Liqueurs tap buzz of coffee culture

A variety of new coffee liqueurs (above) on the market made with cold brew and the “cold-fashioned”, made using Australian brand Mr Black’s cold brew liqueur, at Peppi’s Cellar in Manhattan.
A variety of new coffee liqueurs (above) on the market made with cold brew and the “cold-fashioned”, made using Australian brand Mr Black’s cold brew liqueur, at Peppi’s Cellar in Manhattan. PHOTOS: NYTIMES
A variety of new coffee liqueurs on the market made with cold brew and the “cold-fashioned” (above), made using Australian brand Mr Black’s cold brew liqueur, at Peppi’s Cellar in Manhattan.
A variety of new coffee liqueurs on the market made with cold brew and the “cold-fashioned” (above), made using Australian brand Mr Black’s cold brew liqueur, at Peppi’s Cellar in Manhattan.PHOTOS: NYTIMES

Embracing what is right on trend, new coffee-flavoured liquors are made with cold brew, not plain old coffee

NEW YORK • Coffee has been cool for years now. Coffee liqueur, not so much.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 25, 2020, with the headline 'Liqueurs tap buzz of coffee culture'. Print Edition | Subscribe