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Live: Hot Drink Mixology

Test and find your perfect cuppa. 

Audience: Adult

Materials Needed: Cups, coffee machines, tea kettles, variety of coffees, teas, and cocoas, add-ins like sugar, milk, spices, syrups

Host a Hot Drink Bar! Find a local coffee aficionado (maybe a coffee shop) and borrow some equipment. Let guest taste test and mix in their own perfect cuppa.

Registration is recommended.

Adaptations:

  • Turn it into a mini barista training!
  • Have a make-your-own creamer or hot cocoa mix workshop
  • Offer small tea treats (savory and sweet)

Suggested Books:

Grainger, Paula and Karen Sullivan. Infuse: Herbal Teas to Cleanse, Nourish, and Heal. Hamlyn, 2016.

Hoffman, James. The World Atlas of Coffee. Firefly, 2015.

Kilby, Nick and Louise Cheadle. The Tea Book: All Things Tea. Sterling, 2015.

Pickford, Louise. Hot Drinks. Ryland Peters & Small, 2008.

Stephenson, Tristan. The Curious Barista’s Guide to Coffee. Ryland Peters & Small, 2015.

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