25 fun facts about coffee and 25 myths


25 Fun Facts about Coffee and 25 Myths about Coffee: 

Your friends at Monkey Cult Coffee thought you would enjoy 25 Facts about coffee and 25 myths about coffee. We make a Bourbon Chocolate Coffee that is AMAZING and that’s a fact. We released a new boozy flavor, Toasted Coconut Rum in April, and we now carry these incredible Rum Cakes that you’ll be order with your coffee and that’s a fact. Check out the list below and #JoinTheCult to experience the evolution of coffee.


  1. The word “coffee” comes from the Arabic word “qahwah”, which means “wine of the bean”.
  2. Legend has it that coffee was discovered by a goat herder in Ethiopia who noticed that his goats became hyperactive after eating the berries from a certain tree.
  3. Finland consumes the most coffee per capita in the world, with an average of 12 kg per person per year.
  4. The world’s oldest cat, named Creme Puff, lived to be 38 years old and was fed a diet that included coffee every morning.
  5. In 1675, King Charles II of England banned coffee houses, claiming they were places where people met to conspire against him.
  6. Coffee was so popular in the Ottoman Empire that a law was passed allowing women to divorce their husbands if they failed to provide them with enough coffee.
  7. The first webcam was invented at the University of Cambridge so that researchers could monitor the level of coffee in their break room.
  8. Coffee beans are actually the seeds of a fruit called the coffee cherry.
  9. The average American spends over $1,000 per year on coffee.
  10. The world’s most expensive coffee is called Kopi Luwak and is made from beans that have been eaten and excreted by civets.
  11. Coffee was once considered a dangerous and illegal drug in many countries.
  12. Drinking coffee can make you more alert, but it can also make you more anxious and jittery.
  13. Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world after oil.
  14. Mozart was a coffee addict and reportedly drank the equivalent of 70 cups of coffee per day.
  15. In the 16th century, the Catholic Church declared coffee to be a “Satanic” drink because it was associated with Muslims.
  16. The world’s largest cup of coffee was made in South Korea in 2014 and measured over 3,700 gallons.
  17. In the 18th century, Prussian King Frederick the Great tried to ban coffee and encourage the drinking of beer instead.
  18. The caffeine in coffee can help improve athletic performance by increasing endurance and reducing fatigue.
  19. The first coffee house in Europe opened in Venice in 1683.
  20. Coffee was originally eaten, not drank. African tribes would grind the coffee berries together with animal fat and use them to create energy balls.
  21. In 2018, a cafe in Melbourne, Australia introduced a “babyccino” made with breast milk instead of cow’s milk.
  22. Coffee can help you burn fat by boosting your metabolism and increasing fat oxidation.
  23. In 2015, a man in India set a world record by drinking 82 cups of coffee in seven hours.
  24. A study in Japan found that looking at pictures of coffee can improve focus and concentration.
  25. The Dutch are known for adding a pinch of salt to their coffee, which is said to reduce bitterness and enhance flavor.
  1. Drinking coffee will make you grow a third arm (but only if you drink it black).
  2. If you add cream and sugar to your coffee, it will give you the power of flight.
  3. Drinking coffee from a Monkey Cult will make you rich and famous.
  4. Coffee beans were actually discovered by a group of goats who got high off of them and started dancing around.
  5. Drinking coffee will make you smarter, but only if you drink it with your pinky finger extended.
  6. If you drink too much coffee, your teeth will turn brown and you’ll be mistaken for a beaver.
  7. Coffee beans are actually tiny alien spaceships that landed on Earth thousands of years ago.
  8. The best way to enjoy coffee is to drink it while doing a headstand.
  9. Coffee is the secret to immortality, but only if you drink it with a unicorn horn.
  10. Drinking coffee will make you more attractive, but only if you’re already a 10 out of 10.
  11. Coffee is the only thing that can defeat a zombie apocalypse.
  12. Drinking coffee will make you grow taller, but only if you drink it on stilts.
  13. The darker the coffee, the closer you are to the edge of the universe.
  14. Coffee was originally used as a currency in ancient civilizations.
  15. If you drink coffee with your eyes closed, you can see into the future.
  16. Coffee is the secret ingredient in all of the world’s best desserts.
  17. If you drink coffee from a coconut, you’ll be granted three wishes.
  18. The caffeine in coffee is actually just a tiny wizard casting spells in your brain.
  19. Coffee beans were originally discovered by a group of cats who used them to start a revolution.
  20. Monkey Cult Bourbon Chocolate Coffee gives you the strength of 10 Monkeys
  21. Coffee is the secret to time travel, but only if you drink it while standing on one foot.
  22. The best way to drink coffee is to mix it with a dash of unicorn tears.
  23. Coffee is the secret to eternal youth, but only if you drink it out of a chalice made from a dragon’s tooth.
  24. If you drink coffee while standing on your head, you’ll unlock the mysteries of the universe.
  25. Coffee was invented by a mad scientist who wanted to create the perfect mind-control drug, but accidentally made something delicious instead.
We hope you enjoyed or list of 25 Facts and Myths. Here’s a bonus 5 Monkey Cult facts that you probably didn’t know…
  1. Our Bourbon Chocolate Coffee is made from the finest specialty grade coffee beans harvested from high altitudes in the San Paolo region of Brazil.
  2.  We carry an amazing inexpensive Cold Brew Pitcher on our website that’s perfect for keeping in your fridge or making cocktails like The Chocolate Chimp or Irish Monkey Bomb
  3.  We make a donation to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation with every bag sold.
  4.  There are many ways to brew our amazing coffee’s and you can read all about them in our blog What’s the best way to make Monkey Cult Coffee
  5.  Our Monkey Cult Coffee Shirts are absolute FIRE!!! They are soft and make the perfect gift for any T-shirt collector or coffee drinker.
So Drink Monkey Cult Coffee and experience the evolution of flavor.
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