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What are yall doing for off grid coffee?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by savin yours, Aug 11, 2020.

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Off grid coffee?

  1. French Press

    40.8%
  2. Cowboy

    4.3%
  3. Pour over

    23.4%
  4. Electric coffee maker

    2.3%
  5. Instant

    13.4%
  6. peculator

    15.7%
  1. Aug 11, 2020 at 11:33 PM
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    savin yours

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    I’m looking at the Aeropress. What say TW?
     
  2. Aug 11, 2020 at 11:39 PM
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    koditten

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    Campfire peculator. Nothing smells or taste better to me.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2020 at 11:40 PM
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    savin yours

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    Added that, thanks.
     
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  4. Aug 11, 2020 at 11:42 PM
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    koditten

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    upload_2020-8-12_2-42-18.jpgThis for the win.
     
  5. Aug 11, 2020 at 11:46 PM
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    koditten

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    I do like the french press coffee, but something about the sound and smell added to peculation of the coffee completes the circle.

    I even use an electric percolator at home. in addition, I don't need to waste time or money on filters.
     
  6. Aug 11, 2020 at 11:47 PM
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    Depends on how many people for me. French press tastes the best but if there are a few people I go with the old school campfire pot. It finally broke but I had a plastic French press from REI that was way tougher than typical.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2020 at 12:04 AM
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    crashnburn80

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    French press can be great when camping, but I'm not ashamed to admit I've also pulled out the Starbucks instant single serving coffee more than once.
     
  8. Aug 12, 2020 at 12:05 AM
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    Grind up my coffee before I go, put it in a ziploc or similar and French press for me. Percolater is nice too but I like the press better. I use this one in particular. Secura French Press Coffee Maker, 304 Grade Stainless Steel Insulated Coffee Press with 2 Extra Screens, 34oz (1 Litre), Silver https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JE36GLQ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_9q5mFb5EQTVG5
     
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  9. Aug 12, 2020 at 12:19 AM
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    I used a french press for a month on a trip and it just became annoying. Takes too much water to clean out the coffee grounds and becomes a hassle.

    I’m still looking for whats best for me, but just my $.02
     
  10. Aug 12, 2020 at 12:26 AM
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    This is my concern also
     
  11. Aug 12, 2020 at 1:31 AM
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  12. Aug 12, 2020 at 8:33 AM
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    A LOT of people rave about this from BRC. I also like the idea of the grinder but $90......
    java_drip_mug_17AUG17_grande.jpg Unknown.jpg
     
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    That stuff is amazing for instant coffee! only problem is it is EXPENSIVE!!!

    lets see... 12 cups of Starbux, or 170 cups Nescafe!
     
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  17. Aug 12, 2020 at 1:32 PM
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  18. Aug 12, 2020 at 1:37 PM
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    I used to do instant coffee bags - keep it simple.
    The caffeine isn't really there though, more of a mental warm up.

    Now I find more joy in the little things at camp since I'm usually alone. Tweaking my coffee etc.
    Depending on my schedule I'll do an instant, or do a pour over. I bumped into a guy fishing the Klamath, that had a grinder and pour over system I really liked.
    I use the Hario Mini Slim Plus Grinder: Decently compact
    https://www.amazon.com/Hario-Cerami...ords=hario+mini+grinder&qid=1597264529&sr=8-2
    This guy for compact use:
    https://www.rei.com/product/798277/gsi-outdoors-collapsible-javadrip-slim-drip-coffee-maker

    Some filters and a pour over pitcher.

    This system sucks if I have new friends camping that rely on me doing most the cooking etc. I would use the perculator for that group setting.
     
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  19. Aug 12, 2020 at 1:50 PM
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    LOL. By comparison sure, but it is less than $1 a cup and I'd much rather enjoy my coffee. :)
     
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  20. Aug 12, 2020 at 2:54 PM
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    This I gotta try.
     
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