Today’s Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that “iced coffee is a hot commodity, surveys show”: Some like it iced. According to studies from the SCAA and NCA, iced coffee consumption is on the rise — accounting for 6 percent of weekly U.S. coffee consumers, as compared with 4 percent five years ago. The article also attributes the increased popularity of iced coffee with warmer temperatures and younger coffee drinkers.

Of course, if I was a voice-cracking, acne magnet of a teenager hanging out at the mall in Sarasota, FL at one of these cheesier new “me too” coffee chains, I’d skip the coffee and pour liquid nitrogen down my shorts for that matter.