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« Reply #405 on: December 27, 2013, 10:03:19 AM »

I'd prefer espresso unless some chain café offers french press coffee.

French press coffee with heavy cream and brown sugar is an indulgence that I love.  Life is too short for crappy drinks, especially coffee.  Usually, though, I have Puerto Rican espresso with scalded milk.
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« Reply #406 on: December 27, 2013, 10:33:08 AM »

Actually, drinking now: Serbian red wine from famous monastery Studenica
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« Reply #407 on: December 27, 2013, 11:12:36 AM »

Life is too short for crappy drinks, especially coffee.

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« Reply #408 on: December 27, 2013, 11:16:54 AM »

I'd prefer espresso unless some chain café offers french press coffee.

Bravo

For some reason I am shy about ordering espresso at Starbucks or similar places.. I need to get over it.
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« Reply #409 on: December 27, 2013, 02:29:48 PM »

Coke with lemon.

Gonna make for myself some tea with mint soon.
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« Reply #410 on: December 27, 2013, 02:35:01 PM »

Diet lemon-lime soda.  Smiley
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« Reply #411 on: December 27, 2013, 03:20:38 PM »

Coke with lemon.

with lemon-flavor or real lemon?
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« Reply #412 on: December 27, 2013, 03:25:06 PM »

Coke with lemon.

with lemon-flavor or real lemon?

Lemon from lemon.
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« Reply #413 on: December 30, 2013, 04:59:28 AM »

Mountain Dew. Tastes like heaven, but it feels like hell. Most importantly, contains caffeine and that's what I really need right now.
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« Reply #414 on: December 30, 2013, 05:48:16 AM »

Mountain Dew. Tastes like heaven, but it feels like hell. Most importantly, contains caffeine and that's what I really need right now.

Does it really containt that much caffeine that it has some effect? Or is it just placebo?
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« Reply #415 on: December 30, 2013, 05:51:11 AM »

Mountain Dew. Tastes like heaven, but it feels like hell. Most importantly, contains caffeine and that's what I really need right now.

Does it really containt that much caffeine that it has some effect? Or is it just placebo?

To be honest, I can't really tell. Seems to be enough to not have to drink another coffee. Sometimes I get sick from coffee (other times it's the best thing).
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« Reply #416 on: December 30, 2013, 06:35:02 AM »

I've always assumed caffeinated sodas are just scam in terms of caffeine. But then again I'm not caffeine-addict so I can't really tell whether it eases caffeine withdrawal.

It's a bit weird that I haven't gotten addicted into caffeine since couple of years I used to drink 6-10 cups of coffee on daily basis. I've never had a headache or anything due to not drinking coffee.
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« Reply #417 on: December 30, 2013, 06:42:48 AM »

I've always assumed caffeinated sodas are just scam in terms of caffeine. But then again I'm not caffeine-addict so I can't really tell whether it eases caffeine withdrawal.

It's a bit weird that I haven't gotten addicted into caffeine since couple of years I used to drink 6-10 cups of coffee on daily basis. I've never had a headache or anything due to not drinking coffee.

I believe in some cases (probably not yours) you don't know if addiction is there until you try to quit something forever. Temporarily stopping might work, but it's not the same as saying you are able to not have something at all. This is what I found out about my drinking problem of the past. I was not the worst alcoholic, but then again I couldn't truly live without alcohol either. Actually, the problem was getting quite bad if it was for me getting more serious about finding God at the right time. Now, with coffee, I am an addict, but I don't drink huge quantities, just constantly. I don't really want to quit right now because I also need coffee; I couldn't care less if my body is addicted as a consequence. Smiley
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« Reply #418 on: December 30, 2013, 06:48:11 AM »

IIRC I spent some lent completely without coffee. Not a problem. I did drink tea though which probably contained caffeine too. It's just that many people seem to talk that they need coffee every day in order to wake up in the morning, in order not to get a headache and so on. I've never had that kind of problems.
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« Reply #419 on: December 30, 2013, 06:56:54 AM »

IIRC I spent some lent completely without coffee. Not a problem. I did drink tea though which probably contained caffeine too. It's just that many people seem to talk that they need coffee every day in order to wake up in the morning, in order not to get a headache and so on. I've never had that kind of problems.

Maybe your body is not that sensitive to coffee. I was like that before, even towards alcohol, but nowadays I am sensitive to any drop of anything that enters my body. A drop of alcohol would give me an instant hangover for a day without any exaggeration. But it's complex; there are probably many factors at work here such as an illness and my ascetic struggle.
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« Reply #420 on: December 30, 2013, 09:17:27 AM »

IIRC I spent some lent completely without coffee. Not a problem. I did drink tea though which probably contained caffeine too. It's just that many people seem to talk that they need coffee every day in order to wake up in the morning, in order not to get a headache and so on. I've never had that kind of problems.

