Starbock Beer vs. Starbucks Coffee NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Texas bar owner Rex Bell, the creator of a new beer he would like to call Starbock beer. Bell says the name is a combination of two Texas favorites -- Lone Star beer and Shiner Bock beer. But Starbucks, the coffee company, is threatening Bell with legal action if he doesn't change the name.
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NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Texas bar owner Rex Bell, the creator of a new beer he would like to call Starbock beer. Bell says the name is a combination of two Texas favorites — Lone Star beer and Shiner Bock beer. But Starbucks, the coffee company, is threatening Bell with legal action if he doesn't change the name.