This shouldn’t be a huge surprise to devoted Gilmore Girls fans: Last year, Netflix launched a series of Luke’s Diner pop-up shops, where fans could sit in a recreation of the café and drink free coffee, in honor of the short lived revival of the show, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.
In a new interview, Patterson reveals that he has been working on developing his coffee brand during his off-time from acting – especially since there aren’t any new episodes of the Gilmore Girls on the horizon.
“We’re almost ready to launch, but we want to have our ducks in a row before we come out with it,” he said.
He even went so far as divulge the name of the brand: Scotty P’s Big Mug Coffee.
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There aren’t many other details about the coffee brand, except Patterson’s admission that he’s “obsessed” with coffee, so no word on when the brew will be launched.
“[Coffee is] the thing I look forward to every morning and throughout the day and throughout the evening and now throughout the middle of the night,” he said, which is an extremely relatable sentiment.
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Given the massive crowds that were drawn to his pop-up diners, the brand probably has a strong chance of being successful. Who doesn’t love a good crossover between reality and television?
The café is so iconic that there may even be a Luke’s Diner Lego set on the way. The show has its own ice cream, too – and guess what? It’s coffee flavored of course. This is a fanbase that really, really loves their morning Joe. Patterson should probably capitalize on the show’s almost cult-like following while he still can.