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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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    Pressure Profiling on the Vesuvius

    Written by Mark

    May 5, 2015 8:00 am

    We’ve had our Vesuvius Espresso Machine for a few weeks now, and have really enjoyed getting to know it. We covered its key attributes in a previous post. Now it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty of Vesuvius’ main game:... View Article

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

    Written by Mark

    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

  • The Perfect Irish Coffee

    Written by Mark

    March 15, 2010 9:50 pm

    Irish Coffee is a St. Patrick’s Day tradition that marries the warmth of good coffee with the Celtic spirit of Irish whiskey. We’re normally purists around here. No cream or sugar. Just great, carefully roasted coffee that allows the innate... View Article

  • A Clive Coffee Video Homage to Portland

    Written by Mark

    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!

  • Learn about coffee from a comic :: Good information, actually

    Written by Mark

    November 10, 2009 12:08 pm

    A comic that teaches 15 important facts about coffee. It’s not 100% accurate, but it’s still fun.

  • Keith Urban Loves Clive Coffee :: And the Technivorm

    Written by Mark

    September 15, 2009 5:56 pm

    Who knew the man knew his coffee? His office ordered a Technivorm from us and had it delivered to the Rose Garden before his show on Friday, Sep 11th. Does that mean we can take credit for his presumably energetic... View Article

  • Cafe au lait…

    Written by Mark

    August 21, 2009 9:02 pm

    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

  • Beaker & Flask :: Best Gin Based Drinks in PDX

    Written by Mark

    August 16, 2009 3:21 pm

    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