26 Feb '15, 8pm

Coffee geek → Baratza Esatto Weight Dosing Grinder Attachment, Harry Chapman: Bottom Line: It works, b... #coffee

I purchased a Baratza Virtuoso grinder some years ago, and found it to be a good product for the money. Originally I used my Virtuoso strictly for drip brewing regular American coffee, but timed based dosing utilizing the Virtuoso’s mechanical timer is not as accurate or repeatable as I would like. Nevertheless, regular coffee is fairly forgiving of variations, so this grinder served me well for a long time. When I started to brew espresso at home, I wanted a way to easily dose a repeatedly consistent quantity of coffee, and dosing by weight rather than volume seems to me to be far more accurate. I dosed using my (very accurate) digital kitchen scale, but that is somewhat cumbersome and wasteful, so I explored the options out there and discovered that, other than a few commercial grinders from Bunn and a couple others, Baratza is the only company committed to offering a li...

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