Harbinger Coffee shop in Fort Collins, Colorado. 
Harbinger Coffee shop in Fort Collins, Colorado.  - 
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As part of our Pro Tool series, we're looking for that must-have device in your line of work, be it a pair of scissorsnotebook, or shoes

An EK43 Mahlkonig coffee grinder.

An EK43 Mahlkonig coffee grinder.

The next item in our series? A coffee grinder.

Professional: Jonathan Jarrow, owner of Harbinger Coffee in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Pro Tool: EK 43 Mahlkonig coffee grinder.

Why it's a Pro Tool: "It cuts apart the coffee particles in a very even way... We are able to get more intensity of flavor, more clarity of flavor than a lower quality grinder."

Click on the player above to hear Jarrow discuss grinders, what quality coffee tastes like, and the virtues of instant coffee.

Additional production by Katie Long

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