New Products

  • Pressure Profiling

    Pressure Profiling on the Vesuvius

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    May 5, 2015 8:00 am

    We’ve had our Vesuvius Espresso Machine for a few weeks now, and have really enjoyed getting to know it. We covered its key attributes in a previous post. Now it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty of Vesuvius’ main game:... View Article

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    Introducing the La Marzocco Linea Mini

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    March 24, 2015 11:32 am

    Today La Marzocco unveils the latest machine in its home espresso offering: the Linea Mini. It’s quite possible that half the cafes you’ve ever visited use the commercial parent of this machine: the Linea Classic. It launched at the precipice... View Article

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    Introducing the Slayer 1-Group Espresso Machine

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    February 18, 2015 4:21 pm

    At the end of January, we fired up our brand new Slayer 1-Group for the first time. The sleekly designed machine with its signature cast aluminum X’s looks incredibly handsome on our bench. But we’re not just into looks. It’s what’s... View Article

  • Profitec 700

    The Profitec Pro 700

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    December 18, 2014 5:07 pm

    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

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    La Marzocco GS/3 Custom Upgrades

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    December 18, 2014 3:07 pm

    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

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    The Vesuvius Espresso Machine with Pressure Profiling

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    December 12, 2014 8:19 pm

    As we warmed up our brand new Vesuvius espresso machine for its maiden voyage through the depths of pressure profiling, we had no idea where it would take us. This beautiful espresso machine has been designed to meet the ever-increasing needs of the... View Article

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    The Breville Infuser

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    December 3, 2014 4:34 pm

    If you’re looking for a entry-level espresso machine that delivers great value for money, the new and slightly improved Breville Infuser is well worth considering. We had reviewed this machine over a year ago and decided not to carry it... View Article

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    Bonavita 1800SS versus 1900TS

    Written by Hayley McNabb

    November 10, 2014 4:17 pm

    The arrival of the the latest version of the Bonavita coffee brewer prompted us to pitch these machines against each other in the Battle of the Brewers. The original version, the 1800SS, is described as an 8-cup brewer with a... View Article

  • Hario V60 Iced Coffeemaker

    The Hario V60 Fretta Ice Coffee Maker

    Written by Karen Hellweg

    June 27, 2014 7:11 pm

    The new Hario V60 Fretta Ice Coffee Maker has arrived! This brewer is designed to create deliciously sweet and rich cold brew in under 5 minutes. As summer has rolled around, we have been brewing batches of cold brew in the Clive showroom... View Article

  • La Spaziale Vivaldi II

    The Vivaldi II :: For the colorful

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    June 13, 2014 3:21 pm

    We introduced our custom Oregon black walnut wood panels for the La Spaziale Vivaldi II almost three years ago, and, today, we are please to announce the addition of an extended color palette, designed to complement the modern kitchen. Make your... View Article