Facebook Contest!! The Drive Coffee Bar is 3 Years Old!!

*** Facebook Contest *** The Drive Coffee Bar is turing 3 Years Old - this Friday, May 4th, 2018!! We have a Contest for you to help us celebrate the 3rd Anniversay of The Drive Coffee Bar! 
There will be drink specials. coffee specials and give-aways all day Friday at the coffee bar at 1670 Commercial Drive.

We are also having the following contest!! 12 Lucky Winners!!! We have a 1st Prize that includes:

1 Night Stay at Times Square Suites Hotel Vancouver, a $50 Gift Certificate to The Drive Coffee Bar, and a T-shirt and 2LB bag of Commercial Drive Coffee Company coffee!! Approx: $300 Value!

2nd Prize includes:

A $50 Gift Certificate from The Drive Coffee Bar and a Commercial Drive Coffee Company Drive Coffee Bar T-shirt and a 300 gram bag of Commercial Drive Coffee! Approx $80 Value!

There are 10 3rd Prizes as well and they include:

A $5.00 Gift Certificates from The Drive Coffee Bar and a 300g bag of Commercial Drive Coffee Company. Aprrox $20 Value!

Super easy to enter. 2 basic things to do to have your chance at a prize worth almost $20!

Contest starts at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, April 28th and ends at 12:00 AM (Midnight) on Satuday, May 5th.

Good Luck and Thank You for 3 GREAT years!

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Storing Your Coffee After Purchase...

After you have visited The Drive Coffee Bar at 1670 Commercial Drive and had an awesome coffee and then decided to buy a bag or tow of our special blends; now what?  How do you make sure your coffee stays as fresh as possible?

Some quick tips:

- Buy Whole Bean coffee and don't grind until ready to use.  Whole beans retain freshness longer that pre-ground.

- DO NOT keep your coffee in the fridge or freezer! 

- Keep beans in dry space.  Avoid moisture and temperature fluctuations.

- Store in a cool and dark space - not near heat and not too cold where beans will condense when brought out.

- Store in a air tight and opaque container.

Simple little tricks to make sure your beans taste as good at home as they do in the coffee bar...

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Matcha Madness - Give It A Try!

You never had a matcha latte?! Why?!

Come by the coffee bar and give it a try.  You will love these.

Matcha is s finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tree leaves.  It is special in two aspects of farming and processing: the green tea plants for matcha are shade-grown for about three weeks before harvest and the stems and veins are removed in processing. The powdered form of matcha is consumed differently from tea leaves or tea bags, and is dissolved in a liquid, typically water or milk.  We can also miz with Almond Milk or Coconut Milk for those Vegan friends out there.  Come by the bar - 1670 Commercial Drive and give this a try.

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Your're Vegan? We got you covered! Cartems and The Drive Coffee Bar!

A Cartems Donut is the best way to reward yourself for getting through the week! We have Orange Guava (GF/V), Salted Caramel (GF/V), Earl Grey (V) and Vanilla Bean (V). Treat yourself!
All we offer is Vegan from Cartems...  Come by the coffee bar - 1670 Commercial Drive and give these crazy good donuts a try!

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The East Village Espresso - Available at The Drive Coffee Bar

Looking for a smooth espresso?  

We have the perfect espresso for you.  The dark roast Commercial Drive Coffee - East Village Espresso!

Roasted to the same flavour profile that is sweeping the city of Vancouver.  

Roasted locally by our very good friends at Continental Coffee of Commercial Drive.

Come by the coffee bar to grab a bag and try at home...  1670 Commercial Drive - East Van

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Save The Rio ( #SaveTheRio ) with Commercial Drive Coffee and The Drive Coffee Bar

We are so proud that we are a part of trying to Save The Rio!! We are offering 16 perks here - they are only $25 and they get you a $10 GC to The Drive Coffee Bar at 1670 Commercial Drive and a bag of our awesome coffee!! #eastvan #commercialdrive #savetherio

Help support local East Van businesses.  The Rio is an East Van Landmark and a great local business that supports cool art and local artists.

Please help out where you can...