Combined Coffee and Tea Beverages
Coffee and Tea combination with Milk
Also famous as Yuen Yeung, Kopi Cham in Malaysia or simply called as Coffee with Tea are a mixture of coffee and tea served hot or over ice. These beverages are usually made using extra strong drip coffee with Hong Kong style tea made of black tea, sweetened condensed milk, and sugar or they are made by blending the extra strong drip coffee with a sweetener or any syrup and milk to create a sweet, creamy coffee beverage.
It is a coffee cherry tea which is made by brewing dried coffee cherries and served hot or cold. This coffee beverage has a sweet, floral taste which is neither of a tea nor of a coffee. Cascara is actually the skin or the outer fruity layer of the coffee cherry after the coffee bean has been removed. It is an emerging coffee trend with a much lower level of caffeine than the coffee beans.
Dirty Chai/ filthy chai
It is made by blending tea concentrate, steamed milk, and a shot of espresso which can be served hot or cold. For that extra coffee taste and jolt, an addition of another shot of espresso is also preferred.
Black coffee trends that are transforming the coffee industry
Cold brew coffee
Cold coffee is made by brewing coffee in cold water – cold brew is a cooler method to cut away the acidity. It is much smoother to drink and it is much easier to make using just simple ingredients; coffee beans and water. One of the most trending forms of cold brew is bubbly coffee which is brewed with tonic water and espresso. It is entirely different from iced coffee as the cold brew is made by soaking the coffee beans in room temperature or in cold water for up to 24 hours. Cold brew coffee has reduced bitterness and acidity than typical hot coffee.
Mushroom coffee is the latest black coffee trends getting popular. This beverage is made by blending the grounded coffee beans and powdered fungus which has an earthy taste. It makes use of different
types of mushroom that are liquefied and dried to create its powdery form. This coffee is a healthier option with many health benefits as it makes use of the energy providing superfood- mushrooms which provide antiviral properties, antioxidants along with immunity boosters. Many varieties of mushrooms are used as Chaga mushroom, maitake mushroom, Cordyceps mushroom etc.
Black sparkling coffee
It is a refreshing alternative to coffee called sparkling coffee or coffee soda. It makes use of syrup, soda water and a shot of espresso turning out as a bubbly beverage. It comes in flavors like citrus or lemon combined with ice cold water soda and the twist of coffee in it, also available are honey lemon and ginger citrus flavors. These are being served in many well-acclaimed names of the coffee industry.
Drinking coffee is not the newest trend but the ways of consuming it hot or could have led to the rise of new coffee trends, experimenting with flavors and different kinds of infusions. With the rise in the coffee industry, the most significant coffee trend that is rising is ready to drink coffee. They are more visible because of their instant availability and portability. Most of the coffee trends are focusing on the newer healthier options to be incorporated in some way while brewing coffee keeping in mind the health benefits of added healthy ingredients and the sustained energy boost provided by the coffee. Coffee has been the second most sought after commodity in the world as drinking coffee is not just for getting that extra caffeine hit but it has in some way become a part of our life. New coffee trends are being developed for coffee drinking and coffee making promising a more rise in new coffee trends.