The Daily Roast

  • For a Truly Christian Beverage That Fools the Devil Himself...

    Hey Brohams & Sisters, Though I'm quite the Reformed Protestant, I have to give Pope Clement VIII some serious compliments.  He was TOTALLY right... About coffee. Coffee was an entirely Muslim drink for centuries.  It started in Ethiopia, but quickly traveled across the Red Sea (like Moses) to Yemen.  The first port in Yemen is named Mocha... yes, MOCHA... the word that's now synonymous with a general chocolaty flavoring - is actually coffee's first port of call on the way to the Middle East.  Very quickly, coffee beans became a trade item across the entire Muslim/Turkish world. And any caught...

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