The pros have learned over the years that weight-based grinders improve efficiency and workflow. With that being said, the Forte BG is Baratza’s newest manual or batch brewing grinder. Equipped with 54mm flat steel burrs, this intellectual machine will grind to an accuracy of .2 grams - it doesn’t get much better than that!
More focused towards commercial use, the Forte BG has an all metal construction along with an intuitive interface and a modern design. This workhorse of a grinder also uses a powerful DC motor to keep up with your speedy self! You will not be disappointed, now the question is: are you ready to level-up?
Features & Functionality of the Baratza Forte BG Brew Grinder
- 54mm Steel Burrs: These flat 54mm burrs execute coarse to medium grinds with ease.
- Weight Detection: The Forte BG can grind by weight and will automatically stop when it reaches the weight you’ve selected.
- LED Display: Backlit LED technology drives this easy to use intellectual touch screen.
- Brilliantly Designed Hopper: With the new hopper, switching beans without spilling is a breeze. Simply turn the gate valve to close and you’re all set for lift off!
- Super-Charged Motor: The new DC motor is 70% more powerful than its earlier version.
|Ease of Care and Maintenance||3|
|Ease of Use||3|
|Overall Value for the Money||4|
|How Does it Compare?||Solid macro/micro adjustments, hundreds of custom settings and time or weight dosing (all while looking fantastic) really separates the Forte from the rest of the pack. You can choose from a flat steel or ceramic burr.|
|Tips and Tricks||To prevent breaking the grinder, do not shake or flip the machine upside-down when trying to clean out the burrs.|
|Suitable Applications||Coffee Press, Drip Coffee, Fine Drip / Pour Over|
|Model Number||Forte - Metal Burr|
|Height||14.2 inches with hopper|
|Product Weight (lbs.)||13.0000|
|Case Material||Stainless Steel/Plastic|
|Bean Hopper Capacity||10.5 ounces|
|Dosing Options||Programmable Dosing Functionality|
|Grinder Style||Burr - Flat Steel|
|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 BG Brew Grinder
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|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 BG Brew 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.