As cafes are increasing their unusual beverage offerings to appeal to experiential food lovers, businesses such as New York City's Round K cafe are offering social media-worthy beverages like black iced lattes.
Rather than include activated charcoal in the formulation of this iced latte, the cafe instead uses organic coconut ash that gives the beverage its stark black color. The rest of the beverage is made with espresso, 98% processed cacao and almond milk, and has a thick and creamy texture.
The Round K brand labels the beverage as being "matte black," and the fact that it contains no dairy was an intentional decision to ensure that those who are lactose intolerant, or sensitive to the ingredient, are able to consume it.
Gothic Iced Lattes
More Stats +/-
Artistic Shipping Container Cafes
Masterful Latte Art
Floral Rose Lattes
Avocado Latte Cups
Healthy Gothic Lattes
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.