for you, we’ve split our review into three different sections:

 

Review Categories

  • Under $100: Best coffee grinder for French Press under $100
  • Mid-range: Best coffee grinder for French Press between $100 – 300
  • High-end: Best coffee grinder for French Press over $300

 

Here’s the deal:

 

In each section, you will find a selection of grinders that we determined might be the best coffee grinder for French Press in each specific category.

 

Then, for each grinder, you will find a thorough review of its main features, an overall score and our opinion of its capabilities.

 

Coffee grinder review intro picture

 

Look:

 

We spent so much time creating this huge review because we want to make sure you have all the information you need to make a decision. 

 

Based on our own coffee brewing journey, it takes a lot of time to find the right coffee grinder for your lifestyle and for how you like to brew coffee.

 

I mean:

 

Wouldn’t it be a bummer if you bought a grinder specifically to grind beans for French Press and then you couldn’t use your grinder to make espresso, drip coffee, or even a moka pot cappuccino? Or maybe after reading this entire guide, you realize a grind and brew coffee maker would be a better fit for your lifestyle.

 

We think so too!

 

Which is a big reason why we reviewed the entire grinder, not just for the coarse French Press setting, but also for all the other grind settings.

 

We see the grinder as a great investment. An investment that if made right can last more than a few years for all your coffee grinding needs.

 

Are you ready to see the 15 reviews for the Best Coffee Grinder for French Press?

 

Cool.

 

To help you navigate this huge guide, here are all the grinders we are covering today. If you see one that calls out to you, just click on the name of the grinder to jump straight to the full review. Or else you can review one at a time too. It’s up to you!

 

Table of Contents

 Coffee Grinder Rating Price Category
1.) Capresso 560 Infinity8.3 out of 10Under $100
2.) Bodum Bistro8.2 out of 10Under $100
3.) Cuisinart CBM-18N7.9 out of 10Under $100
4.) Hario Skerton Hand Grinder8.3 out of 10 Under $100 
5.) Hario Mini Mill Hand Grinder8.3 out of 10Under $100
6.) Cuisinart Supreme Grind7.2 out of 10Under $100
7.) Baratza Encore8.6 out of 10 $100 to $300
8.) Baratza Virtuoso8.9 out of 10$100 to $300 
9.) Baratza Preciso9.0 out of 10 $100 to $300 
10.) Breville Smart Grinder Pro9.1 out of 10 $100 to $300
11.) Breville Dose Control Pro8.8 out of 10 $100 to $300 
12.) Baratza Vario9.5 out of 10 $300+ 
13.) Baratza Vario – W9.5 out of 10 $300+ 
14.) Rancilio Rocky9.2 out of 10 $300+ 
15.) Mazzer Mini 10 out of 10$300+

 

 

 

Best coffee grinder for French Press under $100 

 

 

 

Nominee #1) Capresso 560 Infinity Burr Grinder

 

Is it really possible to find the best coffee grinder for French Press in this category?

 

The quick answer is yes and we have 5 of the best choices for you.

 

Now:

 

The first nominee we have in this category is the Capresso 560.01 Infinity Burr Grinder.

 

You’re not going to get any crazy bells and whistles with this grinder, but what you’re going to get is a compact grinder good enough to do the job.

 

It’s been around for awhile and the positive reviews, along with our test run confirms this.

 

 

So:

 

The Capresso 560.01 is a great entry level grinder for drip coffees, pour overs, and French Press.

 

Obviously, it lacks a punch in the espresso making category, but again, you’ll be hard to find an electric one capable of grinding for espresso in this category.

 

Burr Coffee Grinder Reviews: Capresso 560.01 Infinity

 

It gets better:

 

All of us at Blue Penguin Coffee think this may not only be the best coffee grinder for French Press, but also the best burr grinder available under $100.

 

Let’s talk about the positives first.

 

We tested the grinder from the finest to coarsest setting and we’re happy to report out that grind levels from the medium to coarse levels come out consistent.

 

Some of the other main features of the grinder include:

 

Grinder Features

  • Grind Options: The grinder can grind automatically for you using the 5 – 60-second timer or you can start and stop the grinder with an on/off switch
  • Grind Speed: Compared to the other grinders in this category, the grinding speed is lower. This is good because the coffee gets heated at higher grinding speeds and the aromatics will evaporate
  • Noise Level: The grinder is extremely quiet. It might be the quietest grinder we tested in this category other than the hand burr grinder
  • Size: A very compact size coming in at a little over 10 inches
  • Labeled Grind Categories: Clearly labeled grind categories for its 16 grind adjustments
  • Price: Under $100 is there anything else to say?

 

Capresso Infinity Burr Grinder. Best Burr Grinder Under $100!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
  • Grind Consistency - 7.8/10
    7.8/10
  • Durability - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Noisiness - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Value - 8/10
    8/10
8.3/10

 

Ok, like we mentioned already, here’s the kicker:

 

When you move the grind level to the fine setting, which is normally for espresso, the grinds are inconsistent and grainy.

 

A few of the other negatives of this grinder are:

 

Grinder Negatives

  • Sub Par Accessories: The grinder includes a cleaning brush, but the brush is tiny and will not clean very much. We think Capresso should have just skipped over the brush
  • Mislabeling of Very Fine Grind Setting: In our opinion, the use of the ‘Very Fine’ grind setting is confusing. A very fine grind level is usually used for Turkish Coffee and this grinder definitely cannot reach that level of fineness. If you’re looking for Turkish Coffee level fine, it’s probably better to get a specialized grinder like these.
  • Value: For another $50 you can buy the Baratza Encore, which in our opinion is a much better value for your money

 

What’s the bottom line:

 

Capresso Infinity Burr Grinder up close

 

For the price, this is another great grinder that we would recommend for the entry level coffee snob who does not care to make espresso at home.

 

It could definitely be considered by some to be the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

The grind consistency that you’ll get at the medium level is perfect for all your drip, pour over and French Press coffee needs.

 

Our point is this:

 

For coffee grinders, you really do get what you pay for and if you don’t want to spend more than $100 for a grinder, this is the one of them we would pick!

 

But if you are willing to spend a little more than $100, go with the Baratza Encore.

 

 

 

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Nominee #2) Bodum Bistro Electric Burr Grinder

 

Want to know more about finding the perfect coffee grinder for French Press under $100?

 

The next nominee we have is the Bodum Bistro Electric Burr Grinder. The one thing you can depend on Bodum to do is to deliver an awesome looking product and this burr grinder is no exception.

 

 

The grinder is sleek, has a small kitchen footprint and has a playful feel to it.

 

For some, the look itself is enough to convince them that this is the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

We’ve all been there:

 

Sometimes when you’re in the process of buying a new toy, and what’s most important isn’t how well it functions, but how cool the product looks.

 

We know we definitely have.

 

Best Coffee Grinder for French Press: Bodum Bistro Review

 

Seriously:

 

If looks were all that mattered, this Bodum would hands down win this category. 

 


But we’re trying to find you the best coffee grinder for French Press here, so we can’t just focus on looks no matter how tempting it is.

 

We have to compare and contrast the pros and the cons of each grinder, like responsible adults we are.

 

Let’s get down to business:

 

As we said before if you’re looking to pull espressos from a higher end espresso machine, move on to the other categories or the hand grinders in this category.

 

But:

 

It will definitely meet all your needs for drip, pour over, french press, moka pot and cold brew coffees.

 

Plus the moka pot can still make a pretty dang good espresso substitute. If you’re wondering what good Moka pots there are in 2017 be sure to check out our favorites so far.

 

The grinder comes standard with a non-static borosilicate glass jar grounds container, which is a step up from the plastic containers seen on the other grinders in this category.

 

You’d be surprised at how big of a difference a non-static bean catcher makes when you’re grinding coffee at home. One of the things we hate the most are the beans that stick to the container when we’re trying to dump it out.

 

Bodum Bistro Electric Coffee Grinder grounds bin

 

So is that the only positive of this grinder?

 

No! No! No!

 

Of course, there is more. In our opinion here are the primary advantages of this grinder over the others in the under $100 category:

 

Grinder Features

  • Price: The grinder typically retails around the $100 mark, but we’ve seen it on sale for under $70 before. How can you beat that!
  • Ground Container Capacity: The ground container is 11oz which is more than twice as large as the 4oz container found on the Capresso Infinity
  • Ground Container Lid: Similar to the Breville line of grinders in the $100 – $300 category of grinders, Bodum thought of the little things and designed the ground container to have a lid for storage
  • Different Colors: Yeah, we know we know. Looks aren’t everything, but the Bodum comes in 4 colors (black, white, green and red). Where else can you find a lime green grinder for your kitchen?
  • Bean Hopper Access: In our opinion, the design of the Bodum’s hopper is better. It’s sleek yet has a much larger opening for easy dumping of beans

 

 

Good news:

 

If cost is your main concern and you can find this grinder on sale for under $70, like we have in the past, hurry up and buy this grinder already.

 

That’s a heck of a deal for your first burr grinder and can definitely be considered as the best coffee grinder for French Press in this category.

