Best of Washington 2012: Best Iced Coffee

When you’re a TV news anchor and your alarm clock goes off before 3 am, you rely on coffee to perk you up. We asked five morning anchors to rate seven iced coffees.

By: Washingtonian Staff

peregrine espresso

The java from this homegrown coffee bar—on Capitol Hill and near DC's Logan Circle—had a flavor that Sarah Simmons called "intense but not strong."

dunkin' donuts

The testers who add sugar to their coffee especially loved this brew. "It tastes like how I'd expect coffee to be," said Steve Chenevey.

While one anchor found this joe "watery" and another said it reminded her of instant, others liked the "nutty" and "smooth" flavor.


Want to see more? Watch a video of this tasting and photo shoot here.

Photographs of iced coffees by Renée Comet.

Best of Washington 2012