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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf launches a refreshing “Be Happy Hour” – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know

  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf celebrates the 35th anniversary of The Original Ice Blended Drink
  • Save $1 on an Ice Blended drink Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m. until closing
  • From August 29 to September 15, 2022

The forecast for late August and early September is about as close to late August and early September as you can imagine: it’s going to be hot, very hot, in the days ahead.

In short? We are looking for ways to find some quick refreshment as the eighth month leaves the sunny scene and the ninth month begins its toasty reign.

Help us as we head down that heated stretch? The refreshing fact is that one of the mainstays of the summer scene, The Original Ice Blended Drink at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, is celebrating its 35th anniversary.

The drink originated in Westwood, making it a true local libation, although its inspiration was found in Europe. (The full story of the Original Ice Blended Drink’s journey from flavorful experience to frosty phenomenon can be found on the company’s blog.)

Of course, Ice Blendeds aren’t just for summer, and fans have been enjoying them on even the coldest days.

But for a long time, since the late 1980s in fact, people have been ordering the brrr– filled drinks on particularly sunny afternoons.

It just so happens that such a sunny afternoon is in full force on August 29, when the company launches its new offering, all to celebrate the drink’s anniversary: ​​stop by any Monday, Tuesday , Wednesday or Thursday. after 3 p.m. and get a dollar off an Original Ice Blended or any Ice Blended drink on the menu.

The “Be Happy Hour” is not a one-day affair, but rather will stretch on, much like a hot afternoon can, for a good long time.

The end date? Find your drink at a discount by September 15.

Calling any cold coffee drink an Ice Blended has become quite common, but this legendary libation is a Coffe Bean creation.

So turn up your Ice Blended to keep it cool on hot days, something fans of the icy sip have been doing for 35 years.

As for fall-themed drinks, which traditionally debut in late August? These are also now available at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.