 

However:

 

If you want to be sure you got the best coffee grinder for French Press and that you spent your money wisely, bear with us here and we’ll show you the negatives of this grinder.

 

Grinder Negatives

  • Grind Settings: Out of the 3 electric grinders reviewed in this category, the Bodum has the least amount of grind settings at 14
  • Timer Setting Accuracy: The same grind time setting can produce varying amounts of finished ground coffee 
  • Higher Grind Speed: The grind speed is faster than the Capresso Infinity. At first, you might think this is a good thing, but the faster the grinder the more it heats the beans

 

So it all adds up to this:

 

If you’re looking to brew a good cup of french press and want to dabble in brewing drip, pour over and cold brew coffee, then this grinder is for you. And you know what that means if you can brew cold brew, right? Home made coffee spritzer on a hot summers day. Yum!

 

No espresso, though.

 

Comparing to the other grinders in this category, we still think the Capresso Infinity beats out the Bodum for the best coffee grinder for French Press due to its gear reduction system.

 

This helps it grind at a slower speed to ensure that the beans do not get overheated and lose its aromatics.

 

With that said, if you are able to find the Bodum Bistro under $70 and you are really looking to save some money, then buy this grinder.

 

It definitely beats out the Cuisinart for the best coffee grinder for French Press and although we like the Hario manual grinders, we still like the convenience of an electric one.

 

Bodum Bistro Electric Burr Coffee Grinder. Does it beat the Capresso?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 7/10
    7/10
  • Grind Consistency - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
  • Durability - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Noisiness - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Value - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
8.2/10

 

 

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Nominee #3) Cuisinart CBM-18N Programmable Burr Grinder

 

Does a programmable burr grinder under $100 make this the best coffee grinder for French Press?

 

The Cuisinart CBM-18N comes standard with a programmable LCD display that allows you to view the grind setting in addition to changing your number of cups.

 

Best Coffee Grinder for French Press: Cuisinart CBM-18n Grinder

 

All of this in a small compact package that comes in at under $100 without a sale.

 

Sound too good to be true?

 

Yeah, you got that right.

 

In our opinion, Cuisinart put more research and development effort into a manageable LCD programmed user experience than they did for the basic functionality of the grinder.

 

If they had put more time into getting the grind functionality right, than this grinder would have been hard to beat.

 

Sadly:

 

When compared to the Capresso or Bodum’s grind functionality in this category, the Cuisinart comes up just short, so we can take this grinder out of the running for the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

With that said:

 

This doesn’t mean that the Cuisinart is a poor grinder.

 

It just means that if you are still in the process of researching which electric grinder is the best coffee grinder for French Press, we would encourage you to look at the Capresso or Bodum over the Cuisinart.

 

So:

 

If your thoughtful mom, who understands your obsession with coffee gives you one of these for Christmas, don’t be sad.

 

Be thankful because this grinder will still get the job done.

Up close of Cuisinart CBM 18n Bin

Here’s the point:

 

If you plan on only making French Press, drip, pour over and cold press coffee, then this grinder will work great.

 

We don’t like the programmable LCD because we feel it’s repetitive as the grind settings are already marked on the grinder, but that doesn’t mean you won’t.

 

Cuisinart CBM-18N Programmable Burr Grinder. Is this the best under $100?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 7.2/10
    7.2/10
  • Grind Consistency - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
  • Durability - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Noisiness - 8/10
    8/10
  • Value - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
7.9/10

 

Plus:

 

The grinder has some cool features which include:

 

Grinder Features

  • Hopper Size: A fully programmable 8oz hopper to store your beans. The size is larger than average
  • Programmable LCD: The LCD allows you the program the grind size in addition to the # of cups you’re grinding for
  • Grind Settings: 18 different settings from fine to coarse
  • # of Cups Setting: Cup selector on the LCD allows you to choose between 1 – 14 cups

 

Out of all the features, what makes the Cuisinart CBM-18N stand out from other grinders in this category is the fact that it has a programmable LCD screen.

 

Typically:

 

You would not find this feature until you get into the more expensive categories.

 

But:

 

We still don’t think the coolness factor and potential ease of use gained from the LCD screen makes up for the negatives of this grinder. The main negatives that we cannot get over are:

 

Grinder Negatives:

  • Speed of Grinder: Out of the three electric grinders in this category, the Cuisinart grinds at a much faster speed. The higher speed causes the beans to heat up during the grinding process, which can cause the beans to lose some of its aromatics
  • Noise Level: This grinder is noticeably much louder than others and is the primary reason we recommend going with the Bodum or Capresso
  • Static Grounds Container: Maybe it was the coffee we were using to test, but the grounds container seemed to be more static than usual
  • Other Choices Available: There are better choices available in this category

 

Up close of Cuisinart CBM 18n grounds bin

Let’s recap:

 

If you want to purchase the best coffee grinder for French Press under $100, go with the Capresso or Bodum.

 

However, if you like the idea of a programmable LCD screen and don’t care too much about the noise level, then this grinder might be a good fit for you.

 

Another thing:

 

We probably sound like a broken record by now, but if you have an espresso machine or are thinking of using this grinder for espresso, move on from the electric grinders in this category already.

 

Surprisingly:

 

If you do want to get into espresso and want to stay under $100, check out the hand grinders in this section as they do a crazy good job.

 

 

 

 

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Nominee #4) Hario Skerton Hand Coffee Grinder

 

Want to know a secret that we found while looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press?

 

As hard as it is to believe, there actually are grinders available under $50 which can achieve a grind level fine enough for both Turkish Coffee and espresso!

 

Not to mention:

 

Flexible enough to also produce consistent grinds coarse enough for French Press.

 

The next two grinders are quite possibly the best discoveries we had while searching for the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

Best Grinder for French Press: Hario Skerton

 

Our minds were blown when we found these grinders and we have never been more excited to introduce a grinder to all of you!

 

You see:

 

This is the reason why we invested so much of our time into creating the most thorough coffee grinder review on the internet to help you find the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

To uncover hidden treasures in the huge ocean of coffee grinders.

 

Yes:

 

We are trying to unravel the mystery of finding the best coffee grinder for French Press, but, we also want to help you find the best grinder for your lifestyle.

 

From our pop-up shop experience, we knew that everyone likes to drink their coffee differently, so will need different things and different functionalities from their grinder.

 

Let us introduce to you two of our favorite hand grinders; the Hario Skerton and the Hario Mini Mill Slim.

 

Hario Skerton vs Hario Mini Mill side by side

 

Crazily enough:

 

Both these grinders are able to achieve a grind fine enough for Turkish Coffee and espresso.

 

And like we said before, being flexible enough for French Press, drip, pour over and cold brew coffee.

 

Although both grinders are made by Hario, there are significant differences, so we’ll review the Hario Skerton first and then follow it up with the review for the Hario Mini Mill.

 

Also, if after reading about these two grinders you know that a manual grinder fits your lifestyle better, then check out how these two stack up to the competition in the manual grinder category.

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The Hario Coffee Hand Grinder Skerton is the larger of the two models with a capacity of about 60g of coffee beans, while the Hario Mini Mill Slim, like the name, might give away, is smaller; with a capacity of about 24g.

 

Hario Skerton total size

 

If you have to, you can stretch the Hario Skerton a bit over the 60g capacity but it won’t be much more.

 

Other than having a larger grounds capacity, the main difference with the Skerton is how its grind adjustments function.

 

Honestly:

 

We think the Hario Mini Mill is easier to change the grind setting but keep reading for the full story.

 

To change the grind setting on the Hario Skerton, you have to first remove the top portion of the grinder from the container.

 

Then you have to unscrew the top nut, remove the handle and finally you are able to adjust the grind settings. 

 

The Hario Skerton taken apart to view adjustment

Obviously:

 

To start grinding you have to put it all back together first.

 

Although that might sound annoying, it really isn’t bad considering that this grinder is available for under $50!

 

Hario Skerton Hand Coffee Grinder. Can manual take down electric?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 7/10
    7/10
  • Grind Consistency - 8.2/10
    8.2/10
  • Durability - 7/10
    7/10
  • Noisiness - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Value - 9.7/10
    9.7/10
8.3/10

 

 

So what do you get with this hand grinder?

 

Grinder Features

  • Ceramic Conical Burrs: A great quality set of ceramic burrs especially for the price
  • Size: Small size which makes it extremely portable
  • Ease of Use: This grinder is simple to use. Just pour your beans in and start grinding without the distractions of other electronic parts
  • Electric Free: No need for electricity, which means you can grind your beans anywhere
  • Lid: A lid is included which prevents beans from popping out while you’re grinding by hand
  • Rubber Bottom: The rubber bottom on the grounds container makes it more stable while grinding on a hard surface
  • Glass Grounds Container: Since the container is glass, there is lower static
  • Grind Consistency: It still amazes us that you’re able to achieve a fine enough grind for espresso. However, the Hario Mini Mill is better at coarse settings

 

What’s the catch?

 

There really is not a catch with this grinder. You get what you pay for, and in our opinion, you get more than what you pay for with this grinder. 

 

The biggest negative with purchasing a hand grinder is obviously that you have to grind it by hand.

