• Last chance to enter our FAQ drawing!

    Written by Amanda

    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…

    Written by Mark

    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

    Written by Amanda

    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

    Written by Amanda

    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

    Written by Mark

    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

    Written by Amanda

    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

  • 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

  • Why we love the Swiss Gold Filter

    Written by Amanda

    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

    Written by Amanda

    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

    Written by Amanda

    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