How the world drinks its java

Long before soccer moms in Ames, Iowa began shouting down baristas for their double-espresso soy macchiatos, people around the world enjoyed their java in all sorts of wild varieties -- sipped with the grounds, spiced with pepper seeds, and even brewed with coffee berries extracted from piles of real-life cat crap.

Scroll over the coffee cups below to see some of the world's most popular brews.

Sophie-Claire Hoeller is Thrillist's über-efficient German associate travel editor, and has had frequent flyer status since she was born in a Lufthansa terminal. Follow her @Sohostyle