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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:Chocolate has it's own thread, so here's coffee's



I've just bought the most disgusting/vile cup of coffee ever from the Benjy's Delivered van outside work. After adding 3 spoons of sugar it's still too bitter to drink. Their website states:



"delivering a fantastic cup of coffee. We have spent an absolute fortune in making sure that every time you buy a cup of coffee from us it is perfect in every way."




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I've been procrastinating over buying a decent espresso machine for a while and taking my coffee with me, i just don't want to start drinking several cups a day!


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Dressed in Black
BRONZE Member since Feb 2005

Dressed in Black

A Fire Inside
Location: portsmouth and sometimes oxfor...

Total posts: 191
Posted:ahhh coffee *drools*

i love coffee but my flat mate took her kettle out of our kitchen so have been v. stone age and boiling water in a saucepan!! thats my coffee desperation!


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gita
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

gita

.:*distracted by shiny things*:.
Location: brizvegas, Australia

Total posts: 3776
Posted:mmm...coffee... smile

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if at first you do succeed, try not to look too astonished!

smile! grin it confuses people!

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The Tea Fairy
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

The Tea Fairy

old hand
Location: Behind you...

Total posts: 853
Posted:I love coffee, but I can't have more than 1 a day. I drank so much coffee and ate so much chocolate when I was young I made myself completely caffeine intolerant for about 2 years! I was violently sick and got migraines any time I ingested caffiene.

Needless to say, I weaned myself back onto chocolate with the cunning use of chocolate chips. Tea is fine now too, and coffee in moderation. biggrin


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pineapple pete
SILVER Member since Sep 2004

pineapple pete

water based
Location: melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 5125
Posted:add ice magic

"you know there are no trophys for doing silly things in real life yeah pete?" said ant "you wont get a 'listened to ride of the valkyries all the way to vietnam' trophy"

*proud owner of the very cute fire_spinning_angel, birgit and neon shaolin*

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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth, Australia

Total posts: 5814
Posted:Coffee is one of those things that should taste as good as it smells. Trouble is I get a gag reflex if I drink/eat it. I keep trying though, just in case because it smells so good.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay, United Kin...

Total posts: 7330
Posted:naughty but yummy smile


cole. x


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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fizzgig
BRONZE Member since May 2005

Member
Location: petersfield innit, United King...

Total posts: 3
Posted:cool cool cool cool cool

tea or coffee

TEA WINS!!!!


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Nephtys


Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Total posts: 835
Posted:Flid, you have to get one of these !! They're cheap, portable and make fantastic espresso!

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Sdrawkcab
BRONZE Member since May 2005

newbie
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Ki...

Total posts: 21
Posted:now the questions is who know which has more caffine?
i do and its a damn weird answer but it does make sense when ya think about it.

Otherwise yeah coffee kicks ass
Tea strains udders??? confused2


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heyahoney
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

heyahoney

Redneck Woman
Location: Texas, Yeeeeehaaaaaw, USA

Total posts: 566
Posted:Kim loves coffee

Top Three Things I've Learn While Being A Mom
1. Baby poop comes in many colors.
2. Makes sure all dirty diapers are not accessable to my dog.
3. Burp rags are not big enough.

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:I had the worst cup of coffee from a cafe in NZ as well. Bitter does not even begin to describe it. Stomach turning, potent mud is what it was. I have a friend who would have loved it! lol

So...does anyone add anything when they brew theirs?
You can put spices in the filter to flavor the coffee. I have used cayenne pepper (not bad), vanilla bean (scrumptious), cinnamon-nutmeg...very christmas tasting *g*. I was told to try bits of fruit as well, to add a bit of sweetness.

My mum gave me a 10 cup pot. It makes waaay more coffee than I can drink, but I do love my iced coffee with some sugar and milk..yummmmm...so it works out.

Someone once told me she can taste the difference between caffienated and de-caf. I can't and love the flavor of coffee, so I drink de-caf normally. Can anyone else taste it?

Gnor, I was the same way once. I loved chocolate and hated coffee. Then my tastes changed and I can give or take chocolate but love the coffee...tea too but since the thread is about coffee.. wink


Oh..and I was given this bag of coffee beans here, anyone think I should try to make chocolate covered coffee beans?


Pele
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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:Written by: Nephtys
Flid, you have to get one of these !!



That seems too much like hard work to me smile

I've done lots of window shopping for espresso makers in the UK costing 150-200 in the past few months. There's a lot of crap out there, including models branded reputable as being made by reputable/famous companies, but are infact OEMd.

Written by: heyahoney
Kim loves coffee



ok, that's kind of random. Who is kim?


