Exit Strategy: 8 Coffee Alternatives To Your Morning Joe

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In the land where coffee is king, it’s easy to forget there are alternatives to power us through the day. While they may not have the same habit-forming magnetism of a great cup of coffee (or the hangout-and-sip-the-day-away-with-friends vibes), these oft-overlooked beverage options offer a clean-burning alternative to your daily grind.

Even if these don’t replace your best friend altogether, they at least offer a plan B when your stomach starts to burn and your head gets all woozy in that special you-had-too-many-espressos kind of way. Supplement your coffee exit strategy with these eight tasty escape routes.

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