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Frothy 2021 Gift Guide

Posted by on November 22, 2021

We all have that person in our lives who just stumps us for what gifts to give them. Whether you have been to one of our cafes in Nashville, Franklin, or Chattanooga TN, and are feeling nostalgic, or if you are a local who we see every day, Frothy Monkey has some of the best gifts for coffee lovers.

Locally Roasted Coffee…

Something cozy to wear…

Something beautiful to hold your coffee, tea, or water…

A coffee subscription for that caffeine fix that keeps on giving…

We even have brewing supplies for both hot and cold brew methods.

Or maybe you have a bread lover on your hands…

Give the gift of a Bread CSA with 12 or 26-week options featuring bread baked in Nashville daily and pick up at Frothy Monkey in East Nashville.

Sometimes an experience is the best gift…

Purchase an e-gift card to be used for Wine Down Wednesday, brunch until 5 pm any day, dinner after 4 pm, or a pint of a local craft beer. Giving the gift of bacon has never been easier 😉

Introducing ‘Winter Triangle’ a Blackberry Farm Brewery collaboration beer featuring Frothy Monkey Coffee

Posted by on November 11, 2021

Winter Triangle is a collaboration coffee stout between Blackberry Farm Brewery (Maryville, TN) and Frothy Monkey Roasting Co (Nashville, TN)

 

The Blackberry Farm Brewery (BFB) team combined our two favorite beverages, coffee, and beer, for a dark brew that is perfect for winter. The BFB team tasted a dozen different Frothy Monkey coffees to find the perfect blend for this toasty, seasonal stout. They chose a variety that enhances the beer with pleasantly nutty and light chocolate flavor, finished with a citrus note for brightness and soft fruit undertones to round out the palate.

 

Winter Triangle is now available at select East and Middle Tennessee Kroger stores, Blackberry Farm Brewery, and on draft at Frothy Monkey cafes.

Beyond the comforting stout and coffee-inspired notes that you will enjoy with a sip of Winter Triangle, the flavor story of this beer finishes with a citrus note for brightness and a soft hint of fruit to round out the palate. Winter Triangle is a delicious ode to the comfort of a great cup of coffee, the smoothness of a great stout and the collaboration of three beloved brands.

With the creation of Winter Triangle, the BFB team combined two of their favorite beverages – coffee and beer – with help from their friends at the beloved specialty coffee roaster, Frothy Monkey. This project was not only an exciting opportunity for BFB to partner with Frothy Monkey, it was also a chance to pay homage to the history of Kroger grocery stores. 

Bernard Kroger started out selling coffee and tea door-to-door. In 1883, he used his life’s savings of $372 to start The Great Western Tea & Coffee Co., which would eventually become Kroger Grocery & Baking Co. The storied history and growth of Bernard’s business aligns with the Frothy Monkey and BFB stories – all beginning as small teams of passionate beverage professionals and growing in their industry through hard work and undeniable quality. 

The BFB team sampled a dozen different coffees from Frothy Monkey to choose the perfect blend to create a seasonal stout for winter. Starting with dry aromatics, then the actual cupping process which involved aroma and flavor profile sampling, they were able to narrow down the coffee that would fit best with the beer. 

They didn’t want something that was too light and fruity and could potentially get lost in an already roasty beer like a stout. They also didn’t want something too dark and heavy that would add too much bitterness to the recipe. In the end, the team selected a riff on the Frothy Monkey Brunch Blend, a variety that added a pleasant nutty, light chocolate, and caramel flavor to the beer. 

The name, Winter Triangle, was inspired by the stars. In astrology, the winter triangle is a shape formed from three of the brightest stars in the winter sky. It is an imaginary equilateral triangle made of the primary stars in three constellations: Canis Major, Orion, and Canis Minor. Like those three stars, this beer brings together three beloved companies, collaborating to create one distinct product.

The label artist, Greer Miceli of Blackberry Farm, used the stars as her inspiration for the art. “The winter triangle constellation is only visible in the northern hemisphere during our winter, so it seemed like the perfect visual to accompany a wintery stout. Orion holding a coffee cup was a fun addition to tie in Frothy Monkey,” says Greer. 

“I loved the idea of including the Aurora somewhere, and it all came together with the steam from the coffee cup. There are also two Kroger “K” easter eggs hidden in the design. I wanted this design to feel cozy but also give you a little bit of a chill, just like winter. The drama of the night sky filled with stars, Greek hunters, and natural phenomena relates to the deep and rich flavors of the coffee stout. My favorite part, though, is that Orion’s pinky is out while he’s drinking.” 

Beyond the comforting stout and coffee-inspired notes that you will enjoy with a sip of Winter Triangle, the flavor story of this beer finishes with a citrus note for brightness and a soft hint of fruit to round out the palate. Winter Triangle is a delicious ode to the comfort of a great cup of coffee, the smoothness of a great stout and the collaboration of three beloved brands. 

