Questions tagged [decaffeinated]

About coffee preparations that contain no caffeine.

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How is decaffeinated coffee made?

Okay but seriously, how is decaffeinated coffee made? How does this process affect the flavour? (I'm assuming it does because decaffeinated coffee seems to be the source of much derision...)
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Of the various methods of decaffeinating coffee, which is the safest?

There are various methods of decaffeinating coffee beans: Swiss Water method1 Co2 Process1 Roselius Proccess2 Direct Method3 Indirect Method4 Triglyceride process5 Of these various methods, are any ...
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Can decaf coffee be addictive?

It is evident that decaffeinated coffee still contains a very low amount of caffeine. What I'm interested in is that if decaf coffee still contains some very low amounts of caffeine, and caffeine is ...
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Does a decaffeinated coffee have zero or little caffeine in it?

Does any average kind of decaffeinated coffee have zero or very little caffeine in it?
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Which decaffeination process changes the flavor of the coffee the least?

There are many decaffeination methods available: Swiss Water method CO2 Process Roselius Process Direct Method Indirect Method Triglyceride process (Thanks to Mooz for providing the list I found in ...
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Is there a way to distinguish decaf from normal coffee?

During a move I forgot which jar of ground coffee is decaf - usually I refer them by place they had. Is there any test I can perform at home to find out which jar is which type of coffee?
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Decaf coffee, how to make our own

I saw this on a coffee site: As we all know, it is really hard to get a good decaf specialty coffee. The decaf process removes oils and flavors as well as the caffeine, leaving a blah cup ...