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Coffee for Hangovers, Boston's 1777 Coffee Shortage Solution, and Flash Brew

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Flash brewed Chemex coffee next to an illustration of ice.
Christopher C. Mar 21, 2022
  • Can Coffee Help Cure a Hangover?

    by CoffeeTalk

    Here’s the deal: That java juice may not be as effective as you believe at alleviating the effects of a hangover — in fact, it may exacerbate some of your symptoms. James Roach, DO, an emergency medicine physician, explains.

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  • The Surprising Way Boston Settled a Coffee ‘Shortage’ in 1777

    by Molly Harris for Mashed

    Over a three-year period from 1776 to 1779 during the revolution, these shortages sparked more than 30 riots targeted at fellow colonists who controlled the vast majority of the products. Some hoarded, while others simply price-gouged their customers. One such merchant and American patriot to do so was Thomas Boylston. What Boylston didn't realize is that he would be faced with a mob of women who took matters into their own hands while their husbands were away fighting for independence.

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  • What is flash brew coffee?

    by Matthew Deyn for Perfect Daily Grind

    Today, when most people talk about cold coffee, cold brew or iced coffee generally come to mind first. But as far back as the 1960s, people were enjoying an entirely different kind of cold coffee beverage in Japan: Japanese iced coffee, also known as flash brew. It wasn’t until the late 20th and early 21st century, however, that this beverage started to become popular further afield in the US. Since then, it has played a role in the wider rise of cold coffee.

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    Roger Pilotti

    Very interesting, I enjoyed the information.

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