Review Date - 03/01/2013
I've been making espresso for over 20 years and have been through 5-6 home burr grinders, so I decided it was definitely time to upgrade. I researched, read reviews, and talked to the guy who has serviced my LaPavoni Professional and decided on the Pasquini Moka. One of my criteria was that it had to fit under my cabinets (16-inch clearance) and this one does. When I took it out of the box, the ... read more
Review Date - 07/21/2012
I bought a great espresso machine last year and spent all the saved money I had on it since I bought the best. Of course, 2 weeks after it arrived, my long time high quality burr grinder died of old age. I started at the bottom of the price list but couldn't find what I wanted. All I drink is espresso in various ways and don't even have a pot for brewing normal cups of coffee. Thus, machines t ... read more
Review Date - 12/10/2009
I have had this grinder for over a year. As other reviewers have commented, it does not do well for coarse ground coffee. It won't even go all the way to the most coarse setting. IMO it works best for espresso.
If the bean is roasted to FC, right before second crack or no more than 5 seconds into second crack, the grinder works pretty well. Most of the grind gets into the portafilter. However, ... read more