Skip to comments.Missouri Bar Gets Cease-And-Desist Order From Starbucks
Posted on 02/02/2014 7:17:04 PM PST by perfect stranger
Starbucks is known for aggressively going after small businesses that appear to infringe on its trademark rights.
So it was no surprise that a tiny brewpub in Missouri got a cease-and-desist letter from the coffee chain after it started selling a beer called "Frappicino."
But unlike other businesses that have quietly caved to the coffee giant's demands, Jeff Britton, owner of Exit 6 Pub and Brewery in Cottleville, responded with a sarcastic letter and a $6 check, which he claimed was his total profit from selling three pints of the beer. He posted the letters to Facebook.
Britton addressed his response to a Starbucks attorney and "Mr Bucks" and repeatedly referred to the beer throughout as the "F Word" to avoid "risk of further lawsuits."
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Should have a new beer called Burnt Seattle Piss and see if they like that.
And offer beeeeeer milkshakes!
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