How Do They Make Decaf Coffee?

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Craig Benzine explains how decaffeinated coffee is made. The answer is, of course, chemicals. The bigger question in my mind is why would anyone make decaf coffee. That's akin to non-alcoholic beer, which seems to defeat the purpose.

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