Sunday, June 07, 2015

Into the heart of darkness.

MUG: Waechtersbach plain white, hergestellt in Deutschland.

COFFEE: Starbucks Ethiopian 'medium' roast. Very dark by my standards

NOTES: June began with a coffee shortage at Casa Verano. Just as I was contemplating how to arrange a trip to secure some magic beans, a friend who's husband manages a Starbucks offered me a bag of their Ethiopian beans. Drinkable. Black. Better as an iced coffee base, this coffee carried me for two days until I could make the trip to Central Market (a day earlier than hoped). Central Market is only on the 'edge' of darkness.

It's not the dark I find disagreeable, it's the burn. The kindness remains very much appreciated, nonetheless. Far better than any HEB-available emergency coffee.

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