Whether you take your coffee iced, piping hot, black or mixed with milk, we can all agree that this source of caffeine is more than a pastime — it’s a lifeline. While you make have settled for a coffee subscription service to wake yourself up, some people are using a needle to show their dedication to caffeine. Instagram is filled with foodies, fashionistas and, apparently, ink-obsessed coffee drinkers. Below we’re sharing our favorite coffee-inspired tattoos from the people who’ve taken their caffeine commitment to the next level.

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1. Portafilter Perfection: Serious baristas, display one of the most important tools of your trade front and center. It’ll give you extra coffee cred with your customers as you create awe-inspiring latte art. (via @polillatattoo)

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2. Colored Coffee: Just because you take your coffee black doesn’t mean you can’t add a little color to your ink. (via @authentink_studio)

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3. Coffee & Cats: The puuuurfect pair. Too far? Still cute. (via @xharleyflemingtattoox)

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4. Room for Cream?: Only full cups of the real thing here. This ink is French press perfection — sans milk and sugar. (via ashuwee)

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5. Coffee Love: Could the placement of this adorable design be any better? This coffee cup and heart combo has us feeling all the love. (via @kales_andreoni)

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6. Brew on the Go: Always a girl on the go? Illustrate your constant travel buddy with colorful details and floral accents. (via @northsidetattooz)

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7. Mini-Portafilter: This espresso-sized portafilter tat is the perfect way to show your love for quality coffee. Cortado, anyone? (via @matekszon)

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8. Declaring Allegiance: Whether you’re faithful to your local coffee shop or a big brand’s biggest fan, upgrade your loyalty card by putting their logo in ink, like this dedication to Dunkin’ Donuts. (via @sarahevetattoo)

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9. A Short Cuppa Joe: Sometimes the prettiest things can come in the smallest (to order) packages. This behind-the-ear, peek-a-boo tattoo expresses a commitment to caffeine flawlessly. (via @jamminsammin89)

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10. Espresso Your Love: Let us never forget the hardworking machines that make the drinks that keep us running every day. (via @annie_tie)

Contemplating some coffee-inspired ink or already rocking it? We want to see! Tag us in your Instagram pics at @britandco.