Silly Commuter Coffee

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby YIMan » Wed Oct 03, 2012 18:40 pm

Is an expresso when you get an espresso really quickly?

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby WGWarburton » Thu Oct 04, 2012 09:08 am

YIMan wrote:Is an expresso when you get an espresso really quickly?


No, it's a macchiato made with breast milk.

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby Gussio » Thu Oct 04, 2012 09:37 am

*drool*

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby jibberjim » Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:00 am

adam0bmx0 wrote:Think I might try an Aeropress as an alternative to my cafetiere, think its the pressure im missing from trying to get a decent expresso.


My aeropress arrived yesterday, first test today - worked pretty well, using the same grind as Silvia likes and gives me a good espresso I ended up with something that tasted good but not as good as Silvia's. Better than a french press for sure, so as it's really for when we're away then it's a good thing I think - won't replace the machine at home though on that test. Possibly a tighter grind might be worth a try, certainly well worth it for the money though, not sure about trying it at work rather than buying though...
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby Il Principe » Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:05 am

Quite tempted by an Aeropress to use at work. Have a machine at home, but spend £2.20 a day at the mo...

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Thu Oct 04, 2012 20:37 pm

I had 10 cups of strong coffee today including one in the Rapha store which wasnt as good as Monmouth I have to report, although I am now being followed by Rapha in twitter should I be concerned ??? :roll:
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby davet2 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 21:16 pm

i find my aeropress excellent

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby Mr Sworld » Fri Oct 05, 2012 03:12 am

itboffin wrote:I had 10 cups of strong coffee today including one in the Rapha store which wasnt as good as Monmouth I have to report, although I am now being followed by Rapha in twitter should I be concerned ??? :roll:


Yes.

Call the Police and ask for their 'social network service' Officer to lodge a complaint.

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Fri Oct 05, 2012 05:37 am

Coffee No. 1 for today a cheeky Kenyan dark and fruity.
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Fri Oct 05, 2012 06:45 am

Coffee No. 2 is a mild roast from El Salvador with just a dash of semi skimmed milk.
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:15 pm

Coffee No. 3 was the daily special filter at Monmouth in Monmouth st.
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:16 pm

Now coffee No. 4 is the Fazenda do Sertao from Brasil via Monmouth a dark roast full of body.
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby adam0bmx0 » Fri Oct 05, 2012 17:16 pm

I had my favourite today which was from Flat Cap coffee Co near Scotland Yard. £9.50 for a 350g bag of Square Mile though......... I do want some to take with me when I leave London next week but is a tad steep.

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby Gussio » Fri Oct 05, 2012 17:37 pm

adam0bmx0 wrote:I had my favourite today which was from Flat Cap coffee Co near Scotland Yard. £9.50 for a 350g bag of Square Mile though......... I do want some to take with me when I leave London next week but is a tad steep.


That is a good spot for a coffee from the Flat Cap barrow on Strutton Ground. Head a bit further down, towards C4 and you will find an outstanding chippie. Another stones' throw away is Picante on Greencoat Row where you can get a wonderful burrito. Regency cafe not far away either.

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby rubertoe » Fri Oct 05, 2012 18:12 pm

Gussio wrote:
adam0bmx0 wrote:I had my favourite today which was from Flat Cap coffee Co near Scotland Yard. £9.50 for a 350g bag of Square Mile though......... I do want some to take with me when I leave London next week but is a tad steep.


That is a good spot for a coffee from the Flat Cap barrow on Strutton Ground. Head a bit further down, towards C4 and you will find an outstanding chippie. Another stones' throw away is Picante on Greencoat Row where you can get a wonderful burrito. Regency cafe not far away either.


Was in said chippie - "The laughing Halibut" at lunch time today - will try the flat cap one day next week.
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:03 am

2nd cup of Monmouth isnt helping :?
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby itboffin » Sat Oct 06, 2012 11:53 am

3rd cup after a large glass of carrot juice wasn't such a good idea
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Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby adam0bmx0 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:29 am

Sounds like an expensive day!

Think im gona hit up another one of my fav's on the way to the gym. Lantana:

http://www.lantanacafe.co.uk/

Behind Goodge Street in the back roads, tis good.

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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby mudcow007 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 09:56 am

boys an girls

a few weeks ago i would never had touched coffee with a poo-ey stick

but recently i was given some Nescafe Azera coffee to try

......oh hot caffeine soaked mistress, where have you been all my life!!

im guessing "proper coffee" an not instant is ever better-er
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Re: Silly Commuter Coffee

Postby davis » Fri Nov 02, 2012 10:53 am

mudcow007 wrote:boys an girls

a few weeks ago i would never had touched coffee with a poo-ey stick

but recently i was given some Nescafe Azera coffee to try

......oh hot caffeine soaked mistress, where have you been all my life!!

im guessing "proper coffee" an not instant is ever better-er


I've never tried Nescafe Azera, but I'm guessing it's rancid engine oil, like every other Nescafe product, and every other instant "coffee".

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