1940: Eavesdrop On Your Guests!

You should totally eavesdrop on your guests if you make good coffee.

1940: Drink Coffee At Midnight!

I don’t… usually prepare coffee as part of a midnight supper.

1940: Many Methods Of Coffee-Making

Hills Bros. Coffee offered instructions about how to brew its coffee in 1940. On the can and in the ads.

1940: Throw Girls In Volcano, Buy Our Coffee

Apparently human sacrifice leads to really good coffee, if you believe this bizarre Nash’s Coffee ad from 1940.

1939: Control Your Roast

Hills Bros. Coffee published this handy 1939 advertisement showing people some different methods to brew coffee. Pretty slick.