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[[File:BeanMachine-GTA4-StarJunction.jpg|thumb|325px|The Bean Machine in [[Columbus Center]], GTA IV.]]
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{{Infobox business
[[File:TheBeanMachine-GTA4-logo.png|thumb|left|160px|Bean machine logo.]][[File:EFLC_2011-12-30_10-29-37-73.jpg|thumb|Another Bean Machine cafe on Star Junction.]][[File:EFLC_2012-03-03_17-40-46-66.jpg|thumb|Bean Machine's rotating cup on Star Junction.]]
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|type = Coffee house
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''<br>''[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
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|locations = [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]]<br>[[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]]
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|name = The Bean Machine
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|image = TheBeanMachine-GTA4-logo.png
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|taglines = "''Tastes like fuel. Kicks like a mule.''"
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|bawsaq = {{BAWSAQ/Slider}} '''BEN'''
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}}
   
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{{Quote|Coffe house chain taking over the world one Tiramisu Gunkaccino at a time.| Description at [[Liberty City National Exchange|LCN.com]].}}
   
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'''The Bean Machine''' is a coffeehouse chain corporation. The player can buy stocks from them in the [[Lcn-exchange.com]] website in [[GTA V]].
   
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== Description ==
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The Bean Machine replaces [[Tarbrush Café]] from ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'' and is a spoof of chains such as [[wp:Starbucks|Starbucks]] and [[wp:The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf|Coffee Bean]].
   
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Despite its numerous stores throughout [[Liberty City (HD Universe)|Liberty City]] and [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]], the player cannot visit any location. Its advert can be regularly seen on [[TV]] and heard on the radio. The chain's slogan (as seen on its [[Beanmachinecoffee.com|website]]) is "Tastes like fuel, kicks like a mule". The Bean Machine is most likely the place to find businessmen and women loading up on overpriced lattes before they head out to work. It is referenced in the mission "[[Reuniting the Family]]".
   
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==Locations==
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===GTA IV===
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<gallery>
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BeanMachine-GTA4-StarJunction.jpg|[[Columbus Center]]
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EFLC_2011-12-30_10-29-37-73.jpg|[[Star Junction]]
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Bean-machine-LC-triangle-GTAIV.jpg|[[Burlesque Street]] and Iron St. [[The Triangle]]
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</gallery>
   
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===GTA V===
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<gallery>
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BeanMachineKaytonTw-GTAV.jpg|[[Movie Star Way]] and [[San Andreas Avenue]], [[Little Seoul]].
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BeanMachineMorningwood-GTAV.jpg|[[Morningwood Boulevard]], [[Morningwood]].
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BeanMachine-SimmetAlley-GTAV.png|[[Simmet Alley]], [[Textile City]].
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Beanm.litteseoulgta5.jpg|[[Vespucci Boulevard]], [[Little Seoul]], opposite Arirang Plaza.
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BeanMachine-GTAV-MissionRow.jpg|[[Atlee Street]], [[Mission Row]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-DelPerro.jpg|[[Prosperity Street Promenade]], [[Del Perro]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-DelPerroPier.jpg|[[Pleasure Pier]], [[Del Perro Pier]], [[Del Perro Beach]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-KoreanPlaza.jpg|[[Korean Plaza]], [[Calais Avenue]], [[Little Seoul]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-PillboxHill.jpg|[[Peaceful Street]] and [[Vespucci Boulevard]], [[Pillbox Hill]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-RockfordHills.jpg|[[Heritage Way]], [[Rockford Hills]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-SouthMoMiltonDr.jpg|[[South Mo Milton Drive]], West Winewood, at the [[Eclipse Medical Tower]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-Vespucci.jpg|[[Magellan Avenue]], [[Vespucci]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-WestVinewood.jpg|[[Strangeways Drive]] and [[Eclipse Boulevard]], [[West Vinewood]].
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DelPerro-GTAV-ElginAvenue.jpg|[[Elgin Avenue]] and [[Vespucci Boulevard]], [[Pillbox Hill]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-PalominoAve.jpg|[[Palomino Avenue]] and [[Vespucci Boulevard]], [[Little Seoul]].
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BeanMachine-GTAV-DelPerroPlaza.jpg|[[Del Perro Plaza]], [[Boulevard Del Perro]], [[Del Perro]].
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BM-Pillbox-Hill-gtav.jpg|[[3 Alta Street Tower|3 Alta Street]], [[Pillbox Hill]]
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</gallery>
   
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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BeanMachineRestaurant-GTAIV.png|A Bean Machine cafe.
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EFLC_2012-03-03_17-40-46-66.jpg|Bean Machine's rotating cup in Star Junction.
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BeanMachine-GTAV.png|[[Vending Machines|Vending machine]] in a [[Limited Service|convenience store]].
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BeanMachineMachine-GTAV.jpg|The menu of a Bean Machine machine in the [[Grand Theft Auto V#Next-Gen .26 PC Versions|enhanced version]].
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Manhunt2-beanmachine.png|Manhunt 2 rendition of a Bean Machine cup.
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BeanMachine-GTAV-Ad.jpg|An advertisement for Bean Machine.
{{Template:Quote|Tastes like fuel. Kicks like a mule.|GTA IV Website}}{{Template:Infobox business
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</gallery>
|type = Coffee house
 
|founded = Unknown
 
|founder = Unknown
 
|games = [[GTA IV]]<br>[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
 
|locations = [[Star Junction]], [[GTA IV]]}}
 
 
'''The Bean Machine''' is a coffeehouse chain from ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]], [[GTA Chinatown Wars]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].''
 
