Not only is caffeine the world’s most popular psychoactive drug, regularly drinking coffee and its caffeine component will alter your brain’s chemical makeup. This is the reason you don’t quit because it will cause fatigue, headache and nausea. Like the drugs heroin, tobacco and even alcohol, kicking this habit can be just as miserable with similar withdrawal symptoms.
Here are some useless coffee facts to impress your friends and co-workers or, more importantly, waste more time at the office.
Johan Sebastian Bach wrote an opera about a woman who was addicted to coffee.
The next time you are standing around the water cooler trying to waste some time, impress your friends and co-workers with these completely useless coffee trivia facts.
All coffee is grown in the “Bean Belt” This is the area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. For those of you who failed geography, they are on either side of the equator.
The next time you pour your morning coffee, pay attention to the bubbles that form on top. Some people believe that the pattern the bubbles create can predict the weather. Now I know for some of you this is going to be a difficult task because you can’t even see straight before that first cup, but do try this fun experiment. It might even start your day off with a little humour. For most of us that would be a definite improvement over how they usually start.
Tasting coffee is a lot more interesting than just picking “dark” or “mild”. In fact, the type of roast should be hardly noticeable. Great roasting will bring out the best of each different coffee, highlighting the unique flavour nuances without leaving an overpowering roast flavour.