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Chaff In Your Coffee Grounds?

September 26, 2017

Chaff is the thin outer skin of the coffee bean and is prevalent in roasted …

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Back to School + Craft Coffee = doing good for Malawi

September 14, 2017

It’s not often that you think about Middle School and great coffee together, right? But …

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An Entry-Level guide to Entry-Level Espresso with an Entry-Level Espresso Grinder

September 5, 2017

by Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist So you’ve taken the dive down the rabbit hole of …

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I Made Espresso with the Sette 30 with AP Burr Inside, and it was Great!

August 8, 2017

by Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist. I’ve worked in coffee for twelve years, and most …

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Upping the Entry Level Home Espresso Grinding Game!

August 8, 2017

We’re excited to release our base model of the Sette Series, the Sette 30 AP! …

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Sette 30 Release Postponed

May 26, 2017

For the last 4 years, Baratza has been working on the development and launch of …

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SCA 2017 we’re ready!

April 13, 2017

It’s lovely to go away to other cities, but we have to admit that it’s …

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Looks can be deceiving: dialing in with the Sette burr

April 6, 2017

By Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist & US Brewers Cup Competitor 2017 The Sette Series, …

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270W weight consistency issues? New Feet solution

March 23, 2017

As the Sette 270W gets into the hands of more coffee enthusiasts, Baratza Support is …

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Burriliant news for Sette Series!

March 16, 2017

AP Burr (left) BG Burr (Right) We’re excited to announce the availability of a 2nd …

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Alex Choppin-Brewers Cup Recipe

March 10, 2017

In February, Alex Choppin, our Baratza Support Specialist, came in 3rd place at the qualifying …

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Sette Shims for Recalibration

February 24, 2017

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about what these are and if they’re needed. …

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Alex Choppin – Baratza’s Brewers Cup Competitor

February 6, 2017

We’re so stoked here at Baratza to have a team member representing us in competition! …

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Team Baratza on the road!

January 12, 2017

Joyce Klassen Colin Francois Alex Choppin Pierce Jens Team Baratza and our grinders will be …

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Sette Finally Arrives on Kitchen Counters in North America!

November 18, 2016

It happened, in case you didn’t hear… Our certifications have been received and we are …

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Duty Cycle of the Sette Series #UsingTheRightToolForTheJob

November 15, 2016

The Sette 270 and 270w have shipped and we are delighted with the initial feedback …

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Alex Choppin joins Baratza!

September 6, 2016

We’re delighted to welcome Alex Choppin to our team as a Support Specialist. We all …

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Sette Series-Upgrade of Convertible Holder

August 5, 2016

When we designed the Sette Series, we conceived a totally new, built-in, convertible holder that …

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Sette – Delay in Shipping – US & Canada

July 14, 2016

We have important information to share about the availability of the Sette 270 and 270W …

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Dublin here we come!

June 19, 2016

This week we head to Dublin for World of Coffee! Kyra Kennedy, Kyle Anderson and …

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SCAA2016 Best New Product

April 22, 2016

Last week we ‘did’ the SCAA in Atlanta! It was a huge show for us …

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Wondering about the Sette name?

April 8, 2016

It’s Italian for 7. The grinder shape is like a 7. It’s the 7th coffee …

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Sette: Part III – Acaia Inside

March 30, 2016

A first for home espresso grinding – dosing by weight directly into a portafilter! Yes, …

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Sette – Part II – Etzinger

March 16, 2016

Part II – 3/16/16 One of the totally new pieces to the Sette is the …

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Sette: Next Generation Baratza

March 16, 2016

Part I The secret is out that we are up to something new! You’ll know …

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Baratza in România

November 2, 2015

This is a guest post from our importer and distributor in Romania, Wanderlust Coffee Company.

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Choosing the Best Baratza Grinder for YOU

June 1, 2015

What grinder is best for me? This question has popped up more than a few …

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SCAA/Baratza Happenings 2015

April 2, 2015

Baratza at SCAA 2015 – BOOTH 10041 (South Hall) Wow – only one week away …

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Recalibration of a Conical Burr Grinder

March 24, 2015

by Pierce Jens, Technical Support The amount of information that is at the tip of …

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Baratza Production Expansion in Taiwan

February 25, 2015

We feel gratified to share that Baratza grew at a rate of 66% last year …

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Life Expectancy of Burrs

January 27, 2015

by Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Founder and Chief Engineer People ask us all the time about …

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Baratza Travel – Safe & Strong!

