[Homeroast] Grinder question

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 12:57:14 CDT 2015


Definitely a Rocky and a Technivorm then.

On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 10:54 AM, Phil Palmintere <phil.palmintere at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I'm willing to pay for a premium product - several hundred $$.  (What is
> the
> old saying about quality?  If you want quality oats, you should expect to
> pay a fair price; if, however, you're willing to accept oats that have
> already passed through a horse...)
>
> Currently, I weigh out about 2.5 grams of beans, dump them in the hopper of
> a $30 cuisinart burr grinder, grind all of them, then dump the grounds into
> the Clever Coffee Dripper, and add a touch over 12 fluid oz of hot water.
> About 4 minutes later, I have a mug of coffee.
>
> Then I repeat about a half hour later.
>
> So -- I don't grind that much at a time.  Every now and then (a few times
> per year) I will make coffee for guests,  and I'll pull out an automatic
> coffee maker (which I plan to upgrade to, say, a Technivorum).  Again, I
> weigh out the beans based on how much coffee I plan to prepare, grind them
> all, make coffee, and then I'm done.
>
>
> Thanks!
> Phil
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Homeroast [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
> Behalf Of Ira
> Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2015 9:12 AM
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> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Grinder question
>
> Hello Phil,
>
> Thursday, April 30, 2015, 8:56 AM, you wrote:
>
> > What 2 or 3 grinders should I consider?  I weigh my beans before
> > putting them into the hopper.
>
> Not much information to go on. What is your price range, how much coffee do
> you grind at a time? If you're willing to use a hand grinder, a Lido 3 is
> about as good as grinders get.
>
> -- Ira
>
>
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