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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby tommy525 » 26 Jul 2012, 06:06

What bout kilimanjaro? Its been a fav cup of brew for me in Taiwan.

Called Keh Li Mund , you tried it?
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Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby headhonchoII » 26 Jul 2012, 07:40

Actually I can taste the difference between arabica and robusta, but thats about it at the moment.
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby tommy525 » 26 Jul 2012, 07:43

hA MY coffee taste buds are even simpler. It falls only in two categories:

GOOD or NOT GOOD.

If GOOD< then i will order it again . IF NOT GOOD, then i wont.

Im the same with wine.

Yay or Nay
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby trubadour » 28 Jul 2012, 17:41

Talked to Stanley today at Sweet Café who I think said he'd try to get some Fair Trade beans.. :cookie:
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby SlowRain » 03 Aug 2012, 23:09

trubadour wrote:I've heard that Café Lulu is shut down and only roast batches of 5kg on request. Would be a shame if that were the only place to get fair-trade beans from. 5kgs is doable though, I suppose.

I asked Stanley if Cafe Lulu was still open or if they only did roasting now. He said they're still open. I think you may have Cafe Lulu confused with another cafe. The one I'm thinking of, linked to in the very first post of this thread, is a couple blocks south of Jinhua N. Rd.
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby trubadour » 04 Aug 2012, 13:16

another poster here told me they were closed
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby tommy525 » 05 Aug 2012, 13:42

good thing kopi luwak is not so common in Taiwan. I say FREE THE CIVETS

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/talkback ... ite/535098
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby SlowRain » 05 Aug 2012, 17:26

I have never had Kopi Luwak, nor do I ever want to. By all accounts it's a gimmick coffee anyway. The hoopla is all about the rarity and method, not about the taste. None of the shops I've mentioned here would even think about selling it.
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby tommy525 » 05 Aug 2012, 17:31

I totally echo your sentiments. I didnt have any even when recently in Jakarta.

And i wont now with the way the civets are treated. Shameful.
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Re: Good Coffee Shop in Taichung

Postby SlowRain » 08 Aug 2012, 16:41

Stanley (Sweet Cafe) has a really interesting iced coffee. He brews it for 24 hours in one of those slow-drip towers, then he puts it in the fridge for about a week. It has a smokey, alcohol-like flavor. I had something like it first at a coffee shop in Fengyuan, but Stanley's is less bitter than that one. It's worth it just to try it.
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