Stay tuned for an opportunity to win a BFB / Frothy prize pack!  Follow us at @frothymonkey and @blackberryfarmbrewery.


Order Bread, Cake, Pie, and Cookies to-go for the 2021 Holiday Season!

Posted by on November 1, 2021

We’re baking treats for your 2021 holiday celebrations! Simply pre-order online for Thanksgiving and Christmas pick up dates, and let us do the work. Holiday pies, cakes, cookies, and bread are available. This year, pick up will be exclusively at our BAKERY in Nashville, TN.

Thanksgiving

*Orders due Sunday 11/21 at 12pm CST* Choose to pick up on either 11/23 or 11/24 at BAKERY by Frothy Monkey (7am – 6pm)

Christmas

*Orders due Saturday 12/18 at 12pm CST* Choose to pick up on either 12/23 or 12/24 at BAKERY by Frothy Monkey (7am – 6pm*) *12/24 (7am – 3pm)

MENU

Thanksgiving

Traditional Sourdough
Specialty Sourdough
Butternut Squash & Sage Sourdough
Pies (9″): Apple, Pumpkin, Bourbon Pecan Derby
Paint Your Own Cookie Kits

Christmas

Traditional Sourdough
Stollen 
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie 9″
Bouche de Noel
Cookies: Classic linzer, Hazelnut cookie with raspberry jam, Danish butter cookie, PB blossoms, PB cookie with Hershey kisses
Decorated Sugar Cookies: Grinch, Christmas Vacation, Elf

Pick Up Information

As you order each item you will be given the option to choose a pickup day.

Thanksgiving – Orders due Sunday 11/21 at 12pm CST – Pickup on 11/23 or 11/24 (7am – 9pm)

Christmas – Orders due Saturday 12/18 at 12pm CST – Pick up on either 12/23 or 12/24 at BAKERY by Frothy Monkey (7am – 6pm*) *12/24 (7am – 3pm)

PICKUP LOCATION: BAKERY – 200 Hill Ave, Suite 3, Nashville, TN 37210

Have a special order? No problem. Email cookies@frothymonkeybakery.com

Our new fall menu

Posted by on October 4, 2021

We are so grateful for you and your support, particularly over the past year and a half. You showed up through it all and we can’t thank you enough. Climbing out of the pandemic has been and still is the biggest challenge we’ve tackled, and we’ve learned that taking care of each other is *the* most important thing. 

This time of adjusting, pivoting, and readjusting has given us a reason to reflect on who Frothy is and how we will grow in the years to come. We have added table service to the Frothy experience as well as online ordering and more outside seating. And we recently announced that we will be opening in Birmingham and Knoxville in the coming year and we are so humbled and excited that we have the opportunity to grow! 

Starting today we are making some changes to our menu in an effort to create less waste in our kitchens and with the goal of delivering you delicious food with less wait. We’ll be shaking things up a bit by saying goodbye to some long-time favorites, but you will also find some delicious new additions to the menu such as Brioche French Toast, Purple Potato Hash featuring Porter Road Butcher Andouille sausage, a couple of new omelettes, and Avocado Toast. We have also added more local and regional farms and purveyors because when you know where your ingredients come from you can taste the difference.

Change can be both hard and exciting and we are looking forward to seeing you soon and hearing your feedback. Welcome to Frothy! View the menu here.

~Our Farms & Purveyors~

KY Farm Fresh, Herndon, KY
Broadbent, Kuttawa, KY
TN Grassfed Farm, Clarksville, TN
Georgia Grinders, Atlanta, GA 
Johnson Farm, Goodlettsville, TN
Brundage Farms, Tiffin, OH
Porter Road Butcher, Nashville, TN
Hatcher Dairy Farm, College Grove, TN
Hoff & Pepper, Chattanooga, TN
Nicoletto’s Pasta Co, Nashville, TN
Firepot Nomadic Teas
High Garden, Joelton, TN
Jackalope Brewing Co, Nashville, TN
Blackberry Farm Brewery, TN

All of the artisan bread, bagels and pastries on our menu are baked in-house from scratch at our bakery in Nashville, TN.

2021 Fall Seasonal Coffeehouse Drinks

Posted by on October 4, 2021

Put on those boots and cozy hoodies because fall drinks are here! We are featuring three seasonal additions on our coffee menu with notes of bourbon, butterscotch, gingerbread, apple, and caramel. Each drink is an original recipe by a member of our frothy fam.

Bourbon Butterscotch latte

Bourbon Butterscotch

espresso + steamed milk* + house-made bourbon butterscotch sauce*
Created by Brendan Fellenz (Frothy 12 South) Instagram: @bcfellenz

Hansel & Gretel Latte

Hansel & Gretel

espresso + steamed milk* + gingerbread sauce* + cocoa powder. Created by Jeff Duke (Frothy Franklin)

Apple Orchata

Apple Orchata

steamed macadamia nut milk + apple syrup + house-made caramel* + cinnamon powder {add espresso}
Created by Jesenia Contreras (Frothy Nations) Instagram: @jeseniabcontretas

EVENT: 9/16/21 Pride Latte Art Throwdown

Posted by on September 7, 2021

 

EVENT: Thursday, September 16th @6:00pm sign Up  / Latte Art Throwdown celebrating PRIDE and benefitting Tennessee Equality Project

Frothy Monkey in Downtown Nashville (235 5th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37219) is hosting a latte art throwdown to celebrate PRIDE.

