• Is acidity going to upset my stomach?

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    February 15, 2010 7:19 pm

    “Acidity” in coffee refers to a flavor component, not to the PH scale or any acids that will upset your digestive system. When we talk about acidity in our coffee descriptions, we’re referring to the pleasant brightness you experience when... View Article

  • Just roasted! Papua New Guinea and Nicaragua Florencia

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    February 5, 2010 10:55 pm

    We just roasted up a fresh batch of our Papua New Guinea Kigabah Estate and Nicaragua Florencia. We’ll be roasting these beans in small batches (like always), but they tend to sell out quickly. Here are the flavor profiles: Papua... 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!

  • Roasting today :: Kenya AA+ Ichanjeru

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    December 10, 2009 3:38 pm

    Immediately apparent is the juicy, ripe fragrance of this coffee. Expect tropical fruit flavors – tangerine, star fruit, and lychee. We roast this delicately to bring out the innate sweetness of the bean. The acidity is juicy and bright, with... View Article

  • Baratza Announces New Grinder :: Virtuoso With Micro Tuning

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    December 9, 2009 7:32 pm

    More options for the home espresso enthusiasts! Baratza has just announced the Virtuoso Preciso, which adds precision tuning to the Virtuoso. Here’s the press release and a picture preview: Baratza will soon introduce a new grinder, the Virtuoso Preciso. The... View Article

  • Clive Coffee’s first Christmas Blend :: Get some before the house is overrun

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    November 25, 2009 10:32 pm

    Just in time for the holidays, we bring your our first Christmas blend. With single origin coffees from Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, and Ethiopia, we sought spice and warmth. It should please a house full of coffee drinkers. Roasting and... View Article

  • Introducing :: Papua New Guinea Kigabah

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    November 20, 2009 2:57 pm

    This coffee is snappy and fruity – think of the fragrance from a fresh peeled orange, then add guava and star fruit. The acidity is crisp and balanced. We roast this just to second crack. The outside of the bean... View Article

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

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    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.

  • Introducing :: The Andreja Premium Espresso Machine

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    October 23, 2009 3:13 pm

    We’ve found it. This machine will take your home espresso craft to the next level. Your neighbors will burn with envy. Your dinner party guests will linger for hours over your microfoam macchiatos. Also, you’ll want an insurance rider on... View Article