Thursday, May 31, 2012

Maxwell House Bold (University of North Texas)

Was at a special event at the University of North Texas.  Stopped at a concession stand for some refreshments.  Picked up a cup of coffee and a cookie.  They were serving Maxwell House in a Bold Blend.  Made for a Good Cup of Coffee!


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts - Dunkin' Turbo

Decided to try a Dunkin Donut coffee blend.  Bought a bag of their Dunkin' Turbo!  Brewed a pot of coffee and was happy to find that this one made for a "Good Cup of Coffee"!   Will buy this one again in the future.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Collage Coffee Shop at the Village at Fairview

Stopped at the Village in Fairview to check out some books at the Real Bookstore.  Decided a cup of coffee was needed.  Ordered from the coffee Shop within the store.  It's called the Collage, serving coffee, tea, beer, and wine.  Also, serving deli entrees that looked tasty.

To satisfy the coffee urge, ordered a "Pour Over Coffee" made with Marks Brothers Coffee in a Brazilian Medium Roast.  Liked the concept... Liked the blend... Earned a "Good Cup of Coffee" rating!


Exxon Convenience Store, Van Alstyne, TX - House Blend

On the road and needed a cup of coffee.  Stopped at an Exxon Convenience Store in Van Alstyne, TX.  Tried their House Blend and rated it an "It'll Do"....  Did the job of quenching the coffee urge but could not bump its rating up even with a tasty apple fritter.


Sunday, May 20, 2012

Starbucks Medium Roast - Pikes Peak

Hanging out at Barnes and Noble Bookstore.  Decided on a cup of java while lazily doing nothing.  Ordered a Medium Roast from Starbucks called the Pikes Peak.  Giving this one an "It'll Do" rating.


Peet's Coffee and Tea House Blend

Stopped at the local grocery store to pick up a few food items.  Noticed the Coffee Bar was serving Peet's Coffee & Tea.  Opted for the House Blend.  This one did not quite hit the spot.  Gets an "It'll Do" rating.


Saturday, May 19, 2012

Race Trac Extra Caffeinated

On the road today.  Stopped at Race Trac for gas and coffee.  Went for an apple fritter and the Extra Caffeinated blend.  Giving this one a "Bad Rating".  Not buying it again.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Dark Roast Cafe Tostado Oscuro

Another brew while out and about.  This one is from a c-store in Bastrop.  It's called the Cafe Tostado Oscuro. Get's an "It'll Do" rating.  Had a coffee cake with it but it does not get a boost in rating.


Sac-N-Pac Canyon Lake - DeCoy Gourmet Coffee

Emergency stop, emergency stop.... After a fun Cinco De Mayo evening, needed a coffee fix the following morning.  Had a cup of coffee from the Sac-N-Pac at Canyon Lake. This one gets an "It'll Do" rating.  Coffee Buddy wanted fried burritos... Store was out.  So, was not able to bump this up a rating.


Saturday, May 5, 2012

Southwestern University - Douwe Egberts Coffee

Stopped at Southwestern University in Georgetown for a graduation ceremony.  Had brunch at the Commons.  As expected of a java lover, tried their coffee.  Brewed coffee from Douwe Egberts gets an "It'll Do".  Add the Apple Cobbler.... Gives it a bump up.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Cracker Barrel's Coffee (Waco)

Had dinner while on the road.  Stopped in Waco, Texas for some Country Fried Steak and Eggs for breakfast.  Ordered a cup of coffee that just made things right for the morning meal!  This one gets a "Good Cup of Coffee" rating.


Thursday, May 3, 2012

7-11's Exclusive Blend Medium Roast

Was running low on coffee this morning.  Had to make an emergency to the closet convenience store.  In this case, it was 7-11.  Picked up a bag of their Exclusive Blend in a medium roast.  Normally we say 7-11's brewed coffee is hit or miss depending on how long it has brewed on the warmer.  Since we brew it and drink it so quickly, there was no chance for this one to go stale.  Giving this one a "Good Cup of Coffee" rating!  Even better, had an Apple Fritter with the pot we brewed,... tasty, tasty, tasty!


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