Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Starbucks Via Ready Brew

So I finally broke down and bought a package of Starbucks Via- their new instant coffee. And guess what- it's delicious. I was running late this morning on my way to work- I had planned to go through the Starbucks drive-thru, but I didn't have time. Then I remembered that I'd purchased a package of the Italian Roast Via about a week ago and thrown it in my purse for just such an occassion. When I got to work, I made it and it was absolutely delicious. I think what's nice about it, too, is that you can make it stronger or weaker depending on your taste. I personally like really strong coffee, so I made it with the recommended 8 ounces of hot water, but if Starbucks is a little too strong for you, it would be easy to make it with a little extra water to tone it down a bit. Has anyone out there tried it? What do you think of it? Leave a comment!


Ms. B said...

Well, I haven't tried it, but am also a big Starbucks fan, so much so that other coffee just plain sucks to me. (One exception, Star Barn from Lancaster Coffee Roasters. Robust, strong and very black. Just how I like it.)
I am tempted to try the Starbucks Via, but must mention that half of going to Starbucks in the first place is BEING SEEN THERE. Yes, this is what my sad existence has come to.

Timothy said...

I'm sure it's no surprise that I have tried Via and am quite a fan. I keep a pack in my car for emergencies. My favorite part is that it will dissolve in hot *or* cold liquid, so you can make iced coffee just as easily as hot! It also doesn't have to be water...try it in a cup of warm (or cold) milk for an instant latte!

I also keep a pack of decaf in the cupboard at home for those visitors who prefer that sort of thing...