 

On average, it took our team anywhere from 2 – 4 minutes to grind about 50 grams of coffee (enough for 2 cups). 

 

The same amount of coffee takes a little less than a minute on our Baratza Encore.

 

All in all:

 

If you don’t care about taking the extra time to grind your beans by hand, then this grinder might be the best coffee grinder for French Press for you.

 

Ok, then why would I pick the Skerton over the Hario Mini Mill below?

 

You should pick the Hario Skerton if you brew larger batches of coffee.

 

So in other words, if you usually brew medium to large batch pour overs, French Press, drip and cold brew coffee, then the Skerton is probably a better fit for you.

 

As for which one is better to travel with, we like the Hario Mini Mill better because the grounds container is made out of plastic, so its harder to break.

 

But:

 

The Skerton will actually fit on any mason jar, so if you’re not afraid of breaking the grounds container or are ok using mason jars, then this one travels just as well!

 

 

 

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Nominee #5) Hario Mini Mill Hand Coffee Grinder

 

The first thing you’ll notice about this grinder is how small and cute it is.

 

Like a little blue bunny hopping through the forest.

 

Best Manual Coffee Grinder - Hario Mini Mill

 

Ok:

 

Maybe more like a little Blue Penguin when compared to its bigger brethren the Emperor Penguin.

 

Anyways, as we have probably overstated by now, the Hario Mini Mill is the smaller of the two grinders with a capacity of about 24g.

 

Both of the grinders come in at a tiny height of about 8 inches, but the Mini Mill is much slimmer; as the name suggests.

 

Like the Hario Skerton, don’t let the small size of this grinder fool you!

 

It can grind coffees at all grind levels just as good, if not better than many of the more expensive models out there.

 

The first difference you’ll notice in the Hario Mini Mill is that the grounds container is made out of plastic instead of glass, which might turn some of you glass lovers off.

 

But think about it this way:

 

In our opinion, the plastic grounds container makes the Hario Mini Mill Slim the best coffee grinder for French Press for travel when comparing to the Hario Skerton.

 

No more worrying about mishandling the glass bottom.

 

And:

 

No more worrying about keeping this baby in your carry-on luggage.

 

Last summer, we took this grinder with us for two camping trips and it worked perfectly.

 

The first trip was a multi-day backcountry hike through Yosemite National park and the second trip was a backcountry canoeing trip through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

 

Blue Penguin Coffee Yosemite Trip

 

You know what was awesome?

 

Let us tell you!

 

The best part about this grinder was that we could stuff it in and out of all our gear without having to worry about breaking it.

 

BWCA Blue Penguin Coffee Trip

Then:

 

After a long day, lighting a campfire, grinding some beans, and brewing some legit backcountry coffee.

 

Dang, such fun times.  

 

We definitely can’t wait to see what other adventures our trusty Mini Mill will go on next year.

 

All we can say is at that moment in time, when it was just us, nature, a campfire and our coffee, that we definitely thought the Mini Mill was the best coffee grinder for French Press. 

 

Can you really blame us for thinking that, though?

 

Alright, sorry to get sidetracked there. Let’s get back to the task at hand.

 

Hario Mini Mill Hand Coffee Grinder. Better than the Hario Skerton?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 7/10
    7/10
  • Grind Consistency - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Durability - 7/10
    7/10
  • Noisiness - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Value - 9.7/10
    9.7/10
8.3/10

 

I think we were just about to tell you about the second difference you’ll notice.

 

The second and most noticeable difference between the Skerton and the Mini Mill is the grind adjustment functionality.

 

The grind settings on the Mini Mill are found underneath the hopper, so all you have to do is unscrew the hopper from the container and turn the adjustment nut per your grind level.

 

Hario Mini Mill adjustment

 

In our opinion, this is much easier than what you have to do to adjust your grind settings with the Hario Skerton.

 

If you don’t remember or haven’t read the Skerton review above, in order to adjust the grind settings you have to:

 

How to Change the Grind Setting on Hario Skerton?

  • Unscrew the hopper from the container
  • Unscrew the top bolt locking the handle in place
  • Remove the handle
  • Turn adjustment nut

 

Then you have to put it all together again. Eh, yeah, it can get kind of annoying.

 

Here’s the most important part:

 

You might have guessed it by now, but a slimmer model DOES, in fact, mean a slimmer price.

 

Not by a lot, but you’ll be able to buy a few cups of coffee with the money you save by purchasing the Mini Mill over the Skerton (we’ve found the Mini Mill on sale for under $30 before).

 

But the thing to note is that although the price is slightly cheaper, the grinder is still jam packed with features like the Hario Skerton.

 

These features include:

 

Grinder Features

  • Ceramic Conical Burrs: A great quality set of ceramic burrs especially for the price
  • Size: A Small size which makes it extremely portable. Add in the fact that the entire grinder is plastic, making it the perfect travel grinder
  • Ease of Use: This grinder is simple to use. Just pour your beans in and start grinding without the distractions of other electronic parts
  • Electric Free: No need for electricity, which means you can grind your beans anywhere
  • Lid: A lid is included which prevents beans from popping out while you’re grinding by hand
  • Grind Consistency: Unlike the Hario Skerton, the Hario Mini Mill’s burrs are spring loaded giving you a better consistency in the coarser grind settings

 

Unfortunately:

 

It can’t all be sunshine and rainbows.

 

Obviously, there are some downsides to this grinder, but like the Hario Skerton, the downsides are only minor; especially for the quality that you get for such a low price.

 

In all of our use, we really could find only two negatives with this grinder when compared to the Hario Skerton, which are:

 

Grinder Negatives

  • Small Size: This grinder is pretty small with a capacity of 24g. Normally this wasn’t an issue as we were only making coffee for ourselves, but when we tried to brew for a bigger group, the limitation was even more apparent
  • No Rubber Bottom: We really like the rubber bottom on the Hario Skerton as it made it easier to grind larger amounts of coffee on any surface. When we tried doing the same with the Mini Mill it slid around too much, so we had to hold it by our chest to grind

 

The bottom line is this:

 

Why should you pick the Hario Mini Mill over the Hario Skerton?

 

Hario Mini Mill up close view

 

You should pick the Hario Mini Mill over the Hario Skerton if you are looking for a trusty travel companion, brew coffee in smaller batches and are prone to break things.

 

When comparing the two grinders, you really can’t go wrong with either and it comes down to preference.

 

They both definitely earned their place in our Ultimate Guide to find the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

Like we said before, we think the Hario Mini Mill is easier to travel with because of its full plastic build.

 

In addition, if you really are looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press like we think you are, then this grinder will give you a more consistent coarse grind.

 

But:

 

If you want to bring the grinder along on your travels AND you want to brew in larger batches, the Hario Skerton is still the better pick.

 

So in conclusion:

 

If you are worried about breaking things, want to ensure a more consistent coarse grind and brew in small batches, then get the Hario Mini Mill.

 

If you want to be the life of your travel party, brew in large batches and you don’t care or are not prone to breaking things, then the Hario Skerton is the one for you.

 

 

 

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Nominee #6) Cuisinart Supreme Grind

 

So does the Cuisinart Supreme Grind compare to its sibling which we covered earlier in this review?

 

Does it compare at all to the Cuisinart CBM-18N? Or are you just better off focusing your time on the CBM-18N?

 

cuisineart supreme grind - blue penguin coffee - best coffee grinder for french press

 

Eh, not really. But, the Supreme Grind is almost half the price than the CBM-18N. We’ll say this. If you’re looking for an electric burr grinder in the $50 range, this grinder could work for you. However, if you can spend just a little more, the Capresso and Bodum are much better choices. Not to mention the manual grinders in this category.

 

So let’s get to it!

 

First off, let’s start with the most obvious difference between the two grinders. The lack of an LCD screen and the different types of burrs used between the grinders.

 

What was really cool about the CBM-18N is here you have a grinder for under $100, which produces a decently consistent grind with a programmable LCD screen. You don’t get any of those cool functionalities on the Supreme Grind.

 

We are not the biggest fans of the LCD screen on the CBM-18N in the first place. However,  it did make up for its lackluster performance. Even if it is just a little bit.

 

When you take away the LCD screen you are pretty much left with a sub-par grinder with many better choices that are just a tiny bit more expensive.

 

Wait, we’re not done yet!

 

What makes this overall package that much worse is its small ceramic burr set up, which is about 2/3 the size of the steel burrs on the CBM-18N.

 

Grinder Features

  • Grind Settings: 18 different grind settings from fine to coarse
  • Slide dial from 4 – 18 cups

 

Grinder Negatives

  • speed of Grinder: Like the CBM-18N, the Supreme Grind has a direct drive motor and grinds at a faster speed. This grinder is even faster than the CBM-18N, which means your beans will be heated up even more.
  • Noise Level: Honestly, this grinder sounds like a vacuum. It’s even louder than the CBM-18N and the CBM-18N is loud.
  • Static Grounds Container: Same issue as the CBM-18N
  • Other Choices Available: We’d even choose the CBM-18N over this one. Enough said.

 

Let’s do a short and sweet recap on the Supreme Grind.

