Tag: coffee

Unique Coffee Culture in South Korea

BY YA-EN SIE, REPORTER In South Korea, a cup of coffee is more than a drink, it is a part of people’s life culture. Despite the bitter taste of coffee, each cup of it carries different meanings to different people. “A…

Starbucks Buzz: Caramelized Honey Latte is a delight

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Damn, Starbucks! Back at it again with the limited-edition drinks, I see. Even before I’d finished writing my review on the Cherry Blossom Frappuccino at Starbucks, I found out they had quietly released yet another spring drink…

Starbucks releases limited-edition Cherry Blossom Frappuccino

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer The only thing shorter than the actual cherry blossom blooming period in Washington, D.C., was the time we had to sample Starbucks’ new, limited-edition Cherry Blossom Frappuccino (CBF). The beverage was available at Starbucks for five days,…

My $5 trip to Harry Potter World via Starbucks

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Hey, all you Starbucks lovers out there! Missing your Pumpkin Spice Latte? Starbucks has a new drink on their menu called the Smoked Butterscotch Latte (SBL). Starbucks says the SBL consists of “espresso with steamed milk and smoked…

Starbucks lovers of Mason, unite!

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor While coffee lovers have either had their heads buried in their books or obsessing over the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte, one may not have noticed the changes to the Northern Neck Starbucks. The Northern…

Mason Coffee Taste Test

Just in time to figure out how to stay awake during finals, we asked some of our coffee-loving staff to do a blind taste test of the different coffees on campus. The results may surprise you.

Student Jobs Column: A Brief Moment With a Barista

This story was originally published in the Feb. 02 issue of Fourth Estate. Connor Smith, staff writer This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Renee, a mason student and part time barista at Peete’s coffee. With the…

Coffee shop review: De Clieu

Matt Tiller, staff writer De Clieu Coffee is Fairfax’s newest coffee shop. De Clieu Coffee offers a variation on the coffee we have grown used to. It uses a French presses as opposed to the drip coffee set-up one would…