Hello buddies! Summer! It’s here! And that means… it’s time to start thinking of all the ways we can drink our coffee cold. Yay! Today I’m going to tell you about two fizzy options, but first I want to tell you about all the old cold coffee methods and how much I love them or hate them. I will be rating them with school grades in honor of my friend Dawn, who has been known to say “This is a terrible plan. I give this plan an F.”
Here they are:
You might notice that I started with a few positives and then went into the negatives and then ended with a positive. This is known in psychological circles as the “sandwich method,” and supposedly if you do this whenever you criticize somebody, it keeps them from being as mad at you.
Onward. Sparkling ( or, as I have been known to write when I’m rushing “sparking” – let’s just go with it 🙂 ) coffee… you don’t know it and so you probably don’t love it – yet. First thing you are going to want to know: there are two trending sparkling coffee options. One is espresso with sparkling water (or club soda) and the other is espresso with tonic water. I don’t like tonic water, so guess what? Option 2 is an F-. 🙂 Option 1, on the other hand, is pretty good. It’s basically a fizzy Americano. I give it a B+.
Here’s what I recommend for making your “sparking” Americano:
Here’s a little eye-candy 10-second video of me making my refreshing fizzy Americano. So relaxing right? You could just watch this all day long. 😉
What do you think? Will you try the sparkling Americano – or Espresso Tonic?
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