Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages in the world, but is it good for you?
The topic has been steeped in a long-brewing controversy for many years, reaching back to the 18th century when this steamy beverage began gaining popularity. Coffee was demonized as a potential cause of heart disease, panic attacks, high blood pressure, and other health problems, but modern research has debunked many of these claims.
While some people may be sensitive to the caffeine in coffee and experience jitters or other side effects, studies have shown that moderate coffee consumption (around 3 cups per day) is generally safe and even boasts a few health benefits.
For many people around the world, starting off the day with a cup of coffee is part of their breakfast routine. Having a cup of coffee first thing in the morning is comforting, and energizing, it helps people get motivated to tackle their day. All of us coffee lovers know that caffeine is what gives us the energy we need to get going, but exactly how much caffeine is in your favorite cup? Well, how much caffeine that’s in coffee isn’t a straightforward answer, with many factors influencing the caffeine amount, such as roast, brewing method, and coffee type. To see how much caffeine you’re likely drinking every morning, let’s dig into the different types to get some answers.
If you’re tired of buying the same old package of stale, pre-ground coffee and have always wanted to try making coffee from whole beans, this guide is for you. We’re here to tell you that making your own excellent cup of coffee at home is a game changer, and it’s totally doable! When you begin making coffee, you’ll be able to make it exactly how you’d like, and you can even experiment with different methods to find your favorite. Let’s talk about how to get the best grind for your brew and explore some tips on making the best cup of joe at home.
As you may or may not know, we roast our own coffee here at Cupla. We know that putting the extra work and love into our coffee makes a huge difference in the taste and quality. We are so proud of the final product, and the smiles on our customer’s faces leads us to believe they are diggin’ what we are doing! But, what also makes a difference in the coffee we are roasting is the coffee beans themselves.
Did you happen to catch the article on Forbes.com last week discussing a new clinical study on coffee? Well we did, and it has us craving even more of our in-house roasted coffee here at Cupla. According to the article, a new lab study suggests that when it comes to brain health, coffee offers more than the stimulating effects of our favorite legal drug–in fact, decaf could be just as effective.
While pumpkin spiced lattes and hot chai are right around the corner, there is still plenty of time to enjoy a nice, crisp cup of iced coffee. There are so many ways to enjoy iced coffee. No matter if you are looking for a sweet treat or a refreshing pick me up, there is an iced coffee variety for you. Here are 5 of our favorite iced coffees. Continue reading “5 Iced Coffee Drinks to Try Before Summer Ends”
Yup, we know it sounds like an oxymoron, but it’s a thing, “White Espresso.” Ok, so the color is more like a Tan, but let’s not split hairs here. It’s a lot lighter in color than traditional roasted espresso which is usually a dark brown. White espresso is virtually “under roasted” coffee. Continue reading “White Espresso”
We are on the verge of a big year for Cupla Coffee. 2018 will be the year we open our first coffee shop in Salt Lake City! As we prepare for this exciting year, we thought it would be fun to look into our crystal ball at what coffee trends are expected for 2018. Over the years we have seen coffee and the industry change in a number of ways and we pride ourselves on staying abreast of changing trends while keeping traditions alive. Here are a few coffee house trends we can expect to see in 2018. Continue reading “Coffee Shop Trends for 2018”
Here at Cupla Coffee we take our coffee seriously. One question we often receive is what types of coffee is going to get me the most (or in some cases the least!) caffeine? Of course, there are plenty of reasons to drink coffee besides caffeine; the smell, taste, it goes great with fresh baked pastries, but it’s always good to be aware of where on the caffeine spectrum your cup of coffee falls. Who knows, after reading this you might be inclined to change your regular order.