Discovery Series – Kentucky

Starbucks Discovery Series – Kentucky is a mug for the Bluegrass State. Originally inhabited by Native American tribes, including the Cherokee, Shawnee, and Chickasaw, Kentucky became part of the United States in 1792, making it the 15th state to join the union. Its strategic location and abundant natural resources made it a crucial battleground during the American Civil War, with significant battles like Perryville and Mill Springs fought on its soil. Throughout the centuries, Kentucky has been renowned for its bourbon whiskey, horse racing, and vibrant music scene, particularly in genres like bluegrass and country.… Read more

Been There – Kentucky 2

Long time no see, Starbucks. The most recent release brings the update for the “Bluegrass State”. Been There – Kentucky v2 introduces the change from “Mammoth Caves” to “Mammoth Cave” on the front of the mug. Although, the more I look at the mugs (see comparison picture below), the more I think it was actually “Mammuth”. They’ve definitely changed the look of that “o” (or was it “u”?). What do you guys think about it? Leave a comment below, please.
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Been There Ornament – Kentucky

I really like Starbucks Been There Ornament Kentucky because of its blue palette. Two main elements from the front (way less than those from the bigger mug):
Mammoth Cave – the longest cave system known in the world
Bluegrass Balloon Festival – a.k.a. the Adam Matthews Balloon Festival, was the fifth largest hot air balloon festival in the United States, and the largest in the state of Kentucky
The string of the ornament is light blue.… Read more

Been There – Kentucky

Big thank you to m83, our reader and forum user, who provided the photo of the Starbucks Been There Kentucky mug! And since he added photos of all sides, I’ve combined them into a collage:
I do not have any excuse now to not try to identify all elements from it, stay tuned.… Read more