What are the Best Manual Coffee Grinders?

Manual Coffee Grinders Ranked


Wipe the sweat off your brow and take a seat, no more muscling through those beans! These are our favorite bean smashing, coffee cuttin', hand grinders.

  • 1ZPresso - A fantastic hand grinder that will shorten the time you spend grinding and increase consistency
1z coffee grinder

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  • Timemore C2 - Another fast grinder, this one just feels good in the hands. Try it out, you won't be disappointed
Timmore c2 coffee grinder

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  • Lido 2 - If you're looking for long-lasting a durable, here's your grinder. Also gives a consistent fine or coarse grind.
Lido 2 Manual Espresso & Coffee Grinder | 48mm Swiss Conical Steel Burrs | Stepless Grind Adjustment

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  • Commandante C40 - A little pricey, hence why it's at #4, but this coffee grinder is absolutely worth the money if you like a little manual labor before your morning cuppa

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  • Skerton Pro - This might be everyone's first-hand grinder, and for good reason. Low entry-level price and decent performance to match. Although you will notice a huge difference between this and one of the aforementioned grinder.
Hario"Skerton Pro" Ceramic Manual Coffee Grinder, Black Visit the Hario Store

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That wraps up a few of our favorite hand grinders on the market today. All of them will do what you need them to, but some give a little extra flair and performance. At the end of the day, it's up to you! You could spend a whole lot on hand grinders, and some may ask why not just get an electric one and save the time?!?

Some of us enjoy the journey to the bean juice, not just the destination. Hand grinding gives a connection to the process. That cup of coffee is yours, curated by you, and created with your hands. Turning that little crank gives a certain pleasure to the ritual of mornings.

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