Coffee shoot-out results

Well, someone commented that matching up the Starbucks Christmas blend against 5 Senses blend is like trying to get the Malaysian football team to play against Brazil or something.Well, a shootout is a shoot-out. Well, in the end, that may be true. It’s 5 Senses by a 4-0 score (and out of 4 tasters too)….

Starbucks Via

Instant Starbucks coffee? Oxymoron? Perhaps. The main draw of Starbucks has been the “Third place”. A place to hang-out, to meet friends, business associates, to ponder the meaning of life and the universe, that sort of thing. To turn that experience into a instant cup of coffee you make at home just doesn’t seem like…

Last Week Coffee reviews…

The past month or so, I’ve been treating myself to more expensive black liquid… no, no, not the petroleum variety but the caffeine packed stuff. Since I usually have time to make and enjoy my coffee on weekends, I figured no point getting some el cheapo coffee. Anyways, late April I got the Colombia NariƱo…

Current Coffee @ new house

Well, a new home needs a new coffee flavor for the mornings so this time round, we’ve gone Sumatran with the daily blend being the Starbucks Sumatra blend with it’s intense flavor and morning jump-starting capability — just the thing to get you going in the morning. Weekends are supposed to be more relaxing so…

A Starbucky workplace

Where else to work when you’re at the customer site and you need a change of scene? Low-fat milk latte, extra hot, hazelnut syrup, to-Go!

PNG Caffeine

Well, for Mother’s day, I decided to get Mom the usual bag of coffee. However, it can’t be any regular coffee you can find year-round. It had to be some limited or seasonal bean or blend. I know she likes things bold so I went with Starbuck’s Papua New Guinea Estate. Having tasted it, it’s…