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Central Perk Coffee celebrates 25th anniversary of ‘Friends’

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way


July 23, 2019
By Canadian Vending

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Image courtesy of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf And Warner Bros. Consumer Products

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, roasters and retailers of specialty coffee and tea, announced  that it has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic series Friends. Like the theme song for the famous sit-com, this brew “will be there for you.”

To commemorate the show’s milestone, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf collaborated with Warner Bros. to create special edition Central Perk Coffee and Central Perk Tea products, named after the show’s coffee shop. The Friends-inspired coffee products, which can be found below, are now available for purchase online and will be available in retail stores starting on July 31 through the end of summer.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf And Warner Bros. Consumer Products Team Up To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Friends’

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf And Warner Bros. Consumer Products Team Up To Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of ‘Friends’

  • Central Perk Medium Roast – Perfectly balanced coffee with a nutty aroma and a sweet, smooth finish that will make you feel like you’re sipping a java from Central Perk
  • Central Perk Dark Roast – Rich, aromatic coffee with sweet, chocolate undertones that pack a punch and serve as a hearty pick-me-up
  • Central Perk Tea – Freshly steeped black tea blended with bright citrus to create a sweet and refreshing flavour profile 

In addition to the Central Perk coffee and tea products, on July 31, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will also launch limited edition Friends-themed specialty beverages named after the show’s beloved characters. Guests can enjoy the following new specialty drinks through August 27:

  • The Joey (Mango Cold Brew Tea) –  Mango pairs with a fruity cold brew tea for an enticing and seductive treat that is sure to turn heads just like Joey Tribbiani’s and ask, “How you doin’?”
  • The Monica (Midnight Mocha Cold Brew) – Cold brew perfection is here. Rich, dark chocolate syrup combined with our bold, 20-hour steeped cold brew creates precisely balanced flavours of coffee and chocolate for perfectionists like Monica Geller. 
  • The Rachel (Matcha Latte) – Indulge yourself like Rachel Green, with the lightly sweetened blend of ceremonial grade matcha with our silky vanilla powder and milk. Perfect for the trendsetters and matcha enthusiasts alike.
  • The Ross (Classic Flat White) – No awkwardness here, this beverage is sophisticated and sleek, just how Ross Geller wants to be. Freshly pulled espresso shots finished with lightly aerated milk, makes for a sweet, velvety refreshment. Get ready to be taken seriously. 
  • The Chandler (Caramel Coconut Latte) – It won’t be hard to commit to this drink. A blend of creamy coconut and toasted caramel infused with our extroverted espresso that not even Chandler Bing can say no to.
  • The Phoebe (Cookies and Cream Ice Blended) – The combination of sweet, creamy vanilla, a splash of espresso and chocolate cookie pieces that is guaranteed to put a pep in your step and have you singing just like Phoebe Buffay.

As part of the Friends-themed celebration, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will also offer a limited time Buy-One-Get-One-Free (BOGO) special starting on August 4, National FRIENDship Day. For one week, guests that buy one Friends-themed beverage will receive one free Friends-themed drink to share with a friend. 

To purchase The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s limited edition Central Perk coffee and tea, please visit: https://store.coffeebean.com/centralperk.