The city's first Octane coffee shop opened on March 1, 2013 at 2821 Central Avenue in Homewood. The shop was managed by Primavera's Brett Burton. A second location opened on November 24 of that year in the Westin Birmingham at the Uptown entertainment district adjoining the BJCC.
- Swant, Martin (January 15, 2012) "Primavera Coffee in Cahaba Heights merges with Atlanta-based Octane Coffee." The Birmingham News
- "Octane Coffee now open" (February 21, 2013) The Homewood Star
- Fuhrmeister, Chris (March 30, 2017) "Octane Is Being Sold to Birmingham-Based Revelator Coffee Company". Eater: Atlanta