Category Archives for Coffee Facts

Why Is Coffee Called “Joe”?

A Drink of Many NamesCoffee is the main component of caffeinated rituals practiced day and night by hundreds of millions of people across the globe. But for such a common beverage, we know considerably little about its various names and where they all originated. Historically speaking, it is generally agreed that the formal English word […]

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Cappuccino vs Latte vs Macchiato vs Mocha: What’s The Difference?

Unless you’re a coffee aficionado or a skilled barista, it’s probably a challenge to know the difference between coffee drinks on a cafe menu by name alone. Cappuccino doesn’t sound too far off from a macchiato, but while the names may seem to be based on trend only, there’s actually quite a bit of history behind coffee house drinks. Some of them even look very similar, but one taste, and you’ll know that a cappuccino is definitely different from a flat white or a macchiato.

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Does Coffee Go Bad? How Long Does Coffee Stay Fresh?

​So that’s the question: does coffee go bad? The short answer is probably not, or at least not in the same way that meat, or dairy products, or fresh produce will go bad and make you sick if you consume them. But the longer answer is yes, a cup of expired or stale coffee won’t taste nearly as delicious as a cup of recently roasted and freshly ground beans. Read on to find out why.

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