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    Bloom-Ready: Meet the Chemex Ottomatic

    Written by Victoria Gormley

    May 20, 2016 4:02 pm

    When customers come through our showroom they will often point to the Chemex shelf and share their earliest memories with us; how their parents always used one or how their grandmother never went a morning without a cup. Chemex has... 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

  • Some of Our Favorite Barista Tools

    Written by Karen Hellweg

    May 5, 2016 12:40 am

    A little bit about the Barista experience… Stepping up to a brand new machine can be both exhilarating and also slightly intimidating. When it comes to operating your shiny new equipment, if you haven’t come from a barista background (or... 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

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    Introducing the Slayer 1-Group Espresso Machine

    Written by Mark

    February 18, 2015 4:21 pm

    At the end of January, we fired up our brand new Slayer 1-Group for the first time. The sleekly designed machine with its signature cast aluminum X’s looks incredibly handsome on our bench. But we’re not just into looks. It’s what’s... View Article

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    Chemex Brewing: Paper vs Metal Filter

    Written by Mark

    February 5, 2015 8:08 pm

    Customers often ask us about the difference between brewing with Chemex Paper Filters and the metal Able Kone Filter. Apart from the obvious fact that metal is reusable and paper isn’t, there are some sensory differences to consider when deciding which is right... View Article