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A Coffee Riddle

What am I? From down under, I am old and white. From the green of the Northwest, I am new yet flat.

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Yes, you guess it. The answer to the riddle is a Flat White, now featured on the Starbucks menu. But what is a Flat White you ask?

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Here’s another look at the Flat White compared to other espresso-based drinks.

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Although the Starbucks menu only lists one size for the Flat White, the baristas allow for sizes larger than a tall (though this may violate a true Flat White). While there’s a hint of sweetness, don’t expect the sugariness of a Creme Brulee Latte or even a Caramel Macchiato. The drink is very mellow, with a nice texture, and easy to drink.

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5 Responses to A Coffee Riddle

  1. Adrian Bagayas January 6, 2015 at 2:04 pm #

    Sounds like you were able to drag yourself outta the sick bed to go get a sample. I don’t have that resolve. LOL

    • Gee Why January 6, 2015 at 2:09 pm #

      Had to take the kids to grandma’s house.

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