Category: Education

Alex Choppin – Baratza’s Brewers Cup Competitor

We’re so stoked here at Baratza to have a team member representing us in competition!  This year, our newest member to the Support team, Alex Choppin, will be competing in the Brewers Cup Qualifying Competition in Austin on Feb 11-12.   We grabbed a li…

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Choosing the Best Baratza Grinder for YOU

What grinder is best for me? This question has popped up more than a few times in this Support department, I hope that this blog will help inform and educate how to optimize your grinder selection for your caffeination needs.

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Recalibration of a Conical Burr Grinder

by Pierce Jens, Technical Support The amount of information that is at the tip of our fingers, thanks to the Internet, is a powerful asset. Unfortunately this power can be bad as well as good, for information can be skewed or misinterpreted and then sh…

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Life Expectancy of Burrs

by Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Founder and Chief Engineer People ask us all the time about life expectancy of their burrs. It’s hard to give a hard and fast rule as the life expectancy of a burr varies, depending on the type of coffee, degree of roast, g…

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Colin Francois – Field Report from Barista Camp

June 13, 2014 Q & A With Colin Francois, Barista Camp Back From the Field- Report Interviewed by Sarah Dooley Baratza is as serious about great home and light commercial grinders as we are about employee development. In the past year, we’ve sent tw…

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Forté-BG on Bar at TED2014

Only 3 days left before TED2014 kicks off! This year Canada is the location and “World Coffee Events (WCE) has partnered with TED, to design and execute a coffee and tea program for TED2014 in Vancouver and TEDActive in Whistler”. The program is focuse…

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Static in your grinding – it's complex!

By Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Owner and Engineer Static: the grossly misunderstood and (still, to this day) hotly debated phenomenon that plagues many facets of our lives but can REALLY (randomly) irritate those of us who grind our coffee beans daily. A…

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GB 2.0 Upgrade Kit & Video Tutorial Guide

February 27, 2014 Baratza is always striving to improve, from the time we manufactured our first grinder, to right now. The stripped drive gear issue is generally caused by a rock fragment or unroasted bean getting caught between the burrs, causing the…

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