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All The Coffee Deals on National Coffee Day

On your marks, get set, caffeinate!

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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.

The Deals

Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts Perks members can get a free medium or hot iced coffee with every purchase.

Tim Hortons

Get a medium hot or iced coffee for a quarter when using the Tims app.

Peet’s Coffee

Drop in-store for a free small drip coffee with any purchase.

Caribou Coffee

Perks members can get any medium handcrafted drink for $3. 

Krispy Kreme

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.

Duck Donuts

Buy a donut, get a free medium hot coffee or cold brew.

Bean Box

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.

Panera Bread

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. 

Burger King

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. 

Read more about the perks of enjoying coffee:

A Gastroenterologist Shares 4 Little-Known Benefits of Drinking Coffee

How to Make Your Daily Cup of Coffee Eco-Friendly

Mushroom Coffee: A Better Spin on Your Morning Latte

Could a Pre-Workout Coffee Help You Burn Fat While Exercising?


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