The Week contest
This week’s question: Starbucks founder Howard Schultz is considering running for president as an independent in 2020, because he believes both major parties are failing Americans. If Starbucks were to release a new coffee drink in honor of Schultz’s presidential ambitions, what would it be called?
Last week’s contest: The government shutdown prevented breweries from selling new craft beers in cans and bottles, because the federal officials who approve each new label and check its health warnings had been furloughed. If a brewery were to create a shutdown-themed beer, what name could it have?
THE WINNER: Furloughenbrau Bill Mistele, New City, N.Y.
SECOND PLACE: Bitter Pillsner Ken Kellam III, Dallas
THIRD PLACE: Stout of the Disunion Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh
For runners-up and complete contest rules, please go to theweek.com/contest.
How to enter: Submissions should be emailed to email@example.com. Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, type “New coffee” in the subject line. Entries are due by noon, Eastern Time, Tuesday, Feb. 5. Winners will appear on the Puzzle Page next issue and at theweek.com/puzzles on Friday, Feb. 8. In the case of identical or similar entries, the first one received gets credit.
The winner gets a one-year subscription to The Week.