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Types of Espresso

Café Latte (or Café au Lait)
Café Latte (or Café au Lait)

Cafe au lait is simply the French version of the Italian Caffe latte. Of course some cafes will promote a difference in the pursuit of profit margins or 'points of difference' but they should be served the same - a shot of espresso coffee topped with steamed milk (without froth) and traditionally served in a glass.

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Caffè Americano
Caffè Americano

Cookbook: Caffè Americano Media: Caffè Americano Caffè Americano (Italian pronunciation: [kafˈfɛ ameriˈkaːno]) or Americano (shortened from Italian: caffè americano or American; Spanish: café americano, literally American coffee) is a type of coffee drink prepared by diluting an espresso with hot water, giving it a similar strength to, but different flavor from traditionally brewed coffee.

Cappuccino
Cappuccino

Professor Peaberry shares his coffee knowledge on what is and how to make the perfect espresso, latte, cappuccino, machiatto iced coffee and more.

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Espresso
Espresso

Espresso coffee is a small 1 to 2 oz. shot of pressure-brewed coffee using between 6.5 and 7.5 grams (about 1 Tablespoon) of finely ground coffee. Brewing takes about 25 to 30 seconds. Properly brewed, an espresso will feature a layer of rich dark golden cream, called crema on the surface.

Flat White
Flat White

Starbucks ® Blonde Espresso ... Flat White. Bold ristretto shots of espresso get the perfect amount of steamed whole milk to create a not too strong, ...

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Irish Coffee
Irish Coffee

I’ve had Irish Coffee at the Buena Vista in San Francisco which claims to be the world’s best, and it is a poor cousin to this one. The key is great espresso, the cool nata, and flaming the whiskey.

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Long Black
Long Black

A long black is a style of coffee, commonly found in Australia and New Zealand. It is similar to an Americano, but with a stronger aroma and taste. A long black is made by pouring a double-shot of espresso or ristretto over hot water. Usually the water is also heated by the espresso machine.

Macchiato (Also Known as a Piccolo Latte)
Macchiato (Also Known as a Piccolo Latte)

Also called Caffe Mocha or Mocaccino, the mocha is a chocolate lover's delight. This coffee drink combines espresso with hot milk and chocolate and is a variant of the latte. The espresso to milk ratio of a mocha is about the same as a latte, but the addition of white, milk or dark chocolate to the drink is essential.

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