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Cupping notes on your iPhone

September 9, 2009 11:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Found this today – an app for your iPhone or iPod touch that is built around SCAA specs on cupping coffee. It’s called the iCupper Master Assistant. The look and feel needs a little help, but the functionality seems to... View Article


Cafe au lait…

August 21, 2009 9:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old water-proof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a... View Article


Clive Coffee in the Chicago Tribune

August 21, 2009 12:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Chicago Tribune reviewed 4 alternative ways to brew coffee. First up was the Vacuum Pot. The Trib was smart to recommend the Bodum Santos vacuum pot. We agree with them – it’s sleek, interesting, and makes great coffee. Check... View Article


Beaker & Flask :: Best Gin Based Drinks in PDX

August 16, 2009 3:21 pm Published by 1 Comment

Just opened – across the street from Clive Coffee, a new source for unproductive beverages and delightful small plates. Friendly people, large windows overlooking the river and skyline in the distance. Coudn’t ask for much more. The Dean’s Madness is... View Article


Announcing :: The Clive Coffee blog!

August 16, 2009 1:03 pm Published by 1 Comment

Hello world and fellow coffee lovers! On this blog we’ll be posting news about upcoming coffee harvests, new products, helpful articles on how to make great coffee, and other miscellany. We’ll be offering sporadic prizes to people who comment on... View Article