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John Smith 17/12/11(Mon)10:26 No. 46317
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I bought a drip coffee machine today from a second hand store. I'd never used on before today. I had some coffee for a French press i used to use til i broke it and made a pot.
I hadn't used the coffee for a few moths and it tasted a little "dirty", I think I need to try a few different brands to find one I like.
I didn't want to be wasteful so I drank the lot, it was nicer than in the French press but it got me quite worked up as since I quit smoking I have cut back to only one cup of instant in the morning.
How do you have your coffee? Are there any particular types of coffee you use?
I like my coffee strong and with some milk and two teaspoons of sugar.


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John Smith 17/12/12(Tue)05:35 No. 46319

Hello John

I take my coffee pour over with more grounds than you need for one cup. its a simple process but its like a Sunday ritual for me at this point. I can't handle too much caffeine though, it really messes with my head so I try sticking to one cup.


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John Smith 17/12/13(Wed)16:41 No. 46322

John, I, too, enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning and also use instant for this process. I find that it makes adjusting the strength of the caffeine better as well.
Just to make it the complete better living (debatable, I know) through chemistry coffee, I also use powdered creamer occasionally, and always use distilled water. I prefer my h2o sans flourides and plastics.


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John Smith 17/12/19(Tue)23:28 No. 46327

I always use a drip machine. I make it very strong, almost fill the filter completely and then add about milk to 1/3 of the total cup. Lots of sugar,like three real spoons full.


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John Smith 18/03/15(Thu)20:16 No. 46452

Whats the dead with Kcups?


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John Smith 18/03/16(Fri)19:40 No. 46453

>>46452
Excellent question, John. When the Keurig machines first came out, I dismissed them, assuming they'd die out quickly because it was then an obscure proprietary system to do something that was fairly easy to do otherwise. Clearly I underestimated the public's appreciation for the convenience of having a single serving's worth of coffee pre-measured in a self-contained pod.


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John Smith 18/03/18(Sun)17:06 No. 46454

I always pour boiling water over my coffee grounds and let it steep for as long as I think is necessary. It makes it very strong and dark, and I don't add anything like milk or sugar. When I feel it's done I transfer to a new cup with a small sieve, the grounds mostly stay in the bottom of the old cup anyway but I like to make sure as sandy coffee is unpleasant.

I've been using espresso grounds lately. I think the dustier grind leads to more particulate making it through my sieve, giving the coffee a creamier texture despite being black. I like it.


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John Smith 18/04/01(Sun)07:35 No. 46491

>>46453
Indeed John. Personally I avoid them, for I find them to be wasteful



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