I've never actually gone to Starbucks for just a cup of coffee. Back when I was a huge coffee noob (an even bigger noob than I am now) I used to go in and get the "Specialty Drinks" but this is far from the point.

I went in yesterday, 1 for espionage purposes, and 2 because I met an old friend who says they work there and they'd give me a free drink. She claimed she could put a Rosetta in my latte and I said "Yea, I'll see it when I believe it."

So in I went and decided on a plain cup of coffee. Or what they call the "Pike Place Roast"

It wasn't even as bad as I thought it may be. You could taste the difference in that the beans were roasted longer ago than what I usually drink but the coffee wasn't that bad. I was truly surprised.

Am I the only idiot who things this? Let me know.

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Comment by Ighart on December 21, 2010 at 6:03am

our brain links taste with our experience, emotions and pictures in our mind that we might not able to understand, that's the thing that make coffee so interesting to each of us. What we get from drinking a cup, however it is roasted or blend. If u like it, just drink, i don;t see any wrong in drinking what you like~

what's the fuss?

Comment by Steve MacDowall on November 18, 2010 at 8:05am
I must agree with Jason - it is an awful blend - Steve
Comment by Jason Haeger on November 15, 2010 at 11:13am
In my experience, Pike's Place Roast was an awful addition to the Starbucks line. It isn't any good, it's always available, and they think it's a medium roast. ugh.

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