The 11 Most Popular Coffee Drinks
There are so many different types of coffee it’s hard to keep track! This guide will break down the 11 most popular coffee drinks.
Black Coffee: a combination of hot water and coffee. It has no milk or other additives in it, which is why some tend to say it tastes slightly bitter.
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Flat White: consists of espresso and steamed milk. It tastes strongly of espresso, but with a velvety texture. It is also very similar to cappuccinos!
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Espresso: is made by forcing very hot water under high pressure through finely ground coffee. The result is thick and highly concentrated.
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Cappuccino: is made up of espresso, foamed milk, AND steamed milk. They are often topped with a dusting of cinnamon or cocoa powder.
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Americano: consists of espresso and a lot of hot water. The hot water causes the espresso to be diluted which makes the drink less bitter.
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Macchiato: is made up of espresso and a small dash of milk. Nowadays, it is common for flavoring syrups to be added.
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Affogato: is more of a dessert than a coffee. It is made by pouring espresso over a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
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Latte: consist of espresso, foamed milk, and steamed milk. What differentiates them from cappuccinos is that lattes are made with much more milk.
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Doppio: is a double espresso shot. It is the same thing as an espresso shot, just double the size.
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Cortado: made up of espresso and steamed milk. The warm milk helps reduce the acidity of the drink. The flavor is described as both intense and sweet.
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Red Eye: a combination of espresso and regular drip coffee. The taste depends on the roast/flavor of the base coffee!
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