Here at POP Camp, our day doesn’t start until we’ve had our first cup of liquid energy. Some of us need it more than others, but ultimately, POP doesn’t function right without it. We need that caffeinated sip of divinity each morning (and every hour after) to be normal people. We have an addiction. We recently did a Q&A with some of our team members to show you what we mean.
Name: Joe the VP
Addiction Status: Recreational Coffee Drinker
Go-To Coffee Order: Lavender coffee from Rosetta
Preferred Brand/Roast: Rosetta in Laguna
Average Cups a Day: 0.25 cups
Why do you need coffee? I need coffee to make sure my coworkers do their job and keep the peace. I don’t drink it myself most of the time. I need the coffee for them.
Why would you skip coffee for the day? I mainly skip the coffee because it doesn’t mix well with my beer.
Name: Gretchen the Designer
Addiction Status: Gotta-go-to-rehab addicted
Go-To Coffee Order: Iced blonde americano with 3 pumps sugar free vanilla and extra cream
Preferred Brand/Roast: Kirkland’s Signature Breakfast Blend in the K-Cups is great when I’m running out the door and can’t wait in line at Starbucks.
Average Cups a Day: 3
Why do you need coffee? I need it because I hustle. Without it, I’m no hustler.
Why would you skip coffee for the day? Because I don’t have time to get it or make it, at which point, I’m more than likely dead.
Name: Vina the Socialite
Addiction Status: Caffeine-withdrawals-when-I-wake-up addicted
Go-To Coffee Order: Medium roast with coconut milk and sugar-free vanilla. Or with sugar-free cinnamon dulce if I’m feeling spicy
Preferred Brand/Roast: Anything but Folgers. I need real coffee.
Average Cups a Day: 2
Why do you need coffee? I need coffee because it’ll make me less sassy than I already am.
Why would you skip coffee for the day? I would never intentionally skip my coffee. It must’ve been Folgers in the cup.
Name: Nick the President
Addiction Status: Don’t-Talk-To-Me-Until-I-Have-Coffee Addicted
Go-To Coffee Order: white chocolate mocha, extra shot or a cortado
Preferred Brand/Roast: Rosetta in Laguna (Hi Brian)
Average Cups a Day: 3, but like half a cup at a time
Why do you need coffee? It keeps me doing what I do. It helps with creativity.
Why would you skip coffee for the day? Just thinking about this question makes me tired. I’d never skip coffee. Never. I’d make another coffee before my last coffee is finished.