• Even Starbucks Is On The Jerky Train! Posted on August 08, 2017


    Even Starbucks Is On The Jerky Train! Starbucks has a new drink that combines cold brew coffee with beef jerky! It'[s called the Pepper Nitro with a Jerky Twist.

    In all fairness to Starbucks, the Pepper Nitro with a Jerky Twist is more nuanced than sticking a piece of meat in a cup of coffee—even though that's kind of what it looks like. The nitro cold-brew is made with single-origin, small-lot coffee beans from the Democratic Republic of Congo, by a co-op of farmers living and working on the banks of Lake Kivu, a large freshwater lake in the eastern region of the war-torn country that's apparently a perfect growing spot for Bourbon coffee trees. The coffee beans from these heirloom trees apparently have "sweet and herbal spice notes," according to Raegan Powell from Starbucks' research and development team, and it was these flavors that inspired the savory additions to the drink.

    Read more here: http://www.extracrispy.com/drinks/3571/starbucks-new-drink-combines-beef-jerky-and-cold-brew

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