Selecting a coffee grinder could sound really easy, but well it isn’t. You can literally go into a shop and pick up any grinder and then suffer from bad tasting coffee or sleepy mornings for the rest of your lives. Or until you don’t buy in another coffee grinder. So, we have made it easy for you and picked out the 10 best coffee grinders of 2018.
We have listed them out for you, the better you choose the more expensive it gets. So, do a little compromise on comfort or quality for the personal coffee grinder but don’t do that if you hold a café. You need to see a number of coffee beans the container can have, grind quality, time taken, durability, and your usage before you buy in a grinder.
- 10. JavaPresse Coffee Company Manual Coffee Grinder
- 9. KRUPS Electric Spice and Coffee Grinder
- 8. Mr. Coffee Automatic Burr Mill Grinder
- 7. KitchenAid Burr Coffee Grinder
- 6. Secura Automatic Electric Burr Coffee Grinder Mill
- 5. Gourmia GCG185 Electric Burr Coffee Grinder
- 4. Bodum BISTRO Burr Grinder, Electronic Coffee Grinder with Continuously Adjustable Grind
- 3. Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
- 2. Capresso 560.04 Infinity Conical Burr Grinder
- 1. Capresso 565.05 Infinity Conical Burr Grinder
10. JavaPresse Coffee Company Manual Coffee Grinder
This coffee grinder is a manual coffee grinder. It is really cheap and comes under $25. The high portability of this grinder and no need of electricity or batteries allows you to take it to trips without worrying about not having coffee.
The grinder as we said is manual, so you have to ground the beans yourself. Your muscle here decides the number of beans you can ground at a time and the quality of coffee you are going to get in the morning.
- You decide the strength of coffee
- Highly portable
- Manual grinder, does not have automatic features
- Slow grinding
9. KRUPS Electric Spice and Coffee Grinder
The KRUPS electric coffee grinder is a fast-electric coffee grinder that uses 200W of power. The high-power consumption assures high speed of grinding and could ground 3 ounces of coffee beans within seconds.
Fast grinding is a big plus if you are getting late for your office. But a fast burr grinder could mean having uneven grains of coffee, big chunks and fine powder at the same time. This could mean a watery tasting coffee and a bad start.
- Very fast grinding
- Could grind more than just coffee
- Uneven grinding
- No connected storage
8. Mr. Coffee Automatic Burr Mill Grinder
This burr mill grinder is a fully automatic grinder with 18 settings. Consuming decent amounts of power and grinding at decent speeds, makes it more likeable. The grinder comes in with a cord storage and could grind a ½ pound of coffee beans in a go.
The fairly low price of the grinder does take a toll on it. To maintain the low price and high-quality of coffee, Mr. Coffee had to compromise on the electronics and other parts. Resulting in the lesser durability of the grinder.
- Good coffee
- Low price
- Gets clogged frequently
- Lesser durability
7. KitchenAid Burr Coffee Grinder
KitchenAid coffee grinders have proved to be the best in terms of grinding, quality of the final product and the taste. You could feel the first sip of coffee touching your soul. The 7-ounce hopper makes sure that you don’t need to grind daily.
Though the great grind quality the product is a little overpriced. The grinder gets a little expensive if you seek to buy it for household use but does assure quality coffee. Also, the grinder is a little loud owing to its 450 rpm motor.
- Great blend
- Big size of the hopper
- A little loud
6. Secura Automatic Electric Burr Coffee Grinder Mill
The Secura SCG burr coffee grinder does it jobs quite fine with the decent quality of coffee at a very reasonable price. The long durability of the grinder is also good, but if there is a breakdown you can buy in the spare parts made by the company itself.
The fine grind of the grinder is however, not very fine. It is fine to give you a nice strong coffee and give you the kick start you want in the morning, but it’s not very fine to make espresso. So, you could end up having watery tasting espresso.
- Reasonable price
- Good quality
- Complex to use than most grinder
- Not fine enough for espresso
5. Gourmia GCG185 Electric Burr Coffee Grinder
The Gourmia coffee grinder is quite sleek and attractive. It is decently portable. This grinder has 18 setting allowing you full control over the quality of the coffee you seek. The grinder could grind for up to 18 cups of coffee in a single run.
Though there are a lot of setting to provide fine powder, the powder still remains fairly coarse. The coarse powder does taste really good but if you want the fine powder, then you might need to do another go and might end up clogging the machine.
- Big hopper quantity
- Attractive and portable
- Lacks fine powder quality
- Could be loud
4. Bodum BISTRO Burr Grinder, Electronic Coffee Grinder with Continuously Adjustable Grind
The Bodum BISTRO burr grinder has a lot of features involved in it. You can put a pre-set timer and let the coffee grinder be while it grinds your coffee to powder. A coffee catcher provides complete comfort on your end while a high number of settings ensure you get the coffee you want.
To increase the efficiency of the grinder, Bodum used slip free gears and rings, however, these rings are made of plastic. Plastic gears wear out much faster and thus lead to the low life of the grinder. So, the fine coffee does come at a cost of durability. That said, the gears are quite repairable and are cheap if you want to save a few dollars on the total cost of the coffee grinder.
- Great Design and color variants
- Equal sized grains
- Wears out quickly
- A little messy on cup fitting
3. Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
This grinder is a high-quality product enforced with a strong and consistent motor that runs at high RPMs. Though the high speed the grinder ensure quality grinder and finely powered coffee beans. The big bean storage allows you to grind a lot of coffee at once allowing you a lot of comforts.
The grinder with its high amount of setting and features could be a little complex to use. Unless you read a manual or learn how to run it effectively you are going to have a hard time in getting the perfect coffee. The grinder could be a little messy when it comes to removing the containers as grounds fly all over the place.
- Quality of final product
- Fast grinding with big hopper capacity
- Complex to use
- A little messy
2. Capresso 560.04 Infinity Conical Burr Grinder
The Capresso 560.04 is a 100W coffee grinder that grinds your coffee to the ground in fractions of a minute. The bean container can hold 8 and a ½ ounce of coffee beans in one go. So, you can grind enough coffee for more than a week. The commercial grade grinder ensures high quality of the coffee powder and coffee that could beat the tycoon coffee vendors.
The high speed of the grinder does lead to wearing of the grinder. It could last anywhere between 2-10 years but sometimes could break down within months. The knob that controls the setting of the grinder is made of pure plastic and could break down easily if not used properly.
- High-quality coffee
- Big coffee bean storage
- Wearing at high speeds
- Wearing of external parts
1. Capresso 565.05 Infinity Conical Burr Grinder
The Capresso 565.05 is the upper of the model at #2. It is made with the same mechanism just a little more durable. The stainless-steel finish of the grinder makes the external parts more durable. The same 100W motor and commercial grade equipment do not let you down on the quality of the coffee and the time in which you get it.
The finish though makes the grinder quite durable it introduces another problem, static. The high speed of the grinder and fine dicing of the coffee beans tends to charge them up with static electricity. Though not dangerous, it could be messy as all the fine grounded beans stick to the glass container and cause problems in transfer to a container.
- High speed and quality coffee
- Doesn’t wear easily
So, in order to decide which one suits the best for you, you need to understand the purpose of your coffee grinder, then decide your budget. If you seek a good coffee grinder for commercial use then you should probably go with Capresso or the KitchenAid. If you need a grinder for household use, then you should probably go with one of the cheap ones.
In conclusion, every grinder has cons and pros, the higher you pay the lower the cons will be.