Retro Eighth – Manitowoc – CoffeeBloggerMKE

Throwing it again whereas protecting it present, Retro Eighth is Manitowoc’s latest espresso child. There was definitely a buzz inside on opening weekend. This neighborhood espresso store positioned a brief distance north of downtown is a welcome addition to Wisconsin’s one and solely World Warfare II American Heritage Metropolis.

Retro Eighth brews Wisconsin’s very personal Wonderstate, beforehand Kickapoo Espresso, which has been a Wisconsin staple since 2005. Wonderstate’s dedication to responsibly-sourced espresso makes it a wise decide for Retro Eighth.

The area undoubtedly stands out as a result of it’s largest and brightest characteristic–two massive garage-door home windows. The pure mild right here is plentiful, which accentuates the retro designs and color-popping bar stools. We will’t wait to expertise the summer time vibes as soon as the garage-door home windows may be open and outside seating turns into obtainable. We’re crossing our fingers for some summertime additions resembling outside mild strands or fireplace pits.

At the moment’s espresso was Wonderstate’s Massive Dipper mix–a fudgy combo of Guatemala San Miguel and Colombia Anei. They tasted darkish and daring in espresso-based drinks, and we wished we’d have thought to see the way it tasted in an adffogato. There’s all the time subsequent time!

Cortado – Steamed milk and espresso with our basic addition of honey. A great cortado is tough to come back by and this one was surprisingly clean and nicely balanced. Greatest drink of the day!

Iced Honey Latte – A dollop of honey, espresso shot and milk on the rocks. The Massive Dipper mix actually stood out!

Black Espresso – Merely put, it’s merely good espresso. No complaints right here!

Apart from espresso, Retro Eighth gives Rishi tea, kombucha, acai bowls and baked items sourced from Bakery on State. Manitowoc’s latest espresso store is a pleasing shock and is a definitely worth the cease whether or not you’re native or simply passing by.

Retro Eighth Espresso & Acai
801 N eighth St, Manitowoc, WI 54220

 (920) 717-0103

6am-5pm Mon-Fri
7am-2pm Saturday

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