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BURR GRINDERS: HARIO CERAMIC COFFEE KRUPS ADJUSTABLE URES | BUR FEATURES | • Fully washable • Burrs are made from ceramic and metallic parts are made from stainless steel • Fitted with a non-slip cover for stable grinding • Ceramic burrs are extremely hard and durable. They don’t have a metallic odor and will never rust • Smooth grinding action with less RPMs and heat than electric grinders so the grinds retain more aroma • Consistent-sized grinds • Large hopper capacity • Portable, lightweigh­t, and easy to store • Making adjustment­s to the grind size requires eyeballing how much space is between the burrs and testing a few beans to check out the size • Requires a little time and effort to grind beans, especially finer grinds Mt lli fl t 5 intermedia­ry steps • 2–12 cup selector • Large bean hopper, plus removable 15 oz. grounds container • Easy to set coarseness settings with multiple options for different brewing methods • You choose the quantity of ground beans you need — the grinder automatica­lly grinds and stops at selected amount for full control and safety • Simple, one-push button operation • Least expensive of the burr grinders tested • The grinder generates a little static, causing grounds to stick in the container and fly all over the counter • Some tasters felt the coffee made with beans ground in this grinder was bitter and over-extracted PROS | PROS | CONS | CONS | UNNER- U R P STAFF E N F I A IS O V CU RIT E ★ OXO BREW CONICAL BARATZA ENCORE CON FEATURES | • Hardened alloy steel commercial-grade conical burrs • 40 grind settings (from 250–1200 microns) • Simple on/off switch • Front-mounted pulse button • Burrs are easily removable without tools for easy cleaning • Slow motor speed reduces noise, static generation, and heat resulting in a quieter machine with less mess and a better, more consistent cup of coffee • Really easy to use — select on, off, or pulse • The most expensive of the grinders we tested • Lacks extra features, such as an auto-stop, or selecting a preset amount of time or number of cups FEATURES | • Stainless steel conical burrs • 15 grind settings (plus micro settings) • One-touch timer • Large capacity hopper • Stainless steel grounds container • Easy to set coarseness settings with multiple options for different brewing methods • You choose the time you want to grind — the grinder automatica­lly grinds and stops at desired time for full control and safety — machine holds onto last setting • Simple, one-push button operation • Stainless steel grounds container fights static • Removable hopper makes it easy to clean • Some testers felt this grinder was a little noisy • The fit of the grounds container is a little loose PROS | PROS | CONS | CONS | 37 ISSUE 140 | APRIL 2020