Owning a great coffee maker is just one step on the path toward brewing excellent coffee. Using a quality coffee grinder is key as well. A grinder that’s up to the task will process coffee beans consistently. One that doesn’t ultimately leads to uneven flavor extraction and likely a cup of coffee that could have tasted much better.
Don’t let this happen to you. Get a serious coffee grinder that delivers the goods, cup after cup. I’ve chosen my three favorites below, followed by a list of the other electric grinders that I’ve put through their paces. The ultimate coffee-grinding machines deliver a consistent grind (be it fine or coarse, depending on the grind setting), with powerful motors and useful grinding features and settings, and they’re easy to use and to clean.
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Yes, this buyers’ guide list starts at $100, which is by no means cheap, but that’s because I personally tested all of these coffee grinders and I just didn’t like the results from the budget set.