What is coffee? Coffee is a beverage brewed from the roasted and ground seeds of the tropical evergreen coffee plant. Coffee is one of the three most popular beverages in the world (alongside water and tea), and it is one of the most profitable international commodities.
Keith. Well, according to Webster's Dictionary and the Oxford English Dictiobary, water is a “beverage" because a “beverage" is any potable liquid. However, for commercial purposes, a “beverage” is a potable liquid consisting of water and some other ingredient(s).