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Old 11-08-2012, 09:49 AM   #11
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well, i seem to be scheduled for a sfb fog chaser shipment on december 11th. i made several attempts to change the date without success. don't know if this is a sandy-related delay in shipping, or something else....
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:24 AM   #12
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I've had the Fog Chaser and the Rain Forest OneCups, and the Rogers family knows how to roast coffee. They were both good, even though I prefer my Senseo or Krups Home Cafe single serve coffee pod machines to the Keurig, but I support anyone who is sticking it to the Green Mountain/Keurig monopoly.

I still buy the San Francisco Bay coffees in whole bean form and make my own pods with my Perfect Pod Maker.
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:56 AM   #13
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sir loin, you seem to have your coffee affairs well in hand. my entire objective is to secure a reliable and affordable source of good quality coffee k cups. it is not always true that you get what you pay for....
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Old 11-08-2012, 12:22 PM   #14
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My daughtere lover her Keurig, you are all raving about yours, and I sit here waiting for my Mr. Coffee to finish dripping. I have never hoped my coffee maker would wear out, break down, die. But I am now. It works perfectly fine and is only a few years old. So I am stuck with it. When it does finally bite the dust, I will have quite an education, thanks to DC members on the best place to buy the cups, or machine, etc. I will be the most informed consumer. Thanks for all the information. I have it all in my head. Now I just hope my memory doesn't fail me.
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:33 AM   #15
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I've had the Fog Chaser and the Rain Forest OneCups, and the Rogers family knows how to roast coffee. They were both good, even though I prefer my Senseo or Krups Home Cafe single serve coffee pod machines to the Keurig, but I support anyone who is sticking it to the Green Mountain/Keurig monopoly.

I still buy the San Francisco Bay coffees in whole bean form and make my own pods with my Perfect Pod Maker.

sirloin, do you have an opinion about the coffee/latte/espresso maker, verismo, put out by starbucks in recent months? will starbucks be able to follow you home at some point?
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:03 PM   #16
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I have a Senseo and three Krups Home Cafes (one for home, one for work,a nd one for parts!), which use pods. I have a Krups coffee/espresso combo machine with a frother that uses ground coffee, and I have a Keurig machine that uses either k-cups or the adapter that you put your own coffee into. The last thing I need is another coffeemaker, especially a single source coffee capsule coffeemaker!

Starbucks is on every corner (usually next door to or across the street from a Walgreens!) and in almost every supermarket. They don't need to follow you home, they can see you, no matter where you go!
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:13 PM   #17
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I am old enough to have seen companies that expand too fast and too far go under at some point. And Starbucks will be one of them. Mr. Coffee at one time was "the one" coffee maker to have in your kitchen. Now they are way back of the pack. Still there, but not as visible as they once were. They too will have to come out with a "Keurig" type machine to stay viable in the coffee maker market. I am now waiting to see what Dunkin' Donuts will come out with. This battle of these lovely coffee maker machines is very interesting.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:36 PM   #18
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I have not heard of or seen them either
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Old 01-18-2014, 06:48 PM   #19
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PAC, PAC, Pacanis (waving wildly) I'm Over Heeeer--here i am!!! so, you were saying, pac, back at mia, you like the SFB breakfast blend, yes? you like it better than the fogchaser, i take it. do tell me more. i've only had the SFB fogchaser and french roast blends so far. i had read somewhere that the breakfast blend was a somewhat 'lighter' blend than the others. have you tried the rainforest reserve? what i should do, probably, is buy one of their variety packages, and sample them all. i think they are all priced real nice, and i'm sure lovin' that....
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Old 01-18-2014, 07:11 PM   #20
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Yes, I tried the fog chaser and the breakfast blend and prefer the bb. It even smells better when you cut open a bag, more of the coffee smell I am used to.
I will say, like you mentioned, the fog chaser was growing on me, but the blend is smoother. I drink my coffee (typically) with milk in it and the fog I was having to add a bit more to tame it. The blend I'll drink black on occasion.
I'll probably sign on for a program where they mail out an 80 pk automatically, but Amazon has been good to me while I figure out a flavor.
And I found if the pod sticks to the top of my Keurig, like i mentioned before where it's not that easy to just pry it off, if I close and open the machine again it unsticks itself and stays where it should. And they aren't messy anyway. K-cups retain a little liquid if you get careless with throwing them away. The pods feel dry almost.

Big props for the SFB brand.
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