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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #30 on: May 31, 2013, 08:23:07 AM »
FWIW - no resource ever suggests coffee should be served at any less than 170F, optimum is what I stated earlier, 180-185F.

Speaking in absolutes can paint you into a corner. :P

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18226454
http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2013/01/coffee-temperature-how-hot-should-coffee-be.html

I drink my coffee around 170-175 so I can taste my coffee. Is this subjective? Yes. (See second link.) Do people still like their beer served ice cold in a frozen mug? Yep!

I hate scalding my tongue on coffee that is just too hot. For me, it's better to let it cool down a bit and be able to taste the care that went into selecting and roasting them.
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #31 on: May 31, 2013, 09:13:03 AM »
Ooops, let me correct myself. I should have never said no resource. That statement was shown to be in error.

A blogger suggests coffee is served too hot and a mechanical engineer has a publication suggesting it is served too hot based on scald potential.

A recent survey shows...  ;D

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As far as 170-175, I have to agree there or even slightly cooler is where coffee may be by the time it touches someones lips. Add in creamer and it could be even colder. Also ice could be added.

But I believe the topic on point is Hot Coffee without all the fluff and the National Coffee Association and the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) both suggest serving temperatures in excess of 170F. So I'll change my statement from "no resource", to no major acknowledged association who deals exclusively in coffee suggests it be served at any less than 170F.  8)
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #32 on: May 31, 2013, 10:13:16 AM »
No major acknowledged association who deals exclusively in coffee beer suggests it be served at any less than 170F more than 38°F. ;D
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #33 on: May 31, 2013, 11:10:16 AM »
Au contraire mon frere ;)
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« Reply #34 on: May 31, 2013, 11:34:33 AM »
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #35 on: May 31, 2013, 01:30:57 PM »
To be fair, I don't think people thought that lawsuit was frivolous. They just thought that lady was an idiot.
In the training we would get, the lawyers would point out that it is not against the law to be stupid.
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #36 on: May 31, 2013, 02:41:20 PM »
To be fair, I don't think people thought that lawsuit was frivolous. They just thought that lady was an idiot.
In the training we would get, the lawyers would point out that it is not against the law to be stupid.
Not yet.
Remember that law are written every day.
And may be one day law will be passed that will outlaw the stupid.
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #37 on: May 31, 2013, 06:57:44 PM »
That would be anarchy

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Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #38 on: May 31, 2013, 07:33:20 PM »
If mcds made the Golden Arches on their mug glow when coffee was at optimum temperature, could coors sue them for stealing their blue mountains gig that tells a person the beer is cold enough to be consumed without gagging.

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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #39 on: June 01, 2013, 09:07:22 AM »
To be fair, I don't think people thought that lawsuit was frivolous. They just thought that lady was an idiot.
In the training we would get, the lawyers would point out that it is not against the law to be stupid.
Not yet.
Remember that law are written every day.
And may be one day law will be passed that will outlaw the stupid.

If Texas outlawed stupid then the legislature wouldn't pass any more legislation.
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #40 on: June 06, 2013, 10:27:35 AM »
And now, the lawsuit has been settled.

http://bizlex.com/2013/06/west-sixth-and-magic-hat-settle-lawsuit/

Interesting is how deeply detailed the statement of false statements is.
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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #41 on: June 06, 2013, 11:50:07 AM »
I think it went something like this...

Unless you want us to continue to file lawsuits until we drain your bank account of every last penny and you have to file bankruptcy you will agree to this press release and change your logo.

Based on their FB page this is the new one... ::)

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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #42 on: June 06, 2013, 12:22:24 PM »
And the lawyers went home happy.  Everyone else was just relieved it was over.

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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #43 on: June 06, 2013, 12:43:41 PM »
And the lawyers went home happy.  Everyone else was just relieved it was over.

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Re: Frivolous Magic Hat Lawsuit
« Reply #44 on: June 07, 2013, 12:58:52 AM »
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“Each wishes the other good fortune and continued success,” the statement concludes.
I doubt this very much.
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