Top 10 Best Burr Grinders for 2020
The Bodum Bistro is available in different colors and is equipped with a friction clutch that protects the gears from damage. The static-resistant borosilicate glass container is surrounded by a silicone band to ensure a secure hold.
- Measuring guide on hopper lid
- 1-year warranty
- Instructions are confusing
The Rancilio Rocky has a 166-watt direct drive motor that processes up to 7.7 pounds of coffee per hour. Its blue tinted, transparent collecting container offers UV protection for the unused beans, although this device takes up a lot of space on the work surface.
- Removable fork for the porta filter
- Thermal overload protection
- Accessing power switch is awkward
The JavaPresse manual uses a double clad conical ceramic burr assembly to ensure consistent consistency, regardless of your preferred brewing method. A portion of each sale is donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in central and southern Texas.
- Compact design is ideal for travel
- Very quiet operation
- Slow to crank out espresso
Hario Skerton Plus
The Hario Skerton Plus differs from most of its electrical competition in that it has a removable, ergonomic crank handle that gives you control over its effects when you manually process whole beans as part of your morning Java routine.
- Glass bowl is dishwasher safe
- Nonslip rubber base for stability
- Takes a while to assemble
The Capresso Infinity can be set to run continuously for up to 60 seconds, depending on the desired coarseness and brew style. Utilizing a low motor speed minimizes heat buildup in the gears, allowing it to preserve flavor for all grind settings.
- Zinc die-cast housing
- Comes with a measuring scoop
- Plastic knob is flimsy
Unlike some of its counterparts, the Baratza Vario-W leverages professional-grade ceramic flat burrs for long-lasting sharpness and consistent throughput at all times. The collar’s bean shutoff feature minimizes waste below the stopper to less than half an ounce.
- Accurate weight measurements
- Belt drive transmission
- Collection bin is awkwardly-shaped
Breville Smart Grinder Pro
Whether you prefer espresso or French press, the Breville Smart Grinder Pro works within the entire coffee spectrum. Sixty programmable settings allow beans to be processed into a porta filter, the airtight storage container, a gold tone filter basket, or a paper filter.
- Lcd screen is easy to read
- Intelligent dosing technology
- Gets clogged easily
Eureka Mignon Specialita
For the home barista trying to make the perfect espresso without waking the family, the Eureka Mignon Specialita is a formidable option. The insulated steel casing reduces noise, while an extra-wide chute prevents grounds from clumping inside it.
- Attractive red color
- Motor speed of 1350 rpm
- Stepless grind adjustment dial
The Krups GX420851 features a detachable hopper with automatically-closing trap doors that make it easy to store and transfer unused whole beans when the machine isn’t in use. It allows for both automatic and manual control over its grinding cycles.
- Relatively easy to clean
- Holds 14 ounces
- Comes with a pour-over dripper
Baratza Forte BG
Perfect for small, high-volume coffee bars, the commercial-quality Baratza Forte BG boasts a compact design that helps maximize counter space, while the intuitive digital touchscreen and grind-by-weight functionality ensure exceptional cup quality for all brewing styles.
- Durable cast metal construction
- 3 programmable presets
- Includes a burr removal tool