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Brokedownclimber

Trad climber
Douglas, WY
Oct 12, 2012 - 08:21pm PT
I LOVE coffee!I have a motto: No Coffee, no workee.
I thinks we should all post our faves here:

Mine is Tanzanian Peaberry, which is awfully hard to find these days. I, first place by my taste buds is Arabian Mocha, but I haven't seen any for 4-5 years. Ethiopian Sidamo is always a contender. You may notice that these are all East Arfrican coffees. The world's best!
Tobia

Social climber
Denial
Oct 12, 2012 - 08:28pm PT
just entering this parlor. no one speaks in my house until I have coffee; but then again it is just me, two dogs and a snake. none the less everyone respects the house rule. It is a family tradition.



mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 12, 2012 - 08:47pm PT
Dingus, get yer mug outa my face, unless that's for me.

Don't you drink coffee on your approach drives?

I know I used to and spilled quite a few cups of joe on the road. there wasn't a cuholder in the van, nor the pickup.
Useful for a variety of things.
Useful for a variety of things.
The "Commuter" is the most popular by far.
The "Commuter" is the most popular by far.
The "Full Race" cupholder, cups have remote tracking devices.
The "Full Race" cupholder, cups have remote tracking devices.
If you need to figure how big a cupholder you need, here's this piece of arcane knowledge that every bra-ista should know.
http://www.sheknows.com/how-to/beauty-how-to gallery/how-to-determine-your-bra-size/step-3-determine-cup

In 1983, when I moved back to the Central Valley, there was one espresso machine that I knew of and that was in the vegetarian restaurant on Hwy 140 in the center of Mariposa. Nowadays, cosi fan tutte.
The main drag in Mariposa had the only espresso machine in three count...
The main drag in Mariposa had the only espresso machine in three counties in the seventies and early eighties, it semed to me. I think it was in this building or one close by.
Credit: Just Plain Mike or justplainmike, it's just plain Mike
Peet's, the billion-dollar firm, now has a firm hold in the Yosemite L...
Peet's, the billion-dollar firm, now has a firm hold in the Yosemite Lodge Food Court.
And who could forget this scorching revelation about greedy corporate giants who...Never mind. It's the coffee.
Remind me to p.m. that guy, what's-his-name.
Remind me to p.m. that guy, what's-his-name.
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Oct 12, 2012 - 08:47pm PT
Today I joined the Aeropress movement. There is no going back!
gf

climber
Oct 12, 2012 - 08:52pm PT
hey jaybro -can you send a link to the one you are using?
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 12, 2012 - 09:58pm PT
"Enter the Americano."

Non, monsieur gf. Non, non, non, non, non.

Correction immediately called for so referral to the John Dill Dikshinairy, or Wikipedia as you all know it, is forthcoming.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caff%C3%A8_Americano

I can understand the confusion. Just blame it on too much coffee and fergeddaboudit.



sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Oct 12, 2012 - 11:30pm PT
My brother turned me on to the aeropress awhile back.
He sells them @ his coffee joint in Vancouver
Elysian Coffee on Broadway
Ask for Alistair, and he'll set you up w/ the 'climber's discount".
He's a roaster, be sure to sample the goods.
zBrown

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Oct 13, 2012 - 12:06am PT
Taste of Java (no chikoree) is like volcanic rush!!

Money is nothing compared to a fired up day.

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 13, 2012 - 03:17am PT
I guess zBrown drinks it black as a whore's heart.
Or is that an Angus bull's ass?
...a crow?
...a raven's wing?
...ink?
...tar?
...soot?
...pitch?
...the grave?
...death?

As black as one of Weej's sulks?

gf

climber
Oct 13, 2012 - 04:26am PT
Good eye Squire Merced -Actually we took the lead from the CEO of Illy, who in a guest spot in the NYT titled "the boss" dismissed the wiki (and correct definition) as "hot brown water". Consider it a subversive attempt to put the coffee back in the swill.
Naitch

climber
Seneca area
Oct 13, 2012 - 08:58am PT
My new post-modern industrial strength Pharos hand grinder. Wow! Didn't know that coffee could be so good - whether aero-press, pour-over, or espresso.

Pharos grinder by Orphan Espresso
Pharos grinder by Orphan Espresso
Credit: Naitch
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Oct 13, 2012 - 09:13am PT
gf -http://aerobie.com/products/aeropress.htm

And, when im on the road. I've been using the same hand grinder I got at rei for almost twenty years now.


"I take it black as the sky on a moonless night" - special agent Dale Cooper
Naitch

climber
Seneca area
Oct 13, 2012 - 09:25am PT


The AeroPress along with Orphan Espresso's Lido hand grinder make an incredible travel setup

http://www.orphanespresso.com/OE-Lido-Design-Study_ep_646-1.html

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 13, 2012 - 10:17am PT
Impressive sh#t, Taco dwellers.

Nobody impressed with Taco Bell coffee, I hope!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 13, 2012 - 10:26am PT
Yet what before my wondering eyes should appear
But this little review in my local papeer.

No, acutally, this is from Chowbella, the website: not to be mis-matched with Chowchilla, the city south of Merced, home of all that's good and rare...

Let's count downthe menu offerings from absolute best to absolute worst.
7. Seattle's Best Coffee. If the line at Starbucks is too long, you could do a lot worse than Taco Bell's coffee. Granted they haven't sunk as many dollars into their brew as McD's, but it's hot, full of caffeine, and cheap. If you're feeling fancy, they have vanilla and mocha iced lattes too.
With coffee being the best thing on Taco Bell's new "First Meal" menu, abandon hope all ye who enter here...
Kenygl

Trad climber
Salt Lake City
Oct 13, 2012 - 10:38am PT
When I worked the kitchen crew in Toulumne Lodge in the late 80's there were a couple women who had Pete's mailed in. I wasn't much of a coffee drinker at the time but things change. Now I love the stuff and always look for more robust and flavourful beans. Climbing and coffee the enduring legacy. I think Nita was working there during that time period as well.
Sierra Ledge Rat

Mountain climber
Old and Broken Down in Appalachia
Oct 13, 2012 - 12:13pm PT
Coffee causes cancer. Ironic that he delivers the java to a cancer center.

Is he drumming up business?
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 13, 2012 - 12:28pm PT
He's just drumming up smiles.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Oct 13, 2012 - 12:40pm PT
I'm surprised that some hoser hasn't waxed effusively about the joys of Tim Hortons wonder brew.
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Oct 13, 2012 - 12:46pm PT
You wanna talk coffee??

Check out the Behmor 1600 Yo!!
http://www.sweetmarias.com/sweetmarias/coffee-roasters/drum-roasters/behmor.html


I roast my own coffee once a week on my deck, whilst supping an ale.
it's kinda like making popcorn... but cooler. It takes 1/2 hr. of my time.

Get green beans from here: you can choose beans/growers you prefer.
Por exemplo:
http://www.sweetmarias.com/coffee.central.costarica.php#3500


FRESH roast... weekly... to your taste... without the trucking, packaging, etc.

Just seems like a good idea to me.

These guys have all the info you need.

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