Originally Posted by Timothy
I've also drank DD coffee at their stores and again, taste no difference between that and the Maxwell House at home after brewing.
If you were given a blind taste test, do you think you would be able to pick out DD's coffee from others?
I can certainly taste the differences in coffee. I've been drinking different brands long enough to without question, tell a difference.
DD has a unique flavor that I like and find consistent in taste even as the coffee begins to cool. What I don't understand is... I can buy the whole bean coffee from the store, bring it home, grind it and make coffee but that unique flavor I cannot duplicate at home. I have only bought one (1) pound of coffee from DD so I was thinking the bag was old. I did buy it from a discounted basket at the DD store. It was like $1 off a normal bag. I looked at the date and it said "best if used by 10/7/12" and I bought it in July at the store. The coffee wasn't bad, it just didn't have that DD signature flavor that I have grown to love when buying cups of coffee at the stores.
Do you think it was the close "use by" date? I mean, they had them in the discount basket for a reason I would think.