MUSLIM COFFEE BREWING

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The first known coffee brewing was at the court of Sadaddin II, who was a 9th century Muslim sultan in southern Ethiopia.
A Sufi shaikh of the Shadhiliyya order was given coffee to drink at the court of Sadaddin II, and spread coffee brewing to Sufi monasteries in Yemen.
Coffee was brought to England by the Ottoman Turks in the 1600’s.
Coffee was brought to Vienna and the German states when the Ottoman Turks failed to conquer the city of Vienna, and Christians looted the coffee bean supply of the defeated Turkish army.

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MUSLIM RULER IN ETHIOPIA BREWS COFFEE
The first known coffee brewing was at the court of Sadaddin II, who was a 9th century Muslim sultan in southern Ethiopia. [Prior to that, nomadic tribesmen in Ethiopia had chewed coffee beans.]
A Sufi shaikh of the Shadhiliyya order was given coffee to drink at the court of Sadaddin II, and spread coffee brewing to Sufi monasteries in Yemen.

The legend of the goat herder observing “frisky” goats, and bringing the coffee beans to a monastery is not true. The beans were not thrown into the fire at the monastery.

TURKS BRING COFFEE TO ENGLAND
Coffee was brought to England by the Ottoman Turks in the 1600’s.

TURKISH INVADERS ABANDON COFFEE BEANS IN VIENNA
Coffee was brought to Vienna and the German states in 1683 when the Ottoman Turks failed to conquer the city of Vienna, A Christian looted the coffee bean supply of the defeated Turkish army, and opened a coffee house.

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