• Why we love the Swiss Gold Filter

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    March 4, 2010 4:29 pm

    Paper filters are not only wasteful, but they also alter the flavor of your coffee. Instead of allowing the lipids and oils in the coffee to filter through, the paper filters absorb them, leaving you with a less flavorful and... View Article

  • Thrilling news from Baratza

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    February 25, 2010 8:49 pm

    We just got some really exciting news from Baratza! They’ve upgraded the already excellent Vario Coffee Grinder with a new display board. This new board has a “sleep” feature that turns off the lights and LED display to conserve electricity... View Article

  • Tabla Digital Scale :: Properly portion your coffee

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    February 17, 2010 9:11 pm

    Clive coffee is excited to present to you the attractive and accurate Tabla Digital Scale from Escali! A good scale that can measure small increments of weight (in grams or to the 10th of an ounce) is a necessary tool... View Article

  • 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