Convenience and cravings come at a price whenever you order a quick coffee, soda or specialty drink. Pocket significant savings with beverages from home.

Sip Your Savings

Convenience and cravings come at a price whenever you order a quick coffee, soda or specialty drink. Pocket significant savings with beverages from home.

Drip Coffee

It’s a go-to drink for a reason. Though coffee is relatively inexpensive even at higher-end coffee shops, you can save significantly and enjoy comparable flavor with home brew.

COFFEE SHOP COFFEE:
Average daily price = $2.38
× 5 days a week = $11.90
× 52 weeks a year = $618.80

MAKE AT HOME COFFEE:
Average daily price = $0.20
× 5 days a week = $1.00
× 52 weeks a year = $52.00

Savings per year: $566.80


Latte Drinks

You may reward yourself by ordering a frothy coffee drink when you need a pick-me-up, but these drinks are one of the most expensive ways to quench your thirst. Check out our recipe for Arctic Coffee for a drink that will save you money and time spent in line.

COFFEE SHOP ESPRESSO DRINK:
Average daily price = $3.80
× 5 days a week = $19.00 
× 52 weeks a year = $988.00

POUR-YOUR-OWN SODA:
Average daily price = $0.65
× 5 days a week = $3.25 
× 52 weeks a year = $169.00

Savings per year: $819.00


Cold-Pressed Juices

Juice bars offer cold-pressed fruit drinks high in health benefits but also high in cost. Even if you need to invest in equipment, the savings of do-it-yourself juicing are so worth it. We've got three juice ideas to get you started. 

JUICE BAR DRINK:
Average daily price = $9.90
× 5 days a week = $49.50 
× 52 weeks a year = $2,574.00

PRESS-YOUR-OWN JUICE:
Average daily price = $2.25
× 5 days a week = $11.25 
× 52 weeks a year = $585.00

Savings per year: $1,989.00


Shaken Iced Tea

Ordered iced teas, whether green or black, are light and refreshing, but the profit margin is extreme. DIY tea is cheap, and our Peach Iced Tea might just convince you to switch.

COFFEE SHOP ICED TEA:
Average daily price = $2.45
× 5 days a week = $12.25 
× 52 weeks a year = $637.00

BREW-YOUR-OWN TEA:
Average daily price = $0.07
× 5 days a week = $0.35 
× 52 weeks a year = $18.20

Savings per year: $618.80

Note: Prices are approximate; actual prices will vary by location. Estimated savings do not include initial cost of equipment.