Leilaniyoshiko Senior Member Joined: 11 Jun 2014 Posts: 2 Location: Sacramento Expertise: I live coffee
Posted Wed Jun 11, 2014, 11:45pm Subject: Groupon deal for a coffee mill. Needing advice
There is a coffee mill on groupon for 25 dollars. The brand is cookinex and I can't seem to find any reviews online. Any advice or reviews regarding this particular grinder? Here is the link:Stainless Steel Coffee Mill. http://gr.pn/1kpyuTp
calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 8,151 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Jun 12, 2014, 5:02am Subject: Re: Groupon deal for a coffee mill. Needing advice
I never heard of them and with grinders you tend to get what you pay for. Quality hand grinders can be had and are less expensive than powered grinders.
What kind of brew method are you thinking about using it for. In short, there are 2 kinds of grinders. Those that will work for espresso and grinders for everything else BUT espresso. Espresso requires a different kind of grind than other methods but all methods require consistency in the size of the particle.
Some hand grinders are much faster than others too.
In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
yeah, that's what I was thinking. However, I just gave up trying to find any other place on the web where I could find a picture of the thing, let alone specs. I'm guessing it's a total piece of sh%t. My advice, fwiw, is to steer clear of it.
. Always remember the most important thing is what ends up in your cup!
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.