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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by lsemmens » Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:02 pm

Thanks fellers I'm really looking forward to that! (I'm a kid - 61)
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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by MurphCID » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:59 am

I am going to get a De Longhi espresso machine for Christmas this year (yes I have put in my request to Lupe and the kids), and am looking for a good coffee to go with it. I loathe Starshmucks and their coffee it is burnt, bitter, and overly caffinated. I cannot stand the burnt taste. My local coffee place is closing, which sucks, but their espresso has NO burnt taste to it. So any suggestions on a good coffee for a home espresso machine.

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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by lsemmens » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:57 pm

Surpringly - I quite like the Aldi coffee pods, but freshly ground and coffee is still the best.
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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:45 pm

Hi MurphCID...
I loathe Starshmucks and their coffee it is burnt, bitter, and overly caffinated. I cannot stand the burnt taste.
Thank you for just confirming what i have said for years...If this is "Seatles Best", i do not even want to know what the worst is....Its the next nearest thing to battery acid that I can think of.

I used to have a supervisor about 20 yrs ago, who was always taking me out for a coffee with him at starbucks, I asked him "do you really hate me that much"...lol..."Lets go to dunkin donuts instead"...DAMIEN
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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by Spearmint2 » Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:44 pm

Anyone tried Yerba Mate? Taste good? Bad? Similar to coffee or tea?
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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by 151tom » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:26 pm

I like Aldi's store brand coffee it's OK and reasonably priced and on occasion I'll treat myself to a pound of freshly ground coffee for a change. :)

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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by lsemmens » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:49 am

As an aside, does anyone like Turkish coffee? We had a jar of instant Turkish coffee at work many years ago and I made the mistake of trying it. To me, it made Pablo (I presume that this brand might be available elsewhere, but, if not, think of the sweepings from the floor of your poorest coffee factory) taste like gold. It might have been just the particular brand, but it put me off Turkish coffee for life!
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Re: Tea or Coffee?

Post by 151tom » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:05 pm

When I used to smoke cigarettes many years back I tried Camel brand cigarettes and I believe those are rolled from Turkish tobacco, horrible tasting so I can only imagine that Turkish coffee is horrible tasting also.

Now days all cigarettes are horrible tasting and can't imagine why I found enjoyment from smoking them.

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