Starbucks' new super-expensive coffee: Worth it?

Nov 26, 2012 Full story: Seattle Post-Intelligencer 7

Until a few weeks ago, Starbucks' most expensive coffee was the citrusy, milk-chocolatey Jamaica Blue Mountain, available for $30 for a half-pound of beans, or $4.50 for a tall, brewed cup.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1 Nov 27, 2012
Everything has a designer label, why not coffee too? I won't buy it, but hey, some people like things that sound fancy and cost a lot, more power to Starbucks if this proves profitable.
Ray

Finland

#2 Nov 28, 2012
I wouldn't pay $7 a cup, but say what you may,
i like going to Starbucks abroad because it feels little bit homey, i said little bit!
It's the feeling, music etc., i once lived in Seattle for couple years (-94-95) and that was before Starbucks was well known, what a great city Seattle is......yeah i would't pay $7 a cup but what i would do like right now, i'd pay $20 if i could walk the streets in America for 20 minutes, i'd love to be there in America and if there......yeah, then i'd pay that $7 a cup!
Michelle

Seattle, WA

#3 Nov 28, 2012
Ray, you are welcome back to Seattle at any time-and you can have the $3 coffee and it will give you all the warm fuzzies:)
Michelle

Seattle, WA

#4 Nov 28, 2012
I would never pay $7 for a cup of coffee, btw.
Michelle

Seattle, WA

#5 Nov 28, 2012
$4.50 though--I might try it, the fear is that I will get hooked. . . .

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#6 Nov 29, 2012
Michelle wrote:
$4.50 though--I might try it, the fear is that I will get hooked....
You only get hooked on things like coffee if you have a weak will ... or drink as much as I do.
Ray

Finland

#7 Nov 29, 2012
Thanks Michelle!
I'm originally from Europe but Europe's not my cup of tea! I've had the best years of my life in America and no place else!

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