Category: Coffee

Review: Starbucks Flat White

The holiday season is over, and that means the post-holiday winter season has begun at Starbucks. This is the time of year when the beloved holiday-themed drinks like the Gingerbread Latte fade away, so there’s always a...

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Chestnut Praline Latte (Starbucks)

The winter holiday season is back, and that means Starbucks’s red cups and holiday drinks have returned. This year, along with the classic Gingerbread Latte and Eggnog Latte, plus new yearly staple Caramel BrulĂ©e Latte,...

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Review: McCafe Roundup (McDonald’s)

This blog has been really Starbucks heavy of late. That’s the stuff that gets me the most hits, but I feel like I should break it up every now and then with something different. After all, there’s tons of places to...

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Learn to drink tea!

A little while ago I wrote about how to “learn” to drink coffee, and admitted that I didn’t originally like coffee. Some of you may have noticed that I mentioned I didn’t originally like tea, either. But...

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Learn to drink coffee! Part 2

Last week I talked about how to get started drinking coffee when you can’t stand the taste. Here’s part two! Okay, so you’ve found a drink you like or at least can stand. Now what? Well, now you dial down the...

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What I’m Drinking: Cold Brew

One of the downsides to brewing your own hot coffee in the morning is that it requires measuring, filling, and operating equipment before you’ve had your coffee. This leads to all kinds of bleary-eyed brewing mishaps, like...

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Learn to drink coffee! Part 1

Believe it or not, this is something that’s come up many times over the past decade and a half. “I want to drink coffee, but I just can’t stand the taste!” “I need caffeine, but coffee tastes...

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Pumpkin Spice News

As you may have read on the internet — especially if you’re as coffee-obsessed as I am — the Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming back early this year. Here’s the dates: Official launch is September 2nd....

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Review: Fizzio Lemon Ale (Starbucks)

The third soda in the new Fizzio lineup is the Lemon Ale. While not as well-known a flavor as root beer or ginger ale, and not alcoholic as its name might imply (it’s an ale like ginger ale, not like actual ale), the Lemon...

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