How to clean a coffee grinder (burr or blade)

If you are serious about your coffee, then you should also be diligent about keeping your coffee grinder clean. If you don’t clean your grinder regularly, coffee will build up and can lead to: premature motor failure rancid oils ruining the taste of your freshly roasted beans Who would want that? Below is our step-by-step …

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Baratza Virtuoso+ Review

When it comes to coffee grinders, the Baratza Virtuoso+ is one of the most popular. It’s been a favourite of filter coffee brewers around the world for over a decade and has recently been upgraded with a digital display and timer. But, the Virtuoso+ isn’t perfect. Is this burr coffee grinder right for you? Read …

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Bodum Bistro Electric Coffee Grinder Review

We all know that waking up to a disappointing cup of coffee is awful. We also all know how important it is to have consistently ground coffee beans in order to extract the best flavours and aromas during the brewing process. However, investing in coffee grinders for home use can be expensive, and even if …

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Conical vs flat burr coffee grinders

No matter how good your beans are, the wrong coffee grinder can lead to you never being able to achieve a consistent and accurate flavour profile. We all know the importance of having a good quality burr coffee grinder. But we also know that there is more to the decision than just choosing a good …

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Sunbeam Cafe Series EM0700 vs Breville Smart Grinder Pro

Sunbeam Cafe Series EM0700 A high-quality and affordable entry-level burr grinder. Breville Smart Grinder Pro Twice as many grind settings plus smart features make this our top pick. Sunbeam and Breville are two of the most popular coffee gear brands in Australia thanks to their reputation for being high quality, reliable, and affordable. Breville’s Smart …

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The Smallest Coffee Grinders (that are still great)

A grinder is a key element if you want to make a good cup of coffee. A good coffee grinder will have quality burrs, grind adjustments and a decent-sized hopper. However, most grinders are too big, too noisy, and take up too much space for making coffee at home. A small grinder can be perfectly …

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Hario Skerton vs Porlex Coffee Grinders

Hario Skerton Plus Hario Skerton Pro Porlex Tall II Hand coffee grinders have become a staple in every coffee lover’s home. They are easy to use, easy to store, quiet, and can achieve grind consistency that competes with electric machines many times more expensive. The Hario Skerton has long been one of the most popular …

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Niche Zero Grinder: Does it live up to the hype?

The Niche Zero coffee grinder is a conical burr single dose grinder that is suitable for both espresso and filter coffee. It has an aluminium body with oak wood details and comes with 63mm burrs, which helps prevent grind retention. The infinite dial on top lets you select the precise grind setting for the type …

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Baratza Encore Hands-On Review

If there was one thing I wish I knew when I started my coffee journey, it’s this: the secret to brewing consistent and flavourful coffee resides in having a quality coffee grinder.  Starting out on my coffee brewing journey while at university, I was trying to get by with an inexpensive blade grinder I found …

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The Best Manual / Hand Coffee Grinders in Australia

Manual coffee grinders are a cost-efficient and quality alternative to electric grinders, and travel much easier, too. With a little more manual work, these grinders can provide the same consistent grind as their electric counterparts at half the price. There are so many benefits to working with a manual coffee grinder, but with so many …

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