Krewe du Brew

A New Orleans Coffee House

Coffee Facts

In Turkey, the bridegroom as once required to make a vow during the wedding to always make sure to provide their wives with coffee. If they did not do so it was considered grounds for divorce.

Brazil produced a postal stamp that smelled like coffee in December of 2001. It was designed to promote their coffee and the smell is supposed to last for up to 5 years.

Oil is the most widely used product in the world, coffee is next in line.

Coffee contains over 1200 chemicals and over half of those are responsible for creating its flavor.

The first webcam was invented at The University of Cambridge to let people know if the coffee pot was full or not.

Coffee beans are actually the pit of a berry, which makes them a fruit.

Hawaii is the only state that commercially grows coffee

The lethal dose of caffeine is roughly 100 cups of coffee.

Legend has it a 9th-century Ethiopian goat herder discovered coffee by accident when he noticed how crazy the beans were making his goats

During World War II, American soldiers found Maxwell┬« Instant Coffee in their rations. Since these soldiers were known as “G.I. Joes”, and were known to consume large amounts of coffee, the phrase “cup of Joe” was adapted to describe a cup of coffee.