A concentrated coffee brewed by forcing hot water through finely-ground coffee beans. It's served in small shots and forms the base for many other coffee beverages. A well-made espresso has a bold, intense flavor.
Made with equal parts espresso, steamed milk, and frothed milk, a cappuccino is known for its creamy texture and balanced flavor. Traditionally, it is topped with a sprinkle of cocoa or cinnamon.
Similar to a cappuccino but with more steamed milk and less foam, a latte has a milder coffee taste. It's often topped with a thin layer of foam and can be flavored with syrups like vanilla or caramel.
Made by diluting espresso with hot water, an Americano has a similar strength to drip coffee but with a different flavor profile. It's a good choice for those who prefer a milder taste.
An espresso "stained" with a small amount of steamed milk or foam. There are two main variations: the "espresso macchiato," which has a dollop of foam, and the "latte macchiato," which has more milk.
Originating from Australia and New Zealand, a flat white is made with espresso and velvety microfoam milk. It has a strong coffee taste with a creamy texture.
Made by steeping coffee grounds in cold water for an extended period, typically 12-24 hours, cold brew has a smoother, less acidic taste compared to traditionally brewed coffee. It's served chilled over ice.
A blend of espresso, steamed milk, and chocolate (usually in the form of cocoa powder or chocolate syrup). Topped with whipped cream, a mocha offers a delightful combination of coffee and chocolate flavors.