Great entry level grinder for home brewing, suitable for press, pour over, drip and, with some tweaks espresso. If you're only using the grinder for espresso it could be good to look at a grinder which specialises in finer grinding.
If you're starting out in the world of buying fresh beans and experimenting with different settlings and filtering your water, this grinder will be a great asset! It's simple to use and adjust.
Compact and grinds when you start it with the on / off switch or by pressing the button with a portafilter behind the ground coffee holder. That's what you call on demand grinding.
The Baratza Encore has a basic calibration system; almost like commercial grinders. It’s one of the only grinders in its price range that can be adjusted which is an especially useful feature if you are a picky user.
Support a company who aims to fix your grinder rather than sell you a new one by choosing Baratza. If you have a problem they will fix it. It’s actually a part of their philosophy to design their grinders so they can easily be repaired.
Use Cafetto Grinder cleaner to keep the grinder oil free and your coffee tasting the best possible.