Types of Coffee

Coffee can be brewed in different ways. Click on the types of coffee to find out more about them.

Espresso is probably the most popular coffee drink in the world. It is made by forcing hot water through a pad filled with dark ground coffee. Although there is not much coffee in the cup an espresso is very strong. It is usually drunk black, with no milk added.


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Americano is an espresso with hot water added to make it weaker.

Café Latte is an espresso with a lot of hot milk and foam added on the top.

Cappuccino is a cup of espresso, together with warm milk and a lot of milk foam at the top. In some coffee shops it is decorated with flaked chocolate or cocoa.


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Cafe Mocha is a cappuccino with chocolate or cocoa added.

Frappe is a cold espresso that you can get at some coffee shops during the hot summer months.

Cafe Frappe

Turkish coffee is usually thicker than normal coffee. It is made by combining ground coffee and water to a muddy mixture.

Turkish Coffee

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