Coffee Grinders

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why The Importance Of The Coffee Grinder?

The grinder is a tool of great importance in extracting the aroma and taste from coffee beans, allowing for the brewing of delicious, high quality coffee. In most cases, the grinder is the crucial aspect to the equation, though most people believe that the coffee machine is the star of the show.

Does A Coffee Grinder Make A Difference?

A great grinder will transform your coffee experience from the inside out. Your coffee will be more flavorful and delicious. You'll be able to determine your coffee's flavor and strength. You'll be able to brew coffee that rivals your favourite coffee shop.

Why Are Burr Coffee Grinders Better Than Others?

Burr coffee grinders are significantly better than blade coffee grinders as the blades work in the same way they would in your fruit blender. They chop your beans unevenly which means the particles are not uniform in particle size which compromises the overall extraction efficiency. Burrs use rotating burrs to grind consistently, which leads to a tastier cup.

Is Grinding Coffee Worth It?

While buying pre-ground coffee to make at home, or in the office, is very convenient it certainly isn't the best way of getting the most value from your coffee. If you're already buying coffee from a specialty roaster, it's definitely worth the investment in a coffee grinder.

Why Should I Grind My Coffee?

The oils and aromatics in the beans are released during the grinding process. To immediately capture that oily goodness in your coffee, brew right after grinding. Grinding your beans right before you brew gives you greater control over the final taste. At home, you can grind the beans as fine as you would like them.

What Happens After You Grind Coffee?

It tastes better, it smells better, it is fresher, less contaminated, and its flavors haven't been whisked away by air moisture or sapped by a lack of CO2. The bitter, the sweet, the soothing aroma, it is all there in fresh ground coffee, and it's definitely worth the little bit of extra effort.

Why Is Fresh Ground Coffee Better?

What happens when you grind the coffee is that it dramatically increase the surface area. That surface area is now exposed to much more air than a whole bean. This means all the compounds that are volatile (basically evaporate) and oxidize much faster. The volatile compounds are many of the aromas you can smell.