A good cannabis grinder goes a long way. Because, without a decent grinder, you risk stuffing your rolling paper with large chunks of marijuana that burn unevenly and ruin your experience. Not to mention the fact that you risk wasting a lot of product using bad marijuana grinders.
Good cannabis grinders cut through the dry herb and chop it up to a small, flavourful and smokable size. They spare you from the time-consuming process of picking apart your herb by hand, and they can store enough herb to last for multiple smoking sessions.
There are plenty of cannabis grinders out there, but only the best marijuana grinders made it on our list. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 10 cannabis grinders in 2020.
The best cannabis grinders in 2020
1. HØJ KLIP
The HØJ KLIP is a cannabis grinder Strain Insider featured in the past. But the truth is that we simply love this marijuana grinder and couldn’t miss out on the opportunity of including it in this top 10 article.
What really makes the HØJ KLIP stand out is its durable yet sleek construction. The KLIP is made out of aluminium, stainless steel, polished brass and rare-earth magnets. Further, its design makes it look more like a futuristic gadget than a cannabis grinder. Despite its compact size, this marijuana grinder is heavy and stable.
The HØJ KLIP uses custom-made dual-blades to slice through the product, and the result is a herb that’s small and has a fluffy consistency, making it easier to burn. The grinder’s design allows almost every microgram of herb to drop into its bottom chamber, enabling you to get the most out of your product.
Highlights: Specially designed for dry cannabis herbs. Minimizes product loss.
2. ZAM Grinder
The ZAM Grinder is a new product that’s specially designed with cannabis consumers in mind. This small and compact marijuana grinder is air- and water-tight, allowing you to keep your product safe and dry even in unexpected circumstances.
One of the things we liked about the ZAM cannabis grinder is that its design enables users to hold both its body and its rotating lid securely, making the grinding process easier. The grinder has a modular design, so you can remove the pieces you don’t use to make the grinder fit into your pockets or purse.
The ZAM’s teeth are long, and its grinding compartment is deep, allowing you to grind more product at once. With no less than 14 teeth, the grinder will chop up your herb to a fine consistency in a matter of moments.
Highlights: Air- and water-tight. Capable of keeping your herb in top condition for a long time.
3. Golden Gate Grinders Herb Grinder
The Golden Gate Grinders cannabis grinder is a short and robust model that’s made out of high-quality aluminium. This grinder is durable and comes with a scratch-resistant finish that will keep it looking like new for a long time.
This marijuana grinder is well designed, and its teeth cut through the herb without ripping or shredding it, and without leaving large chunks behind. Even though it’s short, the grinder’s centre of gravity is nicely balanced, allowing you to turn the lid smoothly and without toppling the entire thing.
One of the things we liked about this model is that it comes with a good kief screen. Using the grinder on a regular basis can help you collect a lot of kief over time.
Highlights: The grinder’s kief screen acts like a kief magnet. It collects a LOT of kief in the grinding process.
4. Kozo Grinders Herb Grinder
The Kozo Grinders cannabis grinder has a special design that makes grinding easy and effective. This short and stocky marijuana grinder is perfect for those who don’t like to grind their product for ages before it’s small enough to smoke.
One of the great things about the Kozo cannabis grinder is that it comes with some really SHARP teeth. Its teeth have good, sharp edges that will chop up your herb evenly, ensuring a nice and even burn.
The knurling on the grinder’s edges makes it easy to grip and work with, and the entire grinding process is fast. The bottom is stable and pretty tall, enabling you to unscrew it without spilling the herb.
Highlights: Comes in multiple colours so you can choose one that matches your preferences.
5. iRainy Herb Grinder
The iRainy cannabis grinder is one of the cheapest models that made our list. This small marijuana grinder has a modular design made out of five pieces that create four different chambers. The modular design allows you to use the grinder with all five pieces in place or even without some of them.
However, you should keep in mind that its two different mesh screens allow only the finest, fluffiest herb to reach the bottom chamber and, ultimately, the rolling paper, so you should use both at the same time.
This cannabis grinder is made out of a zinc alloy, which makes it pretty lightweight. But, despite its weight, this model is pretty durable and should last for a very long time.
Highlights: Modular design and spacious collecting chamber.
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6. Mendo Mulcher
The Mendo Mulcher cannabis grinder is a small 2-piece model that’s perfect for those who want to keep their marijuana grinder close when they’re on the go. Even though this is one of the smallest grinders that made our list, you shouldn’t let its small size fool you.
The grinder is made out of aircraft-grade aluminium and has a good weight for its size. The extra-grippy construction ensures that your hand won’t slip and you won’t drop the cannabis grinder while you work on your herb.
This model will cut dry herb to small, even pieces. However, it doesn’t have a mesh filter, so it’s not recommended for those who want to separate the kief.
Highlights: Small and durable.
7. Aerospaced Grinder
The Aerospaced cannabis grinder is a hand-cranked model that enables you to see what’s happening to your herb while you work on it. This model uses a hand crank to operate a set of blades that cut up your dry herb to small pieces. The hand crank also makes the grinding process extremely easy and basically effortless.
This model has a clear lid that enables you to see the grinding operation, making the entire experience more pleasant. You can operate the crank clockwise or counterclockwise, which is great when you notice that a large chunk of herb is caught between the blades. This enables you to ensure that every single bit of your herb is finely chopped, no matter how large it is when you start the grinding process.
Highlights: Hand crank for easy operation. See-through lid that enables you to observe the herb being ground.
The Kannastör marijuana grinder is an awesome-looking model that has a modular design. This cannabis grinder comes with two removable screens and two interchangeable graters, allowing you to select the coarseness of your final product — fine or medium.
This model comes with eight separate pieces. But, thanks to its modular design, you can quickly take this grinder apart and reconstruct it with only the pieces that you want. The grinder is made out of high-quality aluminium and has a well-balanced centre of gravity.
One of the things that make this model stand out is that its fine grind is VERY fine. It produces extremely fluffy, evenly-cut dry herb.
Highlights: Modular design. Interchangeable graters. Very fine grind.
9. Anpro Premium Grinder
The Anpro Premium cannabis grinder is another budget-friendly model that made our list. This model is made out of aluminium and has an electroplated finish that won’t peel off no matter how poorly you treat it.
This model is short and stocky, but it’s wide enough to store a lot of herb. The grinder’s lid is magnetised, and the bottom compartment is tall, so you won’t spill any of your product in the grinding process.
Besides its low price, one of the other things that stand out about this product is that it’s super easy to maintain. Thanks to its practical finish, you can clean the grinder with water without worrying about rust.
Highlights: Durable finish. Easy to maintain.
10. Golden Bell Grinders Herb Grinder
The Golden Bell Grinders cannabis grinder has a nice design and a lovely finish. Created using heavy-duty zinc, this model is sturdy but lightweight. The marijuana grinder comes with four pieces that create three chambers. Its mesh screen allows only the smallest bits of herb to reach the storing chamber, so you can rest assured that all your product will burn evenly.
This model uses sharp teeth to grind your herb to fine particles. The teeth can easily cut through cannabis, and, thanks to the Poly O-Ring, the grinding process is smooth and fast.
The Golden Bell Grinders cannabis grinder is small, tough and reliable. Also, the manufacturing company is so confident in the grinder’s quality that it offers a lifetime warranty.
Highlights: Lifetime warranty. Smooth grinding.