Kruve Coffee Sifting System

Product Code
kvs1002s
$97.12 $137.12

Summary

Kruve's coffee sifting system make sifting your coffee for better uniformity even cheaper and easier than before. Each set includes 6 or 12 different screen sizes, so you can hone in on the optimal particle range you'd like to use for your brews - anywhere from espresso fine to french press coarse.

Measurements

Weight
1.69 lbs
Length
7.7 in
Width
6.7 in
Height
5.6 in

Details

To use the Kruve, simply select two screen sizes and install them in place. Let's say you want to brew a V60 for yourself and a friend: you might try using a 300 micron screen in the lower chamber to sift out the finer particles, and a 1000 micron screen in the upper to get rid of those few bothersome boulders. After adding your coffee grounds to the top chamber and shaking for a minute or two, you're left with a much more uniform grind to make those juicy flavors really pop in your brew. Each set includes a range of screen sizes so you can dial in your grind however you like - whether you just want to eliminate some fines and brew with everything else, or you want to experiment with very tight grind ranges to discover how different the flavors might be.

Cleaning the Kruve is simple: just rinse out the metal parts with plain water and wipe away stubborn grounds with a soft cloth. Brush bristles may get stuck in the screen holes, so bear that in mind. We do not recommend washing in the dishwasher, and the bamboo lid may warp if left to soak in water.

Materials include aluminum, bamboo, stainless steel, and rubber. Capacity is roughly 60-70 grams, depending on bean density and grind size. Made in China.

 

Features

What's in the box:

  • Kruve Sifting system
  • 6 or 12 stainless steel screens
  • Laser cut screen rack
  • Instruction manual with sifting tips

Features:

  • Quickly sift your coffee for a more uniform grind
  • Screen sizes from 200 microns to 1100 microns
  • Three chambers to separate boulders and fines from your coffee
  • Easy to use and clean
  • Screens swap quickly and easily for different brew methods or grind size preferences
  • 6 or 12 screen sets for optimal full-range sifting
  • 6 screen set includes 200, 300, 400, 600, 800, and 1000 micron screens
  • 12 screen set includes 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, and 1100 micron screens
  • Materials include aluminum, stainless steel, bamboo, and rubber
  • Made in China
4.08333 stars, based on 12 reviews

Verified Buyer

2/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Good for calibrating your grinder.

Rather than just eye balling my grind this is a more objective way to set up my grinder.

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Verified Buyer

1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Kruve Coffee Sifting System-the ultimate necessity for coffee enthusiasts

Bought this for my college aged son for Christmas. He's become very interested in different brewing techniques and the grind of beans. This was right up his alley.

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Verified Buyer

1/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Still waiting to pass judgment, stars not indicative of actual review, but attempting to be fair.

I purchased this Kruve set, right before my grinder failed. Thanks to the good people at Baratza, and their wonderful warrantees, I have a new grinder, but need a little adjustment/break-in time in order to put the sieves through their paces though. I'll try to post again when I get more in depth!

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Verified Buyer

12/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Kruve test drive

What a difference a consistent grind makes in brewing coffee. Used my Kruve for espresso, French press, vacuum and Eva solo. All were markedly more flavorful.

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Verified Buyer

12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Improves clarity and sweetness!

As an avid home brewer, I'm always looking for ways to improve my cup quality. Sifting out the fines and boulders takes a little more time and is a bit messy, but the extra work and clean up are well worth the sweetness and clarity. This is a great product and will become a regular part of my coffee brewing!

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Verified Buyer

11/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Great

Product is great. Still figuring out recipes but i love the options.

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Verified Buyer

4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

For total coffee nerd--worth every penny!!

It is very expensive for me. I used it to compare the grind consistency of my lido 2 and my Virtuoso grinder. Great! I have tried a few of the Kruve recipes. Nice! That will be fun. I can easily use it to get rid of the fines for my own process. It really does make HUGE difference in quality of my coffee--especially french press and Clever Dripper. The Kruve is a beautiful product--Very high quality. Looks nicer in person. Be careful. It is not easy to snap the screens in place. The screens can be dented if your are careless. I dinged one of the screens. That screen still works perfectly and still looks very nice. But it does take practice learning how to snap the screens in place--especially before that first cup of coffee. If you have any degree of OCD, then get ALL the screens. I may never use all of them, but I feel good knowing I have all of them. The screen holder is the is not as high-quality as the Kruve itself--but it is thoughtful that they included a holder to begin with. Thanks to Prima and Kruve! --Steve

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Verified Buyer

3/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

5 / 5 stars

Better tasting coffee!

Seems like such a simple solution but this sifting system really give you an even ground to brew. I love the resulting coffee!

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Verified Buyer

3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

4 / 5 stars

Kruve

I think this is a great product and produces a very clean and bright cup of coffee. The only thing I would say is, be very careful putting the screens in because I bent a corner the first time I tried it. My fault but I dont think it should be that easy.

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Verified Buyer

5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

2 / 5 stars

Kruve sifter

Good idea. Poorly made. Waste of money

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Verified Buyer

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

1 / 5 stars

Do not buy

Unless your desire is to use more coffee than necessary followed by cleanup that you never had prior to using Krivy, then avoid this product. A terrible purchase and one that does not enhance the coffee experience.

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9/13/2018 7:45:34 PM

2 / 5 stars

good idea, poor execution

I think anyone interested in craft coffee understands the value a sifter like this can have. Getting a super-consistent grind reduces one more variable and can help to make super-consistent coffee. The problem is how this particular sifter is built. First, the screens are fussy and hard to get into place. Even after practicing with them a while and trying different insertion methods, it's still a pain. If you're the type who just makes one type of coffee and has no interest in switching between screen sizes then this is irrelevant to you but part of the appeal of buying an array of screens is knowing I'll be able to target any grind size I want for any method I want. Instead, I find myself not wanting to use it at all. The trays themselves are made of metal and have no seal between them, just metal sitting on metal. When sifting, the finest of the coffee dust makes its way between the trays and you've got a gritty, dusty grip on the sifter well before you've finished. Maybe it's partially a factor of having a good grinder (or too wide of a tolerance on my sieves) but putting in 20g of ground coffee led to a center tray that was so full it sifted very few of the fines to the lowest tray. When sifting only 10g, it was much more effective but still had problems. Something to do with the materials or the crevices in the sifter lead to the coffee clumping and getting stuck to the sides and gaskets. When they're clumped, they stick very firmly in place and clearly aren't sifting down to the next level. This defeats the purpose of buying the sifter in the first place; the design of the sifter is preventing it from being very effective at the one thing it's for. I'm going to play around with grind settings and maybe some RDT to see if I can improve the clumping situation but it's really irritating at the moment. My last negative point against this thing is about the logistics of moving the trays around. The grounds you keep all wind up in the center tray which, obviously, is open on top and has a sieve on bottom. Of course, the top tray also has a sieve on bottom. So, when you remove the top tray to get access to the middle tray, you get coffee grounds falling out all over the counter. You can keep the grounds in check by setting that top tray down upside-down on the lid but, because the lid doesn't actually fasten, you have to be careful about setting it down or picking it up or even moving it slightly or you wind up with an even bigger mess. This can be somewhat handled by pulling the center tray out and setting the top tray on top of the bottom tray (think of pulling the patty out of the middle of the hamburger buns) but it's counter-intuitive and doesn't really flow well because instinct (or my instinct, at least) is to keep the lower tray under the middle tray even while I'm transferring the grounds in order to minimize/prevent every more grounds from falling all over the place.

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