The Original Lunar and Lunar 2021 are both excellent standalone scales. The two may look almost identical when switched off, but each possesses many unique features. First and foremost, both scales are as accurate and fast as one another. The Lunar 2021 is a reimagined version of our original Lunar scale.
Do coffee scales matter? Simply put, YES! Using a scale improves the flavor of your coffee. When you're able to better evaluate your taste, you can tweak your brew technique, brew time, and coffee-to-water ratio in pursuit of earn more about why scales matter when brewing.
Acaia has created a convenient reference guide so you know which of their coffee scales fit with your espresso machine. We have included the Pearl and Lunar scales. To pass, the scale must be able to comfortably fit under an engaged portafilter with a standard six-ounce cappuccino cup (60mm height) placed on top.