Of course it is not completely free, there is a trick. Starbucks kicks off eight weeks of exploration with a different bold coffee each week. If your coffee shop participates in this promotion you have a chance of pocketing 1 lb whole bean coffee at the end of the 8 weeks. Here are the rules:
- Ask for a Coffee Journey Passport card to track your weekly bold coffee experience. Cards are available the first week, through 3/14/10.
- Sample a tall 12-oz bold coffee each week ($1.50) and get a sticker.
- Customers who collect 8 stickers (one per week) through May 3 will receive a free 1-lb. whole bean bold coffee of their choice.
Go to starbucks.com/bold for more details.
Source: Starbucks Invites Customers on a Bold Coffee Journey (via Buxr)