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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.]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{{Template:Quote|Tastes like fuel. Kicks like a mule.|GTA IV Website}}{{Template:Infobox business
 
 
|type = Coffee house
 
|type = Coffee house
|founded = Unknown
 
|founder = Unknown
 
 
|games = [[GTA IV]]<br>[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
 
|games = [[GTA IV]]<br>[[GTA Chinatown Wars]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
|locations = [[Star Junction]], [[GTA IV]]}}
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|locations = |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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}}
   
'''The Bean Machine''' is a coffeehouse chain from ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]], [[GTA Chinatown Wars]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].''
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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 then in the [[Lcn-exchange.com]] website in [[GTA V]].
   
 
== Description ==
 
== 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]].
 
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.
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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".
   
The coffee beans in the logo meet up to form a certain female body part, an example of Rockstar's sexual humor.
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==Locations==
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;GTA V
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*[[Boulevard Del Perro]] and [[Prosperity Street Promenade]], [[Del Perro]]
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*[[South Mo Milton Drive]] and [[Eclipse Boulevard]], [[West Vinewood]]
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*[[Heritage Way]], [[Rockford Hills]]
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*[[Calais Ave]]nue, [[Korean Plaza]], [[Little Seoul]]
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*[[Magellan Avenue]], [[Vespucci]]
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*[[Mirror Park]]
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*[[Morningwood Boulevard]], [[Morningwood]]
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*[[Movie Star Way]], Little Seoul
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*[[Peaceful Street]], [[Pillbox Hill]]
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*[[Pleasure Pier]], [[Del Perro Pier]]
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*[[Simmet Alley]], [[Textile City]]
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*[[Atlee Street]], [[Mission Row]]
   
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.
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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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BeanMachine-GTA4-StarJunction.jpg|The Bean Machine at the [[Columbus Center]], GTA IV.
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EFLC_2011-12-30_10-29-37-73.jpg|Another Bean Machine cafe in [[Star Junction]].
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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|A Bean Machine machine in a [[Limited Service|convenience store]].
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Manhunt2-beanmachine.png|Manhunt 2 rendition of a Bean Machine cup.
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BeanMachineKaytonTw-GTAV.jpg|Bean Machine café in [[Little Seoul]], [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]] ([[GTA V]]).
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BeanMachineMorningwood-GTAV.jpg|Bean Machine in [[Morningwood]].
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SimmetAlley2LS-GTAV.jpg|Bean Machine at the [[Simmet Alley]] in [[Textile City]].
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</gallery>
   
 
==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 UK-based coffee retailer [[wp:Costa Coffee|Costa Coffee]], which is rarely seen in the 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 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.
   
== 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==
 
{{Restaurants}}
 
{{Restaurants}}
   
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Latest revision as of 14:05, October 13, 2014

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): GTA IV
GTA Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto V
"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 then 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 V

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.

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit

NavigationEdit


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