Burrs

Grinder Down? Fear Not!

Posted by Alexander Choppin on May 10, 2018 in Blog Grinders Support Repair Burrs Customers

by Alex Choppin, Baratza Support and Coffee Specialist No grinder owner wants to imagine it – the single worst day of your life: your grinder is broken and you can’t make coffee. Don’t panic! There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Our grinders are not made to simply break down and be replaced; Don’t

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Seattle – #CoffeeExpo2018

Posted by Joyce on April 16, 2018 in Blog Grinders Burrs Community Support Customers Innovation Baratza Company Grind by Weight SetteSeries

Seattle, our home town, is the location for #CoffeeExpo2018 – Score! This allows our growing Baratza team to attend and be immersed in the wonderful madness that is EXPO and the annual pinnacle gathering of our Specialty Coffee community. Come see us in Booth #2219. We have an updated Sette 270W – the ‘Wi‘ and we’re

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Looks can be deceiving: dialing in with the Sette burr

Posted by Baratza Support on April 6, 2017 in Blog Education Grinders Support Burrs No Comments

By Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist & US Brewers Cup Competitor 2017 The Sette Series, with its revolutionary design and functionality, has really challenged our pre-suppositions as coffee professionals and grinder nerds. It’s an exciting experience for us, and from what our customers tell us, for them as well! Here in Baratza Support, we’ve encountered

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Sette – Part II – Etzinger

Posted by Joyce on March 16, 2016 in Blog Grinders Burrs Innovation No Comments

Part II – 3/16/16 One of the totally new pieces to the Sette is the revolutionary grinding mechanism. We have been working with Etzinger engineering, a conical burr manufacturer in Lichtenstein for many years. Christian Etzinger was an aeronautical engineer before getting into burr design. Check out this clip of the grind mechanism. This technology

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Life Expectancy of Burrs

Posted by Baratza Support on January 27, 2015 in Blog Education Grinders 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, grind size, volume ground, and any rocks you may

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Grinding for Espresso – Metal vs Ceramic Burrs

Posted by Baratza Support on January 15, 2015 in Blog Grinders Burrs

by Sarah Dooley and Pierce Jens Since the introduction of the Forte AP and BG grinders, the team at Baratza has been doing a lot of taste testing on both grinders. With regards to tasting espresso specifically, we have noticed that the ceramic burrs produce a traditional espresso flavor profile. They are great for blends

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Grind Settings to get you started!

Posted by Baratza Support on November 11, 2013 in Blog Education Grinders Burrs

November 11, 2013 by Sarah Dooley, Education and Quality Manager Baratza provides our users with a range of versatile grinders for all brew types, price points, and to suit many locations and situations. The Baratza grinders operate in two basic burr styles – conical and flat.  The conical burrs are steel which we use in

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Refurbs: a Win-Win!

Posted by Baratza Support on October 31, 2013 in Blog Grinders Burrs

In conjunction with our Repair Program, to support our goal of reducing waste to the landfills, we also have a vigorous Refurbished Grinder Program! Refurbished grinders can be preowned grinders that are part of our warranty program or  they are grinders which we have loaned out to support coffee community events such as SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association

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Rusty Burrs – Really??

Posted by Baratza Support on October 15, 2013 in Blog Grinders Support Burrs

by Kyle Anderson, Baratza President and Chief Designer I think the time has come to write a bit about the misconceptions and perceptions surrounding trace amounts of visible rust on steel burrs in coffee grinders. A few important points need to be made: first, ingesting rust is not a health concern. “The National Institute of

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