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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between Cold Brew & Iced Coffee

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between Cold Brew & Iced Coffee

There are two main ways to take your coffee: hot & cold. But if you prefer your coffee chilled, there are two main ways to consume coffee cold: iced coffee & cold brew. So, what’s the difference? Iced coffee & cold brew often get lumped together, but there are some pretty big differences in how…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is Coffee Called “A Cup Of Joe”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is Coffee Called “A Cup Of Joe”?

The word “coffee” comes from the Turkish word kahveh, which entered into the European vernacular around 1600. Coffee beans first were first imported into Italy from North Africa & the Middle East in 1615, then into France in 1644 where the Turkish ambassador to France helped make coffee the “it” beverage in the court of…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Decaf Coffee Pots Orange?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Decaf Coffee Pots Orange?

Much like an orange traffic cone gives you a heads-up about nearby roadwork, the orange spout & handle of a decaf coffee pot is a signal to both the people who drink coffee & the servers who pour it. But, that color wasn’t chosen simply for its eye-catching qualities. Orange is a bit of branding…Read More