How important is the grinder really? - Page 4

Grinders are one of the keys to exceptional espresso. Discuss them here.
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#31: Post by Psyd »

On a molecular level, of course, you're completely correct. As an aphorism, though, it's perfectly apt.

Generally a great grinder paired with a low-end machine will get you a far better cup than a LM paired with a whirly-blade, indicating that the quality of the grinder has a greater impact on the result in the cup than the machine. Mostly.
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#32: Post by trixiescoffee »

I have a gaggia carezza & wasn't happy with it, except for the fact that it froths milk, but then I started using a super jolly grinder & haven't had a problem with it since. So...there are my 2 cents. :)