anybody used to drink folgers instant?
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- 11-20-2012 11:35 AM #11
When I was starting to drink coffee regularly the whole instant scene was starting to fade. I have tried it a few times just to see what it tasted like and while I didn't enjoy the taste (at all hah) I did notice it as providing quite a pick me up.
- 11-20-2012 11:35 AM # ADS
- 11-22-2012 02:09 AM #12
Hah! I was just telling someone about this.
I'm originally from Mexico, and Folger's could only be had on rare occasions that we had a little extra cash and were able to go to the import store. On a daily basis however, we had Nescafe instant.
Now the smells, like so many moments of melancholy, are accompanied by memories of my grandfather sneaking me a taste.
Anyway, I hate the stuff... hehehh, i'll sometimes cook with it, but I don't dare "drink-it
- 01-17-2013 01:48 PM #13
Now wait one cotton picking minute - Don't trash my McDonald's coffee (friendly fire)
I pretty much agree with the post in this thread. However, when you are on the road and you have a taste for coffee; I have yet to find some chain that can compete with McDonalds coffee.
I have heard that Dunkin Donuts serves up a mean cup of Joe but when I am on the road and want a good cup of coffee, I have been reluctant to try Dunkin Donuts. Perhaps I will in the near future just to find out if they are a good backup.
- 09-16-2013 09:34 PM #14
I used the drink it alot because my parents didn't have a machine and they ONLY drank folgers instant. So i grew up drinking it too. About 4 years ago i decided to buy a drip machine and some ground community coffee. After that first cup, i thought the instant was worse than poison. I more than likely will never drink it again.
- 12-20-2013 07:17 AM #15
- 12-20-2013 07:39 AM #16
It sounds like you're drinking coffee just for the "buzz" rather than the taste.
Lots of places sell coffee that has extra caffeine in it. Maybe you should explore that option.
- 12-20-2013 10:37 AM #17
Maybe you are developing a resistance to caffeine... When I was younger coffee was a powerful tool that could keep me alert and awake. Now, heck I can drink a pot of coffee then take a nap.
Instant is okay... It's quick, easy, and tastes like coffee, but it always has kind of a twang to it. It will definitely go stale. The stuff that has been sitting in the cupboard for a month or two is worse then when it was first opened.
It's also pretty easy to make a more concentrated cup of instant coffee. If you mix it 1:1 with water it makes a nice wood stain that also works for giving fresh white plastic a vintage look.
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