The ultimate Baratza grinder that features revolutionary in-built grind by weight functionality.
The Baratza Forte is the ultimate Baratza grinder. Using flat burrs, the Forte produces an incredibly accurate grind. Genuinely innovative, its ground-breaking, in-built ‘grind by weight’ feature is the first of its kind. The Forte features metal construction, a small, lightweight footprint, an intuitive control panel and solid macro/micro adjustment. This machine is the most adaptable, multi-purpose grinder on the market and will suit any espresso and manual brew needs you have for your home. In addition to its all-purpose ceramic burrs, all Baratza Forte grinders sold in Australia will come with a set of steel burrs (which are specifically designed for filter coffee grinding) and a portaholder.
Specifications & Features
Speed to Grind: Espresso 2g/sec, Brew 3.5 to 3.7g/sec
Burrs: 54 mm ceramic burrs plus an additional set of steel burrs (both burrs by Ditting)
Bean Hopper Capacity: 300-400 g, depending on size & density of bean
Grounds Bin Capacity: 120 g
Weight: 6 kg
Dimensions WxHxD: 13x36x18 cm
Power Rating: 230 V AC 50/60 Hz. 1.2 Amp
Five Senses provides a one year return-to-base parts and labour warranty on all Baratza grinders sold in Australia. So if you have any issues with your Baratza during that first year, head over to our Baratza Warranty Claim Portal.
The charge for a Baratza Forte to be delivered anywhere in Australia is $20. As the Baratza Forte is 6kgs and therefore over the maximum weight of a 5kg overnight shipping bag, this product cannot be shipped on priority overnight delivery. Expect your Baratza Forte to arrive via road transport within 3-5 business days. Please also be aware that ‘Authority to Leave (ATL)’ is not an option with this product. You will need to be home to take delivery and you will need to sign for it. If you are not home Toll will leave a card with details so you can call them to arrange re-delivery at a more appropriate time or you can arrange to pick up from their depot.
Baratza Grinder Comparison Chart
|Model||Encore||30 AP||30 BG||270 AP||270 BG||270W AP||270W BG||Forte|
|Availability in Australia||Launched 2012||Launched 2017||Expected 2018||Launched 2017||Expected 2018||Launched 2017||Expected 2018||Launched 2013|
|Purpose||All Purpose||All Purpose||Brew Grinder||All Purpose||Brew Grinder||All Purpose||Brew Grinder||AP & BG|
|Grind Range (microns)||250-1200||230-950||230-1150|
|Burr size (mm)
||40 Steel M3||40 Steel||52 Ceramic|
|Steps of Macro Adjustment||40||30||30||30||30||30||30||10|
|Steps of Micro Adjustment||N/A||N/A||N/A||9||9||9||9||26|
|Total Steps of Adjustment||40||30||30||270||270||270||270||260|
|Speed of Grind||0.8-1.1 g/sec||3.5-5.5 g/sec||1.2-2.1 g/sec|
|Grounds Bin Capacity||145g||160g||170g|
W / H / D mm
|120 x 350 x 160||130 x 400 x 240||130 x 360 x 180|
Features & Suitability
|Requires a superior stable & level benchtop||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✔||✔||✘|
|Weight based dosing||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✔||✔||✘|
|Time based dosing||✘||✔||✔||✔||✔||✘||✘||✔|
|Recommended for espresso||✘||✔||✘||✔||✘||✔||✘||✔|
|Recommended for manual brewing||✔||✘||✔||✘||✔||✘||✔||✔|
|Suitable for cafe brew bar||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✘||✔|