If life gives you lemons, brew some coffee. If you are wondering whether coffee and lemon go well together, the answer is yes. We are talking about a refreshing concoction of coffee and freshly squeezed lemon - a surprisingly delicious and perfect blend to beat the heat of summer! The tart and citrusy flavor of the lemon juice takes away any bitterness from the coffee and makes it a super refreshing beverage.This thirst-quenching beverage requires only three simple ingredients and can be prepared within minutes. Let’s get started!
Freshly brewed black coffee
Brew 200 ml of black coffee through your preferred method and allow it to chill. [We prefer the French press].
Fill the tall glass with ice.
Pour 200 ml of black coffee over the ice cubes.
Add 10 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice into the glass.
Add a sweetener of your choice if you like. [Optional]
Garnish the glass with a slice of lemon, stir and enjoy.
Lemon Coffee - Worth the squeeze?
The verdict? To be honest, we enjoyed it quite a bit. In terms of taste, the lemon juice helps to balance out the coffee's bitterness and gives it a citrusy twist. The texture of the coffee is lighter and less bitter than our typical, mouth-coating espresso. In the end, if you should be squeezing lemon into your morning cup of joe comes down to personal preference. Overall, we are quite pleased with this unique blend.
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