30 Nov '12, 7pm

Apparently, charging $7 for a cup of coffee makes suckers believe it tastes better

Apparently, charging $7 for a cup of coffee makes suckers believe it tastes better

Starbucks has come out with some super fancy new coffee that costs $7. Supposedly it tastes really awesome. (At that price it better taste like God’s balls.) Comedian Jimmy Kimmel was skeptical that it was really all that, and he held a taste test to see if people could tell the fancy shit from the plain old stuff. Well of course being a sneaky bastard he decided to not even use the fancy coffee in his test and gave samplers two of the same thing — the regular Starbucks coffee that tiresome bores complain is awful but is really just fine and, truly, if you’ve ever driven across Kansas, pretty wonderful. Anyway, here is a video of them convincing themselves that a) they are actually drinking two distinct beverages and b) they actually have superior discriminating taste.

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