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Svend

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #15 on: May 12, 2008, 10:26:07 am »
Good to hear that Ms. Anita is treating you well!  ;) ;) ;)  Sounds like you need some TLC given what you've written about your abdominal pain.  Good luck with that! Hope it works out, esp. before next winter!!!

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2008, 10:49:21 am »
Ms. Anita rocks!  I am going to play with the grinder to dial-in the coffee today. Almost there. It's amazing how everything goes off the grind of the beans. Also need to tamp the PF better. With a bottomless PF, I can see where I have some inconsistencies.

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2008, 02:50:19 pm »
I bought an Espro tamper, which clicks just slightly at 30 pounds.  Nice.  And gives the element of repeatability, taking one more variable out of the equation.  Very well made, too, and priced similar to the Reg Barbers.

http://www.espro.ca/

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2008, 05:51:45 am »
I'm drinking a K Cup at work right now. Someone said this was going to "save money". But I have no idea how an indivually packaged "k-cup" that's used to make one cup of coffee is saving us anything. Oh well, we have a ton of flavors vs. the old system.

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2008, 07:44:09 am »
Flavors?  Oh,  NO,,,,, please don't say you drink flavored coffee, that's wrong, evil and vile drool. Drop the cup now!  Friends don't let friends drink flavored coffee, please NO, NO,NO hazlenut or rasperry...... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOO ;D

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2008, 08:33:23 am »
Quick! Call an ambulance...get a stretcher! Ron just pulled another groin muscle lunging for Glenn's cup of hazelnut flavoured dishwater!

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2008, 09:41:26 am »
 ;D ;D ;DROTFLOL, if Gary's ski's were closeby, I
d be peeing on them.  OMG, that's Too Frickin' Funny........ ;D ;D ;D

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #22 on: May 14, 2008, 10:52:52 am »
I stick the ol' "Breakfast Blend" here at the office. I did the French Vanilla and Hazlenut...but I didn't really like the taste of those. However, when I hit Dunkin' Doughnuts, it's a medium french vanilla, light and sweet.  ;D 

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2008, 11:00:25 am »
hmm, chicks coffee with training wheels. I'm sure that and a new bra would just make my day  ;D

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #24 on: May 14, 2008, 11:46:05 am »
hmm, chicks coffee with training wheels. I'm sure that and a new bra would just make my day? ;D

Ron, I have an idea what your groin pain might be.   ;D
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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #25 on: May 14, 2008, 11:57:26 am »
oh you guys are on your game today! How many days out now? We have to do more than one event this season.

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #26 on: May 14, 2008, 12:25:17 pm »
Hey I like Hazelnut, 1/4 cup please, white hot dogs, and training bras....well actually taking pictures of Ron puttting his on or was that a training corset ....hmmm......I do have pictures. ::)

Still....all this hype about coffee.....what about us tea totalers....a nice black or green tea.or an orange peeko...ah....healt hy, soothing....but no real pop like the Triple espresso Ron chugged down at 10:30am at Steamboat last year.....at 10:40 he morphed into a pile of mash potatoes!? ;D

You, you..you...caffeine junkies.? > :P? (gee I'm starting to feeling like a poser on an Epic forum)? >:D

Best,
Garyfullofbeans
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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #27 on: May 14, 2008, 01:46:13 pm »
Hey, green tea is sacred and you do drink good stuff, no worries.  remember my killer blend of green and red tea? Its the magic elixer of skiing. Too much caffiene is no good, especially in the AM. It spike insulin and causes spikes in blood sugar levels. But, the 10 am cofee break and after lunch break is essential. Even Gary has been known to drink the ol's 1/2 coffee 1/2 hot chocalate blend.  BTW- that was 4 shots of espresso and it was at Beaver Creek. Talk about a crash! A hour later I was mush for sure.....  So many good times..

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #28 on: May 14, 2008, 01:52:09 pm »
See what that 1/2 hot chocolate and 1/2 coffee did to my brain....and that's the story I'm sticking with!

Yes...your green and red tea blend is a concoction worthy of "Heal thyself to better skiing"? ;D

That stuff is just the best and thank you for introducing it to my innards!

That's right it was a 4 shot espresso.....holy moly talk about crash and burn....I do attest...it was not pretty!

Yep...ya just can't make this stuff up!

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Re: coffee, french press and espresso
« Reply #29 on: May 15, 2008, 08:25:57 am »
Anita and Mazzer at home