In the early ‘80s, coffee flavor choices were minimal and less-than-desirable to consumers. There was amaretto, Irish cream, brandy, vanilla and chocolate flavored coffees sold in small quantities to local specialty roasters. The aroma to these early flavored coffees was slightly “medicinal.” The taste of flavored coffees was not all that enjoyable.
Its Christmas time again and Starbucks has offended a whole bunch of Christians because their red cups this holiday season feature a minimalist design instead of snowflakes and other wintery symbols.
The so-called “War on Christmas” has prompted some Christians to take matters into their own hands by purchasing coffees and telling the barista their name is “Merry Christmas” so it appears on their order. Spurred on by evangelical Christian Joshua Feuerstein, people have been uploading images of their coffee orders to social media.
For a change, a good cup of coffee would be nice. It does take some time and some energy to find a great cup of gourmet coffee these days. If you do know of a perfect coffee shop, you are one of the lucky ones. But, did you know that you can basically make a nice cup of coffee on your own from home?