OOOh, it’s a bOttle Of hOmebrand cOla! Looks like it, I know. In fact, it’s sparkling black coffee. Wtf? YOu’ve lent the sOdastream tO hestOn again, haven’t YOu. Nope. Strange Brew is the creation of crack development team that “spent more than 12 months researching what people want from a cold beverage”, apparently. (Hands up who reckons they were getting paid by the hour.) sOmething Wet and thirstquenching, perhaps? that tOOk me Well done. This cold-brewed fizzy coffee, with a lick of sweetness, is certainly a pleasant pick-me-up on a summer’s day. It’s quite weak, though. anYthing else? Yes, it took out the “Best Coffee Innovation” gong at last month’s World Beverage Innovation Awards in Nuremberg, Germany. You should have seen the standing ovation! It was just like the old days.