 

Cuisinart Supreme Grind. Cheaper than CBM-18N, but worth it?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 7.2/10
    7.2/10
  • Grind Consistency - 7/10
    7/10
  • Durability - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Noisiness - 6.5/10
    6.5/10
  • Value - 7/10
    7/10
7.2/10

 

Bottom line.

 

If you have the choice, the Capresso, Bodum, and Cuisinart CBM-18N are a much better bang for your buck.

 

If you cost is your main concern, even think about the manual grinders in this category! Of course, its more work to grind the beans, but the result is oh so impressive!

 

Your time is valuable and it’s better spent elsewhere.

 

 

Best coffee grinder for French Press between $100 – 300

 

Nominee #1) Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

 

Dang:

 

The Baratza Encore will probably always be on our list of favorites because it is the first craft coffee grinder we ever bought.

 

If you’re looking for a quality entry level grinder at an awesome price this grinder might be just for you.

 

Best Grinder for Pour Over: Baratza

 

In our opinion, it belongs on anyone’s top list to find the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

For French Press, when you dial in the grinder to 40 (its coarsest) setting, you get a consistent grind that is plenty course enough to make a good French Press. 

 

However, with that said, the coarsest setting on this grinder produces a grind that is slightly too large for a French Press so if you do get this grinder make sure you test out what works best for you.

 

Now:

 

Don’t let the cheaper price fool you. We’ve beat our Baratza Encore up and have probably used it more than anyone else we know.

 

How much have we used our grinder?

 

To date, we have used our grinder to brew 2,563 cups and counting.

 

This spans over 12 farmers market events, 2 community events, and countless test batches. 

 

Because of our long history with the grinder, we can confidently say that this one is hard to beat.

 

Especially if the price is your main concern.

 

After all that time, our Baratza is still grinding coffee as beautiful as the first day we bought it.

 

The grinder is small but packs a punch with its efficient 450 rpm DC motor.

 

In addition to the other features below, this makes for a powerful home grinding package to start off any entry level coffee connoisseur.

 

Baratza Encore Burr up close

 

Especially if your main focus is to find the best coffee grinder for French Press, with the possibility of brewing coffee using other methods later on.

 

Grinder Features

  • Conical Burrs: Precision cut steel 40mm conical burrs made in Germany
  • Casing: ABS plastic, PA66, and polycarbonate casing
  • Grind Size: Grind range of 250 to 1,200 microns
  • Grinding Speed: Grind speed of 1 gram per second
  • Motor: Gearbox 2.0 – increase the strength and durability of the drive transmission, while decreasing noise
  • Extras: Front “pulse” on demand soft-touch button
  • Number of Settings: 40 grind adjustment settings

 

Here’s the point:

 

When we first started our journey to coffee knighthood as young naïve lads, we had no idea where to start.

 

This grinder will allow you to learn about every grind setting, while you grow your knowledge and it won’t break your bank account.

 

As Yoda would say “Patience you must have, my young Padawan”.

 

Think about it like this:

 

Just because the Bartza Encore sounds awesome so far, which it is.

 

Don’t just slam down your hard earned cash without reading about all the other nominees in this review

 

Remember, what works for us, may not work for you. It will all depend on what you’re looking for in your perfect grinder.

 

What you determine to be the best coffee grinder for French Press, is probably different from what we consider to be the best.

 

It’s only human nature.

 

Baratza Encore. Dang, what a value!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9/10
    9/10
  • Durability - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Noisiness - 7/10
    7/10
  • Value - 10/10
    10/10
8.6/10

 

Here’s the bottom line:

 

If you’re an amateur coffee newbie and want to experiment with the different grind levels and learn what grind level works best for different coffee drinks, then this is a good grinder to start with.

 

Baratza Encore grind adjustments up close

 

In addition, it will work perfectly for all your French Press brewing needs.

 

And guess what?

 

If you want to get deep into pulling espresso shots, this grinder is a great one to start with too.

 

 

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Nominee #2) Baratza Virtuoso

Alright, ladies and gentlemen, it’s on to nominee #2 in the $100 – $300 category for the best coffee grinder for French Press; the magnificent Baratza Virtuoso.

 

Now, if the Baratza line of coffee grinders were hamburgers, yes, hamburgers, bear with us here now. The Baratza Encore is like an In-N-Out Burger, while the Baratza Virtuoso is like a steakhouse burger.

 

Baratza Virtuoso

 

Here’s the deal:

 

If you have never been to In-N-Out before, then we are really sorry.

 

Biting into a double double with fries and Casabella peppers on the side is one of the great joys of life.

 

In our opinion In-N-Out quite possibly has one of the best tasting fast food burgers that are cooked fresh per your order.

 

All of us here at Blue Penguin Coffee think it maybe the best burger in the world because of the amazing taste and value.

 

Put it this way:

 

Like the Baratza Encore, the In-N-Out Burger has good value.

 

They both deliver on your expectations and you will never be disappointed.

 

The Virtuoso allows you to grind coffee finer than the Baratza

 

However, the more experience and knowledge you have with the intricacies of the craft, the greater the appeal of a more specialized product.

 

So in essence, the Virtuoso is like a steakhouse burger. Ok, maybe not, but you get it.

 

In-N-Out Burger versus steakhouse comparison

It gets better:

 

This grinder is a splendid beauty.

 

The grinder is made out of a robust nickel bottom casing, with clean lines that will keep it classy in any kitchen setting.

 

Baratza Virtuoso nickel casing up close

 

The standard burr grinder on the Virtuoso model includes the updated Virtuoso Preciso burrs, which gives this grinder the ability to grind coffee beans much finer than nominee #1, the Baratza Encore.

 

As for the coarse grind setting for all of you French Press lovers out there, the consistency is similar, if not the same as the Baratza Encore.

 

This means that you’ll be able to get the consistent course grind that you find on the Baratza Encore, but you will also have the ability to grind beans fine enough for a decent espresso pull.

 

So what do you get with this grinder?

 

Grinder Features

  • Conical Burrs: Precision cut steel 40mm conical burrs made in Germany
  • Casing: Cast zinc upper casing and base
  • Grind Size: Grind range of 200 to 1400 microns
  • Extras: 60-second side timer dial and front “pulse” on demand soft-touch button
  • Grinding Speed: Grind speed of 2 grams a second
  • Motor: Gearbox 2.0 – increase the strength and durability of the drive transmission, while decreasing noise
  • Number of Settings: 40 grind adjustment settings

 

After a year of pop-up events as well as testing different bean types, we really do regret that we did not choose this grinder in the first place.

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grind adjustments of the Baratza Virtuoso

 

One of the most notable differences in this grinder when compared to the encore, is the additional level of fineness. 

 

So:

 

If you’re looking to buy the best coffee grinder for French Press, while keeping the option open for espresso, then this grinder could be the right fit.

 

However, if you really want to get precise in your overall espresso pull time, then keep reading. Another one of our nominees could be a better fit.

 

Baratza Virtuoso. Wow give me some fine fine grinds!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 9/10
    9/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9/10
    9/10
  • Durability - 9/10
    9/10
  • Noisiness - 9/10
    9/10
  • Value - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
8.9/10

 

So are you ready to part with some of your hard earned cash yet?

 

Oh, you are?

 

Wait!

 

That’s not how it’s supposed to happen.

 

There are still a few other grinders to introduce in this category and the $300+ category.

 

Who knows.

 

You might find a grinder that you think is the best coffee grinder for French Press, which fits your lifestyle better than the ones we have covered so far.

 

Trust us or trust Yoda who was once famously said: “You must unlearn what you have learned.” We get it.

 

Nowadays it’s all about instant gratification. Be patient with us, though.

 

We promise reading this whole review guide is worth your time.

 

 

 

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Nominee #3) Baratza Preciso (Update: The Baratza Preciso is now discontinued) 

 

The Baratza Preciso , our third nominee in the best burr grinder for French Press between $100 – $300 category, is a beast!

 

If the Encore is an In-N-Out Burger, the Virtuoso a steakhouse burger, then in comparison the Preciso is a 100% grass fed Wagyu Beef burger topped with cheese produced by a local free range cattle farm.

 

Wagyu beef burger comparison

We’re not through yet:

 

What separates the Preciso from the above two Baratza grinder models is the ability to fine-tune your grind level even further.

 

The Preciso comes standard with a micro adjustment system containing 11 micro settings.

 

This is crazy:

 

As a result, when you take into account the standard 40 grind adjustment settings,  you get a whopping total of 440 total steps of adjustment to get your grind level just right.

 

Best Grinder for Pour Over: Baratza Preciso

 

This grinder is made for someone just as serious about their espresso as they are about their French Press.

 

Someone who wants to control the exact shot time.

 

Now:

 

For most of us coffee mortals, we will probably never use these many grind settings.

 

So before you start drooling about the possibilities, remember, we are trying to determine the best coffee grinder for French Press here.

 

Baratza Preciso. "God Shot" I'm Coming for You!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9/10
    9/10
  • Durability - 9/10
    9/10
  • Noisiness - 9/10
    9/10
  • Value - 8/10
    8/10
9.0/10

 

However, if you have an espresso machine at home, or think one day you will want to try to pull a “god shot”, then this grinder may be the right one for you.

