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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Oct 22nd 2021, 8:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Nutek View Post
Ive had decaf PG. It was ok. I’m not sure how much caffeine is in decaf though.
It says 99% caffeine free.
I just think I have always had coffee and tea with caffeine and that is part of it.
It's sad when it changes
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Old Oct 22nd 2021, 8:52 pm
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Ive had decaf PG. It was ok. I’m not sure how much caffeine is in decaf though.
OK is not great. But better than "it tasted like it was already digested once".

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I take my tea strong, with a little millk, no sugar. Too much milk makes me want to
I'm with you here.

Others can enjoy it however they like but weak, sugary tea is not for me.
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
OK is not great. But better than "it tasted like it was already digested once".



I'm with you here.

Others can enjoy it however they like but weak, sugary tea is not for me.
It was better than nothing. Didn’t seem like it had been strained through someone’s kidneys.
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It was better than nothing. Didn’t seem like it had been strained through someone’s kidneys.
Can't ask for much more than that!
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Can't ask for much more than that!
A big, blue and white striped mug with a chipped rim. Along with a nice thick fried egg Sammich to keep the other hand busy.
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A big, blue and white striped mug with a chipped rim. Along with a nice thick fried egg Sammich to keep the other hand busy.
That or a fistful of chocolate hob nobs.
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That or a fistful of chocolate hob nobs.
The high life.
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The high life.
Oh deary me.
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Does decaffeinated tea taste different? I've had decaf coffee and it seems the same.
Decaf coffee tastes the same as proper coffee?

And you have the nerve to criticise sultanas in a curry.

Actually, is this real coffee or Instant. I've only had decaf instant and it was 'orrible.
I can't imagine decaf filter is as good as non decaf filter but maybe that's a discovery to make.
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Decaf coffee tastes the same as proper coffee?

And you have the nerve to criticise sultanas in a curry.

Actually, is this real coffee or Instant. I've only had decaf instant and it was 'orrible.
I can't imagine decaf filter is as good as non decaf filter but maybe that's a discovery to make.
I accidentally grabbed a decaf k pod at work and I didn't notice the difference. It's anecdotal but it's all I got.

Plus it's all 'proper' coffee, let's not be those people.
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I accidentally grabbed a decaf k pod at work and I didn't notice the difference. It's anecdotal but it's all I got.
I don't think I could do that. When I first came across Keurig pod machines, I quickly discovered that only dark roasts were drinkable for me. I remember from the selection available, only the French and Italian ones offered that and I was always checking the pod. If it wasn't dark roast, I didn't have it..

It's changed now and there are more dark roasts but I think all the decaf pods I've seen are light or medium. I have my favourites and I'm not looking to cut caffeine...but if I found a good one, same cost, same taste etc why not switch?
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I don't think I could do that


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I don't think I could do that. When I first came across Keurig pod machines, I quickly discovered that only dark roasts were drinkable for me. I remember from the selection available, only the French and Italian ones offered that and I was always checking the pod. If it wasn't dark roast, I didn't have it..

It's changed now and there are more dark roasts but I think all the decaf pods I've seen are light or medium. I have my favourites and I'm not looking to cut caffeine...but if I found a good one, same cost, same taste etc why not switch?
I prefer the light roast ones myself, either way. I'm not drinking it for the taste like, but I prefer it not to be so bitter that I have to 16 sugars in to make it vaguely drinkable either
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I don't think I could do that. When I first came across Keurig pod machines, I quickly discovered that only dark roasts were drinkable for me. I remember from the selection available, only the French and Italian ones offered that and I was always checking the pod. If it wasn't dark roast, I didn't have it..

It's changed now and there are more dark roasts but I think all the decaf pods I've seen are light or medium. I have my favourites and I'm not looking to cut caffeine...but if I found a good one, same cost, same taste etc why not switch?
I was told to drink only decaf coffee on a daily basis (apart from a very occasional normal one as a treat), as it increases my heart rate etc., (something they don't want me to do) - I used to be a dark roast full strength strong black coffee, no sugar drinker and I thought I would really miss it. Strangely, I've now got used to the 'lighter' side of decaf but might look for a dark roast now you have mentioned it.

You can get decaf dark roast k-cups on Amazon (I don't have a machine, sadly) https://www.amazon.ca/decaf-dark-roa...k+roast+k+cups
For reviews: https://www.perfectbrew.com/reviews/...coffee-k-cups/

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I think Nespresso has some decaf pods. They are the ones that I haven't used yet, but the caffeinated versions are good, so maybe worth a try. I have a pound of decaf beans that someone gave me not long ago, but they are a light/med roast, so too weak for my taste. I don't drink tea, so can't help you there, but hope you find something suitable.
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