btimup
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Oct 28, 2017
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Because I like to stir the (coffee) pot... DECAF. EVERYTHING GOOD AND BAD. GO.
Oct 28, 2017
corvid
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Oct 28, 2017
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taste = BAD. I'd give up coffee if I had to switch to it.
Oct 28, 2017
steverhinehart
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Oct 28, 2017
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The decaffeination process is hard on the coffee, there's no real way around that. A decaf coffee will not taste as vibrant and full-flavored as its unprocessed equivalent. However, it doesn't have to be horrible. There's a trend right now toward ethyl acetate/"sugar cane" processed decafs, which seem to have some of the best flavor available. They often taste fairly sweet on their own (sweet for coffee, that is), and that's seen as a positive mark for them. If you can find an EA decaf, I'd recommend giving it a shot.
Oct 28, 2017
Dr.McCoy
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Nov 1, 2017
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So far, Lamplighter Coffee in Richmond, VA has had the best decaf I've ever had. Sugarcane method, so no weird chemicals as well. Oddly, I've been unimpressed by their caffinated offerings.
I wanna try CO2 method decaf - supposedly it causes very little flavor loss in the bean and extracts the most caffeine.
Nov 1, 2017
Salamando
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Dec 30, 2018
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Don't buy shit decaf. Look for Ethyl Acetate decaffeinated coffee. Swiss/Mountain Water decaf is terrible.
Dec 30, 2018
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