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Baratza Forte BG Brew Grinder - Metal Burr - Open Box

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Product Description

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.
Pros
  • Bean Hopper - A hopper extension is available that can add an additional 250g of capacity.
  • Weight - The Forte already takes into account the weight of the grounds catcher insuring accuracy when grinding by weight.
  • Structural Integrity - All metal components make this one of the most durable (and good-looking) compact commercial grinders out there.
Cons
  • Lots of Options - Some people may find the multitude of grind options slightly frustrating when dialing in a new bag of beans.
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

Additional Information

Model Number Forte - Metal 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 10.5 ounces
Dosing Options Programmable Dosing Functionality
Grinder Style Burr - Flat Steel
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 BG Brew 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 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.

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