The Stumptown I've had in Portland is some of the best I've ever had. Lighthouse is close though, and I could probably go either way on a good/bad day.
How do you chow coffee?
In the manner of there not being a category for drinks. Or maybe this should be filed under drugs?
Drugs. And, all is forgiven.
Eric rested a cup of this coffee on my desk, and the smell alone was entrancing.
Did your dick implode?
I went in there for the first time 13 days ago, and have taken every possible opportunity to return. I just now borrowed a coworker's car (I'm a foot commuter) to go there during work to get my afternoon fix.
My first drink, on that fateful day, literally stopped me in my tracks and got me to call my friends to instruct them to make haste to the Stumptown door.
I'd say that Valhalla Coffee is better than either Lighthouse or Stumptown. You can get it at the Blackwater Cafe at 9th and Fawcett in Tacoma.
Holy fuck - it's $99 for HALF a pound. How much does a cup of this stuff brewed cost?
A buck or two.
You get what you pay for. Unless it's 2-buck Chuck. Then you just wasted 2 bucks.
Is this deliciousness restricted to only their drip coffee?
You get what you pay for?
You do realize most of the fancy imported wines you pay $60 for are usually selling for $8 where they're made, right?
People go broke paying for table wine.
And fancy coffee.
Spend more on making sure the people who grow it for you get a decent wage ... that might work better.
World's best? Not a chance. That title belongs to kopi luwak.
Sorry, but if it ain't been shit out by a civet cat, then how do they expect it to taste any good?
I don't drink wine, Will.
But I do drink coffee, and yes, you get what you pay for.
And being married to a whino for two years has lead me to believe that you don't know what you're talking about. In both areas.
And yes, he loves 2-buck chuck.
@13 i've had americanos and a latte at presse ... both were incredibly delicious. haven't tried the drip, but will this weekend. god, i fucking am in love with presse ... and yes, i'd marry it if i could.
How do they do "drip" there? Is it through a cone, or French press? I usually prefer drip, since I'm approaching an age where I think about stupid shit like cafestol.
You should try vacuum brewing. Once you try vac, you'll never go back...
Goddammit, Eric. You need to keep this stuff to yourself.
Uhhh... coffee should taste like coffee, and not like lemongrass, which tastes vaguely citrusy, oddly enough.
I'm just sayin'
I feel so guilty because I have been cheating on Vivace with stumptown. I can't help it! I can get an americano that is sometimes better than Vivace and I don't have to adhere to the FASCIST CUP SIZING! sometimes I wan't 16 oz! And I admit sometimes I am pissed off when I wake up. And I grumble past, saying, "Fuck you Vivace. I want a BIG cup of fucking coffee." You always hurt the ones you love.
If I tasted my coffee and it tasted like lemongrass, I would spit it out.
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