Questions tagged [starbucks]

Starbucks is a leading company in "fast food" coffee. They have a wide variety of coffees and their own custom drinks. They also have other drinks from their own companies, Evolution Fresh™, and Teavana®.

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How long is brewed coffee fresh for and what does that blinking light mean at Starbucks?

I asked a Starbucks barista what the blinking light is for on the brewed coffee and he said is starts blinking 15 minutes after the coffee is brewed. This makes no sense to me as they would have to ...
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“Untwist” the triple-shot program?

On one of the super-automatics at work (Starbucks Mastrena), we have a "twisted" triple-shot program where the single-shot portion is grinding longer than the double-shot portion. My procedure isn't ...
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How to order Caffe Macchiato and be sure you get one?

I think this question pertains mostly to the USA. I travel often and like to stop at local coffee shops. My beverage of choice is a Caffe Macchiato. In the US, there seems to be the issue that a "...
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History of short and tall sizes

Does the short and tall sizing come from Starbucks or did Starbucks adopt it? In my understanding short and tall are generic terms, but when I left Seattle (and in Seattle when I came back) it seemed ...
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Which Starbucks coffee have the least amount of caffeine?

I like coffee, my mom likes coffee, my dad likes coffee, and we all love Starbucks. My question is, which coffe has the least ammount of caffeine? I want to try to get one for my little sister :) (...
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Triple venti meaning at Starbucks

At Starbucks I asked for venti with an extra shot. The barista called it a triple venti. What does the triple mean? I thought and a Google search confirmed that a venti comes with 3 espresso shots, so ...
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Is Starbucks a fast-food like coffee company? [closed]

Well actually it is obvious that they are pretty fast. But to the proffessionals i ask : does Starbucks's coffee is not organic ? not healthy ? or includes so much chemicals ? I do realize it depends ...
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Why do some people sneer at Starbucks coffee?

Business practices aside, Starbucks coffee seems to get a lot of derision from people who consider themselves coffee aficionados. Why is this? I can understand why one might not like the idea of an ...
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Why does some coffee “hit me” harder than other coffee? [closed]

I've had all types of coffee, but certain brands or preparations seem to get me more 'speeded up' (like Starbucks coffee) than others. What causes certain coffee to be more "stimulating" than other ...