A History of Coffee Culture in America

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For your Friday morning enjoyment: a brief look at coffee culture in America, starting with post-war instant coffee and moving through Starbucks and the beginning of a coffee vocabulary to today's coffee "refinement," the ritualization of coffee and the heightened awareness of terroir, roast, and method. (Note: video best enjoyed while drinking a cup of coffee, obviously.)Via Smithsonian.com

Related: The History of the Espresso Machine

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