Tactical summer beverages


Clara and I have spent much of our week off at Starbucks, for reasons:

  1. They have air conditioning
  2. They have Yuletide-themed beverages
  3. It angers hipsters and Buzz Killington
  4. Their air is conditioned

Their Christmas Blend with rare aged Sumatra was a’ight. Colombian coffee is still my favourite, but Sumatran rates highly, even when Starbucks over-roasts them as they’re want to do.

Screenshot from the Starbucks WiFi login page, advertising Rare Aged Sumatra Christmas coffee

Of note though, when I saved the above image from their WiFi hotspot, I saw the UUID for the image was prepended with the word “tactical”, which I have preserved in the filename here. That tickled me.

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