 

Baratza Preciso griding into portafilter

 

Because there are so many more adjustment settings, you will better be able to control espresso shot variables such as:

 

Espresso Shot Variables

  • Dosage
  • Water weight
  • Shot time
  • Temperature
  • Tamp pressure

 

In order to pull a god shot, you will have to master each one of these variables.

 

So whats the bottom line?

 

Remember we are not only trying to determine what the best coffee grinder for French Press is, but we are also trying to determine, the best overall coffee grinder for you.  

 

Check out features of the Baratza Preciso:

 

Grinder Features

  • Conical Burrs: Precision cut steel 40mm conical burrs made in Germany
  • Casing: Cast zinc upper casing and base
  • Grind Size: Grind range of 200 to 1200 microns
  • Extras: 60-second side timer dial and front “pulse” on demand soft-touch button
  • Portafilter: Includes innovative PortaHolder so you can grind your espresso hands free
  • Grinding Speed: Grind speed of 1 grams a second
  • Motor: Gearbox 2.0 – increase the strength and durability of the drive transmission, while decreasing noise
  • Number of Settings: 40 grind adjustment settings with 11 distinct micro adjustment settings

 

As you can probably tell, the grinder you choose will depend on what type of brew method you will use.

 

If you’re more of a generalist all the above will do. But, if you want to also specialize in Espresso, the grinder is especially important.

 

Up close of Baratza Preciso micro adjustments

 

Hang on tight!

 

We’ve just gotten started here.

 

Nominee #5) Breville Smart Grinder Pro

 

Ok, it’s time for us to stop hyping the Baratza Grinders up because there are a lot of other spectacular grinder brands to consider when looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

So:

 

We will switch gears to cover some of the Breville grinders out on the market.

 

We understand this is a long list, but again, we just want to help everyone brew their best cup of coffee.

 

Breville Smart Grinder

 

Now:

 

We hope you didn’t get lulled into thinking that a Baratza is the only way to go for a grinder in the mid-range because that is only the tip of the iceberg.  

 

The Smart Grinder is one of the most popular grinders on the market and it’s no surprise why.

 

In comparison to the Baratza Grinders on the top of the list, this grinder is most like the Baratza Virtuoso because of the number of grind adjustments as well as retail price around $200.

 

However: 

 

Overall the most notable advantage of the Smart Grinder over the Virtuoso is the number of extra upgrades that it comes standard with.

 

The extra features include:

 

Extra Grinder Features

  • Adjustable Upper Burr: Get this, in addition to the standard 60 grind adjustment levels, you can also remove the upper burr and manually adjust for an additional 10 settings. Just crazy!
  • Coffee Grinds Bin: Bottom container with lid and sealable cap. In addition, the container has measurement lines for drip, French Press, and Espresso, which is really cool!
  • Extra Portafilters: 2 different size portafilters and a conical burr cleaning brush
  • Removable Bean Hopper: Easy to remove 1lb coffee bean hopper. You normally do not see this feature until you get in the $500 – $600 range of grinders
  • Removable Bottom Tray: A magnetic snap on bottom tray which is easily removed
  • Extras: A cord wrap for the cable which is a nice edition to a finely thought out product
  • LCD Screen: Nice sized LCD display which allows you to adjust grind setting number, grind time and number of shots/cups
  • Grind Labels: The LCD screen clearly labels what type of brew method each grind is for. In other words, near the finer grind setting, you will see a label for espresso, while at courser settings labeling for French Press

 

Think about it this way:

 

Breville Smart Grinder Pro up close LCD

 

It’s like buying an iPhone and getting the case, screen protector and now AirPods for free!

 

As Asian people like to say, “that was some deal I got, wink wink, smile smile!” (We have Asian parents, so we know this first hand).

 

Outlet Plugin of Breville Smart Grinder Pro

 

Other than the extras above, some of the other cool features the grinder comes with include:

 

Grinder Features

  • Casing: Stainless steel case
  • Burr Design: Stainless steel conical burrs designed to minimize heat emitted during the grinding process
  • Number of Grind Settings: 60 exact grind settings that will allow you to adjust grind size from the fine for Turkish Coffee to course for French Press
  • Dosing Technology: Proprietary DosingIQ which allows you to adjust grind time in 0.2-second increment

 

Entire set up of Breville

 

In reality, though, it is usually not the best idea to buy something because of how good the deal was.

 

You know what we mean, right?

 

You’ll buy something because of a good deal on it and after a few months, you realize it wasn’t the best purchase.

 

In this case, though, it is a good idea!

 

Although we found some negatives with this grinder, the extra features make this an incredible value.

 

If you’re curious, some of the bigger negatives we found with this grinder were as follows:

 

Grinder Negatives

  • Quality: The overall quality of the burrs seemed to be cheaper than the Baratza’s
  • Savable Settings: The different settings on the LCD screen cannot be saved, which can get annoying and removes the advantage of the functionality

 

Breville Smart Grinder Pro. Is this the Baratza Killer?
  • Flexible Grind Setting - 9/10
    9/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9/10
    9/10
  • Durability - 8.8/10
    8.8/10
  • Noisiness - 9/10
    9/10
  • Value - 9.7/10
    9.7/10
9.1/10

 

In conclusion:

 

The features and value the Breville Smart Grinder Pro bring to the table, more than makes up enough for the downsides.

 

And:

In our opinion, these extra features plus the reasonable price makes this grinder the real winner in this category

 

Overall, when comparing grind levels, just remember, Baratza is more coarse throughout its grind adjustments, while the Breville is more fine.

 

In other words:

 

The Baratza will give you a coarser course setting, while the Breville a more fine course setting. Both will work perfectly for your press drinks and will make sure your most prized coffees, like a nice Costa Rica Terrazu, are taken care of through the grinding process.

 

What we are most impressed with is Breville’s attention to detail.

 

They really thought of everything on this grinder and help to make a confusing, intricate task, easier.

 

So:

 

If Grandma Betty gave this to you for a Christmas present, thank her for being so thoughtful and for caring so much about your love for coffee. She sure got a hard decision right.

 

 

It’s just hard to beat a grinder made by Baratza and in our opinion, this grinder beat them out for the best coffee grinder for French Press in the $100 – $300 category.

 

 

 

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Nominee #6) Breville Dose Control Pro

 

Our second and last Breville coffee grinder to make it on our Ultimate Guide to help you find the best coffee grinder for French Press is the Breville Dose Control Pro.

 

The Dose Control Pro is the more simple version of the Breville Smart Grinder Pro.

 

Breville Dose Control adjustment knob up close

 

If you’re more of an “I’d rather talk in person than text” kind of person or if you like the honest simplicity of physical dial for grind adjustments, then this Breville might be better for you.

 

When comparing the two Breville Grinders, people who want to save a little bit of money and who don’t need assistance in finding the right grind adjustments will be just fine with the Dose Control Pro.

 

Burr Coffee Grinder Reviews: Breville Dose Control Pro

 

However:

 

If you’re lazy or just don’t want to deal with precisely figuring out what grind levels to use per each brew method, then go with the Breville Smart Grinder Pro.

 

In other words:

 

If you plan to strictly pull espressos, or strictly grind for a particular type of brew, then go with this grinder.

 

Hopper and front of Breville Dose Control Pro

 

There are a few differences between the two grinders, but the main guts (the burrs and the motor) remain the same. The largest differences are the following:

Differences From Smart Grinder

  • Programmability: The Smart Grinder Pro is much more programmable than the Dose Grinder Pro. For example, on the LCD adjustment screen, you can not only adjust the grind levels, but you can also adjust the number of cups. The grinder will adjust the overall grind time automatically based on the number of cups you choose.
  • Hopper Size: The Smart Grinder Pro has a 16oz hopper size versus a 12oz hopper size on the Dose Grinder Pro. This probably won’t be a big game changer for most people, but you’d be surprised with how big a difference 4oz is.

 

Breville Dose Control Pro. Does this Breville beat out its techie sibling?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 9/10
    9/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9/10
    9/10
  • Durability - 8.8/10
    8.8/10
  • Noisiness - 8.8/10
    8.8/10
  • Value - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
8.8/10

 

Listen:

 

Since the main guts of the grinder are the same, you will be able to achieve the same consistency level with all grind types as you would on the Smart Grinder Pro.

 

To make it easier for you and so you don’t have to scroll back up again to see the main features of the Smart Grinder Pro, here they are, with changes made specifically for the Doser Pro:

 

Grinder Features

  • Adjustable Upper Burr: Get this, in addition to the standard 60 grind adjustment levels, you can also remove the upper burr and manually adjust for an additional 10 settings. Just crazy!
  • Coffee Grinds Bin: Bottom container with a lid and sealable cap. In addition, the container has measurement lines for drip, French Press, and Espresso, which is really cool!
  • Extra Portafilters: 2 different size portafilters and a conical burr cleaning brush
  • Removable Bean Hopper: Easy to remove 12 oz coffee bean hopper. You normally do not see this feature until you get in the $500 – $600 range of grinders
  • Removable Bottom Tray: A magnetic snap on bottom tray which is easily removed
  • Extras: A nicely designed outlet plug which allows for easy plug in and plugs out. You really do have to see this to believe it

 

In our opinion, even if you’re a traditionalist and would rather not bring tech into your morning coffee routine, you should strongly consider spending the extra $20 to upgrade to the Smart Grinder Pro.

