Porlex mini hand grinder is a go to grinder if you are frequent traveller and works without batteries or outlets as it is manually operated. Equipped with ceramic burrs, it will remain sharp for many years and won’t rust.
Below the burrs it has grinder adjustment knob of which you can adjust from more than 12 setting from fine to coarse. It can hold 20grams of coffee inside and can fir easily inside aeropress.
Features of Porlex mini hand grinder :
Burrs – The conical ceramic burrs are superior in a few respects like they stay sharp for much longer than steel burrs, they won’t rust, they are easier to clean the coffee oils from
Grind adjustment – The grind size is easily adjusted from inside the ground coffee compartment, and ranges from very coarse french press, all the way through to turkish. The setting of the burrs is the same or very similar to that of a Kyocera grinder.
Capacity – The capacity for whole beans on the Mini Porlex is about 21 grams which is enough for 1-2 cups while the Tall Porlex can hold up to 40 grams of beans.
Adjustment knob – There is a flange located underneath the burrs which adjusts how fine or coarse your grinds will be. Turning it to the right will tighten it and create finer grinds. About 7 to 8 clicks from the tightest position will give you a medium grind.
Compact – The mini measures 130mm high and the tall measures at 190mm high. It’s a perfect travel size and companion to the aeropress.