Inspired by whoever it was that did the coffee poll at a message board I di=
my own at a message board for bass players that I frequent. Here are the
results (I hope they look the same in your email as they do here):
I buy my bean fresh roasted and grind them myself with a manual
(hand-cranked) burr grinder. *1* 1.67% I buy fresh beans and use a power
burr grinder. *7* 11.67% I buy whole beans and use a whirly-blade grinde=
(single blade that spins around). *22* 36.67% I get whole beans and
either have them ground or grind them myself at the store. *2* 3.33% I
buy prepackaged, preground "specialty" coffee (Illy, Starbucks, Seattle's
Best, etc..) *8* 13.33% I buy the old-fashioned Folgers/Maxwell Hse.
etc... mass market coffee. *6* 10.00% No time for coffee, I use instant.
*4* 6.67% I just buy it from a coffee house or fast food joint every
morning. *7* 11.67% *I buy raw beans and roast them myself.* *3* 5.00%
The winner by an overwhelming landslide was " I buy whole beans and use a