Is maple syrup good in coffee or tea?

Is maple syrup good in coffee or tea?

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  1. It’s a matter of taste. Me, personally? I love maple syrup, but it’s well beyond just a sweetener, it’s a complex flavor profile unto itself. In the case of many coffees and most teas, maple will overwhelm the taste of your brew so that you’re not really getting a cup of coffee or pot of tea but a “maple mixed with other stuff”.
    If you’re drinking coffee or tea, one assumes you’re after the taste of coffee or tea. Maple hyphenate something is not really going to give you that originally sought after taste, IMHO.
    Then again, it’s all about the taste and taste is purely subjective. Take my kvetching with a grain of salt. I also don’t put chocolate, vanilla, hazelnut, caramel or butterscotch in my coffee or tea. If you’re a fan of flavored or otherwise adulterated beans/leafs, try it.
    I think we all also have a different perception, depending on upbringing, as to what is our own version of neutral sweetening. I was raised where cane sugar ruled the roost (Louisiana). Someone raised where honey or another sweetener was de rigeur may find my cane sugar not to their liking. Similarly, folks raised in India or other cultures where there are alternative sweetening choices, will probably find the taste of their locally popular ingredient to be preferred.
    There’s no Right or Wrong when it comes to arbitrary taste preferences.

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  2. I have only tried maple syrup in mint tea.
    The first times it wasn’t syrup, it was sap. A friend of mine living in an old farm cabin in the country prepared it just for us to have while visiting. He was a tool and die maker trained in Germany. He made the spouts to insert into the trees with a hand drill he fixed up. When I called to say I was coming to visit, he’d get a bucket of sap and chop a few mint stocks from under the snow. It would be boiled for a while we were talking. Maybe 20 minutes or 5. He was an interesting man with interesting stories. It might have been an hour.
    The stocks of mint were removed and he served the tea.
    It was delicious tea.
    Since then I don’t recall trying maple syrup in anything but mint tea.
    You’d really have to try it yourself. I have a friend who only sweetens his coffee with honey. It’s the only way he can enjoy it. I prefer unsweetened coffee so I wouldn’t enjoy any syrup in it.

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  3. Sweetening coffee and tea with pure maple is growing trend.
    I usually prefer maple syrup in tea here are the reasons
    1) Pure maple syrup dissolves easily in hot and cold beverages, so you’re never left with a pile of crystals at the bottom of your drink.
    2) Pure maple syrup may be a sweetener, but it has more going for it than just being sweet

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