Clive News

  • The Baratza Virtuoso Preciso is coming soon

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    September 17, 2010 9:00 pm

    The long-awaited Baratza Virtuoso Preciso has finally arrived! Baratza took the sturdy and elegant design of the Virtuoso and added microadjustment for fine tuning your grind for espresso. The Preciso offers the fine tuning capabilities of a stepless grinder with... View Article

  • Try our new coffee profile buying guide

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    July 28, 2010 5:35 pm

    We’ve put together a handy little guide to selecting coffees based off of the dominating flavor profile. We’ve categorized our coffees by Bright & Fruity, Robust & Smoky, Chocolaty & Nutty, and Sweet & Balanced. Check it out and explore... View Article

  • Origin Trip :: Clive Coffee in Costa Rica

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    June 16, 2010 2:09 pm

    So much of the coffee on the market these days is really a commodity product that has been standardized to provide consistency. Generally, this means the coffee isn’t too terribly bad nor too terribly great. It’s a generic, non-offensive caffeine... View Article

  • For our blog readers :: early 10% off for Father’s Day

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    June 3, 2010 7:20 pm

    Why not 10% off everything for Father’s Day? That means the Silvia is $584 with free shipping. “Fathersday10″ at checkout… The small print: this coupon is valid for orders placed between today and June 13th. It cannot be applied to... View Article

  • Clive Coffee porcelain mugs + salvage walnut for our upcoming showroom

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    May 14, 2010 6:56 pm

    I just got back from Pigeon Toe Ceramics, the local Portland hive of ceramic artisans (Lisa and Lola, represent) that we’ve commissioned for the first Clive Coffee mug. These mugs are a subtle juxtaposition of modern and rustic, clean yet... View Article

  • Last chance to enter our FAQ drawing!

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    April 28, 2010 8:12 pm

    We’re getting ready to pick a winner for our FAQ contest, but there’s still time to enter. Just submit a question and you’ll get a chance to win a 33 oz Stainless Steel French Press made by Frieling and a... View Article

  • SCAA Update :: Double Technivorms, Grinding nerdiness…

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    April 22, 2010 2:34 pm

    I just returned from the annual coffee convention sponsored by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA). There was a lot to see, including the US Barista Championship and some amazing new commercial espresso machines from Slayer and La Marzocco.... View Article

  • Amazon Checkout now on CliveCoffee.com

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    March 26, 2010 7:17 pm

    Just integrated – Amazon.com Checkout! You can use your existing Amazon.com account to manage payment and shipping addresses on CliveCoffee.com. We also support Amazon PayPhrase which allows you to checkout by entering your unique, two-word phrase and 4 digit pin.... View Article

  • A Clive Coffee Video Homage to Portland

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    December 25, 2009 6:14 pm

    See what we love about Portland! Be sure to click the expand button to watch it in full screen, high-def. Enjoy!

  • Clive Coffee in the NYT :: Yes, please

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    December 15, 2009 2:26 am

    I have no idea how this happened, really. The New York Times put the Technivorm KBT-741 in their 2009 holiday gift guide, and linked to Clive Coffee as the source. We appreciate the gesture!