Brewing a cup from pre-ground beans is one thing but true coffee enthusiasts are in agreement that the only way enjoy coffee at its finest quality is when you brew it right after grinding fresh coffee beans. The difference in the aroma and flavor of freshly-ground coffee compared to pre-ground coffee is significant.
Grinding coffee beans is usually done with a blade or a burr coffee grinder, though the latter yields the best results for flavor. With that in mind, let us acquaint you, oh fellow coffee dorks some of the most attractive and result-driven burr grinders that you should buy in 2019:
Let’s start this list off with the best of them of all in the KRUPS Auto Dose Grinder. This little fella consists of stainless steel conical grinders that offer a consistent grind size for the most appropriate coffee extraction. You can choose from over 39 grind sizes that you can use in Drip, Pour Over, Espresso, French Press and other brewing methods. You also get to choose your desired dose in cups, ounces, grams, or even by manual operation of the grinding cycle. The inbuilt scale on the Auto-Dose Grinder automatically doses by weight, thereby resulting in the best coffee taste.
Large grinding range
Stainless Steel Conical Burrs
Hopper Auto-shut doors
The price may be a bit steep with this one, but Breville’s The Smart Grinder Pro will set you right. With over 60 unique settings, this electronic conical burr grinder unleashes the ultimate potential of your brew. This way, grinding heat is minimized to ensure that the flavor isn’t lost at all. You can choose between ‘shots’ for Espresso or ‘cups’ for French Press to get the right coffee dose for brewing. The machine has a large removable bean hopper that’s very easy to clean after use. It comes with an easy-to-read LCD screen that lights up in the dark.
You don’t have to be a highly qualified and skillful barista to brew a cafe-equivalent cup because Baratza’s Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder can take care of that for you. This machine is a mainstay for many home-based coffee lovers because of its reliability and consistency. It’s equipped with a powerful DC motor that offers a continuous grind with an on/off toggle button at the side or an intermittent pulse button on the front for a quick grind. It also features 40 grind settings, allowing you to a fine or coarse brew for all popular methods including French Press, Chemex, Hario V60 and Aeropress among others.
The Cuisinart Automatic Burr Mill is another hot-seller on the market. It comes with meticulously maintained stainless steel burr mills that come with 18 levels to grind your coffee from super fine to ultra coarse. Its automatic stop function is guaranteed to grind your coffee beans at the right intensity that therefore maximizes the aromas, oils, and flavors of your cup of joe. What’s more, you can grind enough to make between 4-18 cups of coffee and store the rest of them in the chamber.
When it comes to having the best burr grinder of the bunch, the Capresso Infinity 565 grinder is one that definitely belongs in that list. That’s because it was made with both quality and reliability in mind. Capresso also possesses advanced conical burrs that have been hand-assembled in Switzerland for the perfect fit. Not only that but the burrs produce minor noises and grinds at lower RPMs to ensure that the beans aren’t burnt during the process.The grinding is consistent, which is a big improvement over the cheaper 560 series.