[Homeroast] Grinder Recommendation

John Nanci john at chocolatealchemy.com
Thu Aug 4 19:15:38 CDT 2016


Noted you said you can't speak for espresso, so I will.

Mr. coffee and espresso?  For all that is holy, NO!  A $30 grinder for 
espresso?  NO!

I'd personally going for the $75 new burrs.  As you say, it's been a 
workhorse.  Go with the faithful devil you know.

My $0.02.

John


On 8/4/2016 4:57 PM, Howard B wrote:
> Greetings --
>
> We grind home roasted beans for pour-over and press pot coffee.  We have no
> experience making espresso, so cannot comment on the quality and uniformity
> of very fine grinds and suitability for espresso.  But the Mr. Coffee has
> worked well for us for many years.  Available at Amazon for about $30.
>
> Mr. Coffee BVMC-BMH23 Automatic Burr Mill Grinder
>
> Best,
> Howard
>
> On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 1:46 PM, Larry Dorman <ldorman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I can't answer your question specifically, but it seems like grinder prices
>> have been increasing generically.
>>
>> One thought is that if you buy the refurb and it craps out then you could
>> at least move the burrs to your old grinder.  Likewise, your old grinder
>> can be spare parts unless the model has changed over time.
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