marlap Senior Member Joined: 5 May 2012 Posts: 49 Location: Montreal Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Starbucks Barista Athena Grinder: Braun KM 30 (modded)
Posted Mon Dec 31, 2012, 9:31pm Subject: Re: C'mon guys, be honest
I trashed my last cappuccino after taking one sip. I can't afford to waste my honest hard earned cash to line some shareholders pockets. I was a faithful customer maybe about ten years ago, but now they've lost me for good, I haven't stepped foot in another Second Cup since.
JasonBrandtLewis Senior Member Joined: 9 Dec 2005 Posts: 6,099 Location: Berkeley, CA Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Elektra T1 - La Valentina -... Grinder: Mahlkönig K30 Vario -... Vac Pot: Yama 5-cup Drip: CCD, Chemex Roaster: No, no, not another...
Posted Tue Jan 1, 2013, 1:31pm Subject: Re: C'mon guys, be honest
FWIW, I went to a Starbuck's with one of my kids on Saturday -- she (aged 16) likes their white mochas, what can I say? So I ordered an iced coffee -- how bad could it be, I figured? Coffee from the cooler, add ice -- I'd add some milk to reduce the bitterness and . . . HOLY $#|+ it's SWEET!!!
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