Coffee lovers, rejoice. It's National Coffee Day.
Although most caffeine addicts reach for their cup of joe no matter the day, Monday is a chance to a get free – or discounted – caffeine fix.
Here are some local businesses that'll be serving up free coffee or samples for the "holiday":
Caribou Coffee will be serving up samples of its Amy's Blend brew all day Monday, according to a post on its Facebook page, which says, "We're so excited for National Coffee Day ... for us it's like Christmas, the Fourth of July and eight birthdays all rolled into one."
Ten percent of Amy's Blend purchases through the end of October will be donated to CancerCares organization, WRAL says.
The coffee chain, which just recently returned to Minnesota, is serving up free medium hot or iced coffees. Just download the offer from the "My Offers" section on the Dunkin' Mobile app, which is available on iPhone of Android.
The Edina Grill in Edina is offering $1 cup of coffee if customers use their app, according to a tweet.
Holiday Station Stores
Holiday Station Stores have a coupon for 69-cent hot coffee or cappuccino through Oct. 12. And if you miss out on National Coffee Day, Holiday stores offer free coffee on Tuesdays.
Krispy Kreme customers are giving away free coffee, or offering mochas, lattes or iced coffees for $1, according to Flavor 574.
Customers at McDonald's can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants across the country as part of the second National Free Coffee event, according to a news release.
Following National Coffee Day, McDonald's will kick off its popular Monopoly game:
Starbucks customers can get a free sample of the Ethiopia Blend coffee Monday – but the sample is only available until noon, CNN says.
Plus, there's free shipping on online orders of $30-plus and $25 off online purchase of $100 or more with the code RMN25SEPT, according to Creative Couponing. My Starbucks Rewards members can also get 20 percent off any packaged coffee of merchandise in the store.