Food and Drink

What Australians Really Think About the Local Coffee Scene


America is calling and they want to know: is the coffee scene in Australia as snobby as it sounds?

Well at least that’s what they asked on the Reddit thread r/australia (735K members) and Australians did NOT hold back.

This comment above accurately depicts our attitude towards coffee to a tee. To take it one step further and prove their point: we were brought up with good coffee, so it’s pretty hard to not be fussy.

I remember going to some of the best cafes with my mum when I was a kid, and the smell of freshly ground beans being a really comforting smell to me. Even when my parents would make filter coffee at home, they’d always buy fresh beans and ground them at home, so there was never any stinging on quality.

It’s like when you drink really good wine for the first time and then someone offers you goon. It’s a no from me.

This comment really sums up Australia vs. America on the coffee front. I’m pretty sure that The Coffee Club is a coffee franchise found in rural Australian suburbs and towns.

It’s the kind of place you go to when you’re desperate for caffeine on a road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide and there aren’t many other options. Sometimes they can be found in service stations, sometimes they have a stand alone store.

For the coffee at The Coffee Club in Dubbo to be “mind blowingly better” to anything this poor person had in the states is saying something.

I mean. This is just perfect. Yes, we are @TwistyPixels !


But seriously, are there any other countries that have a coffee scene as rich as Australia?

Imagine going your entire life thinking that coffee is just a bitter liquid that helps you to feel more awake. Imagine never living through the experience that is a (good) strong latte or knowing your barista on a first-name basis. Wild.

We’re really happy for this person’s partner. Welcome to Australia. We’re coffee snobs, for good reason.

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