Pros: Convenient, Consistent
Cons: Plasticky. Doesn't do espresso.
We're very serious about our coffee; not only do we have an uber-esoteric espresso machine and grinder, we roast our own and completely lack any sense of humor. For the past year we've been drinking nothing but espresso, but this Christmas added a a vacuum siphon and a French press to create a stable of coffee makers. However, the espresso grinder -- a La Cimbali Max Hybrid -- doesn't do large changes in adjust at all well so we decided to get a grinder which can do medium grind for the vacuum pot and coarse grind for the French Press. After a lot of research I narrowed the choices down to the Breville Smart, the Baratza Virtuoso, and the...(read more)