Does your morning officially start after you’ve had your cup of coffee? If so, consider this your invitation to join the club. A good cup of joe is one of my morning staples, and I love the daily routine of preparing myself a piping hot mug. If you’re into using fresh grounds — or are just looking to shake up your coffee-brewing repertoire — then look no further than the JavaPresse Manual Coffee Grinder. This Amazon bestseller has over 12,000 5-star ratings, and the brand is so confident you’ll love it that they offer 100 percent of your money back if you’re not a fan. Plus, it rings up at just $39.99, which is cheaper than a lot of other grinders on the market, both manual and electric.
One major advantage of this manual grinder is that it barely makes any noise. In fact, the removable hand crank promises to eliminate over 90 percent of the noise that an electric grinder would make, which is great for coffee lovers with kids, spouses who work from home, or nearby neighbors. And, let’s face it: Who wants to hear the loud whirring of a machine right after they’ve rolled out of bed?
This JavaPresse coffee grinder also features patented dual-plated ceramic burrs that last five times longer than comparable stainless steel burrs. Plus, the conical shape of the burrs helps you achieve a consistent grind for any type of brew — fine, medium, coarse, or otherwise. Another bonus is that it’s super portable (good news for avid campers!) and has a small footprint, so it’s great for those with limited counter space.
The grinder is made up of a removable top for loading coffee beans, removable top for pouring out the grounds, removable handle, and inner dial for adjusting your grind size. It’s craftily designed to come apart for easy cleaning, because no one wants coffee bean dust all over the kitchen counter.
And don’t just take it from us — this grinder has over 12,000 5-star ratings and nearly 7,000 5-star reviews. Customers love the built-in window, which lets you monitor your progress as you grind your coffee beans. They also appreciate how quiet it is; one happy shopper notes, “3 of my children have bedrooms off the kitchen and they are light sleepers. With this manual grinder I am able to enjoy fresh beans each morning without disturbing anyone.” Another raves, “It is super-easy to use, and I enjoy the ritual of manually grinding the beans while the electric kettle heats the water.”
For just under $40, you can elevate your morning coffee experience with this handy grinder. As one satisfied customer says, “Life is way too short at my age to drink crappy coffee.” We’d argue this is true for coffee lovers of any age!
This article was originally published on Kitchn.