I've never had such problems either.  Many times I'll have an espresso or black coffee at night and go straight to bed.  Other times, I'll go weeks without coffee.
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« Reply #421 on: January 05, 2014, 03:31:15 AM »

Coffee  Wink
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« Reply #422 on: January 05, 2014, 05:21:23 AM »

Guarana and Kiwi tea. You guessed it. I need caffeine. It's not working, though! Quick, coffee or coke!
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« Reply #423 on: January 05, 2014, 07:16:23 PM »

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Hot Chocolate with tiny marshmallows
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« Reply #424 on: January 05, 2014, 10:15:17 PM »

margaritas, such a snowy day here and it's soon gonna drop to polar-like lows . but the bars are pretty well attended and pleasant.
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« Reply #425 on: January 05, 2014, 10:24:51 PM »

Diet soda.
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« Reply #426 on: January 06, 2014, 12:51:38 AM »

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« Reply #427 on: January 06, 2014, 07:22:16 AM »

Tea (Whittard's Spice Imperial)
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« Reply #428 on: January 06, 2014, 08:15:28 AM »

Ginger beer
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« Reply #430 on: January 08, 2014, 07:29:43 PM »

Smoothie.
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« Reply #431 on: January 09, 2014, 03:43:22 PM »

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« Reply #432 on: January 25, 2014, 03:56:08 PM »

Scotch 'n' ginger ale, also in honour of Burns Night.
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« Reply #433 on: January 25, 2014, 04:22:45 PM »

Scotch 'n' ginger ale, also in honour of Burns Night.

I envy you. Earl Grey for me. A scotch sounds good right now. I wonder if alcoholics in Scotland put scotch in their Earl Grey like American alcoholics slip bourbon into their coffee?
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« Reply #434 on: January 25, 2014, 04:23:14 PM »

Diet soda.
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« Reply #435 on: January 25, 2014, 05:29:36 PM »

I had coffee. Espresso in American English . But sipping it at my usual hangout I had a moment of general doubt both about myself and humans at large; they were having a so-called slow bar at the back where a bunch of people were tasting all these different sorts if green tea. As if one an tell the difference. And as I know the barrista , he saw me and invited me to sit down with them savor all those green tea varieties . I told them that to me all green tea just taste like water infused with hay, of the sort used to grow cultures of amoebas. Or is it paramecium ?
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« Reply #436 on: January 25, 2014, 06:08:50 PM »

I told them that to me all green tea just taste like water infused with hay, of the sort used to grow cultures of amoebas. Or is it paramecium?

All those espressos must have utterly dulled your palate.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #437 on: January 25, 2014, 06:25:52 PM »

I've had my judgement ready on green tea way before I started consuming decent amounts of coffee.
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« Reply #438 on: January 25, 2014, 07:05:13 PM »

I had coffee. Espresso in American English . But sipping it at my usual hangout I had a moment of general doubt both about myself and humans at large; they were having a so-called slow bar at the back where a bunch of people were tasting all these different sorts if green tea. As if one an tell the difference. And as I know the barrista , he saw me and invited me to sit down with them savor all those green tea varieties . I told them that to me all green tea just taste like water infused with hay, of the sort used to grow cultures of amoebas. Or is it paramecium ?


Almost all green tea is grassy in some sense, but most people it brew it wrong in America. The water is too hot and they steep the leaves too long and a lot of the more noxious tannins prevail or something like that.

That being said. I just finished a drink which consisted primarily of parsley and kale. This health stuff is going to be the death of me.
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« Reply #439 on: January 25, 2014, 07:18:34 PM »

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« Reply #440 on: January 25, 2014, 07:27:54 PM »

I had coffee. Espresso in American English . But sipping it at my usual hangout I had a moment of general doubt both about myself and humans at large; they were having a so-called slow bar at the back where a bunch of people were tasting all these different sorts if green tea. As if one an tell the difference. And as I know the barrista , he saw me and invited me to sit down with them savor all those green tea varieties . I told them that to me all green tea just taste like water infused with hay, of the sort used to grow cultures of amoebas. Or is it paramecium ?


Almost all green tea is grassy in some sense, but most people it brew it wrong in America. The water is too hot and they steep the leaves too long and a lot of the more noxious tannins prevail or something like that.

That being said. I just finished a drink which consisted primarily of parsley and kale. This health stuff is going to be the death of me.
i dunno. just never had green tea that tasted remotely appealing, but i didn't go out of my way either. it was funny though to see those nerdy men tasting their little cups and pretending to discern a difference. sorta like this, mutatis mutandis:
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I had coffee. Espresso in American English . But sipping it at my usual hangout I had a moment of general doubt both about myself and humans at large; they were having a so-called slow bar at the back where a bunch of people were tasting all these different sorts if green tea. As if one an tell the difference. And as I know the barrista , he saw me and invited me to sit down with them savor all those green tea varieties . I told them that to me all green tea just taste like water infused with hay, of the sort used to grow cultures of amoebas. Or is it paramecium ?


Almost all green tea is grassy in some sense, but most people it brew it wrong in America. The water is too hot and they steep the leaves too long and a lot of the more noxious tannins prevail or something like that.

That being said. I just finished a drink which consisted primarily of parsley and kale. This health stuff is going to be the death of me.
i dunno. just never had green tea that tasted remotely appealing, but i didn't go out of my way either. it was funny though to see those nerdy men tasting their little cups and pretending to discern a difference. sorta like this, mutatis mutandis:


Again, you are talking to guy who primarily consumes instant coffee. I've come full circle. Sophistication isn't worth the shame.
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« Reply #442 on: February 01, 2014, 10:35:08 AM »

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« Reply #443 on: February 10, 2014, 06:52:07 AM »

When coffee and coke just doesn't work.
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« Reply #445 on: February 10, 2014, 02:42:58 PM »

Diet cola. Smiley
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« Reply #446 on: February 10, 2014, 02:50:05 PM »

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« Reply #447 on: February 10, 2014, 02:50:36 PM »

De Coninck. Delicious Belgian beer. The best I've had so far.

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« Reply #448 on: February 14, 2014, 10:19:16 AM »

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« Reply #449 on: February 14, 2014, 01:51:12 PM »

Another diet cola. If I get a paper cut, soda pop comes out. Wink
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