Fleet Coffee joins the Austin coffee scene this week, opening out on Webberville Road. The espresso bar's specialities are found within the "Coffee And" section of the menu: coffee creations made using botanicals, bitters, and other ingredients like doughnut milk, and chicory roots. Read on for the full offerings.
Update, April 5: Fleet is now fully open, with ten seats, Texas French Bread pasries, and Tyson's Tacos.
Fleet is run by Patrick Pierce and Lorenzo Perkins, coffee vets from Cuvee Coffee and Caffé Medici. The specialized menu even denotes two different coffee preparations, one using the Clever for one person, and the other with the Kalita for two, both at market prices. Coffee and espresso drinks made with roasts from Madcap Coffee will be served, along with teas, hot chocolate, orange juice, and hot chocolate.
The tiny coffee shop can fit up to 20 people, which includes counter seating. More tables will be added, along with an exterior sign. The cafe soft opened on Sunday, March 13 with some furniture changes to come. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily on 2427 Webberville Road.
The Morning Ritual: doughnut-infused milk, espresso, doughnut hole; $5.50
Claro: lemon juice, simple syrup, iced coffee, bitters; $5
Flip-Top: root beer spices, chicory root, espresso, nitro; $6
E.T.: tonic water, espresso, lime simple syrup; $6