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Instajournal: How do you brew?

We all have our coffee preferences: black, organic, decaf (someone please explain this to me), doused in sugar. What does your local brew choice say about you? 

The diehard Who Dat

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“If I don’t sip my Black and Gold coffee from the chipped fleur de lis mug in multiples of three, the Saints will lose.”

The tourist

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“This is where all the locals go. Hardly anyone knows about it.”

The religious "dieter"

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“I’ll have a Big Mac, a large order of fries, McNuggets, and a Diet Coke.”

The anti-dieter

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"I'll take a splash of caffeine in my heavy cream, please."

The former frat star who can't move on

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“The best part of waking up is Fireball in your cup.”

The rest of the frat

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“The best part of waking up is the entire liquor cabinet in your cup.”

The "intellectual"

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"I'm in the middle of Pynchon's Bleeding Edge." *Flips page of US Weekly. 

The complicated soul

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“I’m a conservative liberal; a Catholic atheist; and the drinker of decaffeinated, light roast, Swiss water process, USDA organic, fair trade coffee from Mexico. With unpasteurized, 1.5% goat's milk -- preferably Himalayan goats."

The coffee-holic

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"I'm not putting it in my body unless it contains caffeine."

Everybody else

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"After we buy matching cardigans at J. Crew, let's drink a couple of glasses of Pinot Grigio at the Olive Garden."

Chelsea Lee is associate editor at NolaVie. Email comments to her at [email protected]

Chelsea Lee is managing editor at NolaVie. Email comments to her at [email protected]