02/20/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

This Is Your Brain On Beer And Coffee (INFOGRAPHIC)

A little of column A, a little of column B.

We know for sure that we've had some of our best ideas over a few beers. We also know that beer rarely leads to us executing those ideas -- that's coffee's job. It turns out, these feelings we had in our hearts might turn out to be backed up by science!

A recent article asked whether coffee or beer makes our brains more creative. Ryoko Iwata from I Love Coffee decided that just reading it wasn't enough for the coffee and beer obsessed among us, so she created this handy infographic to help us decipher when to consume which beverage for optimal creativity.

coffee or beer

Now, if you'll excuse us, we have some beer and/or coffee to consume.

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