Ever use the machines in the stores?

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Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby LoriL » 21 Mar 2010, 04:38

I love to grind my own coffee beans into coffee when I'm at the store (grocery store). My daughter does too. One time we made such a mess, she was grinding and did way too many and we had coffee all over the floor.

Do you like to use those machines?
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby peter » 22 Mar 2010, 05:30

Yes, it gives me kinda nice feeling when grinding coffee in the store. But that's only when I'm in a good mood and don't have to hurry to some other places :-)
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby Beanz » 22 Mar 2010, 06:37

I love those machines. I like when the aroma fills the isle and I love the sound of the beans grinding and resonating throughout the store.
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby JavaJane » 23 Mar 2010, 05:26

You can save a lot on coffee by grinding it yourself, as well. The finer the grind, the less coffee you need to make a pot. When I buy a bag of gourmet coffee, I know make sure to do extra fine grind and I can get a full pot from only two scoops of coffee. That stretches the coffee so it's reasonable to keep buying the expensive bags.
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby LoriL » 23 Mar 2010, 09:12

I too love the smell of the aisle when someone is grinding coffee. I can grind it at home too? I don't have a grinder but I would love to get one. Want to recommend me one?
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby JavaJane » 24 Mar 2010, 03:38

I don't have a home grinder yet but am thinking of getting one, too. My friend grinds hers at home, just enough for a pot at a time, and her coffee is always fantastic. She says that the coffee starts losing flavor after you grind it so you should always grind it as you go. I'll have to ask her what brand her grinder is.
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby LoriL » 25 Mar 2010, 09:21

That does make sense that the coffee could lose the flavor. I can't wait to get a grinder for home and try it out. I bet it will be better because it will be fresh!
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby cherry » 26 Mar 2010, 12:13

I am honestly horrible with the machines as I have yet to get one that likes me. Maybe I just have bad luck or something, I have yet to not make a mess. =))
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby LoriL » 02 Apr 2010, 07:09

:)) I have seen others make a mess in the stores and I chuckle at them. My daughter makes a big mess a lot too. I always think about the time that we made the Huge mess when we first learned how to use the machine.
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby coffeequeen » 14 May 2010, 17:04

I have never tried it at the store because I am scared of being the one making the huge mess LOL. Machines aren't usually my thing.
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby muggles » 16 May 2010, 04:57

I've never used one either. I don't like trying new gadgets where someone might see me make a huge boo-boo. :ymblushing: I do love the smell from the aisle though, as others mentioned. It's so good!
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby frenchvanilla » 17 Dec 2010, 06:51

I only tried to use the one in the store one time. I made a BIG mess so I went and purchased a nice grinder for my home. That way I didn't have to be embarrassed at the store anymore. Unfortunately the grinder hasn't been used in about a year as I do not have the space for a coffee maker, but getting a new home next year so pretty excited!
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby Joe39 » 21 Dec 2010, 18:29

I grind my coffee at the store. To me, it makes the coffee fresher tasting. Since I'm not a huge coffee drinking, I divide my ground coffee in small Ziploc bags and then place them in the freezer until I'm ready to make a pot.
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Re: Ever use the machines in the stores?

Postby PepetheCoffeeManiac » 12 Nov 2012, 02:43

I have my own machine, sooo... no need :)
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