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Toddy Cold Drip Coffee Maker [Moved from General Topics board]

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Mother of four Nov 20, 2007 05:17 PM

Has anyone heard of this coffee system? I was just talking to my son and he mentioned it, as I was talking to him I Googled it. Sort'a strange, but people seem to like it. Love to hear from anyone who has tried it.

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    pgeorgia Nov 20, 2007 05:40 PM

    I love my toddy maker. It makes the smoothest, most intense iced coffee. You just have to be make sure to use coarsely ground coffee (not drip ground coffee which is finer) and keep the ratio of coffee to water exactly one pound to one gallon.

    I don't like to heat it up for hot coffee though, I think it loses flavor.

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      PatBastrop Nov 20, 2007 07:31 PM

      I've had one for years, and really love it in the summertime! Makes great iced coffee. I never heat the extract -- just add hot water to it.

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        LisaN Nov 20, 2007 08:14 PM

        Here is a link to a bunch of threads on Chowhound that have discussed it. I've seen it more under cold brew coffee

        http://www.chow.com/search?search%5Bq...

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          Burgoober Nov 21, 2007 11:43 AM

          I love it - I wouldn't survive summer without it.

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            zin1953 Nov 21, 2007 12:49 PM

            Great for iced. Not great for anything else.

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