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nowaypablo  ·  1455 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Lets talk Coffee (and tea)

Thoughts on Nespresso? They come in those cups and you dont have the liberty of choosing how to do anything but it makes a reaaally smooth cup. As picky as I may like to get (I'm with you on the Sumatra, I don't dig acidity and keep citrusy to a minimum), I can't help enjoy the convenience for what appears to be a decent brew.

cgod  ·  1455 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Looks pretty fucking disgusting to me but coffee is about what you like, not what someone else does. If I had to choose between 7/11 or Nespresso I'd probably play it safe with 7/11 drip. I don't think you can pull a good shot of espresso with a machine under $2000 but Mr. Coffee isn't all bad for under $30 bucks.

Maybe they've revolutionized coffee with science but I'm pretty sure that they are revolutionizing marketing with names like "CARAMELIZIO!" and why not, worked for Starbucks.

I don't mind an acidic coffee here and there. I mostly like trying lots of different coffee that someone with a lot more dedication than me has picked out. I generally carry two to three different drip coffees every week and see at least two to three new coffees every month. It might just be from a different farm in a region I've had before but it can really make a difference. My roaster usually has about five to six single origin coffee's at his shop and he is always hunting down new interesting coffee's, it's why I chose him over the guys that put out two rock solid consistent blends that never change accompanied by two or three good single origins chosen for the the fact that they will almost always be available. I'd rather keep it interesting than rock solid reliable.

nowaypablo  ·  1455 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    I'm pretty sure that they are revolutionizing marketing with names like "CARAMELIZIO!

LOL. But ok, it's good to know they're that despised, even if I like the taste. Thanks.

I drink coffee to increase productiom and stave off passing the fuck out at 4pm, and only from there out of my own interest think about what I'd actually like to drink. So in my case I'd say the most reliable cup is a more important goal than the most interesting. Oh what a wonderful world the ol' cup o joe.