• Making Great Coffee or Espresso Wherever You Go

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    July 15, 2010 7:14 pm

    Heading to the beach for camping and surfing? Maybe suffering through pitiful coffee at the office? Or perhaps you just like hand-operated tools that don’t require electricity. We’ve got the tools for you to make great espresso or coffee wherever... 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

  • The Mypressi Twist :: Now in Stock

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    April 13, 2010 2:32 pm

    When we first heard about the Mypressi Twist , we were honestly a bit skeptical. How could you possibly make good espresso with a handheld device? After it was named best product of 2009 by the Specialty Coffee Association of... View Article

  • A Note on Coffee Extraction

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    April 1, 2010 3:32 pm

    Have you ever had a cup of coffee that tasted weak and sour? How about overly strong and sharp? Those unappealing flavors are a result of either under-extracting or over-extracting coffee grounds during the brewing process. When you brew coffee,... 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

  • New :: Hario V60 Glass Coffee Dripper

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    March 24, 2010 4:30 pm

    We just received a shipment of the new Hario V60 Glass Coffee Dripper. In Japanese, Hario means “the King of Glass,” and Hario has earned that reputation by manufacturing high-quality glassware since 1921. The V60 Coffee Dripper features spiral ridges... View Article