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The best cup of coffee

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Life' started by N3AWS, Jul 13, 2021.

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  1. KI4POT

    KI4POT Ham Member QRZ Page

    I "discovered" a new coffee.

    It's Winklepicker from The Two Roosters in Roanoke, VA. I stumbled upon it while at the grocery store there getting stuff for dinner at my in-laws' the other weekend. The Two Roosters are a local company I hadn't heard of, so I bought a bag to bring to the beach this week.

    Winklepicker is a dark roast, but with low acidity. Six heaping teaspoons in a standard sized drip coffee pot made a very rich and dark brew that is still smooth as silk. I may end up stocking up on this one.

    Chris
     
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  2. N1XDS

    N1XDS QRZ MODERATOR Volunteer Moderator QRZ Page

    For the gentleman and ladies who drink Hawaiian/Kona coffee where do you purchase your coffee from? I am looking for recommendations thank you!

    - Jamie
     
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  3. K7KBN

    K7KBN Ham Member QRZ Page

    During my active duty time in the Navy, I had to add cream (probably condensed milk) and sugar to a cup of coffee. Only after I got married and paying good money for coffee did it occur to me that adding things made all coffees taste the same so I started with black coffee and haven't gone back. Wife likes Kona blends; I prefer dark roasts. Our son is always looking for new things to try. He's been through the Peet's "Major Dickason" blends. He and I like Green Mountain Double Diamond.
     
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  4. KC7JNJ

    KC7JNJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    well if your military coffee was anything like cans of pencil shavings that passed for coffee when I was in it had to be doctored to be drank. :confused: I think tabasco might have even helped it.
     
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  5. N8AFT

    N8AFT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Looks interesting. TNX fer the link... However no sale for me due to not accepting PayPal...
    Been happy with what the XYL brings home - Aldi's dark roast with a matching scoop of Bustelo espresso.
    Good stuff on a budget... ;)
     
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  6. N4QX

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    I've become a Nespresso addict since being gifted a machine a few years ago. The machine died about the beginning of the year. Nespresso comped me a replacement due to my stellar patronage in the capsule market.

    Makes early morning remote ITU meetings tolerable.
     
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  7. WF7A

    WF7A Subscriber QRZ Page

    I second Nespresso--good stuff, but it's a little too expensive for us. The nice thing is that you can send back the pods for recycling so they don't end up in a landfill like disposable ones do...by the billions.

    Jamie--all I can recommend is to shop Amazon and the better coffee sites for the real stuff--not a blend! Be prepared to open up your wallet since real Kona coffee is expensive.
     
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  8. N3IOE

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  9. N9SOX

    N9SOX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Visited and ordered from here regularly.

    Greenwell Farms in Kealakekua, Hawaii

    https://www.greenwellfarms.com/
     
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  10. M7TLT

    M7TLT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Milk, 2 sugars, drink it as it comes
     
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