"I've seen many people double the quantity of ground coffee beans, expecting that their favorite morning beverage would turn stronger. Well, the fact is: it's going to become bitter, not stronger."
If you want stronger, grind the beans finer.
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Posted by: old_user on Apr-07-10 12:37 PM (EST)
Hands down, the best cup of coffee without using an espresso machine is using the Aeropress. I have been using it exclusively, at home and on paddling trips, for almost 3 years now. I have tried every other method of making coffee while camping in the backcountry there is. Most any of them done properly will render a decent cup, but none of them beat the Aeropress. Lots of great reviews out there if you Google it.
Posted by: kachemak_charlie on Apr-07-10 1:01 PM (EST)
I have to add my endorsement of the Aeropress to Bearlyalive. I have been using the Aeropress for about 3 years myself and now have 3 units: one at home, one at work and one in my camping gear. Hands down, it makes the best cup of coffee I have had.
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Posted by: old_user on Apr-07-10 1:34 PM (EST)
Maybe I'm just a bit of a Philistine when it comes to coffee (having grown up in the era of instant coffee and percolated coffee).
Posted by: old_user on Apr-07-10 3:12 PM (EST)
Good beans, milk, sugar ,(or substitute). Keep it simple. VF
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Posted by: beavermaster on Apr-09-10 6:15 PM (EST)
"For each cup you make, use one spoonful of coffee, no more, no less (don't cheat!) and add one for the pot."