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Clive Cold Brew Tower

Clive Cold Brew Tower

April 28, 2015 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As summer is upon us, the craving for refreshing, ice-cold cold brew coffee returns. Clive Coffee has been busy over the winter months perfecting the glass parts for our new cold brew tower. The locally hand-crafted curved wood tower is... View Article


How to Dose Correctly

March 19, 2015 7:22 pm Published by 4 Comments

Underdosing the portafilter is an espresso crime punishable by weak, underextracted coffee. It is too often overlooked as a cause of poor extraction, with many people believing it is solely the grind that needs adjusting when their shots are not... View Article


Chemex Brewing: Paper vs Metal Filter

February 5, 2015 8:08 pm Published by 1 Comment

Customers often ask us about the difference between brewing with Chemex Paper Filters and the metal Able Kone Filter. Apart from the obvious fact that metal is reusable and paper isn’t, there are some sensory differences to consider when deciding which is right... View Article

Profitec 700

The Profitec Pro 700

December 18, 2014 5:07 pm Published by 4 Comments

As the newest member in our family of E61 espresso machines, we welcomed the Profitec Pro 700 into the Clive Coffee showroom with open arms. The shiny mirror exterior, perforated grid drip tray, symmetrical gauges and twist control knobs all... View Article