A Barista 101 Glossary

Coffee Glossary 101

Everyone is searching for a heavenly cup of coffee. And if you haven’t found yours then maybe you just don’t know what to ask for. Listed here is the 411 of coffee terms.

Americano – Never mind the drip coffee pot at your favorite coffee shop. If you order an Americano, you’ll get a cup of coffee made by extending a shot of espresso with a shot of hot water. The espresso process extracts flavor differently from the coffee grounds than a drip coffee maker, so the flavor is different and richer, but it’s as close as you’ll get to a cup of joe in a gourmet coffee house.

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