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    Pour Over Brewing Guide

    Written by Mark

    December 9, 2014 4:42 pm

    The Steps Put your kettle on to boil. Fold filter, place in funnel, and wet with hot water. Measure out coffee : 25 grams and grind beans roughly to size of table salt . Place coffee in filter. Pre-infuse your coffee grounds... View Article

  • French Press Brewing Guide

    French Press Brewing Guide

    Written by Mark

    December 9, 2014 4:36 pm

    The Steps Put your kettle on to boil. Remove lid/press and preheat with hot water. Measure out coffee :  26 grams (for 12 oz cup / 35 grams for 16oz cup) and grind to coarse. Add water (415 grams for... View Article

  • Chemex Brewing Guide

    Chemex Brewing Guide

    Written by Mark

    December 9, 2014 4:24 pm

    The Steps Put your kettle on to boil. Place your Chemex filter in the brewer with the thick portion toward the spout. Pour about 8 ounces of hot water through the filter to rinse out any pulp flavor pre-heat the... View Article

  • LUCCA Espresso Machines

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

    Written by Mark

    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

    Written by Mark

    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!

    Written by Mark

    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

    Written by Mark

    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

    Written by Mark

    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

    Written by Karen Hellweg

    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

    Written by Mark

    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