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September 29 is officially National Coffee Day, a celebration of everyone’s favorite bean juice. While the Goliath of the industry, Starbucks, will not be participating in any giveaways or deals for the holiday, there are plenty of opportunities to snag a freebie.
From free to discounted, we have the tea – or, the brew – on where to head on Thursday.
Dunkin’ Donuts Perks members can get a free medium or hot iced coffee with every purchase.
Get a medium hot or iced coffee for a quarter when using the Tims app.
Drop in-store for a free small drip coffee with any purchase.
Perks members can get any medium handcrafted drink for $3.
All customers can receive a free iced or hot brewed coffee, no purchase necessary. If you’re a Krispy Kreme Rewards member, you can also snag a free doughnut.
Buy a donut, get a free medium hot coffee or cold brew.
Receive a free 12-ounce bag of beans with any purchase using the code FREECOFFEE.
Barnes & Nobles
Get a free tall iced or hot coffee with a purchase of any baked good from a Barnes & Nobles cafe.
New subscribers to Panera Unlimited Sip Club will receive two months of unlimited coffee for free. Existing Sip Club members can get $2 off a single barista beverage or smoothie through the Panera app.
Winans Chocolates + Coffee
With every bag of coffee purchased on National Coffee Day, Winans will include a free 12-ounce brewed coffee.
Customers can get one free cold brew of any size, no purchase required.
Royal Perks members can get a free small iced coffee with a purchase of a dollar or more from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the BK app.
Fun Coffee Facts to Annoy Your Friends With
All facts are from the experts at Esquires, The Organic Coffee Co.
Coffee beans are technically seeds.
We call them beans because of their resemblance to legumes, but they’re really more pits in cherry-like berries.
Espresso means ‘pressed out’ in Italian.
This, obviously, reverse to how espresso is made.
A coffee plant can live up to 200 years.
That’s two centuries!
Slurping coffee is said to be the best way to drink it.
Allegedly, this is a method coffee experts use to judge the quality of a roast. An aggressive slurp allows for an accurate impression of the flavor.
You can overdose on coffee.
About 30 cups in a short period of time is a near lethal dose.
Decaf doesn’t mean caffeine free.
An eight-ounce cup of decaf coffee, on average, contains two to 12 milligrams of caffeine.
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