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Starbucks Have Introduced A Whiskey Flavoured Coffee

Starbucks Have Introduced A Whiskey Flavoured Coffee

But don't worry you can still drive after having one. Starbucks are using coffee beans aged in whiskey barrels to give them a unique whiskey flavour. They describe the process on their website:

Starbucks Reserve® Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sulawesi is made with green (unroasted) Starbucks Reserve® Sulawesi beans hand-scooped into freshly emptied oak aged whiskey barrels. The beans are then hand-rotated frequently, allowing the coffee to evenly absorb the whiskey flavor. After several weeks, the coffee is small-batch roasted, a process that eliminates the alcohol but still retains the distinctive whiskey notes.

'Eliminates the alcohol'... How dare they. So you're telling me after I buy my Starbucks Reserve Whiskey Barrel Aged Sulawesi I'm still going to have to buy whiskey to put in it?

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Starbucks recommend the drink be served straight up that is to say chilled with ice, shaken or stirred, and then strained into a glass. This continues the trend of things flavoured like alcohol but yet not containing any alcoholic content. When will the madness end?

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Eoin Lyons

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