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Best coffee you can buy in in a supermarket

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 93Devil, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I'm sure this has been debated here before, but I wanted to give it another go around.

    Here are the rules:

    1. You have to be able to buy it in a grocery store. (Kroger, Food Lion, Giant, Costco, Wal Mart (shudder), etc...) No crap that people cannot easily buy or costs $20 a pound.

    2. No decaf.

    3. No flavored crap.

    I want to try some different stuff, so hopefully some good suggestions will come off of this thread.


    Whole bean
    Dunkin' Donuts - My favorite coffee. Bright and fresh, just the way I like it.

    Eight O'Clock - Very solid whole bean coffee. Probably my #2 choice.

    Pre ground cheaper coffee
    Maxwell House Original - Solid taste to start the day. It does not come across too strong. It's very hard to find a coffee that is smooth and not bitter. Thanks Starbucks!!!
  2. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Green Mountain breakfast blend is probably the best of their products. Whole bean or ground.
  3. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    seattle's best french roast. affordable and damn good.
  4. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Canuckistan division: President's Choice Great Canadian. I don't buy Tims in the store because it'll never taste the same at home as it does from my local outlet.
  5. Msaint

    Msaint Member

    I'm a Lavazza man myself. Like me some eye-talian espresso. $6.99 at my local Shaw's.
  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Any of the PC coffees are pretty good.

    We buy tins of Tims for the house but I don't think I have more than a dozen double-doubles a year.

    I know that sounds heretical but I don't drink coffee in the car and we have free coffee at the office.

    Sobey's has some pretty good coffee selections.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Cafe Du Monde brand.

    You can probably only find it in supermarkets in the South, but I actually order the stuff it's so good...
  8. They just started selling Dunkin' Donuts ground coffee at Sam's Club. 40 ounces for 15 bucks. I may never sleep again.
  9. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Eight O'Clock rocks Chez Cranberry.
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Agree on the 8 o'clock whole bean. I get the Colombian roast (yeah, I am brown-bagging it :D ).

    Hawaiian Blend Classic Whole Bean is another brand at Sam's that's really good:


    Haven't tried the Marques de Paiva brands, but I plan to.
  11. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I am so glad no one has mentioned Starbucks yet.
  12. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Ukrop's, a local grocery chain, has excellent coffee. Agree, too, on Dunkin Donuts but I get that from Dunkin Donuts and not a grocery store.
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