 

The additional LCD screen with easily programmable adjustments in addition to the larger hopper size makes this upgrade an easy no brainer.

 

At least for us.

 

 

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Best coffee grinder for French Press over $300+

 

Nominee #1) Baratza Vario

 

Baratza Vario up close of dual cam

In short:

 

Like the other coffee grinders in the $300+ category to determine the best coffee grinder for French Press, the Baratza Vario is a professional level grinder for your home.

 

This means that you’re able to get the best possible grind settings to dial in your espresso, but at the same time, you can use the grinder for your french press, pour over, and auto drip coffee.

 

So if we’re going to bring back the burger metaphor here, while the
Baratza Preciso was a 100% grass fed Wagyu Beef burger topped with locally produced cheese, then the Baratza Vario is a 100% A5 quality grass and beer fed Wagyu Beef from Japan.

 

The burger would be topped with European cheese sandwiched between fresh bread flown in from San Francisco each morning.

 

Best Burr Grinder for Pour Over: Baratza Vario

 

Let’s just cut to the chase and answer the big question first:

 

Does the extra money make this the best coffee grinder for French Press?

 

It depends.

 

What! That’s it. All you can say is “it depends”? 

 

Dang you little smug penguin, what’d you mean it depends?

 

Smug penguin coffee grinder reviews

Let us tell you what we mean:

 

Like all grinders available, from the under $100 category for the best coffee grinder for French Press to the mid-range category, all grinders will grind beans good enough for you to brew some sort of coffee.

 

The real question to answer is what coffee grinder fits best with your lifestyle.

 

Since we are looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press here, we have to include the Baratza Vario as well as other $300+ grinders in the conversation.

 

The Baratza Vario my friends can be summed up in one word. 

 

Amazing.

 

It is capable of being programmed based on time for:

  • Espresso
  • Filter coffee
  • Press coffee 

 

You know what this means, right?

 

This means that after you have spent time dialing in the grinder for your perfect espresso, or your perfect drip coffee or your perfect French Press, you are able to save the setting for next time.

 

One of the more noticeable differences you’ll see right away that separates this grinder from ones in the $100 – $300 range is the precise adjustments available for each grind level.

 

Again, one word, amazing.

 

The Baratza Vario has a total of 440 grind adjustments, like the Baratza Virtuoso

 

On the right side of the grinder, you’ll find 40 macro grind settings from press all the way to filter and then stepping to the finest setting for espresso.

 

Then:

 

On the left side of the grinder there are 11 micro adjustment settings, which allow you to fine tune each step of the 40 settings on the right.

 

Unlike the other Baratza grinders in this review, the grind adjustments on the Baratza Vario uses a sliding mechanism, that adds a nice touch to the sleekness of the overall package.

 

In addition, since the macro and micro adjustments are literally opposite from each other, it makes it very easy to compare and contrast your grind adjustment as you tinker to find out what works best.

 

Although the programmable features of the grinder run off a timer, you don’t have to run the grinder off a timer if you don’t want to; there is also a manual start and stop button.

 

Getting back to the timer:

 

The timer is adjustable by 0.1 seconds so you’re really able to dial in the right settings for each brew method.

 

Especially as you figure out the settings that make this the best coffee grinder for French Press for your taste palette.

 

Picture This:

 

You’re on a mission to figure out what settings work best for making a good French Press at home.

 

Up close of Baratza Vario dual cam adjustments

So:

 

You start tinkering with the macro settings.

 

When you figure out what macro setting looks good to you, you start adjusting the micro settings to perfection.

 

Once you figure that out, you adjust the timer on the Baratza Vario.

 

So for example, if you know your French Press takes 300 grams of coffee and it takes 30 seconds for the grinder to grind 300 grams of coffee, then you program the time in.

 

That’s it!

 

The next time you want to make French Press, all you have to do is hit pre-programmed setting and as Ron Popeil, one of the best salesmen in the world would say “set it and forget it!”

 

Baratza Vario. This is what Mt. Everest must look like!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Durability - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Noisiness - 9.4/10
    9.4/10
  • Value - 9/10
    9/10
9.5/10

 

So other than that, what else does the $479 price tag get you?

 

Grinder Features

  • Mahlkönig 54mm Ceramic Flat Burrs: 54mm professional ceramic flat burrs. Not only do these burrs stay cooler through the grinding process than high-quality steel burrs, but they also stay sharp for twice as long
  • Digital Control Panel: The front of the grinder has an easy to use LED display that allows you to easily change your grind time by 0.1 seconds
  • Dual Cam Grind Adjustment: This is what we were talking about above. The adjustment slider on the right side changes macro settings, while the adjustment slider on the left side changes micro settings
  • Grind Size: Grind range of 230 to 1150 microns
  • Motor: The Baratza Vario comes with a powerful belt driven motor as opposed to a direct drive motor, which allows the burrs to stay even cooler during the grinding process.
  • Portafilter: Comes standard with the removable metal PortaHolder so you can grind your espresso hands free. In addition, the grinder comes with a grinds bin as well if you don’t want to grind into a portafilter
  • Grinding Speed: 1.6 grams/second of coffee for espresso and 2.2 grams/second for press
  • Number of Settings: 40 grind adjustment settings with 11 distinct micro adjustment settings

 

In a Nutshell:

 

Ceramic Burrgs of Baratza Vario

 

This is a serious professional grade grinder for coffee lovers who are serious about their coffee at home and for those who want to buy the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

For some, it may not be worth the price, but in our opinion and like what we’ve been saying, you get what you pay for.

 

For the $479 price tag, you will get a grinder that has precise enough adjustments for you to pull your perfect espresso shot and is flexible enough for you to change to a coarser grind for French Press on the fly.

 

The only negative we see other than a steeper learning curve is that the Rancilio Rocky Grinder, reviewed below, allows for a better coarse French Press grind, at a cheaper price too.

 

If you are serious about pulling espresso shots as well as making a great French Press at home, you will not be disappointed with this grinder.

 

 

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Nominee #2) Baratza Vario – W Burr Grinder

 

Baratza Vario W Dual Cam up close

 

Ok, there’s something we must admit.

 

This isn’t easy.

 

But:

 

We must be honest with all of you.

 

Sometimes in the morning, we’re too lazy to brew ourselves a cup of coffee.

 

We know! We know!

 

You probably think we’re traitors now!

 

And:

 

You’ve probably lost all your trust in us now and are wondering if you can believe any of the reviews you’ve read so far.

 

You must understand.

 

Sometimes, and this really only happens occasionally, we get so lazy in the morning that we’d rather (gulp) buy a cup of Starbucks (ok, we’ve probably lost all of you by now) than bring our water to a boil, measure our beans and then brew a cup of coffee.

 

Starbucks cup for best grinder reiew

 

Ughh the guilt….

 

If only there was a reasonable price, legit burr grinder that could measure your beans and grind our coffee consistently each time.

 

Then we would never skip our manual brewed coffee in the morning!

 

Actually:

 

Such a grinder exists. And that such a grinder is named the…

 

Drumroll please:

 

The Barazta Vario – W.

 

Full Baratza Vario shot

 

The “W” stands for weight and yes, that W also stands for OMG this grinder is really going to weigh my beans and grind them simultaneously.

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Other than the weight driven functionality of the Baratza Vario – W, it is essentially the same grinder as the Baratza Vario, above.

 

Put it this way:

 

Since they are essentially the same grinder, we will try not to repeat ourselves and will instead focus our time on reviewing how the weight driven functionality works.

 

Plus, give you an honest opinion on if its worth the extra $100.

 

Let’s dive in:

 

So instead of you having to scroll up again to check out the features of the Baratza Vario series of grinders, here they are again, plus the Vario-W features:

 

Grinder Features

 

  • Weight-Based: The grinder will stop based on desired weight reached. Imagine this, you set the amount of coffee that you want to grind to the nearest 0.2 grams and the grinder will stop once that weight has been reached. Amazing!
  • Mahlkönig 54mm Ceramic Flat Burrs: 54mm professional ceramic flat burrs. Not only do these burrs stay cooler through the grinding process than high-quality steel burrs, but they also stay sharp for twice as long
  • Digital Control Panel: The front of the grinder has an easy to use LED display
  • Dual Cam Grind Adjustment: This is what we were talking about above. The adjustment slider on the right side changes macro settings, while the adjustment slider on the left side changes micro settings
  • Grind Size: Grind range of 230 to 1150 microns
  • Grinding Speed: 1.6 grams/second of coffee for espresso and 2.2 grams/second for press
  • Number of Settings: 40 grind adjustment settings with 11 distinct micro adjustment settings

 

So:

 

How does this weight-based functionality work? And does this functionality make this the best coffee grinder for French Press?

 

It’s pretty simple in concept really and Baratza nailed this one down 100%.

