Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
Thank you for purchasing the Encore™ Conical Burr Coffee Grinder. With the
Encore™, it’s now easier than ever to make professional quality coffee.
Below are detailed descriptions of the features that make the Encore™ stand
out from other grinders in its class.
Conical burrs
Manufactured in Europe, the Encore’s ™40mm conical burrs will grind for any
style of coffee. These conical burrs produce a consistent grind that is accurate
and fine enough to produce Espresso, as well as any brew method you may
choose. The hardened steel burrs are durable and will remain sharp for many
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Grind Adjustment
The range of grind and accuracy of settings is truly impressive. The Encore™
has 40 distinct settings to enable grinding from Espresso to French Press, with
the simple turn of the hopper.
Efficient Motor
The Encore™ houses a powerful DC motor that produces more than four times the
output with twice the efficiency of a standard AC motor found in most grinders
in this class. The motor spins at less than one-third the speed, making it much
quieter and lower in pitch. Extremely well-made, the motor is built to handle
long-duty cycles. In addition, it possesses a thermal safety device that protects
the motor from overheating and automatically resets once the motor cools.
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Setting the Grind Control
Manual Switch Operation
Front Mounted Pulse Button
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Removing the Bean Hopper
Removing the Ring Burr
Cleaning the Grounds Bin, Hopper and Burrs
Replacing the Ring Burr
Replacing the Bean Hopper
Clearing a Clogged Grinder
Automatic Cleaning
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Hopper lid
Whole bean hopper
Grind Setting Indicator
Grind Adjustment Scale
Pulse Button
Ground coffee bin
On/Off Switch
Weighted Base
Center Cone Burr
Grind Adjustment Tab
Grind Adjustment Ring
Silicone Seal (cutaway)
Removable Ring Burr
Burr Alignment and Lifting Tabs
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Please read the information below very carefully. It contains important safety
information for this appliance. Please keep these instructions for future
►► Use only with AC current and the correct voltage (either 110v or 220240v). See the label on the base of the grinder to determine the correct
►► Only clean the grinder housing with a dry or slightly damp cloth.
►► Do not use this grinder for anything other than its intended use
(i.e. grinding whole roasted coffee beans). Authorized for home and
commercial use.
►► Baratza will not accept any liability for damage or injury if the grinder
is used other than for its intended purpose or is improperly operated
or repaired. All warranty claims will be void.
►► Disassemble your grinder only as directed in the Care and Cleaning
Section of this manual. If you cannot remedy a malfunction, check
www.baratza.com and visit our Troubleshooting page.
►► Do not operate the grinder with a damaged cord or plug, or if the grinder
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►► Do not leave your grinder unattended while turned ON.
►► Shut off and unplug the grinder from the electrical outlet when not in
use and before cleaning.
►► To unplug, grasp plug and remove from the outlet. Never pull on the
►► Keep your grinder out of the reach of children or mentally impaired
individuals unless supervised.
►► Do not immerse the grinder, plug or cord in water or any other liquid.
CAUTION: ALWAYS unplug the electrical supply cord prior to cleaning the
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Before Using Your Grinder
Prior to using your Encore™ grinder for the first time you should wash the bean
hopper and ground coffee bin in warm soapy water. See the section on Care
and Cleaning for instruction on how to remove and reinstall these parts. There
may be some rust on the burrs when you receive your grinder. This is normal
and will disappear after a small amount of coffee has been ground. To remove
the rust and season the burrs, grind 1/4 pound of coffee and discard.
Initial Operation
Place the Encore™ on a level surface and plug into a correct voltage, AC outlet
only. Remove the lid from the hopper by lifting off. Pour the desired quantity of
roasted whole coffee beans into the hopper up to a maximum of 8 oz. Replace
the lid. Ensure the ground coffee bin is fully inserted.
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Setting the Grind Control
Slowly rotate the bean
counter clockwise to
align the indicator on
the bean hopper with the
desired number setting
on the grind scale. (Lower
number=smaller particle
size) Select the correct
grind for the brew process
you are using.
Turning the hopper to the right (counter-clockwise) produces a bigger particle
size and left (clockwise) produces a smaller particle size.
The settings shown in the table below can be used as a general guideline. The
actual grind size for a particular setting will vary depending on many factors
including: degree of roast (light vs. dark), freshness, humidity, type of bean, oil
content, etc. With use, you will determine the setting that is right for your taste,
brewing style and your favorite beans.
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Drip and Pourover
Brewer 13-14
Full Immersion
AeroPress 8-11
V60 13-14
Siphon 14
Chemex 20-21
French Press 30-32
Partially ground coffee beans may
remain between the burrs after the
grinder is turned off. When making
ANY grind adjustments, the grinder
must be running.
Manual Switch
You may rotate the On/Off switch
clockwise or counter clockwise from
any position without damaging it.
