The blade and burr are the two basic kinds of modern coffee grinders. The burr grinders are considered the best. They produce the most consistent grind fineness critical for any kind of brewing mechanism. It has a variable setting that lets you control how fine or coarse you want the coffee grounds to be.
Here are some of the best burr grinders in the market:
KitchenAid Pro Line Burr Coffee Grinder in Pearl Metallic
The Pro Line Burr Coffee Grinder of KitchenAid in pearl metallic is a sophisticated compact coffee grinder with professional performance. It features a bean hopper that can hold 7 ounces of coffee beans. The grinder also has cutting burrs made of stainless steel. These can be positioned in 15 different grind sizes for automatic drip, espresso, or French-press brewing. And such cutting burrs run at a speed of only 450 RPM to prevent frictional heating of the grounds and thus keeping the aroma and flavor of the coffee.
The grinder has a helical gear which controls the delivery of coffee to the burrs. This gear helps in achieving precise consistency of the coffee grounds. And the bin seal plate of the grinder helps the coffee bin to be in place under the grinding spout to hinder the coffee grounds from spilling. Both the bin hopper and coffee bin are made of glass to avoid any static “cling” of coffee grounds on the surface.
The Kitchen Aid burr grinder is snap to clean. The sleek metal housing of the grinder is wipe- clean. While the coffee bin, bean hopper, and hopper lid are dishwasher-safe. And the compactness of the grinder makes it to easily store in a cabinet or be placed on countertop.
This burr grinder with a price of around $159.95 has a measurement of 12 by 13-1/2 by 6 inches and weighs 10.44 pounds. The grinder also comes along with a burr cleaning brush and covered by two-year hassle free warranty.
Krups GVX2-12 Burr Grinder
The Krups Burr Grinder in lustrous and matte black with silver accents is structurally smart having high quality burr milling system. It turns in a speed with minimal heat to preserve the delightful aroma and great tasting flavor of the coffee. It also features coarseness dial that provides 17 fineness settings ranges from fine to coarse. And the quantity dial selector of the grinder can be adjusted from 2 to 12 cups.
The 8-ounce bean hopper of the grinder is large and transparent. It has a clear reference marking of maximum line. And the grounds container is not only transparent but also detachable and lidded to minimize mess while transporting to the French press or espresso machine.
The removable burr is wipe-clean using a soft cloth. This grinder includes a hopper cleaning brush. It has a measurement of 10-1/2 by 4-3/4 by 5-3/4 inches and has a 1-year warranty.
Capresso Black Infinity Burr grinder
The black 100 Watts Infinity Burr grinder from Capresso is perfect for office, home, or in any place wherein flavorful coffee is served. The grinder employs solid commercial-quality conical steel burrs that make very consistent grounds. It features 16 settings that can be positioned to extra fine, fine, regular and coarse. Thus the grinder adapts easily to espresso maker, French press or any type of coffee maker.
This Capresso burr grinder has a timer that can be set from 5 to 60 seconds. The bean container of the grinder is able to hold 8.8 ounces of beans while the grounds container can hold 4 ounces. And the gear reduction motor of the grinder works in slow speed with minimal noise in turn results to reduced static and heat friction that produce coffee grounds having aroma and flavor.
The removable burr is hand wash using a mild mixer grinder cleanser. And the burr grinder comes along with a cleaning brush and has a measurement of 5.5 x 8 x 11 inches. It has a one year limited warranty and has a selling price of around $89.95.
Cuisinart Supreme Grind Burr Coffee Grinder
The Cuisinart Supreme Grind Burr Coffee Grinder is powerful in convenient and appealing design best for improved home brewing. It features 18-position grind selector that can be set from fine to coarse. Such grind settings are perfect for espresso, French and drip coffee. The grinder features a slide dial timer for making 4 to 18 cups.
And the hopper of the grinder can hold 8 ounces of beans. The ground coffee bin is detachable for ease of cleaning. And the burr grinder for manual control features a separate one touch power bar.