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    Clive Coffee Barista Classes

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    October 31, 2012 1:36 pm

    Attention all aspiring and inquisitive home baristas!  Clive Coffee is very happy to announce an expanded barista class schedule!  From now until the end of the year, Clive will be offering the Home Barista 101 class nearly every Saturday morning... View Article

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    Left Coast Roast Book Release

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    August 24, 2012 11:00 am

      Left Coast Roast, by Hanna Neuschwander, is a caffeine-fueled guide to 55 key companies in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California — from small artisan roasters like Heart, Coava, and Kuma and history-making icons like Peet’s and Starbucks, to rapidly expanding shops... View Article

  • A Weekend Ritual

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    June 21, 2012 3:01 pm

    We recently paired up with Megamouth Film & Design to create a new Clive Video Short. Inspired by a Chet Baker song (which provides the soundtrack), this is an homage to slowing down and developing a worthwhile routine, a ritual... View Article

  • Home Coffee Grinders :: Clive in Fresh Cup Magazine

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    February 16, 2012 8:17 pm

    Our own barista Chris Ryan tackles the topic of home grinders in Fresh Cup Magazine, a respected coffee industry publication. Scroll to page 50. From the hand grinders like the Camano to the staff favorite Baratza Vario, Chris talks through... View Article

  • First Look :: Bonavita versus Technivorm

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    January 10, 2012 5:14 pm

    For a long time, we’ve only sold the Technivorm brewer. It was the only high quality brewer we could find that was simple, reliable, and brewed at 200 degrees for 5-6 minutes, two important factors for delicious, flavorful (and not... View Article

  • Can a 5 year old can make espresso?

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    December 6, 2011 5:51 pm

    Ellanie and Ethan give it a go in the Clive Coffee showroom, using the Izzo Duetto. If they can, you can too.

  • Black Friday Showroom Party

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    November 23, 2011 2:23 pm

    Clive at Five is back! We’ve got some excellent cocktails in the works. Sneak away from the relatives for a minute and enjoy some good music and company. In the mood for shopping? We’ll have some showroom-only discounts available during... View Article

  • Introducing custom wood panels for the Mini Vivaldi

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    September 28, 2011 5:29 pm

    The La Spaziale Mini Vivaldi II has had a place in our showroom for almost a year now. We’ve admired its gush of powerful dry steam for microfoam and consistent shot temperature for nice, sweet pulls. However, the black plastic... View Article

  • Coffee Prices:: Why the increase?

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    August 23, 2011 2:35 pm

    Coffee prices have risen considerably over the last year, and this trend has not escaped the attention of many coffee drinkers. Many roasters/retailers have been raising prices across the board and it may feel a little like an attempt to... View Article

  • Our new showroom

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    June 23, 2011 10:08 am

    I’m pleased to announce that Clive Coffee is moving! We have found a space that is more than double our current 738 SE Washington location. Our new showroom will have an expanded line of products on display and ready for... View Article