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Summer Coffee Trends Roundup

Over the past 3 years of the Coffee Masters blog, we’ve seen some truly wonderful and downright strange coffee trends come and go. We’ve seen (and tried) everything from edible coffee cups and cold brew to avocado lattes.

To help you stay up to date on the hottest (and coolest) summer coffee trends we’ve put together our Summer Coffee Trends Roundup featuring some of our favourites!

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The Best Cold Brew Coffee Drinks to Enjoy this Summer!

Most of us need a shot of caffeine each morning to help wake us up and get us ready for the day ahead. But, when summer comes along, bringing with his higher temperatures, that hot cup of morning coffee may look less appealing.

That’s where Cold Brew Coffee steps up to the plate, giving us that jolt of energy without the usual heat from a steaming cup of joe.

First things first. Remember that cold brew and iced coffee are two completely different things. Iced coffee is achieved by simply pouring your hot brewed coffee over ice to instantly cool it down. Whereas, cold brew coffee is never heated, keeping it cool through the whole process and providing a much sweeter flavour.

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Give Breakfast an Energy Boost with Espresso Spread

Photo: Selfridges

If the idea of eating breakfast in the morning is enough to drain your energy, fear not, Selfridges have come to the rescue.

The new Flat Brew Espresso Coffee Spread is the ultimate breakfast spread for all you cover lovers. It can be spread onto toast, crumpet, croissants, crackers or if you like to live life without rules, simply dig into the jar with a spoon.

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Why is it Important to Make Time for Tea?

The habit of taking afternoon tea is one that is integral to life in Britain. It originated in the 19th century thanks to Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford who often became hungry during the break between lunch and dinner and so used tea and biscuits to keep her hunger at bay.

The drink of tea itself became popular in the late 17th century courtesy of King Charles II. Today, you’ll struggle to find a Briton who doesn’t enjoy a good cuppa in the afternoon, to wind down and chat about the day’s events, and it turns out that doing this is great for your health.

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Avolattes – What You Need to Know

Photo: Instagram

The latest trend to hit the coffee circle is a rather unusual one. In the past twelve months alone we’ve seen goth lattes, coffee smoothies and edible coffee cups, to name but a few and now we welcome Avocado Coffee, also known as Avolattes.

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What is Clear Coffee?

If you love drinking coffee, but worry about its effect on your teeth, two brothers in London seem to have created the solution you didn’t even know you were looking for – Clear Coffee.

Clear Coffee has been blowing up the internet, with everyone desperate to get their hands on the latest coffee trend.

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Spice Up Your Summer with an Iced Tea Cocktail

Sit back, relax and enjoy the summer with these 3 iced tea cocktail recipes.

Transport yourself to southern climates with a traditional iced tea or add a splash of something stronger to create the perfect afternoon or evening pick-me-up.

These cocktails will bring a shot of summer to your life, even during colder months, and unseasonable cold spells.

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National Tea Day – What You Need To Know

Never mind Easter eggs, National Tea Day is right around the corner and it’s easy to get involved and share your love for the nation’s favourite beverage!

National Tea Day takes place on April 21st every year and taking part couldn’t be easier:

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What is a Cortado?

If you do a google translate search for the word cortado you’ll see that the translation from Spanish is ‘Chopped Up’ – a strange name when applied to a cup of coffee…well, maybe not.

Cortado coffee has been in circulation for quite some time but is only now gaining popularity with the masses.

If you find lattes and cappuccinos too milky, but espresso’s too strong, the cortado could be exactly what you’re looking for.

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The Truth Behind the World’s Most Expensive Coffee

Civet coffee, also known as Kopi Luwak is Indonesian in origin and is produced from coffee beans that have been consumed and then digested by the Indonesian palm civet or civet cat.

The justification of the price of this coffee, which can range from $35 to $100 per cup in an average American coffee shop, is said to be a combination of the unique taste of the coffee and the unusual way that it’s produced.

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