A Guide to Different Types of Coffee


Who doesn’t like coffee? Amid a tiresome day, when you need a way out, there is nothing better than a few sips of coffee that rejuvenates your mind and body with the required punch. We all love having coffees during our stressful days. Coffee becomes the main beverage if you exist in a colder region like Europe or Canada or many American states.

Whether you call it a latte, coffee, cappuccino, you can easily find a huge number of varieties when it comes to espresso. In simple words, it is not an overstatement if we way espresso is kind of a language of coffee.

This is the very reason this guide will clarify the contrasts between 12 types of coffee-based beverages and how they are made. It would give you the right information about how you can get the best out of your favorite coffee, including CamposCoffee. First, let’s take a look at the 12 different types of rich-taste coffee.

Types of Coffee Beverages

  • Double Espresso
  • Espresso (Short Black)
  • Long Macchiato
  • Short Macchiato
  • Long Black (Americano)
  • Ristretto
  • Cappuccino
  • Affogato
  • Flat White
  • Café Latte
  • Mocha
  • Piccolo Latte


A twofold coffee (otherwise known as “Doppio”) is only that, two coffee shots in a single cup. Subsequently, a twofold coffee comprises of two shots of coffee in a coffee mug.


This kind of coffee is the most significant part of each coffee-based beverage in the world. Many in the world also know it as short dark or short black. Whether you live and work in a modern megacity like New York City or exist in a small town of any European country, you will always have your hands to the best quality taste of espresso.


There is no much difference between long and short macchiato. However, a long macchiato is a twofold shot of coffee. Other than that, you can also apply the rule of thirds to prepare a fulfilling long macchiato.

• Two shots of coffee in a cup or tumbler glass

• A spot of froth as well as steamed milk set over the coffee

At the end of the day, it all depends on the perfect installation of the three colored layers of froth and steamed milk to get the best long macchiato. You can gently mix the blend of coffee and milk by shaking the cup clockwise.


It comes from the family of espresso but with a touch of froth and steamed milk to smoothen the unforgiving taste of a coffee. The short macchiato is made in many different ways in many countries. You would probably see baristas going about preparing short macchiato in their own way. Anyway, let’s take a look at the conventional method of making a short macchiato.

• A shot of coffee in a coffee cup or small glass

• A dab of froth and steamed milk put over the coffee

According to leading baristas in Canada, if you want to make an ideal short macchiato, you should go for the rule of having three layers. You need three diverse hued layers in the macchiato to make it a perfect drink. A base dull layer to speak to the coffee, a center layer that blends the milk and the coffee, and a top layer of overwhelmingly steamed milk.


Many people also identify a long dark as Americano. You can easily make it with a shot of coffee in boiling water.

• Fill a cup with two-thirds of brimming hot water

• Extract a shot of coffee over the high-temperature water

If you don’t want your espresso processor skimming into your espresso, always make it a habit to back-wash your port filter before making a long dark.


A ristretto is a coffee shot that is extricated with a similar measure of espresso however a large portion of the measure of water. The final product is increasingly focused and darker coffee extraction. It is made as follows:

• Extract a standard coffee shot with a large portion of the measure of water.

• Alternatively, turn off an ordinary coffee extraction before the coffee starts to blonde.


A cappuccino is like a latte. Anyway, the key distinction between a latte and cappuccino is that a cappuccino has more froth and chocolate set over the beverage. Varieties of the beverage include the utilization of cream rather than milk, and enhancing with cinnamon or chocolate powder.

 As, cappuccino is made in a cup as compared to a tumbler glass. It is made as follows:

• Extract 1 shot of coffee into a cup

• Add steamed milk

• Add 2-3cm of smaller scale froth over the steamed milk

• Sprinkle chocolate over the espresso


An affogato is a basic sweet espresso that is treating during summer and after supper. It is made by putting one major scoop of vanilla dessert inside a solitary or twofold shot of coffee:

• Add one scoop of vanilla frozen yogurt into tumbler glass milk

• Add a solitary or some twofold shots of coffee over the vanilla dessert

Barista Tip: If you feel like an Irish kick include injection of Frangelico alcohol in with the general mish-mash.


A level white is an espresso you’ll principally discover in Australia and New Zealand. It is caused equivalent to cappuccino to expect it doesn’t have any froth or chocolate on top. It is made this way:

• 1 shot of coffee into a cup

• Add steamed milk into the cup yet no miniaturized scale froth


“Latte” is for short, is a coffee based drink with steamed milk and smaller scale froth added to the espresso. This coffee taste is a lot better as compared with a coffee because of the steamed milk. It is made as follows:

• Extract 1 shot of coffee into a tumbler glass

• Add steamed milk

• 1cm of miniaturized scale froth over the steamed milk

Tip: In US it is quite expected to use a cup rather than a tumbler glass for a latte.


Mocha is a blend between a cappuccino and hot cocoa. It is made by putting blending chocolate powder with a coffee shot and afterward including steamed milk and miniaturized scale froth into the refreshment. The means are as per the following:

• Extract 1 shot of coffee in a mug

• Add one spoon of cocoa powder into the coffee mug and mix it well

• Add steamed milk

• Add 2-3 cm of miniaturized scale foam

• Sprinkle chocolate powder on top


A piccolo latte is a bistro latte prepared usually in a cup of coffee. This indicates that it has an extraordinary solid yet mellowed down coffee taste on account of the steamed milk and miniaturized scale froth inside it. There are generally two different ways of making a piccolo latte, one with coffee shot and the other one is ristretto shot:

• 1 shot or a ristretto shot of coffee in a coffee cup

• Add steamed milk and a limited quantity of miniaturized scale froth.


Despite why you’re drinking espresso, what makes a difference most is the manner by which it tastes, scents, and whether it makes you feel alert and cheerful in the first part of the day. That being stated, everybody has their preferred request – maybe a latte, a piccolo, or perhaps a long dark.

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