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Old 08-26-2016, 02:34 PM   #11
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I don't own one of these, but if I was in the market for a single cup coffee maker, I would probably get an AeroPress. The local coffee roaster (that roasts and blends the best coffee I've had) carries and recommends them, and I read a great review in Business Week (of all places).

The Aerobie® AeroPress® Coffee Maker
I just watched a Youtube video on the AeroPress. It seemed like a lot of work to produce a cup of coffee. Plus, there are several parts to this thing that need to be rinsed and cleaned after each use....
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Old 08-26-2016, 04:03 PM   #12
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Another Keurig user here. As only a one or two cup a morning coffee drinker, it works perfectly for me. I buy dark roast and use the reusable cups. Once in a while I'll buy the beans and grind my own.
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Old 08-26-2016, 04:18 PM   #13
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I don't own one of these, but if I was in the market for a single cup coffee maker, I would probably get an AeroPress.
There are pieces of this hanging around the Amoretti Test Kitchen, but I have never seen it assembled or used. Until you posted the link I didn't even know exactly what it was. Maybe some day I will hunt down all the pieces, assemble it and make some coffee.
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Old 08-26-2016, 04:32 PM   #14
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Keurig/Peets coffee and a coffee press.......love 'em both!
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Old 08-26-2016, 06:15 PM   #15
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I'm old school here.

Haven't been impressed with java I've had from those fancy new Keurig machines.

I tend to believe it's all about the Java used, the amount of java used, and the temperature of the water.

Here's my single cup set up and whole pot set up.
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Old 08-26-2016, 07:33 PM   #16
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I'm old school here.

Haven't been impressed with java I've had from those fancy new Keurig machines.

I tend to believe it's all about the Java used, the amount of java used, and the temperature of the water.

Here's my single cup set up and whole pot set up.
I use a similar setup, it consists of the old basket and pot from my defunct Mr. Coffee machine.

I've been meaning to buy a new coffee pot for the last several years and just haven't gotten around to it!
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Old 08-26-2016, 07:47 PM   #17
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...Keurig might be convenient, but it just can't compare to fresh roasted quality whole bean coffee that is ground just before brewing...
I agree. Nothing like taking the lid off the grinder and inhaling before setting up the pot. I suppose if someone wants the convenience of a single-cup brewer, they usually* won't bother using a removable grounds holder for their Keurig. We order beans from a MA roaster in Orange. Fresh-roasted before they send it our way - I swear the bags of beans are warm when they are delivered! The different varieties are wonderful, and deliciously different. Most are less than $10 a full pound. Quality and value - my idea of a deal.

I've been itching to do a BB&B run and buy myself a new toy. I think I'll keep that Aero-press in mind...

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Old 08-26-2016, 07:52 PM   #18
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I'm old school here...
Zagut, we still have Himself's old Coffee Cone from his college days...in the mid-1960s! It has saved us on a number of occasions, like when a coffee pot suddenly dies or the power goes out. Nothing like a hot cup of coffee when you have no power, thanks to a Coleman camp stove and the reliable coffee cone.

Besides, what's old is new again. "Pour-over" coffee is the new, hot trend. You've been trendy longer than any Hipster has been alive!
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Old 08-26-2016, 08:17 PM   #19
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https://www.amazon.com/MCU-Single-Mu...s=bunn+my+cafe

This is what I have. I've had it for 2 years now and it works great. Has multiple ways to brew and can make up to 14 oz of coffee. Has a setting to make it stronger too. Can use the kcups or your own ground. Has a way to do tea also. I've been really pleased with it.
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Old 08-26-2016, 08:30 PM   #20
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We have both a Cuisinart 12-cup and a Keurig. Mostly I grind beans and brew half a pot. When I'm feeling lazy, I use a K-cup as does SO.
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