Costa receives mocking response for new ‘flat black’ coffee

The caffeine giant has come under fire for its new ‘black white’ coffee [Photo: Getty]

Costa Coffee has come under fire for the introduction of a ‘black white’ to its menu.

In a bid to revamp the chain, the company recently launched the ‘Flat White Family‘ range on the back of the now-popular ‘flat white’.

But the caffeine giant has faced backlash with many taking to Twitter to call out the new beverage’s similarities to erm, a standard black coffee:

According to a press release, the ‘Flat Family’ offers a ‘new range of styles and flavours’ and each beverage is ‘handcrafted by an expert barista using the purest coffee extraction method, a cortissimo shot – 21 grams of coffee extracted over 15 seconds to create shorter extraction’.

Sadly, it may take a little more convincing than that…

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