Coffee drinks to keep you warm this winter in the Evansville, Henderson areas

Coffee drinks to keep you warm this winter in the Evansville, Henderson areas

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – When the weather gets cold, what’s nicer than sinking into a comfortable chair in a cozy coffee shop with a hot, sweet drink? We called coffee shops around the Evansville area to see what special winter specials they have to keep you warm.

Location: In Eastland Mall at 800 N. Green River Road; 812-475-8566

New Year’s and winter offerings will be on the menu at this locally owned store tucked away in the Eastland Mall through January. The Warm Winter Night includes espresso, hot chocolate and toasted marshmallow syrup, topped with whipped cream. French toast coffee is flavored with white chocolate, brown sugar cinnamon and Italian eggnog syrups and the New Year’s kiss with raspberry and dark chocolate syrup and a triple shot espresso.

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Location: 610 Church St., New Harmony, Ind. 812-682-2449.

Black Lodge offers the unique Sweetie Pie Chai, which is made with a home-brewed chai flavored with real sweet potato, vanilla, milk and espresso. On Saturday and Sunday in cold months you can enjoy your chai or latte with a bowl of hot soup.

Alex Gayle outside Black Lodge Coffee Roasters in New Harmony, Ind.  Friday, March 12, 2021.

Alex Gayle outside Black Lodge Coffee Roasters in New Harmony, Ind. Friday, March 12, 2021.

Location: 1 SE Ninth St .; 812-401-2040.

This popular breakfast and lunch spot has you covered with warming seasonal lattes such as the polar bear with toffee nuts, white chocolate and frosted mint flavors; the winter berry with blackberries, dark chocolate and frosted mint; and Christmas with brown sugar, nutmeg and spices. Several January flavors are under development.

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Locations: More (see below).

It’s still festive around Donut Bank, where you can taste a peppermint bark latte, a peppermint mocha with plain or white chocolate or a gingerbread latte with gingerbread syrup, brown sugar cinnamon syrup and white chocolate. Put your coffee drink together with one of the many types of Donut Bank donuts, cookies or muffins. Donut Bank has locations at 1031 E. Diamond Ave., 2128 N. First Ave., 5 N. Green River Road, 210 N. St. Joseph Ave., 1950 Washington Ave., 1200 Lincoln Ave., 3988 State Road 261 in Newburgh, Ind., And 2630 Alternate Highway 41 in Henderson, Ky.

Latte with art at Honey + Moon Kitchen.

Latte with art at Honey + Moon Kitchen.

Locations: 612 Weinbach Ave .; 812-602-3123 and 1211 Tutor Lane, 812-893-2945.

From a peppermint mocha with whipped cream and mini candy to a snickerdoodle latte, Honey + Moon has all winter flavors covered. Try a Sugar Plum Fairy with espresso, milk, blackberry syrup and brown sugar, the dirty Santa with espresso, chai and cinnamon; or a real Mexican hot chocolate with Ghirardelli cocoa, milk, cinnamon and cayenne pepper.

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Location: 600 SE Second St .; 812-421-8741.

Relax on Penny Lane, one of Evansville’s oldest coffee houses, with a peppermint bark latte with whipped cream and a chocolate drizzle or a milky praline chai. Combine it with a pastry, breakfast sandwich, or build your own sandwich

Location: 301 N. Green River Road; 812-303-5906.

While sipping (or scarfing) a large croissant-style donut from Parlor with your choice of decadent toppings, you can enjoy a wintery white chocolate mocha made with proper coffee roasted in the house.

Location: Hovedgade 223; 812-550-1695.

Enjoy a cozy coffee drink while browsing handmade items from the area’s artisans. Get a Cookie Dance latte with homemade hazelnut syrup, topped with locally made Cookie Dance sweet spice mix with cinnamon, sugar, cocoa and coffee or a peppermint mocha. Another new January drink is under development.

The Hug in a Mug from Roast Coffee Bar contains an exotic turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon syrup with espresso, steamed milk and a spice topping.

The Hug in a Mug from Roast Coffee Bar contains an exotic turmeric, black pepper and cinnamon syrup with espresso, steamed milk and a spice topping.

Location: 136 Second St., Henderson, Kentucky.

The Hug in a Mug is Roast’s favorite winter quilt, and it’s elegant, exotic and just a little spicy. A homemade turmeric, black peppercorns and cinnamon syrup are combined with an espresso shot and steamed milk.

Location: 2025 W. Franklin St.

Sit comfortably inside White Swan or take a stroll down Franklin Street while sipping your peppermint mocha latte, maple spice mocha or a speculaas latte with flavors like the Dutch windmill cakes with sugar, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, cardamom and nutmeg.

David Rudibaugh is the latte master at the White Swan Coffee Lab on Franklin Street in Evansville.

David Rudibaugh is the latte master at the White Swan Coffee Lab on Franklin Street in Evansville.

Contact Aimee Blume at aimee.blume@courierpress.com

This article originally appeared on Evansville Courier & Press: Evansville, Henderson Coffee Bars Stay Warm with New Winter Offers

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