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Old 08-11-2007, 02:05 PM   #85
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I'm looking at coffee making methods for the trailer. Just curious as to what everyone else does.

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Old 08-14-2007, 09:45 PM   #86
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Bobbie, I bought this French Press insulated mug on ebay for camping. It makes almost 2 cups of the greatest coffee. I use it every day now. I use my coffe maker only when I have company.
One large tablespoon of coffee fill with hot water let set for a minute, less if you are desperate for you caffine fix, and you have great coffee.
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Old 08-17-2007, 01:41 AM   #87
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What size grind do you use in these type of cups? I am going to go looking for one this weekend.
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Old 08-17-2007, 07:25 PM   #88
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Bobbie, I bought this French Press insulated mug on ebay for camping. It makes almost 2 cups of the greatest coffee. I use it every day now. I use my coffe maker only when I have company.
One large tablespoon of coffee fill with hot water let set for a minute, less if you are desperate for you caffine fix, and you have great coffee.
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Starbucks has a stainless steel insulated french press mug as a stock item in most of their locations. Makes a great cup of coffee with no grounds leakage.
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What size grind do you use in these type of cups? I am going to go looking for one this weekend.
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I use the Costco Kirkland brand coffe in a 3 pound can. The Costco brand of coffee is the best I have found other than the very expensive custom blends. It's a dark roast fine grind.
If you cannot find one, the Ebay item # for one like mine is 220140040915.

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Old 08-18-2007, 01:10 AM   #90
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I'm gona find me a little press pot/cup this week. In the mean time the ole pour it through a filter over the cup worked for me this weekend in the Burro.
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Old 10-01-2007, 12:49 PM   #91
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Wow, the last post on this thread was in August, But having read it and being a coffee lover I didn't see the

Aeropress mentioned:

http://www.aerobie.com/Products/aeropress_story.htm

This is my favorite method for quick, excellent, no clean-up coffee. All you need is a pot to heat water. A grinder unless you grind the coffee at home before you leave.

I've used:

Ibriks -- love Greek/Turkish coffee
Press pots
Bunn Drip machines
Melita Cone and filter (no.2) My second favorite method
Moka pots
Percs - I agree with the thread that states this is the worst possible way to make coffee

I love my Aerobie Aeropress -- Check it out. Really neat for camping also

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Old 10-01-2007, 12:52 PM   #92
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Aeropress looks interesting; what about cleanup? At home, where I can wash grounds into the disposal, no big deal, but how hard is it to clean otherwise? (PS, doesn't look much different than a French press.)

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Old 10-01-2007, 01:38 PM   #93
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Aeropress looks interesting; what about cleanup? At home, where I can wash grounds into the disposal, no big deal, but how hard is it to clean otherwise? (PS, doesn't look much different than a French press.)
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Clean up:
Hold the aeropress over the trash (compost bag) gently slap the plunger with the hand and it pops the puck into the garbage. Swish the plunger in water or just wipe with a paper towel you're done. About 5- 10 seconds or less and you never touch the grinds - ever. The puck pops out the bottom into the garbage.

The plunger cleans the chamber as you press -- no cleanup of the chamber at all as with the presspot!
For me it's MUCH easier to clean than the press pot. Once the water boils you're 30-40 seconds from the cup. The coffee is comparable to the presspot but the variables in brewing a cup are more manageable with the Aeropress (I think)
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AND NO. I don't sell these things. Check out this thread for far more info on the Aeropress than you would ever want.

http://www.coffeegeek.com/forums/coffee/machines/195166

There's about 28 pages of this thread and the Aeropress is THOROUGHLY discussed and critiqued

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I agree that AeroPress does look very interesting and the website gives a lot of information and lists retailers, but I could not find a price. What does it cost?

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I agree that AeroPress does look very interesting and the website gives a lot of information and lists retailers, but I could not find a price. What does it cost?
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They run in the neighborhood of $25.00 with 350 filters. A Google shows several suppliers.
Amazon.com has them. Seems I've seen them for less that 25 in some places but the shipping may be higher

Ignore all the espresso hype on the box and advert's. It just makes an excellent cup of Joe quickly.

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Old 10-02-2007, 08:01 PM   #96
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Aeropress video below. I ordered one today from Liquidplanet.com.
http://www.aerobie.com/Products/videos/Aeropress.wmv
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Aeropress video below. I ordered one today from Liquidplanet.com.
http://www.aerobie.com/Products/videos/Aeropress.wmv
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Dave Mac,
I think you'll enjoy, at least -- I'm convinced.
Been aeropressing for several months now. Even my wife finally gave up her Melitta Single cup drip cone for the aeropress. Guess I'll have to order another one.

Read the thread on Coffeegeek.com for brewing with a gold filter or poly filter and the inverted method to get the oils into the cup. That is if you like the oils in your cup like with the presspot.

However, I think the method in the instructions and in the video are hard to improve upon. That's the way I brew.

OH! I meant to add, Alan Adler, inventor of the Aeropress is on the coffeegeek forum. He's more than glad to answer any of your questions and consider suggestions.

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I think you'll enjoy, at least -- I'm convinced.
Been aeropressing for several months now. Even my wife finally gave up her Melitta Single cup drip cone for the aeropress. Guess I'll have to order another one.

Read the thread on Coffeegeek.com for brewing with a gold filter or poly filter and the inverted method to get the oils into the cup. That is if you like the oils in your cup like with the presspot.

However, I think the method in the instructions and in the video are hard to improve upon. That's the way I brew.

OH! I meant to add, Alan Adler, inventor of the Aeropress is on the coffeegeek forum. He's more than glad to answer any of your questions and consider suggestions.

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Thanks for the info. Couple questions on YOUR use of the Aeropress:
What size grind do you use?
What temp water?
10 second step?
Fast or slow press?

I found a local coffee roasting company here in Fresno, Ca. Went to visit them at a farmers market yesterday. The reason was after reading some off the coffee geeks stuff about fresh roasted coffee. So I found this company that roast the morning they go to some of these local Farmers Markets. I got some same day roasted Columbian Supremo Bucaramana and some Guatamalan Huehuetenango. They were out of Kona but hope to have some next week. I just got couple 1/4 pound bags. I'm wanting to try this fresh roasted and grind just prior to pouring on the hot water.
Mail man just came... no Aeropress today... maybe tomorrow....
http://fabianoscoffee.com/
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