• LUCCA Espresso Machines

    LUCCA A53 & LUCCA A53 Mini – What’s the difference?

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    December 5, 2014 9:33 pm

    We are extremely excited about the launch of our very own LUCCA branded espresso machines. While the LUCCA A53 and the A53 Mini version may look similar, there are some subtle differences we thought we should point out for those... View Article

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    The Breville Infuser

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    December 3, 2014 4:34 pm

    If you’re looking for a entry-level espresso machine that delivers great value for money, the new and slightly improved Breville Infuser is well worth considering. We had reviewed this machine over a year ago and decided not to carry it... View Article

  • Holiday Specials

    Happy Holidays!

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    November 28, 2014 11:56 pm

    Our holiday page is up! Take a look at limited-time pricing on our favorites.

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    Introducing Lucca

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    November 19, 2014 10:44 pm

    LUCCA Italian espresso machines, designed and built exclusively for Clive. We’re enthusiastic admirers of Italian espresso machines and the time-honored tradition of making espresso. In an age of mass produced, “faux chrome” (but really just shiny plastic) appliances that last... View Article

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    Bonavita 1800SS versus 1900TS

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    November 10, 2014 4:17 pm

    The arrival of the the latest version of the Bonavita coffee brewer prompted us to pitch these machines against each other in the Battle of the Brewers. The original version, the 1800SS, is described as an 8-cup brewer with a... View Article

  • Hario V60 Iced Coffeemaker

    The Hario V60 Fretta Ice Coffee Maker

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    June 27, 2014 7:11 pm

    The new Hario V60 Fretta Ice Coffee Maker has arrived! This brewer is designed to create deliciously sweet and rich cold brew in under 5 minutes. As summer has rolled around, we have been brewing batches of cold brew in the Clive showroom... View Article

  • La Spaziale Vivaldi II

    The Vivaldi II :: For the colorful

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    June 13, 2014 3:21 pm

    We introduced our custom Oregon black walnut wood panels for the La Spaziale Vivaldi II almost three years ago, and, today, we are please to announce the addition of an extended color palette, designed to complement the modern kitchen. Make your... View Article

  • Breville Oracle

    The Breville Oracle BES980XL :: Auto, What?

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    May 5, 2014 8:00 am

      The Oracle has arrived. Over the past two weeks the team here at Clive has been testing out Breville’s new double boiler espresso machine, neatly dubbed the “Oracle.”  The Oracle debuted at the SCAA last year, and Breville has finally... View Article

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    The Breville Oracle BES980XL :: I like it, but I’m not supposed to

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    January 31, 2014 3:58 pm

      At Clive we are devoted to high quality, traditional espresso. This means you won’t find superautomatic machines in our lineup that are convenient and easy to use, but end up cutting corners on the quality of the shot and... View Article

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    Aeropress Video Lookbook

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    January 24, 2014 7:00 am