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    Introducing the ECM Casa V & Clive Classika

    Written by Ben Piff

    September 23, 2016 7:27 pm

    If you haven’t heard about ECM espresso machines yet, we wouldn’t blame you. But we have a feeling that once you’ve seen what these German-engineered espresso machines offer, you’ll be eager to start  pulling shots on one. The ECM name... View Article

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    Introducing The ECM Synchronika

    Written by Ben Piff

    August 19, 2016 2:47 pm

    From the sister company of Profitec, ECM introduces their highly anticipated flagship dual boiler espresso machine; the Synchronika.  When we first saw this machine in Dublin at the European coffee convention, we knew that the rumors on the coffee forums... View Article

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    Pour Art like a Pro

    Written by Victoria Gormley

    August 13, 2016 7:31 pm

    My name is Victoria and most days you can find me in the showroom restocking merchandise or watering plants, but if you’ve ever stopped by on a Saturday morning and heard the commotion or cheering sounds of successful latte making... View Article

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    Why We’re Not Always Open

    Written by Mark

    August 11, 2016 1:20 pm

    I will always remember Giovani. He’s run a small pipe tobacco shop, Tabaccheria Castellana, in the shadows of the Duomo in Florence since the early 80’s. As you enter, the door behind you locks, preventing other customers from joining while... View Article

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    Visiting Profitec in Germany

    Written by Jordan Philips

    May 11, 2016 1:45 pm

    When we think about German engineering, the big automakers (Audi, Mercedes, BMW) certainly come to mind. But when we consider that up-close, nuanced rationality of German precision, what comes to mind first, for us, is Profitec. “When I visit Profitec... View Article

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    Roseline Coffee

    Written by Karen Hellweg

    February 22, 2016 3:32 pm

    Finding the right coffee brewer setup is an integral part of any morning routine, and we want to provide you with the second and just as important piece – the coffee. Roseline was added to our coffee lineup last autumn,... View Article

  • Meet with Clive

    Written by Mark

    January 27, 2016 2:23 pm

    Here at Clive we’ve always had one big goal in mind: to connect coffee lovers to the right coffee gear for their lifestyle, budget, and kind of coffee they have in mind. Clive started out as just a website in... View Article

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    Crafted in Portland

    Written by Mark

    December 3, 2015 5:13 pm

    There’s something captivating about formed and polished metal matched up against the soft irregularity of wood. The contrast elevates an espresso machine beyond the pure utility of forcing hot water through finely ground coffee. We have offered our own take... View Article

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    Clive Closed on Black Friday

    Written by Mark

    November 24, 2015 6:29 pm

    This year, we decided to close on Black Friday. With our small team, we wanted everyone to have the chance to put a leg up and enjoy this time of year with friends and family. Besides that, we’re not into... View Article

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    Uber to Clive Coffee for an Alma Chocolate Mocha

    Written by Mark

    June 23, 2015 8:35 pm

    We are super excited about this Friday! Uber is running a local campaign so you can catch a free ride to our Portland Showroom. From 12 to 5pm we’ll be here with our friends from Alma Chocolate to show you... View Article