"Dirty" Maple Chai Latte

There are so many great Vermont beverages available at our Co-op, but during these winter months, you're probably craving something warm and cozy! We know we are! How about trying a "Dirty" Maple Chai Latte?

Brew up some spicy local chai, add a shot of your favorite espresso to make it “dirty”, add a touch of maple syrup to sweeten, and top with steamed milk. Bonus points for keeping it local!

Enjoy the bold flavors from right here in our great state!

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


1 Servings


2 teaspoons tea, chai (loose or bag)
1 cup water
1⁄2 cup milk, whole (local)
1 espresso (from local roaster)
  maple syrup (to taste)


Boil water. Pour boiling water over chai and allow to steep 5-10 minutes, then remove tea bag or strain out loose tea. Add espresso shot. Steam milk with your espresso machine’s steam function.

Alternately, heat milk until simmering in a small pot and froth with a handheld frother or whisk.

Add to tea and espresso, then top with steamed milk and foam.

Sweeten with maple syrup to taste.