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This Cold Brew Coffee Gives You a Different Kind of Buzz


September 10, 2019 Drinks By
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It was inevitable. At the summit of the cold brew and spiked-drinks-that-aren’t-normally-spiked trends, an even odder trend emerges: hard cold brew coffee.

First reported by Food & Wine, specialty coffee roaster La Colombe has collaborated with MillerCoors to create a 4.2 percent ABV canned cold brew drink. The drink, which packs the same ABV as standard Miller Lite, is technically a malt beverage made with a blend of coffees from Brazil and Colombia. Cans of the stuff are hitting shelves now in select markets.

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Will Price is Gear Patrol's home and drinks editor. He's from Atlanta and lives in Brooklyn. He's interested in bourbon, houseplants, cheap Japanese pens, and cast-iron skillets — maybe a little too much.

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