Wednesday, July 7, 2010
If you have ever read my posts you know that I think cold coffee is a ridiculous abomination, but I understand how the heat of the day could lead some to stray from coffee perfection. However, I was recently told that drinking hot liquids on a hot day can actually have a cooling effect on the body. This sounded like good science to me. Unfortunately, the posts I have read suggest this is nothing more than an old wives tale.
Here is one example of a post-doc student arguing against the "hot drinks help you keep cool" theory.
Regardless of this "scientific" evidence I implore true coffee purists to celebrate hot coffee today even in the face of 100 degree plus temperatures. It is our duty as the carriers of the coffee flame.
PS: If you have more info about hot drinks on hot day, I would love to hear it.
Posted by Dark Roasted D.C. at 1:05 PM