Porlex Ceramic Compact Japanese Coffee Grinder

Last updated: December 2, 2022

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Product Details

In our analysis of 114 expert reviews, the Porlex Ceramic Compact Japanese Coffee Grinder placed 23rd when we looked at the top 23 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Porlex Mini Stainless Steel Coffee Grinder

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The Porlex Mini was best in its class for speed, portability, and ease of grinding.
Ceramic conical burrs.Grinds from fine powder to French press.Stainless steel, static free body. Robust handle connection. Very well made. Portable. Easy, quick grind compared to other manual coffee grinders. Consistent grind. Sturdy stainless steel body.
Build-quality is high. Robust and long-lasting. Excellent grind consistency. Compact, lightweight and portable.
Durable and long-lasting stainless steel and ceramic burrs. Extremely lightweight and great for traveling.Comfortable to use because of the small size. Easy to disassemble for cleaning. Handle is removable and attaches to a loop on the side of the grinder for easy transport
Compact size. Highly portable. Uses conical ceramic burrs. Durable. Stainless steel body. Easy to clean. As powerful as full-sized. Easy to operate. Long handle. Rubber grip.
The Porlex Mini is indeed minuscule. But it still manages to produce great coffee.The Porlex is also made of stainless steel. Meaning: It’s virtually indestructible!
A minimalist marvel, this grinder will handle everything from fine espresso to French press coarse grind, and is also compatible with the AeroPress maker for maximum convenience.
- Roasty

What reviewers didn't like

Handle does not directly attach and can come off relatively easily.
The capacity is low. it’s a mini grinder that can’t accommodate more than 20 grams at a time.
No marked settings for different grind settings. Handle comes off easily during grinding if held at the wrong angle
Some received an older version with a defective handle.
It’s small and as such takes longer to grind,
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