Dunkin’s new Extra Charged Coffee serves up more caffeine

The chain launches “Extra Charged Coffee” on Wednesday, which it says has 20% more caffeine than Dunkin’s classic hot and iced coffee.

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For the new year, Dunkn’ is serving up new coffee blends with more caffeine.

For the new year, Dunkn’ is serving up new coffee blends with more caffeine.

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Dunkin’ is adding an extra boost and some confetti into its lineup in time for the new year.

The chain launches “Extra Charged Coffee” on Wednesday, which it says has 20% more caffeine than Dunkin’s classic hot and iced coffee. For a limited time — from Wednesday through Jan. 26 — medium Extra Charged Coffees will be $2.

The new coffee is served hot or iced and includes green coffee extract, which gives the extra caffeination.

“Heading into January, people could use a little extra of a lot of things, including extra encouragement, extra energy, and extra excitement,” Dunkin’ said in a news release Tuesday.

Also beginning Wednesday, the companywill brewtwocoffee blends, Dunkin’ Midnight and Explorer Batch, which are available only hot.

Midnight is described as “the brand’s darkest roast ever, featuring a rich, smooth, full-bodied flavor, rounded out with notes of decadent cocoa and an intensely dark finish.”Explorer Batch is the first coffee to be introduced in Dunkin’s Limited Batch Series andis a medium roast with dark berry notes and a smoky finish.

Dunkin’ has a few new items to go along with the new beverages, the Dunkfetti Donut, a cake ring with confetti sprinkles baked in and topped with a sweet glaze,a gluten-free fudge brownie and Croissant Stuffers.

There’s a quiz with a contest, too. The“My Dunkin’Mood Quiz” will help coffeefans figure out the best drink to match their mood and will be available Wednesday through Jan. 31, 2021 atwww.mydunkinmood.com. Everyone who takes the quiz can enter for a chance to winprizes, which includeDunkin’ coffee for a year, $5,000 cash and more.

Read more at usatoday.com

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