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Coffee drinkers - sugar etiquette question

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Love51 Fri 28-Oct-16 21:41:35

I drink coffee very occasionally, ordinary old fashioned filter coffee. People ask if I take sugar. I don't know til I've tried it, it depends how bitter it is. Should I know? How? Is there a bitterness rating? 'I don't know til I've tried it' feels like a fussy bugger response! Thanks

takesnoprisoners Fri 28-Oct-16 21:43:40

I usually don't take sugar if it is coffee+ milk. Black coffee, I rarely drink and if I do I go for 1 sugar. Espresso, no Sugar. Yeah. No logic. Sorry, I have been of no help grin

RavioliOnToast Fri 28-Oct-16 21:50:33

I'd ask for half a sugar, to take any bitterness away, but then not too sweet if it's not bitter, iyswim?

tweedledid Fri 28-Oct-16 21:51:41

Ii understand. It's like salt..I despise people who pour a kilo of salt on food they have yet to taste (unless it's fries)

Love51 Fri 28-Oct-16 23:14:08

Thanks smile
It is bad manners to pour salt on food without tasting, isn't it? How do I get the world at large to extend this to sugar in coffee?

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