Clive Coffee and Coffee School present: Advanced Espresso, a self-paced online course designed specifically for you, the home barista.
What you'll learn:
- Understanding extraction and strength
- How to measure TDS and find your extraction percentage
- Espresso rules and recipes — what's important
- How to determine and avoid channeling
- How to best utilize pre-infusion
- How your coffee bag can make you a better barista
- Grind retention, single dosing, purging, and all things grinders
Upon signing up for Coffee School, you'll be sent an invitation to create an account on our learning platform, Teachable. Once you're in, you can begin working through the course at your own pace. The course includes ninety minutes of in-depth video instruction, practice sheets, and alternative resources. This course never expires; it is yours to keep forever! If you are unsatisfied with the course for any reason, contact us, and we'll make it right!
Want to learn more? Explore the course.
Meet your instructor
Sam has been a part of the Clive family since Sept of 2018. She came to us from Florida where her love of coffee was discovered by working as a barista. In 2015, Sam landed in Portland to work with Portland Coffee Roasters as their primary wholesale account manager and coffee trainer. During this time, she also did work for Pacific Foods Barista Series alternative milk in their lab and at SCAA. Sam has taught classes at the American Barista & Coffee Workshops in Portland, as well as leading home barista classes at Clive. Now spearheading the entire education department at Clive, her focus is on our learn espresso journal articles, live classes in Portland, and now online-only classes. Sam’s approach to teaching is thorough, careful, and most importantly, light-hearted and fun.