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Do y'all clean your coffee mugs?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by wacolo, Apr 14, 2021.

  1. Obsessed

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    As a coffee connoisseur, I get a clean cup between batches. Can't mix that French roast with the Peruvian gold doncha know.
     
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    Former bartender, cook, dishwasher, kitchen prep, etc. I clean everything that has to do with food/beverage. I am not a neat freak otherwise...e.g. a coffee table cluttered with magazines and such doesn't bother me a bit. But kitchens and bathrooms must be kept spotless. I can't even bring myself to use communal kitchens and refrigerators and so forth in an office environment...they are filthy and disgusting. So, anyway, most often I drink coffee from a disposable paper cup, but otherwise I do clean the coffee mugs.
     
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    I use a fresh clean cup every morning and refill it through the day
     
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    For ceramic mugs or metal commuter/thermos cups: OxyClean. Fill the mug with hot water, stir in a about 1/4 or 1/2 teaspoon, let sit for half a day. Rinse and wipe out with a paper towel and hot water. Shiny new again. Might need to repeat on a heavily built up one.
     
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    I pretty much just rinse my office coffee cup out each day and then use it again the next day. I can't remember the last time I actually washed this cup.
     
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    Retired Navy, 23 years. Don't you dare clean the cup........

    Everyone else is wrong.

    Something we used to do to nubs on submarines. We would tell them to go get the COBS coffee cup from the Chiefs quarters and wash it really good, this way they would be in good graces with him. LOL. He would get sooooooooo mad! (This was when I was a young sailor.)
     
  7. getbent

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    we use the dishwasher everyday, when I lock up, I fire that mother up. Everything goes in. we don't pre wash, the unit we have and the soap don't need any prep.

    I like my cups clean. If they get funky, I toss them. I am a big fan of the americaware cups of some of my favorite states and cities.

    If your gramps digs his method, I'd not interfere, everybody got their way.
     
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    I clean all of my dishes. I even clean the dogs bowl.
     
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    I rinse mine and wipe it clean after use with a paper towel. Mine never see a dishwasher if it’s up to me because they’re art has sentimental value to me.
     
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    For the win! Anyone using a puukko is automatically cool in my book.
     
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    Yes. Is the next question “does anyone here brush their teeth?”
     
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    I don’t have ‘a’ cup, I just use whatever I pull out of the kitchen press and then it gets washed next time I do the dishes. I’ve seen way too many forgotten about mugs with furry green mould at the bottom to ever think about not washing my mug!
     
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    I'll use a mug for the day. But then it gets washed. I've been told coffee residue is too acidic to grow bacteria, but I feel better with a clean mug.

    Besides, I've got a lot of cool mugs. I can't restrict myself to just one!
     
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    neat, as opposed to diluted with water? or rum? or Schrodinger?
     
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    I use this and clean it daily. I don't drink in the car or take drinks with me places.

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    eventually. :confused: why are you coming over to visit.
     
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    Back in the 1980s I had a friend, a real character, who was a Marine on Tarawa. He lost virtually his entire brigade there. He was a tough dude. He would see me clean my mug and would chuckle at me like I was a pansy. His mug always had a dark brown sludge in it. "Never clean your mug. It ruins the flavor." I never understood why he did that. I recently learned that Navy guys and Merchies have a tradition or superstition: Never clean the mugs 'til you make port. They get bent out of shape if a newbie cleans the mugs.

    Now I know where he got the idea.

    Bob
     
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    No cream or sugar
     
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    Why wouldn’t you?
     
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