20 Types of Coffee Drinks

Coffee, is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans. It’s a good idea for your breakfast. It will give you extra energy for a whole day.

Coffee can be prepared in a variety of ways. This is good news for coffee lovers because this article will give you informations about beverages made from coffee. Enjoy!

1. Affogato


It usually made of of a scoop of vanilla ice cream combined with a shot of hot espresso.

2. Americano


Very popular among Americans, this is an espresso-based drink. This drink consists of a single or double-shot of espresso combined with 2-5 mililiter of hot water.

3. Bicerin


A traditional coffee originated from Turin, Italy. It is a perfect combination of espresso, chocolate, and milk served in a small glass. It’s layered carefully in the glass rather than mixed together.

4. Breve

Breve Coffee


This is an American variation of a milk-based espresso using steamed mixture of 50% each milk and cream.

5. Bombon

Bombon Coffee


It’s a popular drink from Valencia and spread gradually to the rest of the world. The taste has been modified to suit European and Asia tastebuds. It’s a perfect combination between espresso and sweetened condensed milk.

6. Café au lait

Cafe Au Lait


It’s a famous coffee drink from France. It’s a combination between espresso and scalded milk with 1:1 ratio.

7. Corretto

Coretto Coffee


It’s an Italian beverage that consists of espresso with a shot of liquor, usually grappa, sambuca or brandy.

8. Caffe Crema

Coffee Crema


It’s a long espresso drink served in southern Switzerland, northern Italy and Austria. It’s similar to an American or long black styles. The difference is, it’s diluted and combined with unbrewed hot water.

9. Caffe Latte

Coffee Latte


This drink made of espresso and steamed milk. It consists of one-third espresso and two-thirds heated milk and don’t forget to give 1 scoop of foam.

10. Caffe Mocha

Mocca Coffee


Inspired by Bicerin style, this is an American invention of a caffe latte. The combination of caffe latte mixture added with a portion of chocolate. It may contain dark or milk chocolate.

11. Cappuccino



The word cappuccino comes from the Capuchin monastic order. It was served with combinations of coffe, honey and cream in 1683. Nowadays, it consists of one-third espresso, one-third heated milk and one-third milk foam.

12. Cortado

Cortado Coffee


It’s an espresso with a small amount of warm milk. The ratio is between 1:1-1:2 and the milk is added after the espresso.

13. Cuban-Style Espresso

Cuban Style Espresso


This type is originated from Cuba by adding demerara sugar allowing the espresso to mix with the sugar as it’s brewed.

14. Flat White

Flat White Coffee


Coming from Australia and New Zealand. It’s prepared by pouring double shot of espresso and steamed milk microfoam. Flat White served in a small ceramic cup.

15. Frappucino

Frappucino Coffee


It’s a blending result of espresso and frothed milk. The combination recipe is to mix espresso, caramel-blended, whole milk, caramel syrup and ice.

16. Galao

Galao Coffee


It’s a coffee drink from Portugal. It’s similar with caffe latte or café au lait. The difference is coming from the serving glass. Galao is served in a tall glass.

17. Greek Frappe

Greek Frappe


This is iced coffee covered with foam. It’s very popular in Greece and Cyprus. This is a perfect drink during the summer.

18. Yuanyang



This is a Hongkong style coffee combined with tea made of a mixture of coffee and milk tea. It was originally served at open air food vendors.

19. Indian Filter Coffee

Indian Filter Coffee


It’s a sweet milky coffee originated from South India. It’s made from dark roasted coffee beans and chicory. Arabica and Robusta are the commons coffee beans used for this drink.

20. Espresso



Italy is the birthplace of this drink. This is the most popular coffee drink all around the world. It’s a highly concentrated coffee with a bittersweet taste. Espresso has become representative of coffee culture until today.

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