Explaining coffee varieties

Explaining coffee varieties

Here you are in the wonderful world of coffee, where each cup has its own flavor, smell and history. Millions of people around the world are enchanted by different types of coffee, from the lush mountains of Ethiopia to the sun-drenched farms of Colombia. As you start this trip through smells, you’ll find a mixture of tastes, from sweet and fruity to rich and chocolatey. Come with us as we learn about the different kinds of coffee that are available, each with its own personality and cultural meaning. If you’re a coffee expert or just curious about the drink, get ready to be blown away by the unmatched complexity and depth that different coffee types bring to the world’s favorite drink.

Some of the most typical varieties are listed below:

1. Espresso: A concentrated coffee shot prepared by squeezing hot water under pressure through ground coffee.

2. Cappuccino: Espresso topped with frothed milk, chocolate powder or cinnamon to make a cappuccino.

3. Latte: Espresso with steaming milk and a small coating of foam on top is called a latte.

4. Americano: espresso diluted with hot water, or an americano.

5. Mocha: Espresso with steaming milk, chocolate syrup and frequently whipped cream on top.

6. Macchiato: Espresso served with a dollop of foamed milk is called a macchiato.

7. Drip coffee: Drip coffee is produced by adding hot water to ground coffee beans and filtering the mixture.

8. French press: When making coffee in a French press, ground coffee beans are steeped in hot water before the grounds are removed by depressing the plunger.

9. Turkish coffee: Extremely finely ground coffee that is cooked with water and frequently sweetened is known as Turkish coffee.

10. Cold brew: Coffee produced by steeping coarsely ground coffee beans in cold water for a long time is known as cold brew.