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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:Written by: Pele
So...does anyone add anything when they brew theirs?




not directly in with the coffee grains, but ameretto syrup is good to stir in instead of sugar smile

Written by: Pele
Oh..and I was given this bag of coffee beans here, anyone think I should try to make chocolate covered coffee beans?



Go for it, assuming they've been stored properly/are edible


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heyahoney
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

heyahoney

Redneck Woman
Location: Texas, Yeeeeehaaaaaw, USA

Total posts: 566
Posted:I am kim. lol. I love french vanilla coffee

Top Three Things I've Learn While Being A Mom
1. Baby poop comes in many colors.
2. Makes sure all dirty diapers are not accessable to my dog.
3. Burp rags are not big enough.

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flid
BRONZE Member since Aug 2002

flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3136
Posted:I'm getting urges now to start threads about all sorts of food I wanna eat right now biggrin

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heyahoney
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

heyahoney

Redneck Woman
Location: Texas, Yeeeeehaaaaaw, USA

Total posts: 566
Posted:No...dont do that cause i will get on them and start talkin about pizza with ranch or ice and pickle juice.......

Top Three Things I've Learn While Being A Mom
1. Baby poop comes in many colors.
2. Makes sure all dirty diapers are not accessable to my dog.
3. Burp rags are not big enough.

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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:Vietnameese coffee is by far the best i ever had. I even brought a kilo of it home. smile

Love is the law.

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The Tea Fairy
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

The Tea Fairy

old hand
Location: Behind you...

Total posts: 853
Posted:Baileys in coffee...mmmmmmm.....
ubblove


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jemima (jem)
SILVER Member since Dec 2002

jemima (jem)

Pooh-Bah
Location: london, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1750
Posted:mmmmm ooh yeah Baileys in coffee, cole why is it naughty?

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Baileys and Kahlua mixed is divine as well TTF

Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Raro


member
Location: Tas, Aus

Total posts: 97
Posted:man i could do with a coffee right now
mmmmmmmmm coffee.... bounce2 i'm having trouble concentrating now...coffee keeps invading my thoughts


The Salmon moose!

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ImmortalAngel
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Scientist!
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Total posts: 578
Posted:I work in a cafe -.- Not only can I taste the difference, I can smell the difference and I'm sure that given enough time, would probably be able to spot the difference -.-
On that note, I love coffee biggrin
As for espresso...espresso and choclate milk (otherwise known as a moccachino!).


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monkeynamedspank


monkeynamedspank

Padawan
Location: Bolton

Total posts: 197
Posted:I like cheap nasty coffee. The stuff from coffee houses and stuff is wrong somehow. Maybe i object paying so much for it. I do generally only buy coffee when i'm knackered now, otherwise i'll have tea. Went through a period of drinking several mugs a day and i find it a bit rich now.

Damn the addictiveness of forums! (Or should it be addictivity?)

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Selenia


Selenia

member
Location: Finland, Lappeenranta

Total posts: 28
Posted:I put cardemom and vanilla together sometimes in with the coffee grains.

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roarfire
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside, Australia

Total posts: 2676
Posted:I've just started drinking coffee lately

I'm loving it smile


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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands, United Kingd...

Total posts: 7263
Posted:EUGH COFFEE!!
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Did you know that coffee is actually the spawn of satans scrotum, extracted daily by Robert Maxwell himself! It's true you know!! wink


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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fluffy napalm fairy

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land

Total posts: 3638
Posted:Iced coffee with condensed milke (malasian stylee) is so naughty and delicious it's untrue.

-get a big glass.
-make some uber-strong fresh coffee
-cram glass with ice
-pour hot fresh coffee over
-pour in 1cm (ish) condensed milk

and either: giggle cos it looks like an upside down pint of guiness ubblol
or - mix it all up and attempt not to groan with sheer pleasure wink biggrin


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Sniper
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Sniper

Snoochie-boochie-noochies!
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 663
Posted:coffee's part of the friday night/sat morning manchester 'ritual'

go to rockworld allnighter on friday, leave 7am sat and head to koffee pot 2 for a brew


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Sam Jelfs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

member
Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Total posts: 26
Posted:I love coffee... i drink huge amounts of it, generally about 10 cups a day... Some of the best machines out there are the Gaggia ones, and for those in the uk check out a shop called Whittards of Chelsea if you have one near you... their staff know their stuff and are really cool people (guess who i used to work for wink lol )

always make sure your coffee beans are kept in an air tight container and in the freezer... there is no point in freezing ground it doesnt make it last much longer... generally only keep ground for 2 weeks... beans 1 month out of the freezer, or 3 months frozen.


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Dressed in Black
BRONZE Member since Feb 2005

Dressed in Black

A Fire Inside
Location: portsmouth and sometimes oxfor...

Total posts: 191
Posted:Dunc - ubblol no no no spawn of satans scrot is marmite, silly!!

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