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Guide To The Different Types Of Coffee Drinks

Find out about the different types of coffee drinks.

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Coffee is a popular drink all over the globe and there are many different types of coffee for you to enjoy - each unique in their own way. The majority of different kinds of coffee drinks are made from espresso, milk and foam. With so many different coffee types to choose from there is one for everyone to enjoy, and they can be tweaked with additional ingredients, such as syrups, to suit your preferences. Find out more about all different coffees below and how to make different types of coffees. You never know you might discover your new favourite way to have coffee!

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Espresso

An espresso is a drink of highly concentrated coffee. It can be served as a drink on its own as a shot. This type of coffee also used as the base of many coffee drinks such as lattes and cappuccinos. An espresso is a process of brewing coffee when high pressured hot water is forced through fine ground coffee beans.

Latte

Out of all the different type of coffees, latte is the most popular. It is also known as a caffè latte. A latte is made with 1 part coffee, 3 parts milk and then topped with foam. It has a creamy flavour with a subtle coffee taste as well as a creamy texture. Baristas across the globe can perform latte art to make the drink stand out. It is common to have a latte with a flavour shot - such as a vanilla.

Cappuccino

Cappuccinos are the second most popular kinds of coffee in the UK. It is just a latte that is made slightly different. It has more foam than steamed milk and traditional cappuccinos often have cocoa powder sprinkled on top. A cappuccino is made with 1 part coffee, 1 part milk and 1 part foam. It has a creamy taste and can also be served with different flavour shots added.

Americano

Americanos are similar to black coffee and people often mistake them. An Americano is made with 1 part coffee and 2 parts water. It is a coffee drink with strong flavour that is enjoyed without the addition of milk.

Mocha

A mocha is the perfect type of coffee for chocolate lovers! A mocha is made with 1 part milk, 1 part coffee, 1 part foam and 1 teaspoon of drinking chocolate or syrup. It is similar to a latte - just with the addition of chocolate. It has a sweet flavour and a creamy texture.

Flat White

A flat white is similar to a cappuccino - just without the foam and chocolate powder. A flat white is made with a double shot of espresso, topped with micro-foamed milk. The microfoam milk is used to create a velvety texture and bring a creamy taste to the drink. The pouring and steaming process is a key part of making a flat white correctly.

Decaf

Decaf coffee was created so that people could enjoy the great taste of coffee, just without the caffeine. Normal coffee beans are used to make decaf coffee but they go through a caffeine removal process. This process can’t remove all of the caffeine from the beans - just most of it.

Macchiato

A macchiato is an espresso drink with a little bit of foam on top. It is sometimes referred to as a dry cappuccino. A macchiato is made with 1 shot of espresso and then topped with froth. The taste of espresso is present, but it isn’t as harsh as an espresso shot.

Cortado

A Cortado is made with warm steamed milk in order to reduce the acidity of the coffee. This makes for a unique flavour that is new to coffee shops across the world. It has a strong flavour. The milk used is lightly steamed, which is different from other coffee drinks that mostly use texturised milk.

Irish Coffee

Irish coffee is a different type of coffee that includes alcohol and is popular during the Christmas period. Irish coffee is made with black coffee, whiskey, sugar and topped with whipped cream. The whiskey used must be Irish whiskey and the coffee must be strong in order to create the perfect Irish coffee. The whipped cream should float on top of the drink for the coffee drink to be drunk through.

Iced Coffee

Iced coffee is not just popular in the summer months, it is a favourite all year round! The name is exactly what it is, coffee but a cold version. Most commonly iced coffee is made with coffee, ice and a dash of milk. Sweeteners or cream are also often added. There are many different types of iced coffee drinks such as Frappuccino and iced espresso.

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