25 Weird and Unusual Coffee Mugs That Make You Stand Out

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Last updated: June 9, 2021

You may be coffee crazy, or perhaps you’re more of an afternoon cup of tea kind of person. Or perhaps a decadent hot chocolate could be the way to your heart. No matter what hot drink you prefer, you need a decent mug to enjoy it in.

At home or in the workplace, everyone has their favorite mug. The good old coffee mug is often a reflection of the person that’s drinking out of it.

That’s why we’ve come up with a list of unusual and weird coffee mugs that will make you appreciate your favorite beverage even more.

Top 25 Weird Coffee Mugs

If you’re the kind of person who loves to be a little bit different and stand out from the crowd, then you need a mug that shouts that out.

You need a coffee mug that’s a bit weird or unusual, but definitely not boring. You want your precious coffee mug to be the envy of the crowded lunch room.

Here is a list of 25 weird and unusual coffee mugs. It’s time to get the coolest mug available and flash that bad boy around the office!

1. Have A Nice Day Coffee Mug

Have A Nice Day Coffee Mug

Enjoy your coffee or tea and wish everyone around you a very, very nice day, all at the same time! But please be cautious, don’t take a sip from this 14oz coffee mug in front of your boss. Just don’t.

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2. The Hulk Mug

The Hulk mug

Inspired by The Hulk, this huge coffee mug is a perfect reminder for your co-workers to never ever mess with you. This powerful green mug is made with quality ceramic and can hold up to 12oz of your favorite beverage.

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3. The UNT Mug

The UNT Mug

Some say the capital letters UNT in the print on this coffee mug stand for University of North Texas, but we are not so sure about that.

Because if you look at the UNT mug from a certain angle, or if you purposely point it to that special someone you have issues with, this mug suddenly gets a very different meaning.

The UNT mug makes for a great office gag gift, as long as the recipient has a good sense of humor. Bonus points if the recipient is a former student at University of North Texas.

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4. I’m Outta Here Alien Mug

I'm Outta Here Alien Mug

A rather unusual coffee mug with an imprint of a green alien giving us two middle fingers, who wouldn’t want to drink his or her coffee out of that?

The detailed design is an original design created by an actual human, so rest assured that this is not a cheap replica. This is an awesome coffee mug that makes an excellent gift to anyone with a good sense of humor.

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5. Anger Management Coffee Mug

Anger Management Coffee Mug

Gift the Anger Management Coffee Mug to someone with a bad temper or a short fuse. Your boss? An annoying co-worker? Your father-in-law? They may get upset, but at least they will get the message.

This large, ceramic 12 oz. mug with a smashed and cracked look and feel, is the perfect gag gift for anyone with a short fuse.

Or why not get one for yourself? Either to scare people away, so you can enjoy your morning coffee in peace and quiet, or because you just want to be a little bit different.

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6. The Caffeine Mug

The Caffeine Mug

Most of us love a good, strong cup of coffee in the morning. In fact, some of us depend on it. And that’s nothing to be ashamed about.

With the classy caffeine mug, you can make it absolutely clear to everyone around you that you have a caffeine addiction. The huge caffeine molecule printed on this awesome coffee mug is indeed a statement.

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7. Wonder Woman Mug

Wonder Woman Mug

The wonder woman coffee mug is the perfect gift for all women out there who are simply awesome. Is your female co-worker doing an amazing job in the office? This mug is a great way to show your appreciation for her.

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8. World’s Largest Cup

World's Largest Cup

Instead of having to refill your coffee mug every half hour, the world’s largest porcelain coffee cup can hold up to 20 cups of coffee!

Warning, this mug is for true coffee addicts only, you know, the ones with caffeine as their middle names.

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9. Skull Coffee Mug

Skull Coffee Mug

The Skull Mug, with its very detailed and scary skull face on the side, is perfect for serving Halloween drinks. Or as a gift for those who are into skulls…

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10. Knuckle Duster Coffee Mug

Knuckle Duster Coffee Mug

If you’re proud of your gangsta lifestyle, and you’re not afraid to show it, the Knuckle Duster Coffee Mug is a must-have for you.

Featuring a knuckle duster shaped metallic handle, with this ceramic coffee mug you’ll certainly get a fistful of your favorite morning beverage.

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11. Prescription Coffee Mug

Prescription Coffee Mug

For many of us, coffee is a drug. It has the power to wake us up in the morning and it keeps us going in the afternoon.

With that in mind, a coffee mug in the shape of a little prescription medicine bottle makes perfect sense to us. Make sure you read the label!

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12. Coffee Mug With Biscuit Holder

Coffee Mug With Biscuit Holder

We all love a biscuit or two with our coffee and tea, so this mug with an extra biscuit holder compartment built in is a very welcome invention! Sadly, the biscuits are not included.

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13. Putter Cup Golf Mug

Putter Cup Golf Mug

Play a game of mini golf on your desk whilst enjoying your morning coffee! This colorful porcelain mug comes with a small golf ball and a golf club that doubles as a pen.

