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Tim Horton's free iced coffee today!

Shattered May 21, 2009 09:15 AM

right now 'til 5p.m.

No catches.

  1. afoodyear May 21, 2009 09:52 PM

    I was the first person to have one at the St. Denis/Duluth location and didn't really see any line-ups. There were sparks of sweetness like an iced cap but other than that it really did just taste like cold/iced Tim Horton's coffee.

    1. s
      Shattered May 21, 2009 02:35 PM

      It is sweet and you get as much of a kick from the sugar as caffeine. However, coffee's not a taste I ever acquired; its bitter taste churns my stomach and the caffeine sends my heart into palpitations. I actually threw up from it on occasion back in my university days when I tried convincing (very briefly) myself it was the 'sophisticated' thing to drink.

      Long way of saying, I don't mind Tim's iced coffee or cap at all - that and the canned iced coffee in Chinatown is the only way I'll imbibe the poison.

      (of course, I threw up many more times from booze in the years prior to my coffee flirtation and somehow soldiered on, hahaha)

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        morebubbles May 21, 2009 12:29 PM

        I happen to have a McD's across my office, they're having free iced coffee afternoon as well and I just had one. It's not sweetened and it's actually not bad. Seems to be just coffee, milk and ice. I agree the other one is way sweet.

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        1. re: morebubbles
          humbert May 21, 2009 12:40 PM

          It`s less sweet compared to the regular ice caps....pretty good! But super small portion...I finished it in about 4 seconds and my friend commented how fast I drank it.

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          bigfellow May 21, 2009 12:27 PM

          Very sweet but it was nice to have while watching all the excitment with the firetrucks at Guy and de Maisoneuve on their way to Dr Penfield.

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            lagatta May 21, 2009 11:18 AM

            It is FULL of sugar. I rarely eat sugar, but if I do, I'll pay the cost of a small sorbet at Havre aux glaces (closest Tim's to me is just opposite the market). Probably less sugar than that iced "coffee"...

            1. kpzoo May 21, 2009 09:47 AM

              Is it as horribly pre-sweetened as their iced cappuccino, I wonder? Anyone tried it? I prefer my coffee unsweetened, or to at least be able to control the level of sweetness myself.

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              1. re: kpzoo
                devilishlyj May 21, 2009 10:04 AM

                I think it is sweetened because the website says they use a beverage base and is described as "It's a creamy, sweet blend of Tim Hortons coffee on ice."

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