Pope Clement VIII declared: “This devil's drink is so delicious… we should cheat the devil by baptising it!” A brief history of coffee: a drink for the devil

Pope Clement VIII declared: “This devil's drink is so delicious… we should cheat the devil by baptising it!” A brief history of coffee: a drink for the devil

Men enjoying a drink and a chat in a coffee house, 1674. Coffee houses became known as ‘schools of the wise’, where people would gossip, argue and discuss the breaking news of the day. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)The second-most traded...

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