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14. Office Ninja Mug

Office Ninja Mug

Drinking your favorite beverage from this mug most likely will not grant you Ninja like abilities, but it will definitely bring a smile to your face every time you use it. The Ninja mug is the perfect way to start your morning.

Life in the office is boring enough already, so you should stand out by drinking your favorite morning beverage from this ninja mug and make a statement.

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15. Unicorn Coffee Mug

Unicorn Coffee Mug

The unicorn is a mythological animal resembling a horse or a kid with a single horn on its forehead. But what has that got to do with drinking coffee?

We could all use a bit of magic in the morning whilst drinking our coffee, so why not drink it from a mug in the shape of a unicorn? The Unicorn Mug is made with quality ceramic and can hold up to 16oz of your favorite beverage!

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16. Coffee Makes Me Poop Mug

Coffee Makes Me Poop Mug

A coffee mug that looks like poop? This somewhat awkward and unusual mug would make a great gag gift for all coffee lovers out there.

Made with high quality ceramic, it can hold up to 14 ounces of delicious coffee or tea.

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17. Grenade Shaped Coffee Mug

Grenade Shaped Coffee Mug

Need a little peace and quiet? Drink your coffee from this grenade shaped mug and be assured that everyone around you will stay far away.

But in all seriousness, drinking your favorite morning beverage from this very well designed coffee mug, doesn’t necessarily mean you’re a violent or aggressive person. It simply means you want to be a little different and not be as boring and mainstream as your co-workers in the office.

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18. The Mustache Mug

The Mustache Mug

Featuring a practical custom mustache guard, the mustache mug will keep your upper lip facial hair dry and stain-free while drinking your favorite beverage.

Johnny Depp, Dr Phil, Tom Selleck and John Burgundy – just to name a few – are all proud owners of a well-groomed mustache. Yes, a man with a mustache does indeed take pride in having a stylishly arranged upper lip. And the ongoing maintenance should not be underestimated either.

The almighty mo is a symbol of confidence and self-respect, and needs to be protected from the daily onslaught of coffee and tea at all cost. That is why this innovative mug is dedicated to all men out there who know what it means to be the owner of a well-designed mustache.

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19. Toilet Coffee Mug

Toilet Coffee Mug

The toilet coffee mug will have you drinking your favorite morning beverage with class while stirring up conversation in the workplace. Even with the seat left up, this mug is the definition of pure class.

Molded and hand painted to perfection, the wonderfully curved toilet coffee mug does an outstanding job at serving you that coffee or tea freshness.

Not only does this mug serve great coffee, it can also hold candy, water, candles, ice cream, or even a nice little plant!

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20. Build-On Brick Coffee Mug

Build-On Brick Coffee Mug

Would you like a little ingenuity with your coffee or tea? The Build-On Brick Mug is your break time and your play time rolled into one!

Put your creativity to work customizing your caffeine hit with this mug, as you build your Lego dreams around your favorite beverage.

For the geeks, engineers and those just wishing to go back to their childhood, the build on brick mug is surrounded with points for attaching your favorite Lego blocks.

But let’s not kid ourselves, this coffee mug isn’t very suitable for drinking your morning beverage. Rather, it’s a stimulating new way to start your morning, and a great excuse to bring some childhood nostalgia back into the office.

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21. Left Handed Coffee Mug

Left Handed Coffee Mug

Finally, a coffee mug designed for lefty’s only. The official left handed coffee mug rewards the drinker with a big thumbs up if used properly. But when used with the right hand, your coffee will dribble through a smart little hole that’s hardly visible.

Why on earth would you need a left handed coffee mug?

We all know that coffee mugs often get lost in the office. And because we tend to get attached to our personal coffee mugs, you really don’t want to lose them.

With this left handed mug you don’t need to worry about losing it. Because who in his right mind would drink his coffee from a mug with a tiny hole in it?

But you, on the other hand, as the rightful owner of this mug, you know exactly how to use it properly without spilling. Win win!

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22. The Mug That Won’t Fall Over

The Mug That Won't Fall Over

Has it happened to you too? Well, with this revolutionary coffee mug you can be assured it won’t happen again! The keyboard and important papers on your desk are now absolutely safe.

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23. Thumb Wrestling Mug

Thumb Wrestling Mug

A mug with a handle in the shape of a hand ready to play a game of thumb wrestling. Bring it on! The Thumb Wrestling Mug is a great gift for any coffee addict who also loves the classic game of thumb wrestling.

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24. Darth Vader Self Stirring Mug

Darth Vader Self Stirring Mug

The force is definitely strong with this mug. Featuring a magic button, this mug with Darth Vader print will automagically stir your coffee for you so you can focus on the more important things in life.

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25. Donut Coffee Mug

Donut Coffee Mug

Nothing beats a cup of coffee with a donut in the morning. The Donut Coffee Mug may not be as tasty as a real donut, but it comes very close, depending on what you pour into it of course.

Shaped like a delicious chocolate sprinkled donut, this well-designed coffee mug can hold up to 12 ounces of your favorite morning beverage.

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25 Weird and unusual coffee mugs


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