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Old 03-20-08, 09:31 PM
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How's the coffee in your place of employment?

In our employee dining room, the coffee is bitter, strong, and black enough to polish your shoes with!
Old 03-20-08, 09:33 PM
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Excellent. Coffee is good, as is the espresso machine
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It's as good as I make it.
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We get the Community Coffee brand
Old 03-20-08, 10:20 PM
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Ours sucks. We have the sh*tty Keurig K-cup system in the pantries. Weak, thin, yucky-tasting no matter how it's brewed.

OTOH, I have a Senseo in my office, with a selection of tasty pods. (Mostly Cafejo right now.) We're moving to a new building soon,so the 'standard' coffee may get better. I'm covered in any case.
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We have 2 of those hardcore pro coffee machines to make espresso, capuccino, etc by the cup. I don't drink the stuff but those who do love it, they say it's as good as any great coffee shop sells. Tea drinkers have a wide selection of teas and herbal teas. Tea and coffee is free, but we also have a fridge full of Red Bull, juices ans soft drinks that they sell for fifty cents. It's awesome!

I love my job.
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We buy gourmet coffee beans at the nearby organic grocery store. It's awesome.
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I have a coffee maker and an espresso machine in my office. I don't know about the stuff everyone else drinks.
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Superior brand bilge-water.

That's why I drink tea.

Earl Grey. Hot.


That's right, I went there.
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Only Kona or Jamaican, so it's ok.
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Awful. But, that's because I am too lazy to perk it, and just use instant.
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We had vackets before...


now we have pouches.
Old 03-20-08, 11:45 PM
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Also, how much do you pay for the coffee?

We use just regular Folgers, 15 cents per cup.
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Great, as I brew DD at my desk.
Old 03-21-08, 07:25 AM
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I've only tried the coffee here twice but thought it was pretty good, didn't taste like flavored water anyway. A lot of people here have their own coffee makers so I guess not everyone likes it.
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Don't know, there is none
Old 03-21-08, 08:11 AM
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Free. Somebody brought in a halfway decent Bunn drip coffeemaker and somebody else donates Maxwell House cans. While I certainly appreciate a delicious high-quality cup of coffee, I learned in the Army that any cup o' joe without any dirt in it is acceptable, especially when it's gratis.
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well i don't work...

but my coffee rocks at my house...
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We call ours "sludge". It's strong and somewhat nasty, but it's free and it'll keep you awake so we accept it.
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It's ridiculous at my office, I think the coffee budget is around $40,000 since coffee is made with the 1-packs, and there are so many different flavors of coffee offered in this coffee kiosk setup in the break room. And I don't drink coffee, so I don't get to "enjoy" this perk.

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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse
well i don't work...
I want your job! [No wonder you have so much time to spend on forums. )

Back On-topic: Our coffee/tea/hot chocolate is free, as are the instant soup packets (when in stock-no pun intended). My pods run under $5 for a box of 18. And there's both a Starbucks and a Dunkin' Donuts right downstairs in the building for road trips.
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My company does the advertising for Dunkin' Donuts, so we get free DD whole beans of several varities, free grinders on every floor, and free DD cups.

Not my favorite coffee in the world, but pretty good for free.
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We have a Flavia system. I don't drink hot coffee very often, so can't speak much to that. The hot tea is great though. I have a cup or 2 of green tea everyday.
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Yup, we have a Flavia system on every floor, of every building, of every corporate campus worldwide. It has special "topping" packets even for your fancy drinks and it does tea, hot chocolate, etc. They are all free for employees.





Thumbs up to the person who mentioned community coffee though. I drink that at home and love it. They UPS it to me right on schedule.
Old 03-21-08, 09:44 AM
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Flavia system here as well, it's ok, I am not going to complain about anything free.

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