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Lovibond for Coffee

Standardised colour scale for coffee similar to the Lovibond scale for beer
 
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Related to "Coffee Coloured Mugs" I think we need a standardised colour scale for milk in coffee (& tea for the tea drinkers). Beer colour has been traditionally measured on a Lovibond scale (see link to picture).

With the implementation of a coffee colour scale you would be able to ask for a white coffee with #6.

PiledHigherandDeeper, May 20 2003

Lovibond Scale for Beer http://pdlab.com/colormeasure2.htm
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Coffee Coloured Mug http://www.halfbake...ee_20Coloured_20Mug
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       <obscure reference> I don't think that Mr. Howell would approve if we had to hug his wife just for a cup 'o joe. </obscure reference>
Cedar Park, May 21 2003
  

       I would argue that Starbuck's success (getting, for instance, even New Yorkers to pay $3 extra and wait ten minutes more for a 50¢ cup of coffee) is entirely due to the fact that your order is filled exactly the same way in any outlet you go into, a guarantee of coffee predictability that people will gladly pay a premium for.
DrCurry, May 21 2003
  

       At Tim Horton's you have a machine that measures the amount of cream or sugar for each size. We pour milk though, so that's a bit more variable.
restartatum, Mar 30 2004
  
      
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