A visual history of coffee in the U.S.

How did Americans go from protesting a monopoly on tea importation in Boston in 1773 to drinking the most coffee in the world in 2013? What did the U.S. Civil War or World War I have to do with coffee? Who invented the coffee percolator?

Find answers to these questions and more in this great infographic from Lumin Consulting (click to enlarge):


(Hat tip: Brian Clark Howard of National Geographic, who featured this image in a blog post.)