**The Mahlkonig PEAK is no longer available in the USA across all retailers. It has been replaced by the Mahlkonig E80 Supreme. Please contact us for special deals or other grinder recommendations in place of the PEAK.**
Who Should Buy The Mahlkonig Peak Espresso Grinder?
Medium to Large Cafe
A best-in-class grinder like the Mahlkonig Peak Espresso Grinder is exactly what high-quality cafes need.
Medium to large coffee shops are empowered to meet the highest quality standards drink after drink with the Peak’s precision dosing and super cool grinding.
Medium to Large Restaurant
Restaurants looking to offer espresso beverages that rival the coffee shops can take advantage of the Peak’s advanced design.
Built for a higher level of performance and on-demand grinding, it won’t grind an excess of coffee, allowing staff to make one superb cappuccino at a time.
Medium to Large Office
The Peak is the grinder for medium to large corporate offices providing staff with a true cafe experience.
Capable of keeping pace with the busiest of environments, this model will elevate the work space.
The Peak: Ultimate taste, ultimate control, and ultimate usability.
If these are the grinder qualities you’re looking for, the Mahlkonig Peak Espresso Grinder is the right choice.
The Peak delivers a superior experience.
This grinder provides high extraction rates and richer, sweeter espresso than other grinders.
Even while the Peak is in continuous use, you’ll get the same consistency and quality as a result of a specially designed ventilation system.
Offering a degree of precision and accuracy unseen in most grinders, the Peak gives you maximum control. From 0.01-second dosing increments to the adjustable spout, calibrating your grinder to exact specifications for any coffee profile is possible with the Peak.
Mahlkonig is a top brand in the coffee industry.
In business for nearly 100 years, Mahlkonig has made a name for itself with innovative technology and reliable products.
Expert baristas know that they’re getting quality when they get a Mahlkonig.
Key Features and What They Mean
Premium Cast Steel Grinding Discs (Ø 80mm)
The Peak’s large, flat grinding discs produce a perfectly uniform grind and a sweet finish in the espresso. Built with durable cast steel burrs, the Peak supplies high resistance and a reduced settling-in effect for optimum efficiency and consistency.
Double Ventilation System
This dual system facilitates enhanced heat removal even while the grinder is going nonstop, ensuring perfect espresso flavor all day long.
Reduced Motor Revolutions
An idle speed of 900 and 1,100 RPM makes for incredibly cool grinding and increased dosing accuracy. The lower RPM generates less static, resulting in less product wastage.
Adjustable Spout Tube
Use any size portafilter with this grinder. Simply adjust the spout to reach the center of the portafilter for even distribution. This will promote even extraction of all the nuanced coffee notes.
Accurate Dose Adjustment Steps in 0.01 Seconds
Like baking, espresso is a science that requires exact measurements. Programming single and double doses in 0.01 second increments can take even the slightest variability out of the equation.
Stepless Grind Adjustment
The Peak has the most precise adjustment scale, ensuring accuracy and repeatability of results. You have unlimited control of the grind settings so that you can master dialing in the grind.
Premium OLED Display
Highly user-friendly, this display gives you a wide viewing angle (>160°) and access to an intuitive software menu. You’ll even have a live temperature readout to monitor your work closely.
Illuminated Spout Area
See what you’re doing up close and in detail. The illuminated spout area increases visibility, even in darker environments.
Solid Portafilter Fork for Hands-Free Grinding
This grinder provides hands-free grinding, meaning you can walk away and attend to other tasks after you position the portafilter. The Peak will hold the portafilter in place and grind according to programming automatically, allowing you to multitask.
|Voltage / Frequencies / Phases
||100-120 V / 50/60 Hz / 1~
|Rotations per minute
||900 rpm @ 50Hz
||1100 rpm @ 60Hz
|Grinding disc material
|Average grinding capacity*
||2,0 - 3,5g/s*
||1500g / 3.3lbs
|Dimensions (w x h x d)
||9.5 x 21.7 x 12.6 inch
9.5 x 17.5 x 12.6 inch (short hopper)
|Dimensions of packaging (w x h x d)
||24.0 x 14.6 x 12.2 inch
||3,0 - 6,5A*
||14 kg / 30.9lbs
||15,1 kg / 33.1 lbs
Rest assured that when you work with Majesty Coffee on Mahlkonig grinders or any of our other equipment that you're getting the best warranty. This machine comes with a 1 year parts and labor warranty.
Common Questions and Answers
Q: Who should purchase a flat burr grinder like the Peak?
A: In the world of commercial espresso grinders, there are flat and conical burr options. Each has its own advantages and effects on the espresso.
If you’re looking at a flat burr grinder (which grinds coffee with two horizontally-facing flat burrs), what you’re going to get is the most uniform particle consistency.
The uniformity of the particle distribution creates a blending effect of the coffee’s varied flavor characteristics. Many experts feel that chocolaty and nutty flavors are emphasized, which works especially well with coffee types presenting these notes.
A conical burr grinder features a conical burr mechanism and produces bimodal particles, or coffee particles of different sizes. This can be excellent for creating a traditional espresso flavor and emphasizing brighter notes. On the other hand, it can be easy to over-extract the smallest particles (fines).
The Mahlkonig Peak’s flat burrs are designed to produce sweeter-tasting espresso with well-blended flavors. If this is what you’re looking for in your shop, a flat burr grinder (the Peak in particular) is what you want.
Q: Why is heat removal important in an espresso grinder?
A: The bottom line is that too much heat kills the espresso flavor.
Grinders that aren’t constructed to the highest design standards may build too much heat. This can cause the espresso to taste muddy, burned, and or excessively bitter, no matter how perfectly the shot is pulled.
Motor speed, grinding disc size and design, and ventilation are all factors that work together in determining how warm or cool the grinder will be.
With reduced RPM, top-quality grinding discs, and a double ventilation system, the Peak can be used continuously with no danger of damaging the coffee grounds—friction is reduced and heat is whisked away.
Q: What is the difference between a stepped grinder and a stepless grinder like the Peak?
A: A stepless grinder like the Peak differs from a stepped grinder in one key way.
Stepped grinders are made with preset notches to choose from a limited number of fineness settings. In contrast, a stepless grinder offers limitless grind setting choices.
Professional baristas tend to favor stepless grinders because they offer the greatest control. You don’t have to settle for an almost-good-enough grind setting.
You can choose the exact fineness setting you need for any coffee. Only then can you really tailor your espresso recipes and get the results you want.
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