How are people menuing blended coffee drinks? Today someone asked me the difference between a frappe and a blended coffee. I was totally cuaght off guard (maybe because it was so early in the AM.... or maybe because it is currently 0 degrees outside).

 

Frappe - I always thought this was a Starbucks thing. Like how they call a 16 oz a grande. Ingredients: ice, water/milk/soy, coffee, thickening gum/agent, flavorings.

 

Blended Ice Coffee (BIC) - I first saw this phrase from Big Train and have seen lots of independents using the phrase. Ingredients: ice, water/milk/soy, coffee, powdered base, flavorings.

 

Am I missing anything?

Tags: menu, summer

Views: 103

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

We use to call them coffee smoothies for about ten years but when Bucks call them Frappe we change the name .Everyone would ask what was a coffee smoothie .We make our own using cold brew coffee toddy, milk, ice, chocolate and a base.

Thanks for sharing -

Toddy is a great way to go. Toddy milkshakes are out of this world!

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Barista Exchange Partners

Barista Exchange Friends

Keep Barista Exchange Free

Are you enjoying Barista Exchange? Is it helping you promote your business and helping you network in this great industry? Donate today to keep it free to all members. Supporters can join the "Supporters Group" with a donation. Thanks!

Clicky Web Analytics

Barista Exchange Meet Up D.C.

© 2014   Created by Matt Milletto.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service