Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in July 2015.

July 31
On this date in 1928, movie audiences first heard the MGM lion roar.
Your coffee wants a logo with a sepia tint.

July 30
Caliph Al-Mansur founded the city of Baghdad on this date in 762.
Your coffee wants to be served in a dallah.

July 29
On this date in 1987, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of Britain and President François Mitterrand of France ratified the Treaty of Canterbury, an agreement to build a tunnel under the English Channel.
Your coffee longs to goon on pilgrimages to ferne halwes, couthe in sondry londes.

July 28
The Games of the XXIII Olympiad opened in Los Angeles on this date in 1984.
Your coffee wants to see a coxless pair on the Los Angeles River.

July 27
On this date in 1922, television writer and producer Norman Lear was born.
Your coffee wants to keep it all in the family.

July 24
Kansas City Royals baseball player George Brett had a game-winning home-run nullified because of bat-tampering on this date in 1983.
Your coffee contains no pine tar.

July 23
On this date in 1995, Comet Hale-Bopp was first sighted.
Today’s coffee was brewed with twice the normal amount of heavy water, giving it a bright flavor with a long finish.

July 22
Connecticut Land Company surveyors named an area in Ohio after Gen. Moses Cleaveland, the survey party’s superintendent, on this date in 1796.
Today’s special blend is cafe flambé brewed from Cuyahoga River water.

July 21
On this date in 2011, the 135th and final mission of the United States Space Shuttle program ended with the touchdown of Shuttle Atlantis.
Your coffee wants a TSA precheck and a seatbelt extender.

July 20
The Arroyo Seco Parkway, California’s first freeway, opened on this date in 1940.
Your coffee wants an espresso lane.

July 17
On this date in 1762, Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, became the tsar of Russia.
Your coffee wants to be brewed in a samovar.

July 16
Alexander Butterfield informed the United States Senate about President Nixon’s secret tape recordings of Oval Office conversations on this date in 1973.
Your coffee wants to be served after an 18½ minute gap.

July 15
On this date in 2006, Twitter was publicly launched.
Your coffee wants a hashtag.

July 14
The United States withdrew the $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills from circulation on this date in 1969.
Your coffee accepts any form of legal tender.

July 13
On this date in 1249, the coronation of Alexander III as King of the Scots took place.
Your coffee is dumfoundered it wassna’ someone named “Scott.”