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Baratza Forte AP All Purpose Grinder - Ceramic Burr - Open Box

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Product Description

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.
Pros
  • Bean Hopper - If a 300g hopper size isn't large enough - don’t fret. This machine has extension accessories just for you.
  • Clear Display - LED backlit technology makes it a breeze to see what you’re doing.
  • Vigorous - Comes with an energetic motor that’s 70% more powerful than it’s other commercial opponents.
Cons
  • Too Many Options - Some may find the vast programming options a little overwhelming.
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

Additional Information

Model Number Forte - Ceramic Burr
Manufacturer Baratza
Width 5.5 inches
Depth 5.0 inches
Height 14.2 inches with hopper
Product Weight (lbs.) 13.0000
Volts 110V
Programmability Yes
Case Material Stainless Steel/Plastic
NSF Certified No
Bean Hopper Capacity 10 ounces
Dosing Options Programmable Dosing Functionality
Grinder Style Burr - Flat Ceramic
Burr Diameter 54 mm
Anti-Static Coating Yes
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:

Grinders

Length: 1 Year
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.

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