Pronunciation Guide to Coffee & Related Stuff
Types of Coffee Drinks
cafe
coffee, espresso
espresso
a strong coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through fine coffee grounds
cappuccino
a 5-6 oz drink consisting of a shot of espresso with steamed milk and foam
latte
an espresso drink, but with more milk than a cappucino
americano
espresso diluted with hot water
mocha
a variant of a latte with chocolate added
macchiato
espresso with a dollop of hot, foamed milk
cafe au lait
coffee with milk-- similar to a latté, but made with strong coffee not espresso
Starbucks Terms
Frappuccino
Starbucks brand of a coffee drink blended with ice
Tazo
brand of tea
Grande
16 ounce, medium size
Venti
20 ounce, large size
Miscellaneous
Chai
tea
Arabica
a superior grade of coffee beans
barista
the server behind the counter at a coffee bar