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Can you drink a 31-ounce JUG of coffee?

Posted January 18, 2011

Apparently, many people can. Today, Starbucks is rolling out the GINORMOUS cup of coffee in North Carolina and 13 other states.

Although I guess we can hardly call it a cup!

I’m trying to give up my addiction to having just one cup a day. Although admittedly, it’s probably more like 12 ounces than just 8. But I can’t imagine even CARRYING a container so large it fits 31 ounces, let alone DRINKING it! Can you?

Not to mention the cost of that daily cup of coffee. It’s only 50 cents more than the 20-ouncer, but it’s all too expensive for me!


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  • wonbyone74 Jan 18, 2011

    already have..and its not actually as much as you think....(size wise)...price is def steeper than it needs to be for any of their drinks!

  • snowl Jan 18, 2011

    "The new size is seven ounces larger than the current Venti and will be used exclusively for iced coffee, iced tea and lemonade beverages, the company said in a press release."

  • elliesmom Jan 18, 2011

    I may be more alert, but I'd be running to the ladies room so often I don't think I could get my work done :-) And how many calories in one of those bad boys????

  • snowl Jan 18, 2011

    This size is for ICED drinks only.

  • aquamarine46 Jan 18, 2011

    Not and keep it hot!!!

  • Not Now Jan 18, 2011

    One of my college professors would drink only 1 cup of coffee a day; he had the biggest mug I had ever seen. By today's standards, it was a pretty average sized mug.

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