Tag Archives: coffee

Icebear can’t handle caffeine

It’s been awhile since I had a coffee post, and the We Bare BearsCoffee Cave” episode had a scene too good to resist gififying:

Icebear coffee gif

“Icebear shouldn’t.”

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Haven’t had a coffee-themed post in a while, so here’s this.

Coffee 2014 from jayr sotelo on Vimeo.

h/t Scott Wegna

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Truth in packaging?

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Not Full O’Nuts?

Homemade energy gel, rev 1.0

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  • 100 mL brown rice syrup
  • 50 mL raw honey
  • 50 mL molasses
  • 50 mL strong coffee
  • 1.25 mL sea salt
  • 5 mL vanilla extract

Update: How is it?

First, as to taste, I think it’s pretty good. However, it has a pretty strong molasses flavor. I like molasses. If you don’t like molasses, you’ll probably hate it. It might also be good with a bit of ginger & cinnamon (i.e., gingerbread).

Second, as to how it works, it seemed to help. I’ve never used Gu or other energy gel before, so I have no baseline comparison (and the placebo effect may have been in full force). However, I set out to do 12 miles and felt good enough to do 15.4 (my longest run to date). I will definitely be mixing up a batch for the Tashka 25k.

Vietnamese coffee

Mmmm . . . Vietnamese coffee

How To Make Vietnamese Coffee from High Beam Media on Vimeo.

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Continuing with my recent #coffee theme, Mississippi John Hurt.

Continuing with my recent #coffee theme, Mississippi John Hurt.

Coffee: the greatest addiction ever.

Yay Finland.

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Coffee is the only thing keeping Uncle’s ancient heart beating.

Coffee is the only thing keeping Uncle’s ancient heart beating.

Coffee is the only thing keeping Uncle’s ancient heart beating.

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This week v. last week.

This week v. last week.

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over-roasted last batch; hope this one’s better. *fingers crossed*

over-roasted last batch; hope this one’s better. *fingers crossed*