January 23, 2015

For years we’ve had people asking about tough, protective cases to use when they take …

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Grinding for Espresso – Metal vs Ceramic Burrs

January 15, 2015

by Sarah Dooley and Pierce Jens Since the introduction of the Forte AP and BG …

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Baratza Discount to Barista Guild of America (BGA) Members

December 16, 2014

To support the members of BGA who have chosen to join this organization for their …

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STOP! Don’t Dump It – Fix It!

September 22, 2014

Most small, consumer appliances are designed to wear out, or stop being useful in a …

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Baratza Supports Street Bean – Guest Blog

September 17, 2014

Baratza recently donated grinders to Street Bean to support the important work they are doing …

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Release of Vario 886

August 15, 2014

Big News – Effective 8/14/14, The Vario now comes standard with the Metal PortaHolder! When …

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Colin Francois – Field Report from Barista Camp

June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014 Q & A With Colin Francois, Barista Camp Back From the Field- …

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Forté-BG on Bar at TED2014

March 14, 2014

Only 3 days left before TED2014 kicks off! This year Canada is the location and …

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Static in your grinding – it's complex!

March 7, 2014

By Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Owner and Engineer Static: the grossly misunderstood and (still, to this …

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GB 2.0 Upgrade Kit & Video Tutorial Guide

February 26, 2014

February 27, 2014 Baratza is always striving to improve, from the time we manufactured our …

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Rice, It’s Just Not a Good Idea (for cleaning!).

February 16, 2014

February 17, 2014 For many of us, cleaning the grinder is a monthly if not …

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Smart Dose – grinding for espresso by weight!

January 17, 2014

Sarah Dooley, Baratza Quality Control & Educator The Forte Series is packed full of amazing …

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Commercial applications: Forte vs the Vario/Vario-W

December 13, 2013

by Kyle Anderson & Kyra Kennedy, Co-Owners of Baratza December 12, 2013 Our experience with …

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Grinding for Espresso

December 12, 2013

by Sarah Dooley, Education Manager December 12, 2013 At Baratza, we spend a healthy amount …

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Having a weak link (plastic burr holder) is a good thing!!

November 19, 2013

November 19, 2013 By Kyle Anderson, Chief Engineer All of our grinders use a powerful …

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Grind Settings to get you started!

November 11, 2013

November 11, 2013 by Sarah Dooley, Education and Quality Manager Baratza provides our users with …

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Refurbs: a Win-Win!

October 31, 2013

In conjunction with our Repair Program, to support our goal of reducing waste to the …

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3 Winners – Grinder Repair, Sustainability, & Creative Writers!

October 28, 2013

October 28, 2013 by Sarah Dooley, Education & Quality Manager You may never run large …

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Rusty Burrs – Really??

October 15, 2013

by Kyle Anderson, Baratza President and Chief Designer I think the time has come to …

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Roasters Weigh-In On The Forté!

September 16, 2013

The Forté AP (All Purpose) and BG (Brew Grinder) new commerical grinders have been shipping out to our customers …

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Forte Feedback from the Professionals!

June 4, 2013

June 4, 2013 At SCAA in Boston, there was a satellite cafe at the entrance …

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SCAA Boston April 2013 – What a Show!

May 1, 2013

April 30, 2013 by Joyce Klassen Specialty Coffee Association of America held ‘The Event’ this …

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New Products – Forté Grinder and Removable Hopper

March 25, 2013

March 25, 2013 OK, so the word is out! We have new, exciting products to …

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Baratza Support – how we get you back grinding coffee ASAP!

October 4, 2012

October 9, 2012 Something happens with your grinder and it stops working or grinds differently …

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Steel vs Ceramic burrs and heat generation – the lowdown

September 17, 2012

September 17,2012 Recently we did a short blog on the life of burrs! It was …

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Coffee Shop Feature #3 – Rowster Coffee, Grand Rapids, MI

August 6, 2012

Rowster is a combined roastery and coffee bar in Grand Rapids, MI. Stephen Curtis gave …

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Coffee Shop Feature # 2 – Mudhouse Coffee, Charlottesville, VA

July 12, 2012

July 12, 2012 Today we are featuring our 2nd Coffee Shop where consumers can go …

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Coffee Shop Feature #1 – New World Coffee House, Raleigh NC

June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 We, at Baratza, are constantly being asked by consumers where can they …

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Who could use WBG?

September 23, 2011

Monday, April 25th, 2011 Wow, what a week it’s been! Our new weight-based grinding products, …

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The right weight, without the wait – every time!

September 23, 2011

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 We’ve been at it again – we can’t stop! We love …

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