We’ve written more than once about how important a good scale is for brewing. In fact, after a good grinder, it’s probably the most important piece of brewing equipment you own. We’ve reviewed some really excellent scales before, but we’ve yet to see a definitive scale produced.
Lugging a myriad of coffee apparatuses with me to work raises quite a few eyebrows. Generally my coworkers find it all rather customary for brewing until they see my coffee scale. Introduce a scale into your brew ensemble and you might as well have rolled up with Jesse Pinkman and a 5000mL round bottom boiling flask.
Here are 5 reasons to bear the ignominy….