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Re: Coffee

Postby Knotty » Mon Nov 30, 2009 12:41 am

Thanks for sharing the secret handshake. I'm sure it's good stuff, but I don't usually have eggs on the trail so I'll stick with Via.

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Re: Coffee

Postby zelph » Mon Nov 30, 2009 11:54 am

Knotty wrote:Thanks for sharing the secret handshake. I'm sure it's good stuff, but I don't usually have eggs on the trail so I'll stick with Via.


My goto warm drink is Swiss Miss Dark Chocolate :D
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Re: Coffee

Postby aambee » Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:50 am

I got one of these a while back: a Press-Bot Coffee Press http://www.rei.com/product/735818 (I'll have to figure out how to post a photo).

Works in my basic Nalgene bottle. I learned to put the coffee in first (duh), then insert the press, and THEN add the hot H20. If I switch the last two step, the press tangled in the floating coffee ground and get a mouth full of it. :|
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Re: Coffee

Postby ConnieD » Fri Apr 02, 2010 3:03 pm

I have a GSI Personal Java Press, however it is big, relatively heavy and plastic

I have a Cup-pour-ri that is small, however it is plastic.

I was almost ready to purchase the Bodum Bistro Mug Press http://www.bodumusa.com/shop/line.asp?M ... &CHK=&SLT= which is glass and stainless steel and makes one cup of french press coffee.

..then, I saw this article about "cowboy coffee" swirl around and toss the gorunds enough to make one cup coffee. clean pan. no strong coffee smell in the backpack.

I figure those cowboys knew something.. so I think I will have cowboy coffee.

Here is a link for the gold-filter melitta-type http://www.teeccino.com/ProductGroupDet ... GroupID=10

Here is a link to see the titanium Snow Peak Titanium French Press - 3 Cup model http://www.rei.com/online/store/Product ... REI_SEARCH

If, none of the above, how about maybe Medaglia D'Oro freeze-dried coffee?

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Re: Coffee

Postby realityguy » Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:55 pm

On the other hand..you can take one of these stainless gizmos on the right from a thrift store..and make one of the do-wickets on the left...hacking the double layered exterior off the mug..reducing the total weight to 6-1/2oz...without the coffeee carrier that comes in the original base.It DOES hold 16 oz of water for boiling..with the top press barely on.I wouldn't try to make more than 12oz of coffee at one time though or you'll have grounds on the ground...
The cup does have a double lip so you don't burn your lips..however I do recommend a wash cloth or something for holding the cup below that after you take it off the stove.tearing the handle off the original does leave one small rough spot on the upper lip..oh well... :roll:
This might be perfect for a small cone windscreen that could tuck under the top lip to hold up the pot(hmm :idea: )...haven't tried that yet.This is our "every day-hike" drip coffee maker.

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Total height(with press knob) is 4-1/2"x3-1/2" across..3-1/8"dia inside and straight...figure 7oz with coffee holder(we don't use it;pack coffee,creamer,cocoa in another plastic cup with lid..stove goes inside...
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Re: Coffee

Postby ConnieD » Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:37 am

I have had cowboy coffee made in the description here, made by a cowboy.

I found this description, no doubt, for making a smaller quantity. http://www.ineedcoffee.com/04/cowboycoffee/

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Re: Coffee

Postby sudden » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:29 pm

The clever coffee dripper is the way to go if you are serious about your coffee. Now someone needs to make an alcohol coffee roaster. I've used a french press for years but this seems much easier to me and I can have decaf while someone else has regular from the same water boil.

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Re: Coffee

Postby aambee » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:59 pm

I have never heard of the clever coffee dripper. I always thought the french press was the best alternative. Thanks for the link!
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Re: Coffee

Postby realityguy » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:24 am

I used to use the melitta coffee brewers like that,still have a couple of them, but didn't care to pack,handle, or deal with soggy paper filters that wouldn't burn...I figure worms like the coffee grounds so I spread them out and mix them in the soil after pressing the coffee.We have VERY active worms around here. :shock: ... :lol:
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Re: Coffee

Postby zelph » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:09 pm

We have VERY active worms around here. :shock: ... :lol:


You're not cooking your coffee long enough :mrgreen:
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