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Dang, the best instant coffee ever!!

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Detectorist, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. Detectorist

    Detectorist

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    I just had some Nescafe Clasico Dark Roast instant coffee. What an experience!! Before I tried this particular brand, I was considering purchasing a personal espresso maker.

    No more. This coffee is rich and full bodied and has an incredible aroma.

    Try it, you'll like it.
     
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  2. CitizenOfDreams

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    The snobs will probably crucify me, but the worst instant coffee tastes better than the best brewed coffee.

    Edit: well, maybe that was an exaggeration, but average instant coffee beats average brewed coffee hands down.
     
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  3. Detectorist

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    I don't know about 'better', but it gets real close.

    I'm wired now. Ready for my workout.
     
  4. Yo

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    Absolutely not. Most instant coffee doesn't task like fresh-brewed coffee, and doesn't have the aroma of fresh-brewed coffee. Now if you're talking about weak, brewed coffee that has been sitting around for 4 hours and reheated until it is bitter and rancid... yes I suppose some instant might seem better than that...

    Why bother with instant when you can brew a couple cups with a small French press in the same amount of time...
     
  5. LASTRESORT20

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    ~ "Nescafe Clasico Dark Roast instant coffee" ~

    Alright ya got me curious.....will pick some up tomorrow...been doing the Folgers coffee ...will try something new.

    I`ll be back.......:)
     
  6. rednoved

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    My keurig makes coffee pretty fast. Tastes good too.
     
  7. jtmac

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    Where I go in South America, if you ask for coffee you will get Nescafe instant without exception.

    I've certainly come across instant coffee in the US, but the people that go with me are stunned by this stuff. First there's confusion, then there's some marvel that such a product exists, and then there's clamoring that they have to take some back with them.

    I can't stand coffee, so I can't have an opinion. But it's funny to me that people in general make such a big deal about "good" coffee when everyone I've seen who tries instant coffee raves about it.
     
  8. sourdough44

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    I'm not to picky about coffee, started drinking it on the USS America. Yes, I just picked up another jar of Nescafe from Sao Paulo Brazil. I do a little of most types, brewed this A.M. though.
     
  9. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    That's like saying the best caliber to shoot yourself in the face is a .45.
     
  10. skeeter7

    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    You know, I'm glad you posted about a good instant coffee because I work the night shift and I usually make a pot of coffee when I come in. I'm usually the only one who drinks it and about half the pot always goes to waste. I might give that a try next time...thanks! :thumbsup:
     
  11. Bren

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    Starbucks Via is the only good instant I have ever found. When I was in Afghanistan, my wife's office sent me about $500 worth (my best wild guess - a gave away several 72-pack boxes to the other guys and was still drinking it long after I came home).
     
  12. Ronaldo

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    +1 on the Starbucks Via but it's too pricey to drink all the time. I had been drinking a couple of cups a day but needed to save money so went to Taster's Choice Singles. Pretty tasty (for instant) and a lot cheaper than Via.

    Ronaldo, que quiero uno mas cafecito...
     
  13. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I agree. I also think Tang beat the stuffing out of real OJ. Astronauts drink it for Pete's sake! Lol

    (No, not really. But every once in a while, I get a craving for Sanka. My grandparents drank it. Tastes nothing like coffee, but I enjoy it every so often. )
     
  14. Detectorist

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    You mean...you don't drink Army coffee? lol
     
  15. frizz

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    Matter of taste. I'm a "snob" but I'll down some instant when I don't have the time to brew a cup.

    My snobbery extends to my own preference only. Looking down on someone who drinks what he prefers isn't snobbery; it is snobbery and stupidity mixed in a 1:10 ratio.
     
  16. byf43

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    The only time my Dad drank brewed coffee, is when he was visiting my house.
    He always drank instant coffee. (Taster's Choice or Maxwell House instant.)


    To me, the only use for instant coffee, is when it's sprinkled over ice cream. Period.

    :thumbsup:
     
  17. slick64

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    i have to disagree whole-heartedly with the OP on this. Growing up in a Brazilian household, my parents never made instant coffee, and I doubt my father ever drank any his entire life.

    I purchase different Lavazza whole coffee beans by the kilo. They are fresh ground for each cup in a Jura machine. Instant coffee is nasty.
     
  18. FullClip

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    I hate to admit it, but I'm drinking instant coffee in the morning right now. Just setting up apartment here in Riga and haven't found a decent coffee pot that doesn't cost an arm and a leg yet.
    I'm the kind of guy who would have to have two cups of coffee before leaving the house if I woke up and it was on fire, so the instant does the trick, but sure doesn't taste the same.

    Yo said that the french press deal is just as fast...but truth is they are a real PITA to clean.....and I'm lazy. May ahve to buy one though, at least for use on mornings I don't have to hussle off to work.
     
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    Starbucks' instant coffee is the best I've ever tried, I think it's better than their brewed coffee.
     
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  20. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    I'll have to try it just for the adventure.
    I've never had even Okay instant coffee.