Category: Education

Holiday Shipping and Hours

Because we know how important fresh coffee is on holiday mornings, we want to make sure your Baratza grinder is up and ready to roll. These are the cutoff times for the shipping methods you are able to select on our website for your order to arrive on…

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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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Calibration Station

One of the great things about owning a Baratza burr grinder is the level of adjustability it provides – allowing you to get just the right grind size for your brew. Baratza grinders use burrs, not blades to grind. They determine grind size not by amoun…

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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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STOP! Don’t Dump It – Fix It!

Most small, consumer appliances are designed to wear out, or stop being useful in a very short time. These appliances are difficult and expensive to repair, so consumers are trained to dump and replace. This is often called planned obsolescence, and it…

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