• Coffee as drunk in England, debilitates the stomach, and produces a slight nausea ... it is usually made from bad Coffee, served out tepid and muddy, and drowned in a deluge of water.

    William Kitchiner (1830). “The Cook's Oracle: And Housekeeper's Manual. Containing Receipts for Cookery, and Directions for Carving ... with a Complete System of Cookery for Catholic Families ... Being the Result of Actual Experiments Instituted in the Kitchen of William Kitchiner”, p.340