Sprucing Up Your Daily Coffee

Sometimes you need to spruce up your daily coffee, so we tapped some of the country’s best baristas for recipes to help keep things interesting. From flavored syrups to bitters, these Old Fashioned riffs, lattes and iced coffees are perfect for revamping your coffee ritual.

Never Coffee Lab’s Holy Grail Latte
Turmeric-ginger syrup lends warmth and spice to this seasonal latte.

Grandpa Irv’s Old Fashioned
Spice up your next iced coffee with a few dashes of walnut bitters.

Scrimshaw’s Tahoe Gold Iced Latte
Fresh orange and rosemary add a pop of flavor to this seasonal latte.

Orange-Cardamom Coffee Old Fashioned
Chase away the winter blues with this sunny Old Fashioned riff.

Elizabeth Street Cafe’s Vietnamese Iced Coffee
A little chicory coffee is the key to this recipe.

The Traveler from Horizon Line
A delightful pick-me-up with espresso, bitters and soda.

Coffee Sangria
An alcohol-free riff on the classic.

Tart Nut Coffee Mocktail
Cherry juice, almond milk and espresso collide in this tasty treat.

Five Watt Coffee’s Hendricks Drink
Inspired by the popular gin brand, this drink features a juniper/basil syrup, cold-brew coffee, grapefruit bitters and cream.

The World In All It’s Youth
Featuring an earthy sarsaparilla and chicory syrup, this cold coffee drink captures the soul of Southern flavors.

Oddfellows’ Espresso Con Panna
Saffron-Cardamom whipped cream takes this shot to the next level.

Honey Bourbon Latte
A spiced syrup sweetens this drink from Washington, DC.

Lutito Cinnamon Latte
Elevate your next latte with this recipe from Nashville’s Pinewood Social.

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