The quantity of ground coffee you need depends on the type of bean, coarseness
of the grind, brewing method and personal taste.
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Front Mounted Pulse
For short duration grinding, the
Encore™ is equipped with a front
mounted pulse button. It can be used
for grinding directly into an espressobrewing basket. Remove the grounds
bin and position the espresso- basket
inside the grinder directly below the
pulse button (see photo). Push and
hold the pulse button to grind. Grinding
will stop when the button is released.
It is important that the espresso basket
is held below the discharge chute so
the coffee powder can fall freely into
the basket. Holding the basket up
tight to the discharge chute will cause
coffee to back up and jam your grinder.
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Removing the Bean Hopper
Remove all beans from the hopper then
press the front mounted pulse button
to run any remaining beans through
the grinder. Remove the plug from the
power outlet. Remove the hopper by
rotating it counterclockwise until it
stops, and then lift the bean hopper off
of the grinder housing.
Removing the Ring Burr
Pull the silicone seal off the top of the
Ring Burr. Remove the ring burr by
lifting it straight up out of the grinder by
the lifting tabs. If the burr does not lift
out, ensure that the grind adjustment
ring is turned fully counterclockwise.
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Cleaning the Grounds Bin, Hopper and Burrs
Wash the grounds bin, hopper, and the hopper lid in warm soapy water, then
rinse and dry.
If the grinder is used daily, the burrs (steel or ceramic) should be cleaned at least
every few months using tablets (see below for Automatic Cleaning) or with a
stiff brush. Proper cleaning enables the burrs to achieve the most consistent
grind possible. Cleaning also removes some coffee oils, which will stale and
degrade the flavor of the ground coffee.
Do not put the bean hopper, hopper lid,
ground coffee bin, or PortaHolder in the
dishwasher. Hand wash only. Do not
immerse the grinder housing in water.
Do NOT wash the burrs with water.
Replacing the Ring
Ensure that the black adjustment
ring is rotated counterclockwise as
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far as it will go. Replace the burr by
lining up the red tab on the burr with
the rectangular cutout on the black
adjustment ring. Wiggle and push
down firmly on the ring burr to ensure
that it seats properly. After replacing
the burr, replace the silicone seal by
lining up the two slots in the silicone
seal with the small tabs on the top of
the ring burr and slide the seal onto
the ring burr.
Replacing the Bean
To replace the bean hopper, line up
the two small tabs on the base of the
hopper with their respective slots in
the top of the grinder housing and
insert the hopper into the grinder.
Once the hopper is in place, rotate it
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Clearing a Clogged Grinder
If your grinder is not dispensing coffee normally, it could be clogged with coffee
powder. This can happen if the grounds bin or portafilter are allowed to overfill
and ground coffee gets backed up into the grounds chute and grinding chamber.
It can also happen with the buildup of coffee powder over time.
Automatic Cleaning
A thorough, fast, and easy cleaning can
be accomplished using Full Circle(tm)
biodegradable grinder cleaning tablets.
Full Circle tablets are designed to
dislodge coffee particles and absorb
and remove odors and coffee oil residue.
Remove all beans from the hopper and
run the grinder to remove any beans
inside. Place the recommended amount
of Grindz into the empty grinder hopper.
Adjust the grind setting to 30, insert the
grounds bin and use the pulse button
to run the grinder. Grind all of the
tablets into the bin. Once complete, we
recommend grinding approximately
30g coffee to remove any tablet residue.
Discard the ground tablets/coffee. For
information on Full Circle cleaning
tablets, go to www.urnex.com.
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U.S. and Canadian Warranty Information
Limited Warranty for Baratza Grinders is 1 year from the original date of
purchase. This warranty covers all defects in materials and workmanship
(parts and labor) including free ground transportation to and from our repair
facility within the US and Canada. This warranty does not apply to: improper
use, lack of cleaning, abuse, normal wear and tear, lack of proper adjustment,
foreign objects (stones, screws, etc.) in the beans, or uses outside the intended
use of grinding whole roasted coffee beans. If your grinder fails within one
year, email [email protected] or call 425-641-1245. For additional warranty,
support, or troubleshooting information, go to www.baratza.com.
International Warranty Information
For all countries outside the US and Canada, the warranty, support and service
is provided by the International Retailer you purchased from. To find a retailer
near you go to http://www.baratza.com/retailers/international.
Proof of Purchase and Product Registration
You can register your grinder at www.baratza.com. Registration will enable us
to contact you in the unlikely event of a product safety notification and assist
us in complying with the provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Act. The
serial number is located on the bottom of the grinders. Please keep your sales
receipt that shows the date of purchase.
For Repairs or Questions
Email: [email protected]
For Parts and Information go to: www.baratza.com
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© 2013 Baratza
3923 120th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006, USA
Manual Revision Date 5/2014
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