Over the last three years, nitro cold brew has become the breakout hit of the specialty coffee world. Now Tyler Philips, owner of D.C.’s Alchemist Coffee Company, wants to make nitro hot coffee equally popular.
Nitro hot coffee benefits from the same process in several ways. “The nitrogen gives it a velvety consistency and creamy texture,” Philips says. “And it really amps up the aroma—because of the bubbles in the head—which can intensify the flavor.”