 

Unlike the Barazta Vario, the Baratza Vario – W only comes with the grounds container and does not have a PortaHolder.

 

If the PortaHolder did come with this model of the Bartaza, it would be pretty pointless, since the PortaHolder would not work with the weight-based mechanism.

 

Instead:

 

What you’ll find on the Baratza Vario – W is a mini scale on the bottom of the grinder where the grounds container usually sits.

 

Baratza Vario W scale

 

The grounds container sits on top of this scale and as the coffee grounds fall into the grounds bin, the amount of coffee to the nearest 0.2 grams is measured.

 

Then:

 

Once the gram amount that you have inputted is reached, the grinder stops.

 

Bam!

 

All done and ready for brewing.

 

It really is such an elegant solution to an age-old problem in making coffee.

 

How you program the Baratza Vario – W is very similar to the Baratza Vario, but instead of the labels for press, drip, and espresso, you will find the numbers 1, 2 and 3.

 

For example:

 

Let’s say that you are in the process of programming your Baratza Vario – W for French Press.

 

The first thing you would do is to set the macro adjustments, the right dual cam slider, to say 10 (coarsest setting).

 

Then you would set the micro adjustments, the left dual cam slider, to say B (finer of the micro adjustments).

 

Once you have your macro and micro adjustments nailed down, you set the weight in grams that you need and program it in for easy, repeatable use.

 

Boom:

 

Vario W Dual Cam up close 2

 

Then as the coffee grounds drop into the grounds bin, you will see the weight of what you have ground so far tick up on the LCD display.

 

Once your programmed desired weight has been reached, the grinder will automatically stop.

 

Boom! Boom:

 

Isn’t that easy? How is this not the best coffee grinder for French Press?

 

So is this grinder worth the extra $100?

 

Again, this will depend on you and what kind of coffee lifestyle you have.

 

In our opinion, if you’re not on a budget, the time the weight based functionality will save you more than enough time to make up for the extra money you spend.

 

The only downside is that this grinder doesn’t allow you to dose directly into a portafilter.

 

Baratza Vario - W. Even better than the Vario?
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Durability - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Noisiness - 9.4/10
    9.4/10
  • Value - 9/10
    9/10
9.5/10

 

Again:

 

Not a big deal if you’re looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press, but if you are spending this amount of money on a grinder that you would like to dose directly into for espresso, then the Baratza Vario or Rancilio Rocky Grinder, might be a better fit for you.

 

To sum it all up:

 

The weight-based functionality of the Baratza Vario – W is made specifically for all your press and drip coffee needs.

 

Nice shot of French Press for best grinder review

 

From our experience running a pop-up pour over bar, this functionality alone would have saved us a bunch of time that we use to precisely measure out by hand each portion of our pour over.

 

Of course, not all of you are going to serve or drink that amount of coffee, but the weight-based functionality will definitely make it easier for you to make coffee at home.

 

With that all said, although we love this grinder to death, there are 3 reasons why this grinder might not be the right fit for you.

 

3 Reasons Not to Get Baratza Vario – W

  • You’re Strictly French Press: If you’re strictly going to use this grinder for French Press, then you should go for the Rancilio Rocky Grinder or one of our suggestions in the $100 – $300 category. Although you will benefit from the weight-based functionality, we don’t think you’ll get the most out of these extra features. Plus, the Rancilio Rocky Grinder has a better coarse setting for French Press.
  • Grind Directly into portafilter: If you want the ability to grind directly into a portafilter, then you should go for the Baratza Vario. The weight-based mechanism will not work with a portafilter set up, so the extra money you spent for that functionality would be wasted
  • You Like French Press and Espresso Equally: Like we said above, in our opinion, the Rancilio Rocky Grinder has a wider variance in grind level as the Rocky produces a much coarser grind at its coarsest setting than the Baratza Vario. So if you have an espresso machine at home and plan to make espresso just as much as French Press, it might be better if you saved the extra money and went with the Rocky.

 

 

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Nominee #3) Rancilio Rocky Coffee Grinder

 

Rancilio Rocky Coffee Grinder full picture

 

Don’t you hate it when you spend a ton of money only to have what you spent the money on feel cheap?

 

Well:

 

You won’t have that problem with the Rancilio Rocky Coffee Grinder.

 

This grinder is beautiful and it’s built like a fortress; an 18-pound fortress to be exact.

 

Unlike the Baratza Vario, which has a body made up mostly of plastic, the entire Rancilio Coffee Grinder is encased in stainless steel.

 

Listen:

 

The overall weight of the machine or how it feels doesn’t matter to the overall grind quality and we’ll get into that in a second, but it’s nice to have especially when you’re paying over $300.

 

So let’s dig a little deeper and see how the Rancilio Rocky Coffee Grinder stacks up to the other grinders in this category. 

 

Is this the best coffee grinder for French Press?

 

The first thing you’ll notice about this grinder, especially when you compare it to the Baratza Vario, is that it’s not programmable and has fewer grind adjustments.

 

Rancilio Rocky Grinder adjustments

Still:

 

It’s more than $100 cheaper than the Baratza Vario so if you want to save some money and are ok with the levels of adjustment on this grinder, then it’s a great choice.

 

Let us repeat ourselves:

 

All grinders in this category are amazing.

 

The Rancilio is no exception and historically has been one of the most popular higher end grinders on the market and many people think it’s the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

Rancilio Rocky Doserless Coffee Grinder. An Italian Made Wonder!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 8/10
    8/10
  • Grind Consistency - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Durability - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
  • Noisiness - 9.5/10
    9.5/10
  • Value - 9/10
    9/10
9.2/10

 

If we had to come up with a metaphor for this grinder we would say that this grinder is your stereotypical New Yorker; straight to the point, no BS and confidently gets the job done.

 

Now:

 

We’re NOT encouraging the use of any stereotypes here, but you know what we mean.

 

You won’t find any:

 

  • Fancy LCD screens
  • Programmable buttons
  • Micro grind adjustments

 

Just one well designed, sturdy product that will last for many years to come.

 

So what kind of features does this grinder come with then?

 

Grinder Features

  • Professional Grade Burrs: 50mm professional grade grinding burrs that have the same quality as the brand’s commercial MD40 grinder
  • Slow Efficient Grind Speed: The burrs on this grinder move at really slow speeds helping to alleviate the possibility of your grinds heating up during the grinding process. This doesn’t mean the grinder is slow, though!
  • Commercial Grade Motor: The Rancilio Rocky comes with the same powerful 166-watt direct drive motor found on its commercial line of grinder making it extremely powerful yet quiet.
  • Portafilter: Comes standard with the removable metal portafilter rack. We like the more minimalist style the Rancilio has
  • Number of Settings: 55 grind adjustment settings
  • Doserless Grinder Model: This grinder comes with a chute instead of a doser found on other types of grinders in this category. This will help cut down on wasted coffee as you’ll only grind what you need. The Rancilio Rocky also comes in a model with the doser for a little more money.

 

For what it’s worth:

 

If we had the choice to buy our first grinder all over again, the Rancilio Coffee Grinder would be at the top of our list.

 

If we were looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press and at the same time had the flexibility for espresso, we would definitely consider this grinder over any of the grinders in the $100 – $300 category due to its relatively lower price point.

 

Although this grinder is at minimum $50 more than the most expensive in that category, the quality, power and consistency are well worth the extra money.

 

The burrs of the Rancilio Rocky grinder

Like everything else:

 

The grinder has some negatives too.

 

Although:

 

Nothing too crazy.

 

And:

 

Nothing that would prevent us from buying this grinder.

 

There is really only 1 negative, which might steer us away from this grinder.

 

Grinder Negatives

 

  • Inefficient Grind Adjustment Functionality: This is our biggest complaint. Ok, get this. In order to change the grind settings, it is best to change it while the machine is grinding. In order to do this, you have to press the start button on the bottom left of the grinder, then you have to press down the adjustment release on the top right of the grinder, and finally you can turn the hopper to adjust the grind settings. Needless to say, the Dual Cam grind adjustments are much easier to use on the Baratza Vario.

 

So it all adds up to this:

 

We’re assuming since you’re looking at grinders in this category, you’re looking for the best coffee grinder for French Press that also has the ability to grind consistently for espresso.

 

If that’s the case and if you’re seriously looking for one in the $100 – $300 category, we think you should consider spending the extra money for the Rancilio Rocky Coffee Grinder.

 

Not only will you get a grinder that grinds consistently at all grind levels, but you will also get a commercial quality grinder.

 

And the best part?

 

When you compare the Rancilio Rocky Grinder with the more expensive grinders in this category, such as the Baratza Vario, the Rancilio Rocky actually does a better job at grinding coffee for French Press.

 

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Nominee #4) Mazzer Mini Espresso Grinder

 

Woah!

 

You’ve made it to the last and final review of our Ultimate Guide to help you find the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

Coffee cover photo for grinder review

Let’s recap:

 

If you read from top to bottom, left to right like we hoped you would, then you have read through:

 

  • 14 reviews to help you find the best coffee grinder for french press
  • 3 different price categories
  • 10000+ words of obnoxious rambling by the Chief Penguin of BPC

 

That’s a ton of stuff and we hoped you liked it as much as we liked writing it!

