[Homeroast] for all travelers and people who occasionally haveto have starbucks out of necessity

Sandy Andina sandraandina at mac.com
Wed May 12 01:28:55 CDT 2010

There are chains with worse and staler beans (at least some of the Gloria Jean's stores and ALL of Coffee Beanery--aka Barnie's Beanery--outlets I've tried) than Charbucks.
On May 12, 2010, at 12:24 AM, miKe mcKoffee wrote:

> For me it wasn't funny, just a sad state of copping out. Life's Too Short
> Too Drink Bad Coffee, not just a saying a way of life. 
> I've never been a fan of Starbucks, not before starting home roasting or
> after. Well over a decade or was it two or more when they first hit
> Vancouver tried 'em, once. Then a couple years later Debi picked up a bag of
> beans from them when we couldn't make it to our usual source. We MADE it to
> our usual source 45 minutes away the next day. Which eventually led to home
> roasting. About 6 years ago against my own better judgement got an Americano
> from a Starbucks at LAX 4:30am waiting for the final leg of our flight home
> from Hawaii. Dumped it after a sip. Stupid me.
> You couldn't pay me to drink their crap, let alone me pay them. 
> Call me a coffee snob and I'll say damn right thank you very much and my
> palate thanks me every cup I drink.
> Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
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> http://www.mckoffee.com/
> Ultimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path. To know I must
> first not know. And in knowing know I know not. Each Personal enlightenment
> found exploring the many divergent foot steps of Those who have gone before.
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Peace & song, 

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