• Bonavita Sale

    Save $30 on a Bonavita Coffee Maker

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    December 13, 2013 10:04 pm

    Today only (12/14/13), receive $30 off your order of a Bonavita Thermal or Bonavita Glass. This promotion is valid on purchases made on 12/14/13 and cannot be applied to prior purchases.

  • Holiday Deals

    Why we don’t do Black Friday (but we do offer deals)

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    November 27, 2013 6:10 pm

      Unlike most retailers, we will be closed Black Friday. We wanted to be sure our entire team had a chance to slow down and enjoy this time to gather with friends and family. Plus, we’re a little averse to... View Article

  • #askclive

    Introducing #AskClive

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    October 11, 2013 9:11 pm

    First and foremost, we would like to say thank you to all of the coffee aficionados we have had the pleasure of meeting over the years. To celebrate these relationships, we would like to try something new. Over the coming... View Article

  • Brewing Methods

    Introducing :: Clive Brewing Methods Class

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    October 7, 2013 7:31 pm

      For the past 2 years here at Clive I’ve been helping to develop and teach a well regarded little 2 hour class on barista basics.  We call it our Barista 101.  This class has proven to be a wonderful... View Article

  • Labor Day Sale

    Labor Day Sale

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    August 30, 2013 7:40 pm

    Note: This offer is only valid through 9/2/13 and may not be applied to previous purchases.

  • Duetto Wood Panels

    Custom Wood Panels :: Duetto 3

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    June 21, 2013 8:04 pm

    The Izzo Duetto 3.0 has been a very popular espresso machine. A few customers have asked if we could make wood panels for the Duetto, similar to our La Spaziale Vivaldi and La Marzocco GS/3 wood panels. Our wood craftsman... View Article

  • Baratza Forte

    Introducing the Baratza Forte

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    May 2, 2013 7:07 pm

    Kyle, the owner of Baratza, dropped by with an early version of their new Forte grinder. Based on our initial experience with it, we think this will be a great option for those considering “small commercial espresso & brew grinders.”... View Article

  • rocket_r58

    Rocket R58 versus Duetto 3 :: A hands on comparison

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    May 1, 2013 9:00 am

    The Rocket R58 espresso machine brought a lot of ooh’s and ah’s when it was announced last year. The joy was short-lived, as the first batch of machines had an extremely high damage rate in shipment. The problem was identified... View Article

  • Duetto V3 Second Look

    Second Look :: Izzo Duetto V3 Six Month Review

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    March 22, 2013 5:00 pm

    It’s hard to believe the new Izzo Alex Duetto V3 has been out since late November, but believe it!  Since we’ve had about 6 months to use and evaluate this new version, we thought it was time to give you... View Article

  • Left Coast Roast

    Left Coast Roast Q and A

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    March 19, 2013 6:24 pm

      We had a total blast attending a very coffee themed evening at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne Monday night.  Snoozy it was not (special thanks to Stumptown and Fresh Pot for providing some excellent brewed coffee)! It was both a reading... View Article