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- 11-14-2012 03:15 PM #1
Buying and brewing advice for a non drinker
So I don't drink coffee except for the rare occasion where I am absolutely exhausted. That said my girlfriend is a huge coffee addict and being the nice guy I am I make her a cup every morning while she is getting ready. She loves coffee and getting her a cup immediately puts a smile on her face and is always worth my time in the AM. Anyway her Birthday is approaching and I would like to get her something that will make a better cup of coffee that then the $20 brewer we currently have from Mr. Coffee. We typically make 1 or 2 cups each morning and I am looking at pour over coffee and also buying a burr grinder. My total budget for everything is $120. Can someone recommend a decent burr grinder (can be by hand) a good pour over system (I was thinking the clever coffee dipper) and also a good site online to buy fresh roasted beans.
I hope this post makes sense, just really trying to do some research and get her something nice.
- 11-14-2012 04:39 PM #2
I like the Clever pour-overs.
We sell them in our shop as well as freshly roasted organic coffees from around the world.
- 11-14-2012 05:54 PM #3
Hello carter840 and welcome.
So it is brownie points you are going for? I see that you have done some research which is very encouraging. The Clever is a great way to make a cup of coffee and you need a decent grinder which you have stated. As far as roasters you might want to check locally to get your coffee as only 2 cups per day will not use to much coffee and you will have stale coffee before you can use it all so a local roaster might be a better idea where maybe you can order a smaller amount and not have to pay shipping costs on a small amount. Good luck
- 11-14-2012 07:04 PM #4
Delonghi Kmix Drip coffee maker
What about Delonghi Kmix Drip coffe maker?
What you think about it?
I would buy drip maker not above 200$ your suggestons?
- 11-14-2012 07:42 PM #5
I think the point is that he has a budget of $120 to get a decent grinder and a brewing device, that is why his suggestion of the Clever and a grinder is a very good suggestion.
- 11-15-2012 11:52 AM #6
Thanks for the help
- 11-15-2012 05:02 PM #7
Need advice :)
Ok i am interested to buy DeLonghi Drip coffe maker.Can someone who tried this coffee maker tell me his impression and do you have better suggestion for that money?
- 11-16-2012 10:14 AM #8
- 11-16-2012 12:26 PM #9
Welcome to the coffee Forums!
I don't know anyone who has a DeLonghi coffee maker, so I can't pass on any informaiton to you. Have you read any of the reviews on-line?
Amazon has a bunch of them that may be of interest to you.
Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: DeLonghi DCF212T Drip Coffeemaker with Convenient Front Access
I hope this helps you make your decision.
- 11-16-2012 02:56 PM #10
Thanks anyway i found some other review here too Delonghi Kmix Drip coffee maker. I saw this coffee maker too Amazon.com: Cuisinart DGB-700BC Grind-and-Brew 12-Cup Automatic Coffeemaker, Brushed Chrome/Black: Home & Kitchen What do you think which one should i get?
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