from the like-fried-chicken-and-doughnuts dept.
Dotnaught writes "New Scientist reports that Nestec, a Nestle subsidiary, has applied for a patent on a fermented coffee beverage. In other words, coffee beer -- it foams like beer and packs the caffeine of coffee, with "fruity and/or floral notes due to the fermentation of the coffee aroma."
A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the
seed from which other committees will bloom.