[Tagging] Specialty Coffee

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 16:05:20 UTC 2020

On Wed, 8 Jul 2020 at 14:34, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> > On 8. Jul 2020, at 15:06, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > My questions are along the lines of "Is there any sort of coffee shop or
> > cafe in this village?" rather than "Does it sell really expensive
> coffee?"
> you might want to exclude those places from your search where a cup of
> coffee is 12€ rather than 2, not?

Ideally, yes.  But a village of 100 people with one cafe it is unlikely
that it
will focus exclusively on very expensive coffee.  Sure, this area is
heavily dependent on tourism and there are coffee aficionados, but
you'll be lucky to get more than instant coffee.  And if an out-of-the-way
place in a village of 100 really does sell very expensive coffee, it's
pretty likely to also sell cheap coffee for the locals.

Even in the very worst case, and it only sells very expensive coffee,
you'll drink it if you're thirsty enough.  Because if you're in a car
traveling through a rural area either it's somewhere you were passing
anyway (so costs little time to stop and check) or you went out of
your way because it was by far the nearest place and you were
desperate for a drink.

Being able to map places specializing in luxury coffee is a bit of a
luxury when there are possibly many as-yet unmapped cafes.  Not
that I'd vote against a proposal to map specialty coffee places (if
the tagging is sensible) but I do wonder about some people's

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