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Flavored Coffee or Flavor Free? (It’s not that easy)...


Over the years, coffee has grown from a simple morning drink to a popular culture phenomenon. It has become an essential part of people’s daily routines. As a result, the coffee industry has grown and evolved, with new trends emerging every day. One of the most significant trends in the coffee industry in recent years is the emergence of flavored coffee. The emergence of flavored coffee has brought a new and exciting dimension to the coffee experience. Flavored coffee has become increasingly popular in recent years, with a growing number of coffee shops and specialty roasters offering a variety of flavors to their customers. While some coffee purists may view flavored coffee as a departure from the true essence of coffee, most believe that well constructed flavored coffee is an exciting and innovative addition to the industry that allows for greater creativity and personalization in the coffee drinking experience. Monkey Cult’s 1st creation Bourbon Chocolate Chip uses high end specialty grade Brazilian coffee beans harvested at high altitudes and is currently available. The next flavor Toasted Coconut Rum released in April and uses a specialty grade Honduran Santa Rosa bean which is light, fruity and brings out the tropical flavors in this amazing creation. Additional flavors are on the horizon but those secrets are guarded closely by the Cult.

Flavored coffee is a coffee that has been infused with various flavors to give it a unique taste. The flavors can be natural or artificial, and they range from vanilla and hazelnut to chocolate and coconut. The concept of flavored coffee is not entirely new, but its popularity has surged in recent years. In fact, flavored coffee has been around for centuries, with early records of flavored coffee dating back to the 13th century when Arab traders began adding spices to their coffee. In the modern era, flavored coffee became popular in the United States in the 1970s with the introduction of flavored coffee beans by major coffee brands. Today, flavored coffee is a staple of the coffee industry, with a wide variety of flavors available including vanilla, hazelnut, caramel, and pumpkin spice.

One of the main benefits of flavored coffee is that it allows for greater personalization of the coffee drinking experience. Coffee lovers can choose from a wide variety of flavors to suit their individual tastes, whether they prefer a sweet and creamy vanilla latte or a rich and nutty hazelnut cappuccino. Flavored coffee also offers a great way to introduce non-coffee drinkers to the world of coffee. For example, someone who is not a fan of the bitter taste of black coffee may be more likely to try a flavored coffee beverage. Another factor that determines taste is the method of brewing. Do you use a Moka Pot, Cold Brew Pitcher, K-Cup, traditional drip or another method? The method that you choose to make your coffee will change the flavor profile of your creation.

Flavored coffee also offers an exciting opportunity for coffee shops and specialty roasters to showcase their creativity and innovation. By experimenting with different flavors and combinations, coffee shops can create unique and exciting beverages that stand out from the competition. In addition, flavored coffee can help to attract a wider range of customers, including those who may not be traditional coffee drinkers. By offering a variety of flavors and options, coffee shops can create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere that appeals to a diverse range of customers.


Of course, there are some who argue that flavored coffee is a departure from the true essence of coffee. They argue that coffee should be appreciated for its natural flavors and aromas, and that adding flavors to coffee masks the unique characteristics of each coffee bean. While there is certainly some truth to this argument, flavored coffee can coexist with traditional coffee and that there is room for both in the industry. At Monkey Cult Coffee we consulted with biochemists to learn flavor infusion techniques to keep the integrity of the amazing coffee beans we source. This is what makes us different and why there is so much excitement regarding the future of flavor infused coffee.

In fact, flavored coffee can actually help to introduce people to the world of specialty coffee. Many people who may not have been interested in coffee before may be drawn in by the unique and exciting flavors that flavored coffee offers. Once they become accustomed to the taste of coffee, they may be more likely to explore the world of specialty coffee and appreciate the unique flavors and aromas of different coffee beans.

Another benefit of flavored coffee is that it can help to support the coffee industry as a whole. By offering a wider range of products, coffee shops and specialty roasters can attract a wider range of customers and increase their overall revenue. This can help to support coffee farmers and suppliers, who rely on a stable and profitable coffee industry to sustain their livelihoods.

Finally, it is worth noting that flavored coffee is not just limited to specialty coffee shops and roasters. Major coffee brands have also embraced flavored coffee, offering a wide range of flavored coffee products in supermarkets and grocery stores. While some may view this as a negative development, it helps to democratize the coffee industry and make specialty coffee more accessible to a wider range of people.

The Future of Flavored Coffee

Flavored coffee is here to stay, and its popularity is only going to grow in the coming years. As coffee culture continues to evolve, people will be looking for new and exciting coffee and that’s why Monkey Cult Coffee is releasing exciting new coffees using high end specialty grade coffee beans.

In conclusion, the emergence of flavored coffee has brought a new and exciting dimension to the coffee industry. While some may view flavored coffee as a departure from the true essence of coffee.

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