Looking for an exceptional hand coffee grinder? Whether you want the perfect coffee grinder for travel, or a great quality burr grinder without the price tag of an electric machine, Porlex grinders are what you're looking for.
After battling hundreds of hoards of beans of every size, shape, and roast, as well as surviving the harsh conditions of camping backpacks, carry on luggage, and office desk drawers, the Porlex has gained enough experience points for a big level up: Introducing the PORLEX II!
With its newly designed burr set, the Porlex II can grind beans more easily, more quickly, and more evenly. This results in fewer fines, less boulders, and more even quality grounds.
Compared to the Porlex I, this grinder can produce roughly 1.3 times more ground coffee with the same number of rotations. There's no need to worry about the top of the grinder rolling away like a boulder in Indiana Jones - Porlex has redesigned the adjustment nut so that it stands up proud and tall on its own!
With the new burrs, the per-click adjustment changes an average of 37 microns - meaning you can further dial in your brewing recipes. Made in Japan with higher quality materials than its predecessor, the Porlex II punches above its weight - scaring its rivals back to their grinder travel pouch caves.
Your favourite Porlex grinder just got loads better. So gift your Porlex I to your cousin or co-worker, and pick-up the new and improved Porlex II hand grinder in the battle for portable coffee supremacy.
New and improved ceramic burr set
Made of higher quality materials than Porlex I
Made in Porlex's Kirishima City, Kagoshima factory in Japan
Grinds more quickly, easily and evenly than Porlex I
Ceramic burrs do not absorb water or smells and will not rust
Each click will make an approximately 37-micron change
Slim, simple design is very portable and will fit in an AeroPress
25g approximate capacity
Detailed instructions included
Instructions for Use:
Adjust burr to appropriate grind setting (see the guide down below)
Weigh coffee (~25g capacity)
Remove lid and add coffee
Ensure grinds cup is secure
Attach handle until it reaches the base of the shaft
Hold the grinder body with one hand and the handle with the other
There will be resistance throughout grinding
Empty grinds cup full of fresh ground coffee into desired brew method
Make tasty & delicious coffee
Enjoy tasty & delicious coffee
Make sure to clean your grinder regularly
Something that we receive emails about on a fairly regular basis is hand grinder parts, turns out some of the other grinders out there have flimsy parts that like to break and if you use them they may very well break in your grinder. Want to know you're working with quality grinder parts? Look for the Porlex logo! Their ceramic burrs are laser etched with their logo and the plastic spindle has their name moulded into the bottom. Don't accept anything less!
The Mini II is pretty much exactly like it's bigger sibling the Tall II, but it's shorter (as you probably guessed from the name) at only 130mm in height instead of 185mm like the Tall. The hopper can hold about 25g of coffee and it comes with a sweet rubber sleeve to help with grip and store your handle. If you're like me and do a little bit of the ol' travel it's the perfect travelling companion for coffee on the road (this + some Kalita Kantans = YES!) or if you're also like me and enjoy coffee at home it's cracking for just having in the kitchen too, you can travel with it and you can not travel with it...what's not to love?!
Did you know that if you remove the rubber sleeve this grinder fits perfectly into the bottom of an AeroPress? For those of you who like to have your coffee cupboards/corners super neat (like me) this is a real storage dream.
The grinder is adjusted by twisting the locking nut on the bottom and most people like to work on a system of clicks from zero, wind the lock all the way up to where it won't click and more and then un-click the following amount of times for grind settings...
1-4: superfine (work those arms!)
5-6: fine filter
7-8: medium filter
9-10: coarse filter
Although please note folks, these should only be treated as a rough guide and a starting place, everyone brews differently and they can change based on a massive number of variables. Use them as a starting place if you're not sure and then work from there, brew what's tasty for you!
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