on all orders over £100
on all orders over £100
Those in the know understand that Comandante has become the name synonymous with elite-level coffee grinding and premium brewing.
However, this highly revered piece of equipment comes with a £249 price tag. And when alternative hand grinders are available for a fraction of the cost, is it worth spending more for a Comandante?
The bottom line is that however much you spend on a coffee grinder, you will end up with ground coffee. But if you're putting time, effort and money into discovering and drinking delicious coffee, your grinder is hands-down the most important piece of coffee kit you could own.
Comandante C40 Nitro Blade MK4 (Black)
Comandante C40 Nitro Blade MK4 (American Cherry)
At Brewed By Hand, we're proud to have a strong history of sponsoring brewing competitions, including the English & Northern Irish Aeropress Championships. We provide brewing equipment for the competitors including Comandante grinders. They're perfect for competition brewing due to their universal click-settings (each Comandante mechanism is consistently calibrated from grinder to grinder). They also produce unbeatable coffee-particle uniformity, leading to world-class extraction.
Competitors using Comandante grinder have won every Aeropress Championship in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland for the last few years, and many more have ended up on the podium.
Superb build-quality: Ultra-sharp nitro-blades give consistent and precise grinding, while the beautifully crafted wooden body and crank handle make for a sophisticated look.
It's a delight to use: The Comandante's balanced, smooth mechanism takes all the effort out of grinding fresh coffee. It's ergonomic, tactile design mean you'll be reaching for it with pleasure every time you need a caffeine fix.
Each grinder is unique: While the internal mechanism is engineered with consistent mm accuracy, the outer grinder is different each time. With sustainable, high-quality wood sourced from Germany's Black Forest, each Comandante sports its own unique tone and grain pattern, which ages beautifully.
"The Comandante surpasses all expectations from a hand grinder. As even a grind size if not more even than any electric grinder on the market, and it fits in your hand luggage!"
UK Brewers Cup Champion & Barista Trainer
"As a coffee experimenter, I like playing with inputs and every single "click" provides a subtle difference; enough to make a change but not too big either, so it's perfect to use. With the click systems from Comandante, every recipe can be exchanged easily with the number of clicks."
Coffee Sensory Professional & Head Roaster
I like to use Comandante as I am in full control of grind settings, saving me a lot of time and hassle when it comes to competition time. I do not lose the quality of grinding as Comandante provide higher quality than most expensive commercial grinders including EK43. That is why I love it."
Q Grader & Award-winning Coffee Champion
At Brewed By Hand we take coffee and quality equipment very seriously, and we also know the enormous difference a good grinder can make to your brews. So, if you're serious about coffee, our advice would be to buy a Comandante without hesitation.
It's a worthwhile expense for something you will use every day and cherish for years to come.
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