T A Coffee

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    VIDEODROME Road Train Member

    Jun 7, 2007
    Mobile, AL
    I moved south and kind of miss Kwik Trip coffee.
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  3. Triple Digit Bullhauler

    Triple Digit Bullhauler Heavy Load Member

    Sep 6, 2012
    001 anywhere USA
    Yes! It has always tasted like it was filtered through an 80 years old womans panties, or the water was used from the local waste water treatment plant.
  4. TankerP

    TankerP Road Train Member

    Oct 1, 2010
    Holding the steering wheel
    TA coffee was geared towards the taste preference of the old time truckers who didn’t care what coffe taste like as long as it had cafine. Lots of it. Today’s truckers have a more sophisticated palate when it comes to coffee and unfortunately TA hasn’t been keeping up. Kudos to PFJ for trying to keep up with the times with their new machines.
  5. STexan

    STexan Road Train Member

    Oct 3, 2011
    Longview, TX
    At least most places have gotten away from cooking the coffee for hours in a glass decanter on a hot plate. But now it’s coffee going slowly cold in a thermos. But I won’t buy coffee anymore unless it’s from one of the new fresh grind/brew systems. I’m not a big coffee drinker. I’ll only drink a cup or two in the morning or maybe later in the day with a dessert. Life’s too short to drink lousy coffee.
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  6. Easy_Money_Trucker

    Easy_Money_Trucker Bobtail Member

    Feb 12, 2019
    Eagan, MN
    TA coffee is by far the worst crap I have ever attempted to drink.

    Pilot House blend is pretty good.
    Even Love's is pretty good.

    Or Kwik Trip if you're up north.
  7. LGarrison

    LGarrison Road Train Member

    May 19, 2011
    Sandpoint Idaho
    I only got one cup of coffee and tea a and that was that. Near Brooklyn Iowa I won't buy no more
  8. Do you mount the coffee maker somehow ? I'm planning on using a skinny k-cup machine or just leave it sitting in the floor..?
  9. 88 Alpha

    88 Alpha Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    May 12, 2012
    SouthEast Alabama
    My k-cup machine sits on the floor, under the bunk of my ProStar. Fits very nice and is on carpet so it doesn't slide around. I pull it out to the center of the floor when I get ready to use it. It stays plugged in to my factory-installed inverter.
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  10. Perfect.... sound like the plan for me...Thanks

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  11. Omega1

    Omega1 Heavy Load Member

    Nov 18, 2017
    The reason TA coffee is so bad is the crap water used and more importantly...dirty brewing machines. You could put the best beans in those machines and it would produce the same crap.
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