I have heard the coffee with a shot called a Red Eye most frequently, with two shots a black eye, and three a Tri-Clops. One customer calls the single shot coffee a Dirty Hairy, another Punch-in-the-face, and a third calls it SuperJuice. For the chai with a shot, it varies just as much. Turbo Chai, Dirty Chai, if it is with soy milk and espresso a Rasta Chai. Bottom line, whatever you want to call it, or your customers want to call it, have fun with it. Just try to be consistent.
Oh we were having this discussion the other day! We say Red Eye (1 shot), Black Eye (2...), Dead Eye (3) and defibrillator (4, because you'd need to be revived after the dead eye). Also, after a request for 1/2 water 1/2 coffee and a shot we called that a Visine and if you add milk to any it's a Pink Eye.
The debate about chai with a shot is divided. Some say Dirty Chai, the others Electric Chai. Does anyone say Hail Mary?
For Chai plus a shot we prefer "Chai Charger".
"Dirty" chai has a connotation of degrading the chai. We believe the espresso, should you want it there, improves the chai... nothing dirty about it. It's all goodnees. :)
Dirty Chai is what we call it here, and we use the term Depth Charge in reference of coffee with a shot. I am still working on a "Jag bomb" or "BOiler Maker"concept where we drop a full shot glass into a six ounce 180 degree cup of coffee and slam it, no takers yet.
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