Coffee isn’t just coffee. Anyone who has a favorite brand, a favorite taste, or has ever even adjusted the taste with sugar and cream can tell you. From looking at the type of coffee beans used to the process of growing, manipulating taste and flavor, harvesting, and even processing, there are many different ways that different types of coffees are created – and that’s before you even get to the final preparation stage.
Espresso is for the true caffeine junkies. This isn’t for the faint of heart and gives a huge boost because of the high pressure put on coffee beans to extract all that caffeine. In addition to this, espressos make the base for some other types of coffee such as the also very well known and popular cappuccino or cafe latte.
When we’re talking about mochaccino, you’re looking at cappuccino with chocolate powder or syrup to add that extra little bit of flavor. Some people really enjoy adding even a little bit of whipped cream on top for a dessert type taste and flavor to go with the coffee. I’ll never forget my first mochaccino – I was getting some tree service done in my yard (by Vince’s Tree Service, who did an amazing job BTW (http://www.vincestree.com)), and I went out for a coffee while they were trimming my spruce trees. I got back and they had trimmed them beautifully, and I remember thinking how good my life was as I had my own yard, my own house, and I was drinking this unbelievably delicious mochaccino.
The Coffee Beans Matter
Even when talking about “regular” coffee, the truth is that coffee from different coffee beans, different fields, and different growing regions will taste much different. Even a normal cup of just plain old black coffee can have enormously different tastes between off the shelf grocery store coffee, or even looking at specialty coffee that comes from companies specializing in certain tastes or flavors.
There are many different types of coffee out there, and coffee lovers should rejoice as a result. Enjoying coffee is not only a habit, but for many people it is an absolute necessity as far as getting started in the morning. There’s a lot to love about coffee, no matter what your specific flavor and choice is.
My favorite brand of coffee is Dunkin’ Donuts, but I drink all different brands and all different types. I like to try new kinds of coffee whenever they are suggested, and in fact, I want to try the Civet poo coffee one of these days. Espresso is one of my favorite types of coffee, as it is very strong. I like any strong coffees, but my favorite brand that I mentioned only makes a medium roast coffee.
Currently, I’m drinking Caramel Cappuccinos, and cappuccinos are one of my favorite types of coffee as well. The ones I have are in K-Cup form, which means I don’t have to add all the other ingredients by myself in order to make that delicious cup of coffee. I also like those Arabic blend coffees that have a very unique taste and give you that jolt that you want.
While I do like cream and sugar with my coffee, I do like my coffee black on occasion, too, especially if I’m trying a new type of coffee. While Caramel Cappuccino is what I’m currently drinking, my favorite flavoring is Mocha. I usually buy a Mocha creamer separately, and I will add it to any type of coffee that I brew.
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Every day, millions of people get up and start their days with a cup of coffee. For thousands of years, people have been relying on this beverage to get going in the morning. A good cup of coffee can really give you a burst of energy and help you feel more alert and awake.
There are many different types of coffee that are available, and new varieties are always coming onto the market. In the old days, if you wanted to have some, you were pretty limited in your choices. Many diners and restaurants just served black coffee, and the only real options were to add cream or sugar.
Today, if you go into a coffee shop, you will be greeted by a menu that lists dozens of different drinks. You can order a mocha, a cappuccino, an espresso, an Americana, and many more. You can add all sorts of things to these drinks as well, or substitute soy milk or some other type of non-dairy beverage.
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If you’re a regular coffee drinker, you probably don’t just go to the local coffee house to get your caffeine fix. There’s a good chance that you brew coffee at home as well.
Even when people know what type of coffee they like to order when they go out, they may not know what they’d enjoy most when drinking at home. Here’s how you can choose the best types of coffee for you to brew at home.
Light roasts have a smoother, less bitter taste, and also have more caffeine than their darker counterparts. If you’re relying on your coffee to wake you up in the morning, this type of roast might be the best way for you to go.
Dark roasts are made from beans that are roasted for a longer period of time. Because of this, they have a more bitter flavor and don’t have quite as much caffeine. It’s a great option for people who want to cut back on their caffeine intake gradually, or for people who enjoy the bitter flavor of coffee. Continue reading Choosing the Best Types of Coffee for Home Brewing
There is one drink, which is common throughout the world, and that is coffee. Different cultures enjoy this drink in various ways. In hot countries it is often drank chilled, while in colder climates a hot cup of coffee always goes down well. A couple of decades ago, coffee was only really available to the masses in instant form. However, times have changed, and there are now many types of coffee available. In fact, with so many, it can be difficult for the consumer to select what they want.
As well as the various beans, the way they are roasted and ground can make a difference to the overall taste. Then there is the way they are brewed, as well as what is added to the drink. Popular is freshly brewed black coffee. Next to that is the brewed coffee with either milk or sugar added, and sometimes both. Flavors can also be added, such as vanilla and chocolate, and even a creamer I saw that was Girl Scout Cookie “Thin Mint.”
When entering a coffee bar, espresso’s, normal brews, lattes and cappuccino’s are favorites with customers. There are also frappuccino’s and a number of other blends. Whatever a person’s taste, there is a coffee format that will suit their taste buds.
Where the actual coffee bean is grown can also make a difference to how it tastes. Those grown in Italy tend to have a fruitier flavor than others, while beans which grow in volcanic rich soils, such as those in Indonesia, are often strong, but smooth, in taste.
With so much to choose from, the coffee lover is spoiled for choice. It can take a long time to find the perfect blend, strength and bean, as each individual has their own favorite. One thing that is certain is that a nice cup of coffee can really ensure that the day ends up being a good one.
Hello and thanks for checking out my blog. I have always loved coffee, ever since I was a teenager and would sneak a cup when my parents were away. I love the chocolatey taste, the different dimensions of flavor, and of course, the effects of the beloved caffeine.
I wanted to learn more about different types of coffee around the world, so I decided to blog about my findings. I hope it is helpful to those in the same boat, trying to educate themselves about our passion – COFFEE!!!