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pnoon
09-11-2010, 12:45 PM
Any of you coffee gurus heard of or tasted Douwe Egberts?

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I discovered it a few weeks ago and fell in love with it.

mariogolbee
09-11-2010, 12:48 PM
Where can said coffee be obtained?

pnoon
09-11-2010, 12:49 PM
Where can said coffee be obtained?

I ordered online here
http://www.decoffeecompany.com/

Lumpold
09-11-2010, 12:57 PM
One of the biggest names in coffee in Europe... make instants to the same quality as the likes of Nescafe, and the ground coffee isn't too shabby. Personally, I'll drink the instant over the equivalent Nescafe product.

Don Fernando
09-11-2010, 01:02 PM
one of the biggest brands here Peter, their factory is in the city of Utrecht, approx 30 miles east of Amsterdam. My dad loves this stuff. I'm not a coffee drinker, so I can't tell you if it's any good.

mariogolbee
09-11-2010, 01:02 PM
Thanks Peter. I have a few things in my cart now. Which blend did you buy and fall in love with?

Blindjimme
09-11-2010, 01:03 PM
I remember Douwe Egberts pipe tobacco. Never knew they were a coffee trader as well.

Lumpold
09-11-2010, 01:05 PM
Thanks Peter. I have a few things in my cart now. Which blend did you buy and fall in love with?

I can't answer for Peter, but here in the UK, I drink the dark roast... which I will assume is at the very least, comparable to the Intense blend in the US... it's nice and smoky!

pnoon
09-11-2010, 01:10 PM
Thanks Peter. I have a few things in my cart now. Which blend did you buy and fall in love with?

I can't answer for Peter, but here in the UK, I drink the dark roast... which I will assume is at the very least, comparable to the Intense blend in the US... it's nice and smoky!

I discovered the coffee at a cafe inside a local casino. All I was told was that it was Douwe Egberts. I would have to guess it is the medium roast (red). When I found my source online, I ordered the Medium Roast (red) and the dark roast (Intense). I only received it a few days ago and have only opened the dark roast. I love it.

Don Fernando
09-11-2010, 01:11 PM
I remember Douwe Egberts pipe tobacco. Never knew they were a coffee trader as well.

and I never knew they were into Tobacco. They have been into coffee for as long as I can remember.

Don't know if you guys know Senseo in the USA, but that is an invention from Philips and Douwe Egberts.

pnoon
09-11-2010, 01:11 PM
one of the biggest brands here Peter, their factory is in the city of Utrecht, approx 30 miles east of Amsterdam. My dad loves this stuff. I'm not a coffee drinker, so I can't tell you if it's any good.

When I was in Germany for the World Cup in 2006, we spent a couple of days in The Netherlands and stayed in Utrecht. Loved Utrecht & Amsterdam and would love to return one day.

Don Fernando
09-11-2010, 01:13 PM
When I was in Germany for the World Cup in 2006, we spent a couple of days in The Netherlands and stayed in Utrecht. Loved Utrecht & Amsterdam and would love to return one day.

You're always welcome here Peter.

pnoon
09-11-2010, 01:14 PM
You're always welcome here Peter.

Thanks.
I will most certainly keep that in mind.

Lumpold
09-11-2010, 01:18 PM
and I never knew they were into Tobacco. They have been into coffee for as long as I can remember.

Don't know if you guys know Senseo in the USA, but that is an invention from Philips and Douwe Egberts.

According to Wikipedia, Douwe Egberts is properly known as "Douwe Egberts Koninklijke Tabaksfabriek-Koffiebranderijen-Theehandel NV". I'll let the OranjeConnection translate if needed, but I feel Dutch and English are similar enough to pick out the important words...

mariogolbee
09-11-2010, 01:36 PM
Thanks Peter. I ordered the Decaff and the Intenso. There was even a 20% off coupon code for the Intenso! Looking forward to trying these. Did you lnow they retail this stuff in San diego?

Don Fernando
09-11-2010, 01:51 PM
According to Wikipedia, Douwe Egberts is properly known as "Douwe Egberts Koninklijke Tabaksfabriek-Koffiebranderijen-Theehandel NV". I'll let the OranjeConnection translate if needed, but I feel Dutch and English are similar enough to pick out the important words...

Douwe Egberts Royal tobaccofactory, coffeeroaster, tea trading inc.

I knew they were involved with RYO tobacco under the name Drum, but the pipe tobacco connection is new. When Douwe Egberts got bought by Sara Lee, the tobacco part was sold to Imperial Tobacco.

Don Fernando
09-11-2010, 01:53 PM
Thanks.
I will most certainly keep that in mind.

I even have a guestroom if needed.

Lumpold
09-11-2010, 01:58 PM
Douwe Egberts Royal tobaccofactory, coffeeroaster, tea trading inc.

I knew they were involved with RYO tobacco under the name Drum, but the pipe tobacco connection is new. When Douwe Egberts got bought by Sara Lee, the tobacco part was sold to Imperial Tobacco.

I suppose back when they was still a Dutch East Indies, all companies would make all types of tobacco, coffee and tea, owning land that would be good for growing all three... just a bit of speculation, mind.

floydpink
09-11-2010, 03:44 PM
I'll keep my eyes open for some. I like most things Dutch so the coffee will probably agree with me.

Are you buying it whole bean, Peter?

pnoon
09-11-2010, 05:38 PM
Thanks Peter. I ordered the Decaff and the Intenso. There was even a 20% off coupon code for the Intenso! Looking forward to trying these. Did you lnow they retail this stuff in San diego?
Yes but only in very few places. The Iowa Meat Frms market near where I work carries it.
I'll keep my eyes open for some. I like most things Dutch so the coffee will probably agree with me.

Are you buying it whole bean, Peter?
They only have ground, I believe.

taltos
10-04-2010, 04:36 AM
I remember Douwe Egberts pipe tobacco. Never knew they were a coffee trader as well.Agree with this poster, I remember Douwe Egberts as the maker of Amphora pipe tobacco.

SmokeyNL
10-04-2010, 02:59 PM
Yes but only in very few places. The Iowa Meat Frms market near where I work carries it.

They only have ground, I believe.

It is the most sold coffee over here and they also sell beans, let me know if you can't find any online and I will get you some as it is pretty easy to get here like ferdinand said (every supermarket has it)

Don Fernando
10-04-2010, 04:08 PM
I'm bringing some for FloydP

floydpink
10-27-2010, 05:06 PM
Thanks Fernando. Bringing it into work for the drip guys and will try a cup or three myself tommorow.