Category: Education

Grind Size and Extraction: The Basic Approach

Of the Five Important Factors in Brewing Great Coffee at Home, grind size is crucial. It allows for much greater or lesser extraction, and can mean the difference between great cup of coffee and a terrible one. A quick refresher on extraction Extractio…

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Sette Series Comparison

The journey to great coffee at home starts with a good grinder. We offer several models, and examine how to choose the right one for you in a previous post. The Sette series offers the best grind quality and user experience for espresso available in ou…

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How to choose your Baratza grinder

So you’ve started your journey down the rabbit hole of coffee. By now, you’ve probably heard that the first, biggest improvement you can make for great coffee at home is a good burr grinder. Our grinders serve a variety of needs: all-purpose workhorses…

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Purging While Adjusting

When you make a grind adjustment, you expect an immediate result. This makes sense because grind has a serious effect on the flavor of your coffee. So what does it mean if you make an adjustment, but don’t see a change in how your coffee extracts? Some…

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Chaff In Your Coffee Grounds?

Chaff is the thin outer skin of the coffee bean and is prevalent in roasted coffee that is of a lighter roast profile, especially if the chaff collector of the roaster becomes full during roasting. When roasted to a darker roast profile, the chaff is b…

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Back to School + Craft Coffee = doing good for Malawi

It’s not often that you think about Middle School and great coffee together, right? But that’s definitely what happening at Piedmont Middle School in Charlotte NC. A student team here have a coffee shop, to provide Admin and Faculty with delicious coff…

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Sette 30 Release Postponed

For the last 4 years, Baratza has been working on the development and launch of the Sette family of grinders. As we have said many times, the design and build of the Sette grinders is based on many revolutionary and innovative technologies, including t…

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