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Baristas launch chilly brew espresso ‘squash’ – simply add milk or water

SOLO Espresso has launched the UK’s first “espresso cordial”, providing instantaneous, barista grade espresso within the consolation of your personal residence – simply add water or milk.





‘SOLO Espresso Focus’, dubbed “squash for adults”, is a brand new espresso-strength chilly brew espresso utilizing a Brazilian and Columbian mix with a medium roast profile and is the brainchild of barista’s, Alex Foss Sims and Theo Garcia.

Alex and Theo spent years working as baristas in a number of the UK’s most interesting espresso retailers and the pair launched SOLO in 2018 after seeing a spot available in the market.

The versatile and cost-effective chilly brew espresso can be utilized to make a number of drinks and even desserts. Simply add water to the focus and you’ve got a café high quality ‘Americano’, or simply add milk to create an ‘Iced Latte’.

Pour over ice for a ‘Chilly Brew on The Rocks’ or drizzle over a scoop of vanilla ice cream to create your very personal ‘Affogato’.

SOLO Espresso Focus is available in a 1L Tetra Pak containing 40 pictures of chilly brew espresso and in contrast to quite a lot of espresso merchandise, it comprises no sugars, is vegan pleasant, 100% arabica and importantly for all Espresso Martini followers, creates the proper foam with no foaming brokers.

Theo Garcia, Co-Founder at SOLO stated: “Our new espresso focus is the primary of its form and tastes higher than any instantaneous espresso out there available on the market. We’ve made certain to make use of solely the perfect mix of beans to make sure it has the perfect flavour profile doable.

“For us, it felt that an excellent cup of espresso is tough to return by. It’s simple sufficient to discover a promising bag of espresso beans, but it surely then takes a lot of talent to brew it to perfection, even at a superb café the standard appears to be hit or miss. That’s once we determined to make it our mission to make nice espresso extra accessible.

“While we’re massively keen about espresso itself, we really feel our real love for espresso is present in its use and its impact. Espresso makes us focussed, dynamic and energetic. Traits that allow productiveness and creativity. Fashionable espresso firms are notoriously non-inclusive. Plenty of jargon. Plenty of snobbery. Plenty of facial hair. As a contemporary espresso firm ourselves, we really feel that it’s our proper to keep away from speaking varietals, altitudes and terroir. We don’t really feel the necessity to rejoice simply the espresso, we wish to additionally rejoice what it permits us to do.”

SOLO Espresso Focus is in the stores now for £9.95 per 1L Tetra Pak (equal to 25p per shot serving). SOLO might be donating 12.5% of earnings of the brand new focus to The Drinks Belief till the top of the 12 months.

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