 
== Description ==
 
The Bean Machine replaces [[Tarbrush Café]] from [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and is a spoof of chains such as [[wp:Starbucks|Starbucks]] and [[wp:The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf|Coffee Bean]].
 
 
Despite its numerous stores throughout Liberty City, the player cannot visit any location. Its advert can be regularly seen on TV and heard on the radio. The chain's slogan (as seen on its [[Beanmachinecoffee.com|website]]) is "Tastes like fuel, kicks like a mule". The Bean Machine is most likely the place to find businessmen and women loading up on overpriced lattes before they head out to work.
 
 
The coffee beans in the logo meet up to form a certain female body part, an example of Rockstar's sexual humor.
 
 
A Bean Machine cup was seen in the first trailer of [[Grand Theft Auto V]], also a jogger was seen wearing a shirt resembling the logo.
 
   
 
==Beverages==
 
==Beverages==
* Gunkacchino
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<gallery>
* High Noon
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File:BM1.jpg|The High Noon
* Speedball
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File:BM2.jpg|The Eco-Ffee
* The Bratte
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File:BM3.jpg|The Speedball
* The Flusher
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File:BM4.jpg|The Gunkacchino
* Caffeagra
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File:BM5.jpg|The Bratte
* The Big Fruit
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File:BM6.jpg|The Flusher
* The Eco-Fee
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File:BM7.jpg|The Caffeagra
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File:BM8.jpg|The Big Fruit
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</gallery>
   
== Trivia ==
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==Trivia==
 
*The beverage named 'High Noon' could be a reference to the [[High Noon|mission of the same name]] from [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]].
 
*The beverage named 'High Noon' could be a reference to the [[High Noon|mission of the same name]] from [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]].
*The design and coloration of the logo bears a striking resemblance to real life UK-based coffee retailer [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Coffee Costa Coffee] , which is rarely seen in the US.
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*The beverage named "Speedball" could be a reference to the drug of the same name.
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*The design and coloration of the logo bears a striking resemblance to real life [[United Kingdom|UK]]-based coffee retailer [[wp:Costa Coffee|Costa Coffee]], which is rarely seen in the [[United States|US]].
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*The brand is also featured in [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar]]'s [[Manhunt]].
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*The coffee bean in the logo resembles a vagina, an example of Rockstar's sexual humor. Despite this, the company's name itself is one of the few instances of non-sexual humor in the series.
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**"Bean Machine" is a derogatory term in parts of [[wp:Texas|Texas]] for heavily customized trucks and SUVs that are gaudy and/or poorly built and are generally believed or implied to be driven by Hispanic immigrants.
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**The name might also be a reference to the term "mean machine".
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*It is stated in GTA V that Bean Machine is a popular destination for hipsters. This is a reference to how Starbucks in real life often caters to hipsters.
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*The company sponsors the [[Propositions|Prop 14]], a proposition to ban alcohol.
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*Amusingly, if the game is run in the Traditional Chinese language option, the company is referred as [[Cool Beans]] and vice versa.
   
== See also ==
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==See Also==
* [[Tarbrush Café]], the predecessor to The Bean Machine.
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*[[Tarbrush Café]], the predecessor to The Bean Machine.
   
==External link==
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==External Links==
* [http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/#?page=beanMachine&content=interactive0 Bean Machine on the official GTA IV website]
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*[http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/#?page=beanMachine&content=interactive0 Bean Machine on the official GTA IV website]
   
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==Navigation==
 
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Latest revision as of 21:28, February 16, 2015

BUSINESS
The Bean Machine
TheBeanMachine-GTA4-logo
Name: The Bean Machine
BAWSAQ: Increase-BAWSAQSteady-BAWSAQDecrease-BAWSAQ BEN
Tagline(s): "Tastes like fuel. Kicks like a mule."
Type: Coffee house
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
GTA Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto V
Locations: Liberty City
Los Santos
"Coffe house chain taking over the world one Tiramisu Gunkaccino at a time."
― Description at LCN.com.

The Bean Machine is a coffeehouse chain corporation. The player can buy stocks from them in the Lcn-exchange.com website in GTA V.

Description Edit

The Bean Machine replaces Tarbrush Café from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and is a spoof of chains such as Starbucks and Coffee Bean.

Despite its numerous stores throughout Liberty City and Los Santos, the player cannot visit any location. Its advert can be regularly seen on TV and heard on the radio. The chain's slogan (as seen on its website) is "Tastes like fuel, kicks like a mule". The Bean Machine is most likely the place to find businessmen and women loading up on overpriced lattes before they head out to work. It is referenced in the mission "Reuniting the Family".

LocationsEdit

GTA IVEdit

GTA VEdit

GalleryEdit

BeveragesEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The beverage named 'High Noon' could be a reference to the mission of the same name from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
  • The beverage named "Speedball" could be a reference to the drug of the same name.
  • The design and coloration of the logo bears a striking resemblance to real life UK-based coffee retailer Costa Coffee, which is rarely seen in the US.
  • The brand is also featured in Rockstar's Manhunt.
  • The coffee bean in the logo resembles a vagina, an example of Rockstar's sexual humor. Despite this, the company's name itself is one of the few instances of non-sexual humor in the series.
    • "Bean Machine" is a derogatory term in parts of Texas for heavily customized trucks and SUVs that are gaudy and/or poorly built and are generally believed or implied to be driven by Hispanic immigrants.
    • The name might also be a reference to the term "mean machine".
  • It is stated in GTA V that Bean Machine is a popular destination for hipsters. This is a reference to how Starbucks in real life often caters to hipsters.
  • The company sponsors the Prop 14, a proposition to ban alcohol.
  • Amusingly, if the game is run in the Traditional Chinese language option, the company is referred as Cool Beans and vice versa.

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit

NavigationEdit


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