How many cups of coffee have you had today? Two? Four? Eight?
Rejoice! Today is a holiday custom made for coffee bean connoisseurs: National Coffee Day.
Why is there a National Coffee Day? Well, The National Coffee Association reports that over 161 million people drink coffee on at least a semi-regular basis. This obsession means that over 117 million bags of coffee beans are harvested from 16 different countries each year. That's a lot of brewing!
Coffee retailers across the country are offering free coffee specials to commemorate the coffee phenomenon. This is great news, especially with the ever-increasing price of coffee. Here are a few coffee companies offering free coffee specials in honor of National Coffee Day:
Many more local, regional and national coffee shops are offering national coffee day specials. Check out their Facebook or Twitter pages via the #coffee, #freecoffeespecials or #nationalcoffeeday hashtag to get the inside scoop on some caffeine freebies.
Want to make your own coffee? Check out some of our delicious iced coffee recipes to get your caffeine buzz at home.
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