WATCH: The Building Blocks of Coffee

If you’re anything like us, you can’t get through your workday without a cup of Joe. But do you know exactly what you’re sipping on every morning?

Wired magazine set out to answer just that question in the video above. At first we were a little nervous about the answer for fear we’d find out something horrendous that would discourage our trips to the coffee maker (just thinking about the withdrawals is giving us a headache).

Thankfully however, it’s actually quite wonderful to learn of all the superhero chemicals that make coffee the king of drinks.

Check out how coffee does what it does in the entertaining video above.