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Types of Coffee Drinks

A list of 30 coffee-based drinks that are popular around the world.
a data set by the_gourmet
created June 20, 2017
TypePictureName MeaningOriginCoffeeMilk or CreamOther IngredientsVariations
AffogatoDrownedItalyEspresso: single shotA scoop of vanilla gelato or ice creamSome variations also include a shot of amaretto, Bicerin or other liqueur.
AmericanoAmerican (coffee)United StatesEspresso: 1/3Hot water: 2/3Iced americano (using cold water instead of hot water); Lungo (extracting an espresso shot for longer); Caffè crema (extracting an espresso shot significantly longer than a lungo); Red eye (made with drip coffee instead of hot water).
BicerinSmall glassItalyEspresso: 1/3Whole milk whipped to a creamy froth: 1/3Hot chocolate: 1/3In the United States heavy cream may be used instead of milk.
BreveShortUnited StatesEspresso: 1/2Steamed half-and-half mixture of milk and cream: 1/2This is a variation of Caffè latte.
Café bombónConfectionSpainEspresso: 1/2Sweetened condensed milk: 1/2The Asian version popular in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore uses ground coffee instead of espresso.
Café au laitCoffee with milkFranceDark coffee: 1/2Steamed milk: 1/2 Using espresso instead of black coffee.
Caffè correttoCorrected coffeeItalyEspresso: single shotA shot of liquor, usually grappa, and sometimes sambuca or brandRexentìn: after drinking the caffè corretto a small quantity of coffee remains in the cup, which is cleaned using the liquor used for the beverage, that will then be drunk.
Caffè cremaCream coffeeSwitzerland, Austria, and northern ItalyLong espressoRunning 180–240 ml of water when brewing an espresso
Caffè latteMilk coffeeItalyEspresso: 1/6Steamed milk: 5/6Variants include replacing the coffee with another drink base such as masala chai, mate, matcha or turmeric, and other types of milk, such as soy milk or almond milk; Iced latte.
Caffè macchiatoStained coffeeItalyEspresso: single shotFoamed milk: a few drops
Caffè mochaNamed after the Red Sea coastal town of Mocha, Yemen, which was a dominant exporter of coffee with a notable chocolate taste.YemenEspresso: 1/3Steamed milk: 2/3Chocolate (typically in the form of sweet cocoa powder, but sometimes using chocolate syrup); Flavoring with cinnamon or chocolate powder (optional); Marshmallows (optional)White caffè mocha: made with white chocolate instead of milk or dark; Mochaccino: an espresso shot (double) with either a combination of steamed milk and cocoa powder or chocolate milk; Another variant is to use a coffee base instead of espresso.
Ca phe sua da Iced milk coffeeVietnamDark coffee: 2/3Sweetened condensed milk: 1/3Ice
CappuccinoSmall capuchinItalyEspresso: 1/3Steamed milk: 1/3; Foamed milk: 1/3Flavoring with cinnamon or chocolate powder (optional)Using cream instead of milk.
CarajilloCourageCubaBlack coffeeWhipped cream (optional) Brandy, whisky, anisette, or rumBlack coffee with the spirit simply poured in; Heating the spirit with lemon, sugar and cinnamon and adding the coffee last.
Coffee milkUnited StatesCoffee syrup (sweetened coffee concentrate)MilkCoffee cabinet: an ice cream-based beverage consisting of coffee ice cream, coffee syrup, and milk.
CortadoTo cut, diluteSpainEspresso: 1/2Warm dense milk: 1/2Gibraltar: slightly more milk and and a cooler, lukewarm temperature; Cortado condensada, café con leche condensada or bombón: espresso with condensed milk; Leche y leche: espresso with condensed milk and cream on top.
Cuban espressoCubaEspresso: single shotDemerara sugar directly added to the espresso pitcherColada: 3–6 shots of Cuban-style espresso served in a Styrofoam cup along with small, plastic demitasses.
EspressoThe name refers to the speed and single-serve nature of the coffee compared with slower and more communal methods of brewing coffee.ItalyGround coffeeSize: single, double, triple, or more; Length: ristretto (reduced), normale/standard (normal), or lungo (long); Hot or Cold; Various espresso-based drinks.
EiskaffeeCoffee with ice creamGermanyStrong instant coffeeWhipped cream2 scoops of vanilla ice cream; Chocolate chips or krokant
Flat whiteThe name refers to a thin layer of velvety microfoam on top of the coffee.Australia and New Zealand Espresso: 1/3Microfoam: 2/3
Frappé coffeeChilled coffeeGreeceInstant coffee (generally, spray-dried Nescafe)Evaporated milk (optional)Sugar, water, and iceThree degrees of sweetness: glykós, métrios, and skétos; Kahlúa, Baileys Irish Cream, and chocolate milk are sometimes used for additional variation.
Frappuccino A portmanteau of frappe and cappuccinoUnited StatesBrewed coffee or espressoMilk and whipped creamSugar, flavored syrups, and iceBlended coffee; Blended crème; Seasonal blends; Bottled.
GalãoWhite coffeePortugalEspresso: 1/4 Foamed milk: 3/4
Indian filter coffeeThe name refers to the tool for making coffee.IndiaDark roasted coffee beans Frothed and boiled milk: 1–2 tablespoons to a cup Roasted chicory (between 20 and 30 percent) blended with coffee beans
Irish coffeeIrelandBlack coffee: 8/15Fresh cream: 1/5Irish whiskey: 4/15; Brown sugar: 1 tablespoonUsing espresso instead of black coffee; Using whipped cream instead of fresh cream; made without cream.
Kopi LuwakCivet coffeeIndonesiaBeans of coffee berries that have been eaten by the Asian Palm Civet or other related civets, then passed through its digestive tract
OliangBlack and coldThailandBlack coffeeEvaporated or condensed milk (optional)Brown sugar, ice, and various grains and seeds like cardamom, corn, soybeans, rice, and sesame seedsGopi: black coffee with condensed milk; Oliang - yoklo: black coffee with ice and fresh milk; iced coffee: black coffee with condensed milk, ice, and fresh milk.
Turkish coffeeTurkeyVery finely powdered roast coffee beans boiled two or three times in a pot and served into a cupBosnian coffee; Turek; Greek coffee.
Vienna coffeeAustriaEspresso: doubleshot Whipped cream (until the cup is full)Chocolate sprinklings (optional)
YuanyangMandarin ducks, referring to the pair of two unlike itemsHong KongBlack coffeeEvaporated or condensed milkBlack tea and sugar
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