Author: Alexander Choppin

basics of grinding

Basics of Grinding – Common Methods

Different methods, different settings. Different methods for making coffee require different levels of grind, coarse-to-fine. If you’re new to coffee, or new to burr grinders, it can get pretty confusing trying to figure out where to get started. Getti…

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Tips and Tricks to Explore Manual Brews with a Sette

We love exploring coffee from different origins and across different methods. Cracking open a fresh bag of beans and trying it on espresso as well as a pour-over is one of the best parts of owning a multipurpose, high-quality coffee grinder. The Sette…

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What to Expect From Your Refurbished Sette

It’s here – your refurbished Sette! Packed up in a sturdy, cardboard box with the Baratza logo is the grinder you ordered just a few days earlier. Our refurbished grinders, in their previous life, are often used for a short period before being returned…

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Don’t Clog your Coffee Grinder

One of the best things about owning a burr grinder is the ease of making fresh, delicious coffee. With the press of a button or the flip of a switch, your home fills with the intoxicating aroma of ground coffee which you sniff blissfully in anticipatio…

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How to Store your Coffee Beans.

A big part of the joy of grinding great fresh coffee, is fresh coffee. Coming home with a fresh bag of great coffee is a warm and fuzzy moment: so many great flavors await you! Opening the bag, you smell that smell and want to take it in forever! It’s…

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Debunking the Myths About Your Grinder

At Baratza, we’re all grinders all the time. We don’t make anything else (except these cute cups that is!). So, we know a thing or two about them – and we’re always happy to share. You might not know everything about your grinder at home, and that’s ok…

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Clean Grinder, Clean Cup.

Doing dishes, cleaning the shower, mopping the kitchen – it’s a part of life. Not cleaning your things tends to make them a lot worse, and this is also the case with coffee grinders. Regular cleaning will improve a grinder’s performance and increase it…

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Three Systems of a Grinder

What they are, how they work, and what can go wrong. No grinder is invincible, especially if the unexpected happens and you grind a stone or screw which surreptitiously slipped into your beans. Early in the morning and without coffee, you may be tempte…

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Grind On-Demand – Not in Bulk!

Grinding a whole bag of coffee at once is called “bulk grinding” and it makes a lot of sense if you don’t have regular access to a grinder. It’s why you see those big, messy grinders in the coffee aisle at your local grocery store, always covered in ot…

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