 

So to celebrate, let’s end this review on a bang.

 

Best Coffee Grinder for French Press: Mazzer Mini Review Blue Penguin Coffee

 

It’s not named the Ultimate Guide for no reason after all!

 

Lady coffee drinkers and gentlemen coffee drinkers, let us introduce you to the Mazzer Mini Espresso Coffee Grinder.

 

Check this out:

 

This, everyone, is the king of kings, the queen of queens the jack of all rulers of jacks of home grinders.

 

Mazzer Mini Espresso Grinder. The best home grinder that money can buy!
  • Flexible Grind Settings - 10/10
    10/10
  • Grind Consistency - 10/10
    10/10
  • Durability - 10/10
    10/10
  • Noisiness - 10/10
    10/10
  • Value - 9.8/10
    9.8/10
10.0/10

 

First and foremost:

 

The Mazzer Mini Espresso Grinder is a commercial quality grinder for small cafes and professional use.

 

That is what is was built for and you can tell by the price tag and by the quality of the grinder.

 

The Mazzer company was founded between the two World Wars with a focus on metalwork and industrial engineering, eventually getting into the manufacturer of coffee grinders in the 1950’s

 

And wow:

 

Are we glad they got into grinders.

 

There are many models of grinders that Mazzer has, but we’re going to focus on the doser version of the Mazzer Mini, which is probably the model most likely purchased for home use.

 

There are also two electric dosing versions of the Mazzer Mini, but being traditionalists like we are, we like the manual dosing version.

 

Electric dosing version of Mazzer Mini

 

For your reference the two electric grinders we’re talking about are:

 

  • Mazzer Mini Electronic Type A: This model includes a programmable dosing functionality on top of the channel
  • Mazzer Mini Electronic Type B: This model has the same dosing set up as the Type A, but releases the grounds when you tap the portafilter up against it

 

The first thing you’ll notice when you get the Mazzer Mini out of its box is how beautiful a piece of precision Italian machinery it is.

 

Literally, every piece, every angle, and every feature of the grinder are thoughtful and you can tell it was designed with the end user in mind.

 

For example:

 

When you first get the grinder, you will notice that Mazzer has put a sticker on the zero point of the grinder.

 

Mazzer mini zero point sticker on grind adjustment

So:

 

From this zero point, you turn the grind adjustment to the right for finer grinds and left for coarser grinders.

 

This means that before any machine is sent out for the general public to buy, they calibrate and test the machine to ensure you know where the zero point is on the grinder without calibrating yourself.

 

Not to call out the Rancilio Rocky here, but we’ve heard that even though it could be considered the best coffee grinder for French Press, the zero point for that grinder can vary from grinder to grinder.

 

Think about the attention to detail that shows.

 

But wait, there are more examples:

 

If you didn’t think the zero point sticker proves how much Mazzer cares about each little part of the grinder, keep reading.

 

Ready?

 

Case Study #1 – The Power Cable

 

Yes, you got that right, the power cable.

 

Now bear with us here as we tell you about the power cable set up on the Mazzer Mini and how that applies to you finding the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

You see, when the first model of the Mazzer Mini came out, the power cable was connected to the back of the grinder.

 

Not only was it on the back of the grinder, but it was also a little higher up on the back.

 

With the cable in this position, it tended to get in the way of your counter top set up.

 

Fast forward a few years and a few hundred annoyed customers and Mazzer made sure this wouldn’t happen again.

 

Now:

 

You’ll find the power cable connected to the bottom of the grinder and when we say bottom of the grinder we mean it’s beneath the grinder.

 

And poof!

 

The problem with the grinder’s power cable is not an issue with the current version of the grinder anymore.

 

Isn’t that cool?

 

Mazzer paid attention to the details and listened to their customers to continuously make improvements to an already great product.

 

Case Study #2 – The Power On Button

 

Again, yes, we’re talking about a simple on-off switch here, but bear with us again and we’ll show you how it applies to you finding the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

You see, turn back the clock again and the first version of the Mazzer Mini had a physical on-off switch.

 

Old power switch of Mazzer Mini

But:

 

It turns out that the grinder was so quiet that many people forgot to the turn the grinder off after they were done grinding.

 

We had a chance to test this ourselves, with the current version, and the grinder really is that quiet.

 

More to come on this, but back to the case study first.

 

So:

 

What’d you think Mazzer went ahead and did then?

 

Well, of course, they changed it for the better.

 

After many years of people forgetting to turn off the grinder because of how quiet it is, Mazzer changed the physical switch to a 60-second timer.

 

timer on Mazzer Mini Grinder

 

The grinder is still as quiet as ever, but now the user has no worries about turning the grinder off after they’re done; it’ll do it itself.

 

Crazy, right?

 

If more companies were like Mazzer we would never have a dissatisfied customer.

 

Look at it this way:

 

If Mazzer paid that much attention to features that most coffee grinders simply overlook, then think about how much attention to detail and craftsmanship the parts that matter most get.

 

Ok, enough of rambling on and on, let’s get to the features of this grinder.

 

Up close shot of Mazzer Mini

Grinder Features

  • 58mm Flat Swedish Steel Burrs: 58mm easy to clean and durable Swedish hardened steel, which give you an extremely even grind and minimal waste. Known as the best in the industry
  • Motor: The Mazzer Mini is built with a heavy-duty 250-watt direct drive motor. This will give you a consistently slower (1600 rpm), yet powerful grind speed that will eat through all your beans without transferring heat to your beans
  • Grind Adjustments: Stepless micrometrical grind adjustments which mean an infinite amount of grind levels for you to play with
  • Adjustable Doser: This is really cool. The dosing levels for each pull of the doser can be adjusted from 5.5 – 9 grams to allow for precise filling of your portafilter
  • Number of Settings: An infinite amount of settings as its a true stepless grinder
  • Huge Capacity: The hopper on this model of the Mazzer is able to hold an incredible 1.3 pounds of coffee beans
  • Noise Level: As we had mentioned above, this grinder is almost whisper quiet. It’s pretty amazing how quiet this machine is for how powerful it is
  • Automatic Timer: As we had also mentioned in our case study, the Mazzer thankfully comes with a 60-second timer as the on-off switch. Good thing or else you might never turn it off

 

We’re not through yet!

 

If you think those features were cool, check out the extras the grinder comes standard with.

 

Grinder Extras

 

  • Polished Steel Overflow Tray: The Mazzer comes with a simple polished steel overflow tray, which fits nicely into the bottom of your grinder to catch all the errant grounds
  • Removable Hopper Slide: The hopper comes with a removable slide that you are able to insert into a slot on the bottom of the hopper. This will allow you to remove the hopper even with beans in it
  • Attachable Pressing Device: The attachable pressing device is similar to an attachable plastic tamper. We like the traditional tamper, but this could be useful

 

Tray for Mazzer MiniHopper slide for Mazzer Mini

 

Fact:

 

As you can hopefully tell by now, the Mazzer Mini is clearly the creme de la creme of home grinders and is easily the best coffee grinder for French Press.

 

Yes, the price is on the very high end of what most people would like to spend on a home grinder, but when you look at your grinder as an investment over a lifetime, the Mazzer Mini is actually priced quite reasonably.

 

Look:

 

You can easily find a good home grinder for a half, a third or even a sixth or more of the price for this grinder.

 

However, as some wise baristas once said, pick the best grinder that you’re able to afford.

 

If you’re one of the lucky few who picks up the Mazzer Mini as your first grinder, it may very possibly be the last grinder you will ever buy in your life.

 

The bottom line is this:

 

The Mazzer Mini is first and foremost a grinder for the home espresso aficionado.

 

If you’re not thinking about ever getting into espresso, then a grinder at a lower price level, like the Baratza Preciso or the Breville Smart Grinder Pro will be more than enough grinder for you.

 

However, if you know you want to have the best coffee grinder for French Press while having the best coffee grinder for home espresso then this grinder would be an awesome fit to your coffee lifestyle.

 

Honestly:

 

Out of the 15 coffee grinders, we tested, none of the other grinders compared to the ease and flexibility of switching from fine espresso grind to coarse French Press grind of the Mazzer Mini.

 

Most importantly, when we wanted to really dial in our espresso grind to achieve what we thought was a perfect espresso, we were able to dial it into the most precise measurements with the stepless grind adjustments.

 

Just don’t forget about getting that water ratio right too.

 

The last thing you want after grinding your beans to perfection is a ruined brew because you used too little or too much water.

 

Along with a few other little details too of course.

 

It’s your call:

 

But if you’re on the fence in any way, trust us, you won’t be disappointed if you purchase the Mazzer Mini.

 

And:

 

In 5 years, when the grinder is still working as smoothly as when you first purchased it, you’ll question what all the fuss was about in the first place.

 

For god’s sake, look at us!

 

It’s been less than a year and we already regret getting the Baratza Encore instead of a higher end model. Now the Encore looks more and more like a bag of Arbuckle’s Ariosa coffee during Great Depression time.

 

Instead, we should have taken our time to find the best coffee grinder for French Press, like you have.

 

 

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