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Old 07-19-2009, 07:14 PM   #1
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Default Starbucks to experiment with beer?

That's how the story goes,

"So for now, the lone test store will serve a half-dozen kinds of beer and wine, ranging in price from $4 to $7."

I'll Take a Venti Beer, Please | NBC New York

Does anyone else foresee the most expensive mocha porter ever?


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Old 07-19-2009, 07:23 PM   #2
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If the beer they serve is as crappy as their coffee...
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Old 07-19-2009, 07:23 PM   #3
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Will their beer taste burnt?
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Old 07-20-2009, 12:54 AM   #5
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I wouldn't be so worried about Starbucks cocking this up. It is the imitators. Can you imagine what McDonalds would serve up?
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Old 07-20-2009, 01:11 AM   #6
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I wouldn't be so worried about Starbucks cocking this up. It is the imitators. Can you imagine what McDonalds would serve up?
I was in Paris about a decade ago and being a poor student stopped into McDonalds for lunch -- the combo meal included a beer at the same price as a Coke: I think it was a standard BMC type beer.
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I was in Paris about a decade ago and being a poor student stopped into McDonalds for lunch -- the combo meal included a beer at the same price as a Coke: I think it was a standard BMC type beer.
I was going to say, I think they also sell beer in the movies.
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:12 AM   #8
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Redhook used to use & promote Starbucks coffee in the Double Black Stout. Now when they sell it, it just says coffee.
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ugh, I'm going to have to start leaving for work A LOT earlier, now I'll need to factor in time to sober up
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If the beer they serve is as crappy as their coffee...
I agree, I get WAYYY better coffee at a local Coffee shop that roast their own beans. I actually used the local shops coffee when I brewed my Raspberry Mocha Stout and it was excellent. However, I used Starbucks with when I did an Irish Coffee Stout and the beer had a burnt flavor from their coffee, that's why you should support local!!
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