10 Different Types Of Coffee, Explained

If you are a coffee lover, you must have tried most of the coffee types. A simple coffee can be made with different methods and they all taste amazing. Different coffees have their own individual tastes and even if you don’t like coffee, you may love the other varieties. The mist common one is cappuccino and espresso coffee, but there are many other varieties too which you should definitely try! Here is a guide to different types of coffee:

Different Types Of Coffee, Explained CAPPUCCINO

Cappuccino is made by using extra milk than usual and few drops of coffee oil is added to black coffee shot which is extracted from coffee beans. Black coffee shot/espresso in taken in a ceramic cup and few drops of coffee oil is added. Warm milk is poured from the top gently making sure froth forms. Additional froth can be added too. It is usually decorated with bitter cocoa powder.

ESPRESSO

Espresso is what some people love while others hate. If you prefer sweet tasting and mild coffee, you might not be an espresso fan.  Espresso is pure coffee extract made with water and coffee beans and it contains no milk. It generally is made using specific extracting machines and coffee shops usually have it.

AMERICANO

Americano is a single coffee shot added to 1 cup of hot water; you can call it a diluted version of espresso. Some people like it with little creamer, sugar or brown sugar to make it taste a bit creamy and sweet.

BLACK COFFEE

Black coffee is just water extract or coffee beans or coffee powder with or without a sweetener. Coffee beans or coffee powder is brewed in water; quantity of coffee depends on how strong you want the coffee to be. Strained coffee is served hot and sweetener can be added if you like but traditionally black coffee is supposed to be bitter.

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CAFÉ LATTE

Café latte is traditionally served with slice cakes and cookies. The coffee is made with 1 shot coffee and 3 parts of steamed milk. This coffee is mostly preferred because of its taste and creaminess. You can add any sweetener of your choice and also nutella for that extra twist.

TURKISH COFFEE

Turkish coffee is generally served with a glass of water and lokum. To make Turkish coffee, grounds of coffee beans are finely powdered and immersed in water which is then heated until it boils. This way, the foam will be maximum. Once this is done, sugar is added to it in good quantity.

FLAT WHITE

Flat white coffee is usually served in coffee shops. It is the same coffee on which latte art is made. Flat white is made with equal proportions of coffee espresso and thick milk. A sweetener like sugar or brown sugar is then added.

CAFÉ MOCHA

Café mocha is made by mixing together 2 parts of steamed milk, 2 parts of espresso and 1 part chocolate syrup or powder along with a sweetener of your choice. It is traditionally layered in the ceramic cup with espresso at the bottom then chocolate and milk at the top. To make it taste even better, you can add whipped cream to it.

IRISH COFFEE

Irish coffee is a kind of black coffee with a dash of whiskey. Sweetened or unsweetened black coffee is added with little whiskey and topped with whipped cream.

ICED COFFEE

Iced coffee is well known after-meal drink or just an evening drink, especially during the holidays. Coffee is brewed and mixed with little milk (depending on how dark you want your coffee to be). It is then poured over ice in a cup and topped with milk froth, ice cream or whipped cream.