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mcdonalds ice coffee

samtron608 Apr 15, 2008 02:40 PM

dont kill me on this but the regular ice coffee at mcdonalds is prety good! i havent tried their flavored ones, but i got hooked on their regular iced coffee......

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    Jim M RE: samtron608 Apr 15, 2008 08:42 PM

    You know what? I agree--it's OK on a hot day when I need a jolt. I tend to buy it on the road, where a lot of McDonald's restaurants have wireless Internet, and the first time I got it I was surprised that it wasn't ridiculously sweet.

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      abs294 RE: samtron608 Apr 16, 2008 07:04 AM

      I agree. I think it's good coffee and at least in Massachusetts, it's a little cheaper than Dunkin. I don't like sweet coffee and I've never had a problem getting it the way I want it at McD's.

      1. Bob W RE: samtron608 Apr 16, 2008 09:03 AM

        I'll fourth this. I like their unsweetened IC a lot. The flavored ones are too sweet.

        My ideal iced coffee is a giant one from Au Bon Pain in Harvard Square, drunk at one of the outside tables, but since I live in Virginia that isn't happening.

        We have a few DDs down here so I do have that option too (although the one closest to my office suddenly vanished a few weeks ago. Grrr.

        1. Tehama RE: samtron608 Apr 16, 2008 11:05 AM

          Our McDonalds (in at least the Raleigh, NC) area had free Iced Coffees today. Since it was free, I thought I would try the sugar-free-vanilla iced coffee. It was fantastic. No yucky sugar-free taste to it. Perfectly blended and creamy.

          My mom and I had this discussion day before yesterday... the McDonalds in N.C. are very uneven in their ability to serve the speciality coffees. Some McD's knock it out of the ballpark and rival good ol' Starbucks, but others have just been plain gross. Too much sweetener / not really knowing the product itself / etc. So, if you have a bad coffee-drink at one McD's ... try another one ... you may be surprised.

          1. Miss Needle RE: samtron608 Apr 16, 2008 01:45 PM

            I normally don't drink coffee. But last year I pulled an all-nighter and found myself exhausted at work. During lunch (there was really nothing around me), I stopped in for a McDonalds iced coffee. I also thought it wasn't bad, much better than Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks. Not sure if I liked it so much because I hardly drink coffee or because I needed that caffeine jolt. But I do think it can give Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts a run for their money.

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              KellyBelly RE: samtron608 Apr 16, 2008 04:16 PM

              I have to admit that I like their iced coffee as well. I have gotton into the bad habit of grabbing one on my way to work every morning. That, and that cinnoman bun like thing. God, those things are good!

              1. stellamystar RE: samtron608 Apr 16, 2008 08:06 PM

                Unsweetened is great. According to my mom (who lives in SE Kansas) they now have a sugar free syrup.

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