Starbucks Christmas Blend: The Origami Version.

If you're in Japan, you can get a unique version of Starbucks coffee, not available anywhere else! It's called "Origami" coffee. Recently, a very generous regular reader from Japan traveled to Seattle and I met up with her at the Roastery. She shared a goody-bag of things for me! Thank you so much Izumi for your generous box of fun treats from Japan!

1 - 1 - 20151212_182947[1] gifts from Starbucks Japan holiday 2015So I decided to dig into the boxes labeled "Origami" coffee:

1 - 1 - 20151212_183232[1] box of origami coffee starbucks christmas blend1 - 1 - 20151212_183403[1] origami starbucks christmas blend1 - 1 - 20151212_183510[1] christmas blend origamiThe little red box has six packages of Starbucks Christmas Blend coffee, in an Origami coffee format. Essentially, it's a special pour-over that makes a perfect 8 ounces of coffee. I tried it at home. Simply take the Origami packet out, rest atop a small coffee mug, and pour over it 8 ounces of boiling water.

On Sunday, December 13th, I took a package of the Origami coffee to the all-new Starbucks located at 7th and Westlake in downtown Seattle. One of the baristas brewed the coffee while I took photos. You can see how totally cool this is!

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What do you think? Have you ever tried the Starbucks Origami coffee?

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