New Products

  • Kone

    The Return of the Able KONE

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    September 18, 2012 4:07 pm

    The KONE Coffee Filter has arrived at the Clive office! The finer hole pattern on this reusable filter makes it easier to control extraction and limit fines, allowing for a full and nuanced cup. Paired with the Bonavita Variable Temperature... View Article

  • quickmill

    Quick Mill QM67 :: First Look

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    August 25, 2012 4:57 pm

      I was excited when I heard that Quick Mill was coming out with a new take on the E61 double boiler design. The QM67 looked to be strong contender in the prosumer espresso lineup, especially since it was being... View Article

  • Able Disk FINE

    Able Disk FINE :: First Look

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    May 14, 2012 6:10 pm

    I had a chance to test out the Able Disk Fine recently, and I found it to mark a significant departure from previous iterations in both design and cup quality. I am particularly impressed by the fact that the filter... View Article

  • RocketR58

    Rocket R58 Espresso Machine :: First Look

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    May 7, 2012 5:54 pm

    Izzo created a lot of buzz last year when they released the Duetto II, and for good reason. It was the first machine of its kind to offer a commercial E-61 group head, double boiler, and fully integrated PID control... View Article

  • Sowden Softbrew

    Sowden Softbrew

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    May 4, 2012 7:05 pm

    There is something to be said about simplicity and tradition, and the new Sowden brewer returns to the basics of coffee preparation with its beautifully simplistic design. I spoke with the folks at Sowden at the SCAA conference this past week, and... View Article

  • Bonavita Variable Electric Kettle

    Bonavita Variable Electric Kettle :: A First Look

    Written by Kevin Haugen

    April 28, 2012 1:20 pm

    We were thoroughly excited when we received Bonavita’s Electric Gooseneck Kettle last year. Finally, there was a stainless steel electric kettle that was suitable for manual pour-over. When we heard that Bonavita was coming out with a kettle with a... View Article

  • First Look :: Bonavita versus Technivorm

    Written by Mark

    January 10, 2012 5:14 pm

    For a long time, we’ve only sold the Technivorm brewer. It was the only high quality brewer we could find that was simple, reliable, and brewed at 200 degrees for 5-6 minutes, two important factors for delicious, flavorful (and not... View Article

  • Introducing custom wood panels for the Mini Vivaldi

    Written by Mark

    September 28, 2011 5:29 pm

    The La Spaziale Mini Vivaldi II has had a place in our showroom for almost a year now. We’ve admired its gush of powerful dry steam for microfoam and consistent shot temperature for nice, sweet pulls. However, the black plastic... View Article

  • Introducing the Coava Kone Gen. 2

    Written by Jennie

    August 3, 2011 8:45 pm

    Check out the Kone in action at Clive Coffee :: Demo Saturday 9/3 at 1pm The newly redesigned Kone by Coava has hit the ground at a running pace.  By addressing issues brought forth by customers, the Kone is making... View Article

  • Clive Stand and Dripper :: Brew Guide

    Written by M. Nunziata

    March 21, 2011 4:34 pm

    After months of developing concepts, designing, scrapping and redesigning our idea of what the perfect pour-over stand could offer, we were thrilled a few weeks ago to finally launch the exclusive Clive Stand and Dripper set to the world.  Since... View Article