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Old 02-05-2013, 01:44 PM   #21
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I will come back and inform you all of what I think after I do the tasting next week!

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I ordered a 12oz bag. I read quite a few reviews so I know it will not be like sweetened chocolate. I am curious about the difference in energy/how it feels: theobromine vs caffeine.
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I don't have a french press. I am not sure I want to get one just for this. :/
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One of my friends from college posted about this on Facebook. She said it was awful and very bitter.
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I ordered a 12oz bag. I read quite a few reviews so I know it will not be like sweetened chocolate. I am curious about the difference in energy/how it feels: theobromine vs caffeine.
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One of my friends from college posted about this on Facebook. She said it was awful and very bitter.
Yes, I've been told it's somewhat bitter if you don't add any sweetener and/or creamer to it. Can't wait to try it though.

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did I misread? five minutes is too long? that seems normal to me... even running the coffee maker takes about that long...
Yes for me too long It's why I prefer espresso
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Re: Has anyon here tried Choffy?

I got mine last week and tested it out along with a few co-workers. We used a french press, followed the instructions and let it steep for about 7 minutes.

It was actually sweeter than I thought it would be. I thought it was good although with the amount you have to use vs output, seems a little expensive. One person thought it was too weak and the other person hated the taste.

So a 3 way split: 1 like, 1 hate, 1 indifferent.
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So I tried all three flavors yesterday and ended up buying one bag of IC Dark and one bag of the La Espanola were the two that I liked. The first one was good too, I liked it until I tried the other two.

Ok so here is my review. It is not as strong or heavy as coffee, it's more like a chocolate tea. It's a little bitter if you drink it black (just like coffee would be). When I tried it, Tanessa (the distributor) brought vanilla creamer and sugar. It was good with a splash of the vanilla creamer.

At home I made it with a splash of half and half and a little bit of sugar and liked it. This morning I mixed 1/2 Choffy with 1/2 coffee grounds, and then added a little heavy cream and sugar. It did give me an energy lift without the hyperness that 16oz of coffee would normally give me (talking about my half mixture).

When I mixed it with my coffee, it did taste quite a bit like a mocha, but with more control over the sweetness.

So overall, will definitely be buying more.

Also, Coffee is SOOOO MUCH BETTER in the french press. I've been pouring my water over the grounds and letting them soak (like using a french press) and then just pouring through my mesh filter. I hadn't used my coffee pot in over a week. So having the french press now has really made my coffee prep easier.

I really don't find that I have to be any more patient when using the french press than when I used the coffee pot. I microwave the water for a couple of minutes then pour over the grounds and let set for about 4 minutes. I'm going to be getting an electric kettle soon so that I can get a larger amount of water hot to make it easier for me and DH to have coffee at the same time.

So.. that's my review. It's good wit ha little milk and a little sugar and I LOVE my french press!

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