Starbucks Blond Roast Veranda Blend Is Yummy

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mmmmmmm … can you smell the Starbucks Blond Roast Veranda Blend?

I love coffee. When I used to eat ice-cream, coffee was my favorite flavor; by that I mean the coffee ice-cream that really tasted like coffee, not that subtle flavored stuff some brands offer. And when I used to eat cake I loved anything with mocha. And each morning I still brew a pot of coffee in my Cuisinart coffeepot and polish it off before starting my day. In addition to liking coffee, I also happen to like convenience; that’s where my Keurig coffee maker comes in. Lately, I’ve been enjoying Starbucks Blond Roast Veranda Blend in it. It has actually succeeded in turning me into a fan of Starbucks coffee.

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You see, as much as I love coffee I have always found Starbucks coffee to be far too strong. I don’t want to drink coffee flavored water, but there is such a thing as too strong and that was where I always placed Starbucks. When I was out and wanted a cup of coffee, Dunkin Donuts was my coffee of choice. The Starbucks Blond Roast Veranda Blend changes that. It has a rich, full coffee flavor, but it is lighter. As the company puts it, the Starbucks Blond Roast Veranda Blend is “flavorful without being overly bold”.

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And since they are offering Starbucks Blond Roast Veranda Blend in K-cups, those of us who have a Keurig coffeemaker can enjoy this “flavorful without being overly bold” goodness in the comfort and convenience of our own home. I’m a fan.

Check out all the Starbucks Blond Roast offerings here on the product page.

MSRP: $19.95 for 24 cups

What I Like: Flavorful but not overpowering; K-Cups are convenience and brew a surprisingly fresh-tasting cup of coffee

What Needs Improvement: K-Cups are pricey and wasteful

Source: Manufacturer supplied review sample

About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him.

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