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Mar 20, 2013 12:56 AM

favorite coffee brand!

I like to drink lots of black coffee thats bitter but not super acidic. What brands have you tried?

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  1. Brazilian Dark from Fairway I but the beans and use a French press

    1. Die hard 8 O'clock fan here, with DD while on the road. I used to drink whatever coffee the wardroom had when I was in the, because milk and cream were at a premium and scarce. Now I drink more of a coffee flavored cup of half and half, so can't really help on the drinking it black part.

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      1. re: njmarshall55

        An "Eight O'Clock" fan here as well - but their medium roasts. Also like Folger's medium roasts.

          1. re: Bacardi1

            I had been driniking the 8 O'Clock whole bean brown bag but I tried their French roast and now it is my favorite.

            I like Whole Foods Pleasant Morning Buzz when I occasionally shop there.

            1. re: Kelli2006

              Omg whole paycheck coffee is AMAZING, but yeah I only shop there occasionally.

        1. Yea, I've heard great things about DD, never heard of 8 O clock, thanks! Of course, any coffee is better than none!

          I miss my french press, alas, she broke :(

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          1. re: bischlat

            I'm not sure how regional 8 O'Clock has been. Growing up in NJ, the A&P (Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company) grocery store chain used to have a large grinder at each register. You could have your bag of beans ground right there. I always associate the aroma of fresh ground beans with A&P. Other Chow threads (as well as America's Test Kitchen) really blast 8 O'Clock as being bitter and very low grade, but I like it.

            1. re: Becca Porter

              Yes! I've ordered about once a month for probably 6-7 months now. If you order a 5 lb bag, then the shipping is included in the price. You can add one lb to that for no extra shipping.

              Paypal will charge you $5, but he refunds it in a couple of days. We have been digging the Costa Rica lately. He roasts his coffee the day he ships it, btw.


            2. by mail order! is it that good?