Valentine’s Day approacheth, and with it, a taste and visual appreciation for all things pink.

Hugo Cano is the owner and founder of Amberson Coffee in Indianapolis, which just so happens to be one of the most interesting coffee scenes in the United States right now. Cano and his team at Amberson have crafted a new signature beverage just in time for the Valentine’s Day season: a spin on their popular Hunnymilk Latte with an infusion of rose tisane from the folks at Onyx Coffee Lab.

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Rose Hunnymilk Latte (Photo by Hugo Cano @hugsndemicups / @ambersoncoffee)

The drink is available for one day only: Friday, February 4th. Consider this a very limited engagement for On The Menu, but who knows, perhaps this simple twist of a drink from Amberson will inspire pastel pink hunnymilks to radiate out from the Hoosier State. We can only hope.

In the meantime, we spoke with Cano digitally to learn more.

Rose Hunnymilk—that just *sounds* delicious. Tell us about your signature drink!

The Rose Hunnymilk Latte is a take on our signature Hunnymilk Latte, which is a latte made with milk infused with honey and white flowers. The Rose version forgoes the white flowers and is infused with Onyx Coffee Lab’s Rose Tisane instead. The drink is then topped with cardamom-rose petal sugar. It’s a very balanced drink, with a distinct honey flavor and a subtly pleasing rose flower aftertaste.

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What unique ingredients does it contain?

Raw local honey and rosebuds.

Where is it available?

Amberson Coffee & Grocer in Indianapolis, IN

How much is it?


How long will it be on the menu?

One day only!

Anything else you’d like to share about the drink?

The Hunnymilk Latte is one of our most popular drinks on our menu and a favorite in Indy. We are excited to share a Valentine’s version of this drink along with a few other coffee-forward and inspired drinks in this one-day-only menu.

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Preparation of the Hunnymilk Latte, a regular menu item at Amberson. (Photo by Joshua Clements @joshclementsphotos)

Thank you.

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