Tuesday, October 24, 2006
I like coffee coffee-coffee-coffee down in my belly
This article over at NPR discusses the caffeine content of different coffees and beverages. The point is that 3 shots of espresso is about equal to a 12 oz cup of coffee (that’s about 4.5 oz of espresso). Most people expect that their espresso will give them a super jolt of caffeine, when it is not really that full of juice by comparison.
Do you use caffeine? When and where do you get your fix?
I’ve heard people refer to caffeine as the acceptable drug. It’s legal and has no real stigmas in culture. Do you think it’s bad to be dependant on caffeine? I know I will get a headache if I don’t have my coffee for a day. I know I’m addicted. Should I care? Is it wrong to be addicted to caffeine? Does that fall under the biblical issue of not being a drunkard?
What’s the point of getting an extra shot of decaf espresso? That’s paying $0.55 for more coffee flavor. I don’t understand it.