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Coffee required for survival...

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by Deesa, Jul 4, 2014.

  1. Deesa

    Deesa Hard Yards

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    Off to Buller this weekend (whoo hoo!!!). Gear sorted for the whole family, now to the important stuff — where's the best coffee?
     
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    Grimus Grind!
     
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  3. ODNT

    ODNT Part of the Furniture

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    Got your priorities right Deesa :thumbs:
     
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  4. ladycamper

    ladycamper One of Us

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    Produce Store if needing one in Mansfield.
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    +1 for Grimus and Produce store.
     
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    kimberlee81 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    You people and your coffee!

    Never touched the stuff, but here's a coffee "menu" from a drive-thru coffee place in the States from earlier this year.

    [​IMG]

    My friend had a strange compulsion to sample the pumpkin flavor. Not just the worst "coffee", but apparently the worst thing he had ever drunk in his life!
     
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  7. wolly

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    the Mansfield Coffee Merchant in Mansfield gets my vote. I have heard good reports about Grimus Grind also
     
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  8. Deesa

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    Thanks for the replies. Grimus Grind it is, and Mansfield if there's anything open when we're passing through — we've got a rather early start planned. That flavoured coffee list is both hysterically funny and scary in equal parts; why would anyone even think of doing those things to coffee?!
     
  9. 2ndeffort

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    Peanut Butter flavored Coffee? YIKES! Wonder what the B52 has in it?
     
  10. ladycamper

    ladycamper One of Us

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    Bogans usually drink flavoured coffee - at Starbucks, McDonalds, Gloria Jeans.
     
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    cqen2l Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    This. Adding flavouring to coffee is akin to adding a slice of fruit to a beer. Merely smothers a bad taste.
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Love the "Sugar Free' Heading with Brown sugar and Cinnamon" listed under it - WTF
     
  13. kimberlee81

    kimberlee81 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Guess it all comes under the 'Only in America' heading!
     
  14. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    IMO the hole in the wall at Grimus P has coffee every bit as good as in Melbourne.
     
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    I get one from the Mirimbah store on the way up and down, its quick and coffee is good..
     
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    And being served by an olympic athlete is great, helps he is one of the nicest guys you will meet. Always up for a chat when you order.
     
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    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    Grimus, Koflers, and Snow Pony all great coffee.
     
  18. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep Kofflers good.
    Tirol not, luke warm.
    I get a wombat cafe now and then, mid week you can ski to the window, throw down one and ski off.
     
  19. wolly

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    db ski. I have drunk lots of coffee from Mirimbah store over the years , and yes it is good
     
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  20. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cut 173 makes great coffee but it's a private club - sorry ;)
     
  21. Deesa

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    Snow + coffee = happy camper. :)
     
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  22. Deesa

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    Where's Snow Pony?
     
  23. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Charles Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    Americans and coffee is like Americans and world peace.
    Get yourself an Aeropress, a hand grinder and some beans and your set.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow pony was great when sic was at Buller. Good brekkie too.
     
  26. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Funny thing about the Merkin's , they do every flavour of coffee but coffee flavoured coffee.... :confused:
     
  27. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's what I take to work. I get fuunny looks on job sites...
     
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  28. SkiMun

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    If you can get a faster and better coffee than Grimus Grid you go there. :D
     
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  29. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not in Manhattan - Aussies opening cafes all over the place and serving real coffee.
     
  30. Dave Clark

    Dave Clark One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Bree at Black Cockatoo makes a great coffee, but Grimus Grind is definitely one of the best.
     
  31. Ian D

    Ian D Pool Room Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    What happens at SIC, stays at SIC.

    Although something involving Doonks and Tam that happened there is still one of my all time top 5 favourite SIC moments.
     
  32. ladycamper

    ladycamper One of Us

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    I remember Snow Pony, +1 from me too. Quiet, cosy with soft booth style seats.
     
  33. Edgecrusher

    Edgecrusher Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL I've just started using one here at work. I could only imagine what you'd get at work sites.
     
  34. scullee

    scullee Resident Hobbit Moderator

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    Caught on video too.
     
  35. cqen2l

    cqen2l Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    And this Australian franchise started operating in NYC recently as well providing coffee cappuccinos and lattes to corporate workplaces. Xpresso Delight.
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    now you are just teasing us

    now we have to guess the other top 4

    ss and the moose
    doonks walking longly on rice
    the most noxious fart ever to invade a bar
    the ritual phone calls to trappers
    woggy at smiggins

    and so many others to choose from
     
  37. Ian D

    Ian D Pool Room Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    @currawong you have 3 of the other 4 in that list of 5 and the right person but the wrong location for the other one. I will rule out fart for you, while amusing it wasn't in the top 5.
     
  38. MisterMxyzptlk

    MisterMxyzptlk Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mods please move to Threats to Humanity thread
    We REALLY needs a dislike button
     
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  39. 7Alice7

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    + 1 from me.
     
  40. wolly

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    Grimus coffee at 745 am. All is good
     
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    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I was going to say, you'd have to say the pong that was Vinnie. My nostril hairs are still burnt
     
  42. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook! Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    magic carpet
     
  43. Ian D

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    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    We had coffee with @Slushii at Grimus Grind late morning on Sunday. Was very nice.
     
  45. wolly

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    grimus grind has been nicknames "HAIRY'S"
     
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  46. Sadie

    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh dear. Do I want to know?
     
  47. wolly

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    Sadie Chk Chk Boom Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I am thinking pubic hair :eek:
     
  49. rime noreason

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    Geez, that's one flavour that American coffee shops won't have on their menus!;)

    But I'm thinking more of the chinbeard variety!
     
  50. DbSki

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    Maybe Antons chin wig.