All are welcome and the event is free to attend.

Competing baristas will pay a $10 buy in which will 100% benefit the Tennessee Equality Project.

Sign up at 6:00pm and first pour at 6:30pm.

Our bar will be open with drinks available for purchase.

Join us for drinks, food, and prizes! Masks are highly encouraged for all in attendance.

Shout out to the LGBT Chamber and Nashville Pride for all their support and everything they do. xoxo

Event Timeline
6:00 PM – Signups (max 32 competitors)
6:30 PM – Round 1 / Free Pour
7:15 PM – Round 2 / Rainbow
7:45 PM – Round 3 / Milkadamia
8:15 PM – Round 4 / 6 oz. Pour
8:30 PM – Final Round / Cortado

Latte Art Champion Prize
Runner-up Prize

Additional thanks to our friends at Milkadamia for providing swag and their delicious plant based macadamia milk!

Vote for Frothy Monkey – Nashville Scene’s Best Coffeehouse

Posted by on August 9, 2021

Voting for the Nashville Scene’s Annual Best of Nashville issue is on! YOU voted us #1 coffeehouse in 2013 + 2014 + 2015 + 2017 + 2018 + 2020 AND Best Service in 2016 – Thank you!  Cast your vote HERE until September 6, 2021.

Please consider us for the following categories:

Best Coffeehouse
Best Service

Best Breakfast
Best Bakery
Best Brunch
Best Restaurant
Best Family-Friendly Restaurant

Best Patio
Best Restaurant in Williamson County
Best Local Twitter Account
Best Place To People Watch

Best Place To Take Out-of-Towners

Cast your vote HERE.

 

Frothy Cold Brew Launch Party at Jackalope

Posted by on August 9, 2021

You may know that we launched our cold brew on draft and in cans earlier this year. But, did you know that it is locally roasted, brewed, and canned right here in Nashville? Jackalope has retrofit their brewery to help us bring you the tastiest coffee, and they are now serving it on draft in their taproom!

Come celebrate with us and our friends at Jackalope on Wednesday, August 11th at The Ranch taproom (429B Houston St., Nashville, TN 37203) from 3-5pm. The first 25 people who order a cold brew will get a Frothy Koozie!

PS- Masks are encouraged in the taproom and they have a fantastic outside patio to hang out on.

Frothy Monkey is taking over the Urban Standard space in Birmingham!

Posted by on August 3, 2021

It’s official! Frothy Monkey will be taking over the former home of Urban Standard in the 2nd Ave North district of Downtown Birmingham, AL (2320 2nd Ave N). At Frothy Monkey we have been fans of both Birmingham and Urban Standard for a long time so when Tom (Urban Standard) reached out to us about reopening the Urban Standard space as a Frothy Monkey we jumped at the opportunity.

“I opened Urban Standard 14 years ago as an extension of my home and a place where people could gather and exchange ideas and inspiration, said Tomasz Wrzesien, Owner of Urban Standard. “I was introduced to Ryan Pruitt, Managing Partner of Frothy Monkey by a mutual friend back in 2019 and after spending time getting to know him and Frothy Monkey I knew that they would be a wonderful fit to take over the Urban Standard space and to carry on our mission to serve this neighborhood and community. Please give a warm welcome to my friends at Frothy, you’ll love them!”

No firm date has been determined for opening, but we are currently working with Creature on the space. “Excited for Frothy Monkey to open their first Birmingham location and bring life back to the Urban Standard space that played a pivotal role in the momentum of downtown revitalization,” says Mike Gibson, CEO and CO-Founder of Creature. “Their unique menu, style and focus on creating a personal experience is going to kill it downtown.”

We will post updates when we get closer to opening. We can’t wait to get to know you #Birmingham!

A little more about us…

Frothy Monkey is an independently owned all day cafe, specialty coffee roaster, and wholesale bakery with cafes in Nashville, Franklin, and Chattanooga Tennessee. Frothy serves breakfast, brunch every day (including Sundays) until 5 pm, lunch, and dinner. Beverage offerings include coffee, as well as craft beer, wine + cocktails. Food and drinks are made from scratch using original recipes and thoughtfully sourced ingredients from regional farmers and producers whenever possible.

Frothy began as a coffeehouse in a cozy bungalow in Nashville’s 12South neighborhood in 2004 and their approachable menu and hospitality have made it a favorite gathering spot for neighbors and travelers alike. Visit frothymonkey.com for more details. twitter + instagram: @frothymonkey  facebook: fb.com/frothymonkey

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A note from Urban Standard’s owner, Tomasz Wrzesien

 


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