With it’s stylish looks, durable metal components, super-powerful motor and sizable bean hopper, it’s no wonder the Baratza Forte AP was the Specialty Coffee Associate of America’s best commercial product in 2013. Simply cycle through the backlit LED touch screen to program your dosage and you’ll see how the Forte takes innovation to the next level.
This jack-of-all-trades easily grinds for any brew method and shows-off its versatility in many situations - office, restaurant, cafe or home, it’s got you covered! When Baratza called this Forte “all purpose” they really meant it, but don’t just take it from us - you’re welcome to find out for yourself!
Features & Functionality of the Baratza Forte AP All Purpose Grinder
- Ceramic Burrs: These 54mm flat burrs are built for the long haul, as ceramic burrs have a longer life expectancy than metal ones.
- Dose by Weight: You can set a custom weight for your desired ground coffee. Don’t worry about multi-tasking while it grinds, the Forte will automatically shut off when it reaches the set weight.
- Bright Display: The Forte’s display is equipped with stylish LED backlighting for your eye’s comfort.
- Powerhouse Motor: With 70% more power, this motor will never let your grinding needs down.
- Portafilter: This grinder comes with a removable insert that holds your portafilter so you don’t have to! The removable grounds catcher is also included.
|Ease of Care and Maintenance||3|
|Ease of Use||3|
|Overall Value for the Money||4|
|How Does it Compare?||The Forte AP is one of Baratza’s strongest commercial grinders. From bean hopper extensions for commercial use, to the fine grinding option for perfect espresso. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better grinder in its class!|
|Tips and Tricks||When you want to change beans, simply turn the little gate valve in the back to ensure not a single bean is spilled when removing the bean hopper.|
|Suitable Applications||Coffee Press, Drip Coffee, Espresso, Fine Drip / Pour Over|
|Model Number||Forte - Ceramic Burr|
|Height||14.2 inches with hopper|
|Product Weight (lbs.)||13.0000|
|Case Material||Stainless Steel/Plastic|
|Bean Hopper Capacity||10 ounces|
|Dosing Options||Programmable Dosing Functionality|
|Grinder Style||Burr - Flat Ceramic|
|Burr Diameter||54 mm|
|Timer or On/Off Switch||Both Timer & On/Off Switch|
|Material||Metal and Plastic|
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Warranty Information for the Baratza Forte AP All Purpose Grinder
|What it Covers:||
|Who Supports the Warranty:||Baratza|
|Warranty Contact Information:||877-701-2021|
|Notes:||Baratza has excellent troubleshooting resources on their website. If you're experiencing an issue with your grinder, definitely look here first.|
|Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty?||No|
|Can SCG Repair?||Yes. Read more about our out-of-warranty repair services.|
Caring for the Baratza Forte AP All Purpose Grinder
Clean burrs on a weekly to bi-weekly basis either with a cleaning brush or a burr grinder-specific cleaning product such as Grindz.
Remove and hand wash the bean hopper and lid with warm water and soap as needed.