Knock Aergrind Review – Is The New Model Worth The Upgrade?
The Knock Aergrind hand grinder was a staple in my coffee gear arsenal after its initial release in 2017. Fast forward to 2022, and Made By Knock rolled out an updated version that promised not just refinements but significant upgrades. Born from a successful Kickstarter
Lido 3 Review – Is This Legacy Hand Grinder Past It’s Prime?
The Orphan Espresso Lido 3 coffee grinder burst onto the specialty coffee scene way back in 2015, quickly earning a reputation as one of the finest manual grinders money could buy. With its large 48mm steel burrs and sturdy build quality, it became a favorite
Normcore V2 Grinder Review – Is It Really That Bad?
The world of coffee grinders is ever-evolving, with new contenders entering the market to challenge established brands. One such newcomer is the Normcore V2, a manual coffee grinder that aims to provide a high-quality grinding experience without breaking the bank. In this comprehensive review, I'll
Porlex Mini ii Review – Avoid This Hand Grinder At All Costs
Once a titan in the realm of hand coffee grinders, Porlex has long been synonymous with quality, durability, and portability. Its original Porlex Mini grinder gained a cult following among those who wanted a portable coffee grinder to travel with. Now, the company aims to
Option-O Remi Hand Grinder Review
As the successor to the popular Helor 101, the Option-O Remi coffee grinder aims to build on that legacy with a number of thoughtful upgrades. Option-O is an Australian coffee gear company that receives a lot of praise from the specialty coffee community. The Remi
Etzinger Etz-I Grinder Review – Is It Really A Nightmare To Use?
Etzinger is a brand with a solid reputation for precision and quality in the coffee grinding world. Their Etz-I hand grinder has been the subject of much acclaim, adding another layer of intrigue to the brand's already sterling reputation. To determine whether lives up to
Kingrinder K6 Review – Great Budget Grinder or Just Another Dud?
If you've been grinding your teeth over inconsistent grinds and flimsy build quality in hand grinders, you're not alone. We've all been down that road — wondering if the premium we paid was worth it, questioning the longevity of our gear, and grappling with performance
Hario Skerton Pro Review – Is It A Waste Of Money In 2023?
Hario has long been an iconic name in the coffee world, renowned for its high-quality brewing equipment and accessories. From the legendary V60 pour-over cone to various kettles and servers, the brand has earned its reputation for combining Japanese aesthetics with functional design. The Hario
Timemore C3 Review – Is It Worth Upgrading From The C2?
Navigating the crowded landscape of hand coffee grinders can be a daunting task, especially with the influx of new brands and models. Amidst this saturation, Timemore stands as a beacon of quality and reliability. In this Timemore C3 review, I aim to answer the burning
Timemore Chestnut C2 Review – Best Entry Level Hand Grinder?
The Timemore Chestnut C2 has garnered a reputation as both the best value hand grinder and the top entry-level option on the market. It's a title that doesn't come lightly, especially in a field crowded with contenders. Timemore hasn't rested on its laurels, either; the