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COFFEE!
« on: December 25, 2017, 07:05:14 AM »
The coffee station this morning...





In the center is the Royal Belgian siphon coffee maker my wife got me.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2017, 07:45:01 AM »
Great way to start the day, cool looking coffee maker and what Denny's did you steel the sugar shaker from LOL.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2017, 07:59:33 AM »
Bought the sugar shaker at the local restaurant supply store.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2017, 09:13:49 AM »
Hey Miner,

I can smell it here.

Merry Christmas.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2017, 07:03:05 AM »
 )l_   L@.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2017, 11:19:49 AM »
That siphon coffee maker is interesting; what/how does the syphon start? We have a couple of friends who swear by a coffee press, another does the "pour system". Sounds like too much bother to me. We make 12 cups first thing and that pretty much does us for the day.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2017, 04:07:55 PM »
Steam pressure/expansion pushes the water through the the glass carafe. Vacuum in the cooling metal bottle pulls the coffee back, leaving the grounds behind.

The whole point of it is that it is a bother. It isn't for use for large numbers of cups every day.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2017, 06:19:12 PM »
Inaugural run of the balancing siphon coffeemaker my wife gave me. I can confirm two things. It runs just fine on Everclear, and it makes one heck of a good cup of coffee.

https://youtu.be/FgD1EpshKqw

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2017, 08:08:09 PM »
I gotta get one of those.   Coffee and entertainment at the same time.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #9 on: December 29, 2017, 09:39:25 AM »
Straight Everclear, or do you cut it?

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« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2017, 06:25:39 PM »
Straight. It burns really well, and you need at least 90% alcohol for it to work well, apparently./

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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2018, 01:52:08 PM »
Ya know, I brushed away some cobwebs waaay back in a deep recess of my mind.... and I dimly remember my folks having one of those vacuum coffee pots! Their's heated up on the stove. I don't remember what ever happened to that, but they went to the percolator pots.
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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #12 on: January 26, 2018, 05:24:30 PM »
Coffee!  One of my favorite subjects.

Here s  mine,-

A little old fashioned.  The ceramic cup and saucer is for making 'Bali Coffee'.

My favorite is the little enamel steel blue one.

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« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2018, 08:13:57 PM »
We use a vintage white enamel-ware percolator for making coffee at rendezvous.

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Re: COFFEE!
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2018, 01:25:22 AM »
Cheaper than a cafe, but not cheap enough. So I crossed out the 5 in the price,-