When the water's steel gray and the fog's overstaying its welcome, even the best north swell is hard to get out of bed for without some other reward. And, once you're in the water, the heat from your '72 Microbus' heater isn't really enough to lure you out. It's times like these that demand a really great coffee. Since we couldn't find this classic American Joe, we decided we better create it ourselves.

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