Consumer Reports: McDonald's Coffee Better Than Starbucks

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Starbucks may be the world's largest coffee shop chain in the world, but what they serve isn't as good as what McDonald's brews, Consumer Reports says."
McD's also beat Burger King and Dunkin' Donuts.


Starbucks may be the world’s largest coffee shop chain in the world, but what they serve isn’t as good as what McDonald’s brews, Consumer Reports says.”

McD’s also beat Burger King and Dunkin’ Donuts.

“In the March issue, the magazine called the fast food giant’s Premium Roast “cheapest and best….” Consumer Reports sent “trained testers” to two of each restaurant’s locations, where they drank coffee with no cream or sugar.

They characterized McDonald’s coffee as “decent and moderately strong. Although it lacked the subtle top notes needed to make it rise and shine, it had no flaws,” and complained that Starbucks was “strong, but burnt and bitter enough to make your eyes water instead of open.”

We’ve yet to try McDonald’s new joe, but we’ve always been partial to making our own coffee, anyway. —MEGHANN MARCO

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