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    Starbucks is the Best Coffee if------------------

    Yes, it's the Babylon Bee again.
    Sorry, I find more truth hidden in humor here than anywhere else.
    As for this article, it sums up my opinion of Starbucks perfectly.
    So I chortled........nay.......I guffawed..........maybe even laughed out loud momentarily.


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    Thanks for posting that as I needed a good guffaw today.

    In this area Starbucks coffee is too acidic. It does depend on who makes it and the ingredients obviously.

    I do not have a top end coffee palate . I brew mine from commercially available as to what is in the store or, heaven forbid, INSTANT COFFFEE! Oh, the humanity!!

    I like it with creamer and sweetener. No sugar. I just cannot get into high priced coffee very much. On occasion I do go and sin. But it is coffee from....gasp... a gas station.
    That is also rare. Qwik Trip has various blends. Gotta have the vanilla bean flavor in the cup. The mocha the merrier.

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    Absolutely right.

    Give me a choice between Starbucks and a cup of generic coffee from my own coffee maker, and the choice is clear - even if I were forced to pay the same price. Their coffee just doesn't taste good to me. And I felt that way even before their CEO said he'd rather hire an illegal immigrant over a veteran.
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    Not a coffee aficionado by any stretch of the imagination (I drink Folger's at the house- a single cup when I get up in the morning- and keep some Folger's instant in the travel bag) but even I don't think Starbuck's coffee is fittin' to drink.

    There's a couple local coffee shops that I frequent that will put them to shame- both in quality and price. One place donates all profits to a local charity and the other place is ran by a local boy and his wife. He just got out of the Army after a dozen or so years (about half of that was spent deployed somewhere in the world, from what I've gathered) and came home. I alternate between the two for my weekly large hazelnut latte.
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    Not a coffee snob myself, but I just can not stand their coffee. To me, it smells like 6000 mile drained oil filtered through an unwashed jock strap. I have had truck stop coffee that put Starbucks to shame.

    For me, I'll take a good Maxwell House medium blend through a coffee maker. Sometimes I will use this as the base, and add it to Swiss Miss hot chocolate mix. Dang, is that good. Sometimes I'll hit the base coffee with a shot of hot sauce, or even flavor it with caramel.
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    Coffee...black, no sugar or. Ream and it best be strong.
    I prefer French Roast Maxwell House, Folgers or Wegmans.
    Never buy it out unless I'm travelling.
    I wouldn't take Starbucks fru fru coffee flavored garbage for free!
    Lavazza and Black Rifle are terrific coffees but too expensive.
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    I've never tried starbucks, and never will. I guzzle coffee from 7 am till the 10 cup maker is empty. I'm not picky - even vending machine coffee is OK in a crisis. BLACK, nothing added. I'll drink almost any coffee, except the coffee in Europe and the middle east.
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    I will get Starbucks when my wife drags me in there...she has tapered off on her addiction however. I do confess that I am partial to their "Verona" roast...it has a chocolate type finish. Brew it at home when my wife buys a bag.
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    I drink almost two quarts of coffee a day, black & strong, and I'm not picky about it either.
    Starbucks isn't my favorite brew, by a long shot, and I don't darken their door due to their politics anyway.
    But someone must like their product - they have 11 outlets here in Spokane which has only 215k population.
    In the Seattle area they probably have a hundred stores. I literally know one location in Kent where there are 3 of them on one stretch of road less than a half mile long.
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    I've probably been in Starbucks less than 6 times in my whole life. First off, I like my coffee black, no cream and no sugar. If you order a plain black coffee in Starbucks they look at you as if you are a Neanderthal, straight out of the Stone Age. I want a cup of coffee not something that I would classify as a dessert. Besides that, there plain, black coffee isn't very good. In fact it's pretty sucky.

    I'm not really a coffee snob although I do like experimenting with all different kinds of coffee making equipment and systems. The only thing that I insist on is that it has to be fresh. I don't want my coffee sitting around on a hot plate. Make it, pour it and drink it. At the house, we probably drink more Folgers than anything else. I especially like their Black Silk, dark and strong.

 

 
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