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Tasting notes of tea, hot chocolate and coffee combine to form The Alternative. Providing an option for those who care to drink less caffeine, yet desire the same creamy and robust flavour of a familiar beverage like coffee. 

A natural sweetness comes from the liquorice root, maca, cacao and cinnamon. Liquorice root has a loud and bright crystallised sugar flavour. Maca provides a distinct butterscotch, caramel taste. The roasted chicory root and wattleseed bring a nutty, roasted coffee aroma and taste.


Mettle + Grace believe in beneficial eating, adhering to dietary requirements. We specialise in cooking gluten-free, dairy-free, LowFODMAP, vegan and vegetarian. The Alternative pairs well with plant milks. Our blend is 100% plant-based, using organic spices where possible. 

Raw cacao naturally contains theobromine making up 1-2% of cacao beans. Theobromine is often compared to caffeine, bearing some similarities. The amino acid tryptophan is found naturally in cacao. It helps to enhance relaxation, boost mood and promote better sleep.


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