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Starbucks’ new $7 ‘Geisha’ coffee is its priciest ever
The Washington Post (Bloomberg ) ^ | Nov. 28 | Ryan Faughnder,

Posted on 11/29/2012 9:04:11 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Coffee is $40 per half pound.

See link for more detail.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Food
KEYWORDS: coffee

1 posted on 11/29/2012 9:04:18 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: All
SF Chronicle:

Starbucks’ new super-expensive coffee: Worth it?

2 posted on 11/29/2012 9:07:22 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

No thanks...Pass!


3 posted on 11/29/2012 9:07:39 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Do you use K-Cups,....price not that different....

Los Angeles Taste Test....

Jimmy Kimmel runs a taste test

4 posted on 11/29/2012 9:16:51 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
I just checked with my broker, and I can get Jamaican Blue Mountain for about $25/lb and roast it myself.

Puna Moon Hawaiian Rainforest (Kona Arabica Antipica trees) is running about $17.

Either one of those is worth more than anything Starbucks sells.

I'll stick with my Tres Rios La Magnolia for about $5/lb.

/johnny

5 posted on 11/29/2012 9:18:03 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Well how about this Clover Brewing machine....Starbucks bought the company....youtube:

click here

6 posted on 11/29/2012 9:28:39 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

7 posted on 11/29/2012 9:32:00 AM PST by Wiggins
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To: Wiggins; PJ-Comix; randita

Folgers lover?.....LOL!


8 posted on 11/29/2012 9:33:29 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: NormsRevenge; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp; Carry_Okie; tubebender; Brad's Gramma; TigersEye; ...
PJ-Comix article on FreeRepublic:

10 Things You Don't Know About Coffee

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Getting some precip down here in Socal by the beach.

Folks up north are getting the serious stuff.

Pour a cup of joe and joing the conversation of the latest extravaganza by Starbucks.

I think that machine is neat....

9 posted on 11/29/2012 9:43:07 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

We have some excellent coffee at the local Cooperative for a lot less than that. Several different kinds. I wouldn’t touch Starbucks even on a supersale.


10 posted on 11/29/2012 9:44:01 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

There you go! Folgers Hazelnut is just fine.


11 posted on 11/29/2012 9:44:53 AM PST by Patriot365
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Anyone that would ay $7 for a cup of coffee belongs in the nut house!


12 posted on 11/29/2012 9:47:33 AM PST by dalereed
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Only sold at stores with a Clover machine. The Clover, itself, is extremely expensive ... in the 10s of thousands. I know of around a half dozen Clovers here in LA.

And not one in any Starbucks.


13 posted on 11/29/2012 9:49:30 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
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$4.99. No waiting in line for grotesquely over priced "burned" coffee, served by pierced and tattooed barristas, and elderly pony tailed hipsters.
14 posted on 11/29/2012 9:55:25 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Anyone who pays $7 for a cup of coffee isn't paying his/her “fair share” in taxes.
15 posted on 11/29/2012 9:56:05 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I have never drank a cup of coffee in my life.
Do not like at all.


16 posted on 11/29/2012 9:58:05 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Paid $0.69 for a 24 oz Pumpkin Cappuccino at the QuikTrip. It was delicious, and lot better than Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts.


17 posted on 11/29/2012 10:02:03 AM PST by Conservative_Jedi (Give me Liberty or give me Death!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

18 posted on 11/29/2012 10:11:54 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BunnySlippers
Guess at Starbucks they only have them at some stores in the Northwest.

But they own the company now.

19 posted on 11/29/2012 10:19:08 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: onyx

But is smells so good....I love the smell,...and take in quantities of the brew.


20 posted on 11/29/2012 10:21:09 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: BunnySlippers
How the Clover Coffee Maker Works
21 posted on 11/29/2012 10:26:43 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Does it? LOL.
NO!!!!
22 posted on 11/29/2012 10:29:25 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I heard Kimmel...Too funny.


23 posted on 11/29/2012 10:36:47 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: onyx

See #21.


24 posted on 11/29/2012 10:39:40 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

That’s nuts!!!

Here in Panama one can buy a good gin martini for about $4.50 or less.


25 posted on 11/29/2012 10:48:39 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

ROTFL.


26 posted on 11/29/2012 10:52:25 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx
From the link at #21:

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Tasting Clover Coffee

So what if Clover makes the perfect cup of coffee? Isn't it all about getting as caffeinated as possible? Well, when you consider that coffee beans have more than 800 flavor characteristics, compared to red wine's 400 flavor characteristics, then you might start to reconsider what's in your cup [source: Gourmet Coffee Zone]. Clover's ability to bring out this flavor could make coffee into a gourmet industry, similar to wine.

27 posted on 11/29/2012 10:56:34 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
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Around $4/can. Couple of tablespoons of this in an espresso maker ... equal parts coffee and hot milk, sweeten to taste - best cafe' con leche EVER. Omit hot milk for cafe' cubano. Who needs Starsux?

28 posted on 11/29/2012 11:17:45 AM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Is that their export brand?


29 posted on 11/29/2012 11:37:33 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

do you get coffee and a tuggee for $7 bucks? /geisha


30 posted on 11/29/2012 12:04:39 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I guess that would be the "Full Body" Latte.

31 posted on 11/29/2012 12:12:15 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
When will Starbucks start offering cat poop coffee at $50 a cup??
32 posted on 11/29/2012 12:12:46 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: PowderMonkey

if you want unburned coffee, get this guy, makes an awesome cup:

aerobie aeropress coffee maker

it’s out on amazon.


33 posted on 11/29/2012 12:16:08 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I think it’s so expensive because they have to pick the beans out of Geisha poop.


34 posted on 11/29/2012 12:41:23 PM PST by Erasmus (Zwischen des Teufels und des tiefen, blauen Meers)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Philly got spared the other day. We where expecting a few inches of snow, that stayed as rain.


35 posted on 11/29/2012 12:43:13 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (I'm going John Galt.... But. Honor must be earned.)
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To: Wiggins

I thought that was him...The Kid From F’n Brooklyn.

That’s a Duncan Dönitz cup, isn’t it? (A chain of shops named after a famous Canadian Admiral.)


36 posted on 11/29/2012 12:44:58 PM PST by Erasmus (Zwischen des Teufels und des tiefen, blauen Meers)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I don’t drink wine either...LOL.
Well, very rarely.
Show me the Tequila!


37 posted on 11/29/2012 2:30:19 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Not sure — it may be the reverse side of the can ‘cause I know there’s English on the can I have. (Sorry about that — stole the image from the ‘net.)


38 posted on 11/29/2012 6:22:41 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Not sure — it may be the reverse side of the can ‘cause I know there’s English on the can I have. (Sorry about that — stole the image from the ‘net.)


39 posted on 11/29/2012 6:22:41 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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