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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

La Marzocco GS/3

La Marzocco GS/3 Custom Upgrades

December 18, 2014 3:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are pleased to announce a slate of custom upgrades available from La Marzocco for their illustrious GS/3 espresso machine. We will be offering machines with these handsome upgrades later this month. If you are interested in putting together an... View Article

Aeropress Brewing Guide

Aeropress Brewing Guide

December 9, 2014 5:04 pm Published by 3 Comments

The Steps Open plunge chamber and preheat with hot water. Measure and grind coffee :: 2.5 Tbsp. (14-15g.) medium grind. Add coffee to chamber and add water to mark. Stir gently. Fill chamber to hexagonal ring. Wet filter with hot... View Article

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Technivorm Brewing Guide

December 9, 2014 4:53 pm Published by 14 Comments

The Steps Preheat the system by running a full brew cycle with only water. Measure out your coffee :: 75 grams or 6 Technivorm scoops for a full carafe. Grind coffee to Fine-Medium. Coffee grounds should be similar to cornmeal.... View Article

Vacuum Pot Brewing Guide

Vacuum Pot Brewing Guide

December 9, 2014 4:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Steps Pour desired amount of water into the bottom of glass server and place over butane burner. Insert the filter in the funnel and gently secure the hook and chain to the edge of the tube. Grind coffee to... View Article

Cold Brew Brewing Guide

Cold Brew Brewing Guide

December 9, 2014 4:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Steps Fill top glass with ice and water. Be sure all ice is submerged. Grind coffee to medium : 20 Tbsp. (100 g.) Pre-wet filter and place on coffee. Make sure dispersion block is in place. Turn the dripper... View Article