Forget activated Charcoal, matte black latte is the new thing

After the trend of activated charcoal, a new drink from Round K in New York City is making headlines. The drink is darker than the activated charcoal based recipes and it contains coconut ash, almond milk, espresso and around 98 percent of Dutch process cocoa.

The colour of the drink is as a result of the coconut ash, which is a type of activated charcoal.

″Customers are always surprised and shocked [when they first try the drink]. No one expected it to be actually black, so when I serve people the drink, their first response is often, ‘Wow, it really is black,’” the drink’s creator, Ockhyeon Byeon, told the Huffington Post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s