Moccamaster Grinder

Technivorm Moccamaster Burr Coffee Grinder Review


Smooth Grinding Perfection

 An Expert Dive Into The Technivorm KM5

By: James Butler       Revised by: Mark Cambell   Last updated: Feb 6, 2024

In the world of coffee, precision and consistency are the hallmarks of a superior grind, and the Technivorm Moccamaster 49522 KM5 Burr Coffee Grinder promises just that. Let me start by saying that flat burr grinders have long been the gold standard for serious coffee enthusiasts seeking optimal grind consistency and flavor extraction. As an experienced coffee connoisseur, I've tested most household grinders on the market. However, the Technivorm Moccamaster KM5 continues to stand out.

At the heart of the KM5 are its 50 mm flat steel burrs, which deliver a grind as consistent as it is precise. The stepless grind size adjustment is a feature that any barista will appreciate, offering infinite control over the coarseness of the grind. Whether you're preparing an espresso or a French press, the KM5 allows for a tailored grind to suit any brewing method.

The direct-drive motor is a powerhouse, grinding 60 grams of coffee in under 30 seconds. Yet, it operates with a whisper-quiet efficiency that is as impressive as it is unobtrusive. The static-reducing dispensing spout is a thoughtful addition, ensuring a mess-free transfer of grounds to your coffee maker.

Ease of use is paramount with the KM5. The intuitive design means less time fiddling with settings and more time enjoying your coffee. Cleaning is a breeze, thanks to the accessible burrs and included brush, making maintenance straightforward and hassle-free.

The Technivorm Moccamaster 49522 KM5 Burr Coffee Grinder is not just a tool; it's an investment in your coffee journey. With a 5-year warranty, it promises peace of mind alongside delicious coffee. It's a testament to Technivorm's commitment to quality and a worthy companion to any coffee aficionado's arsenal⁸.