Different Types Of Coffee
There are so many different types of coffee.
A short macchiato is similar to an espresso but with a dollop of steamed milk and foam to mellow the harsh taste of an espresso. You will find that baristas in different countries make short macchiatos differently. However the traditional way of making a short macchiatos is as follows 1 Shot of espresso in a short glass or espresso cup. A dollop of steamed milk and foam placed on top of the espresso.
A long macchiato is the same as a short macchiato but with a double shot of espresso.The same rule of thirds applies in the traditionally made long macchiato 2 shots of espresso in a tumbler glass or cup. A dollop of steamed milk and foam placed on top of the espresso.
A ristretto is an espresso shot that is extracted with the same amount of coffee but half the amount of water. The end result is a more concentrated and darker espresso extraction. It is made as follows Extract a standard espresso shot with half the amount of water. Alternatively turn off a normal espresso extraction before the espresso starts to blonde.
A long black is hot water with an espresso shot extracted on top of the hot water. It is made as follows Fill a cup with 2/3rds full of hot water. Extract 1 shot of espresso over the hot water.
A café latte, or “latte” for short, is an espresso based drink with steamed milk and micro-foam added to the coffee. This coffee is much sweeter compared to an espresso due to the steamed milk. It is made as follows:
Extract 1 shot of espresso into a tumbler glass. Add steamed milk. 1cm of microfoam on top of the steamed milk.