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Old 05-17-2018, 08:50 AM   #41
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great stuff I had coffee made by the great ones in Italy. man that first cup of expresso knocked me off my feet. along with that I ordered up a large 1/2 went into the trash.


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When my wife and I went to Rome last year, after going down to the breakfast room in the hotel and having espresso, I went back to the room and told her I was having an affair, with the espresso machine in the breakfast room.

I don't know what they do different in Italy, but amazing doesn't even cover it.
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Old 05-17-2018, 09:04 AM   #42
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When my wife and I went to Rome last year, after going down to the breakfast room in the hotel and having espresso, I went back to the room and told her I was having an affair, with the espresso machine in the breakfast room.

I don't know what they do different in Italy, but amazing doesn't even cover it.
Yep, my experience in Europe as well. Even the average tiny hotel has superb coffee compared to the Hampton Inns and Holiday Inns over here.
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We've got a Keurig, I use it for Ramen noodles then recycle the cups.
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This topic makes me realize just how addictive coffee is with the money we spend to import the beans, roast and grind them and then buy fancy machines to quickly get the perfect brew.
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This topic makes me realize just how addictive coffee is with the money we spend to import the beans, roast and grind them and then buy fancy machines to quickly get the perfect brew.
Addictive? I can go without coffee if I...wait....just kidding. I have no idea what that's like.
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Remember the start of this thread featured a device similar to the Aeropress that holds K-cups as an option. So for those people who love those K-cups you too can have the same benefits of space and weight saving.

In the past I used the smallest size Melita style cone filter when going camping. But I developed a liking for stronger espresso type of coffee versus drip grind so I switched to the Aeropress about 10 years ago.

For me the real bottom line is that I am not going to include a space hogging, somewhat heavy, electric powered machine in order to make coffee. My trailer interior is only 10 feet long and my car is a 4 cylinder. I want to do extended trips where there is no shore power. My choices are solar, solid or fossil fuels. So my decision is a very practical one, the Aeropress wins hands down as the sensible choice for my needs, it weighs very little, is very small in size and it makes excellent coffee. Win-win for me
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Remember the start of this thread featured a device similar to the Aeropress that holds K-cups as an option. So for those people who love those K-cups you too can have the same benefits of space and weight saving.

In the past I used the smallest size Melita style cone filter when going camping. But I developed a liking for stronger espresso type of coffee versus drip grind so I switched to the Aeropress about 10 years ago.

For me the real bottom line is that I am not going to include a space hogging, somewhat heavy, electric powered machine in order to make coffee. My trailer interior is only 10 feet long and my car is a 4 cylinder. I want to do extended trips where there is no shore power. My choices are solar, solid or fossil fuels. So my decision is a very practical one, the Aeropress wins hands down as the sensible choice for my needs, it weighs very little, is very small in size and it makes excellent coffee. Win-win for me
and uses very little water for clean up.
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Aeropress is the best option for me. The most practical and I 'm happy with the coffee it makes me (or I make it myself) every morning and lunch time.
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and uses very little water for clean up.
indeed! i use a halfsized paper towel to wipe off the 'stir stick', then after ejecting the 'puck' of spent coffee, i use the same paper towel to wipe any remaining grinds from the plunger, and its good to go for a second round. once every few days, I pull the plunger out, and wipe it down with a wet towel to remove any coffee oil accumulation. and literally thats it for cleaning.
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indeed! i use a halfsized paper towel to wipe off the 'stir stick', then after ejecting the 'puck' of spent coffee, i use the same paper towel to wipe any remaining grinds from the plunger, and its good to go for a second round.
Ditto.
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