Did delta change coffee vendors again?

Old Jan 10, 13, 9:39 am
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Did delta change coffee vendors again?

Two planes today... Both undrinkable...
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Old Jan 10, 13, 10:58 am
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Maybe a Bailey's would make it palatable...
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Old Jan 10, 13, 2:46 pm
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Kind of reminds me of the Chris Farley coffee switch fake commercial on SNL in the 90s
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Maybe the water tanks need a good cleaning.
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Old Jan 10, 13, 3:05 pm
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Originally Posted by PRWeezer View Post
Maybe the water tanks need a good cleaning.
Ya! That'll stir up all the good tastin' stuff for the next batch!
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Old Jan 10, 13, 3:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Thomas Hudson View Post
Two planes today... Both undrinkable...
Dukes of Bombay would drink English Breakfast tea - not coffee. I have no sympathy
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Old Jan 10, 13, 3:57 pm
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seriously... it was foul. I really feel bad for the guy who paid for First Class sitting next to me. He paid for the service and still was served coffee that tasted like they got the water from a puddle at the PPG Plant in Westlake, LA...

Granted, the guy who paid for first class was on a P fare and his ticket was $240 less than mine, but I am not one to let facts get in the way of a good story...

I know the Delta web liaisons will be by this thread promptly to update us....
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Old Jan 10, 13, 5:22 pm
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Note to DL: please ignore this thread. I really enjoy those early morning flights when I have the opportunity at first light to taste some of the finest juices of cardboard our country has to offer. I'm wondering if some of our FT regulars have overlooked the subtle yet pervasive notes in that exquisite brew of cigarette ash and rural asphalt.
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Old Jan 10, 13, 5:33 pm
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Maybe the pot touched the toilet on the previous leg.
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Old Jan 10, 13, 5:45 pm
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Makes me not want to drink their coffee any longer.
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Old Jan 10, 13, 5:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Tom Williams View Post
Maybe a Bailey's would make it palatable...
+1. I drink about 6 adult beverages a year, and they are ALL this...not enought time to get a real cup before boarding the aircraft, but really needing some java...and spoiled from the home Saeco machine.

And hopefully kills the germs in the splashed up toilet water.
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Old Jan 10, 13, 6:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Thomas Hudson View Post
I know the Delta web liaisons will be by this thread promptly to update us....
I'm sure that hundreds of them are all racing to be the first rep to post here.
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Old Jan 10, 13, 7:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Thomas Hudson View Post
Two planes today... Both undrinkable...
You didn't fly on United by accident did you?
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IME whiskey makes a great coffee mate...
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Old Jan 10, 13, 8:13 pm
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Originally Posted by WIRunner View Post
You didn't fly on United by accident did you?
Regardless of the airline, I have never, ever, had good coffee in flight. First class, business, coach, morning flights, afternoon flights, short commuters, coast-to-coast, the coffee has always sucked.

And I'm far from being a coffee snob.

But airline coffee is just... well, it's just not coffee.
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