Different Types of Coffee Explained

Different Types of Coffee Explained 

People typically prefer to stick to their favourite coffee when they order at their local coffee shop regularly. However, there are occasions when you want to try something new but are unsure because you don't know what it tastes like, the ingredients that go into it or how it is prepared. In the end, you may choose to go with your usual cup of coffee.

But what if you are travelling? You are in a new place, and the menu at the local coffee shop is completely unfamiliar to you. If you want to know how many types of coffee are available at Slay, this guide has all the information you need.  

Explore our variations of handcrafted, gourmet coffee. We promise not only different types of coffee experiences for on-the-go customers, but also make quality coffee accessible to folks around the country.

Types of Coffee

Every cup of Slay is sure to be a treat, thanks to an unwavering focus on quality and convenience. Below we have listed different types of coffee that we proudly serve to our customers across the country.

1. Affogato


A shot of espresso poured on a Frappuccino creates a creamy, dreamy mix of hot coffee and chilled, blended sweetness in this exciting new beverage. The finest part about this coffee is the contrast between temperatures and textures. 

2. Americano

The Americano is made entirely of water and espresso. Because it does not include milk, the Americano stands out among its espresso relatives. Additionally, an Americano may be served iced! The procedure remains the same as the other types of coffee names. 

3. Antoccino

The Antoccino is the single shot of espresso that is served in the espresso cup with steamed milk in a 1:1 ratio. It has no connection to Italy and no meaning in Italian, despite the name. Antoccino's origins may be traced back to coffee drinkers' desire for a certain amount of the flavour and texture of a double-shot café latte without the high caffeine content.

4. Black Coffee

Black coffee is just coffee that does not have added ingredients, such as sugar, milk, cream, or flavourings. Many individuals enjoy a strong cup of black coffee, even if it has a little bitter taste compared to coffee flavoured with additions. 

5. Black Eye

Black eye coffee, sometimes known as a double shot in the dark, is a popular coffee drink, particularly among students. It's a unique blend of coffee and espresso that results in a drink with a lot of taste and, more importantly, a lot of caffeine.

6. Black Tie

The black tie is a unique coffee drink. This is a typical Thai beverage. Black tea and espresso and a blend of spicy and sweet components make up a black tie. In essence, black tie coffee begins with Thai tea and culminates with a double dose of espresso.

7. Breve

In place of milk, a breve is an espresso-based drink prepared with steamed half-and-half. After that, a lovely layer of frothed milk foam is added to the top of the drink. 

8. Bulletproof

Bulletproof coffee is a high-calorie coffee beverage that is meant to be used in place of breakfast. 2 cups of coffee, two teaspoons of grass-fed unsalted butter, and 1–2 tablespoons MCT oil are combined in a blender.

9. Café Au Lait

Brew coffee and steamed milk are combined to make a Café Au Lait. One part coffee and one part steaming milk go into this drink. Although some coffee shops stray from tradition and add foam to their Café Au Lait, this is not the norm. Café Au Lait is a French term that simply means "coffee with milk." To create true Café Au Lait, scald it with equal parts strong drip coffee and French Press coffee.

10. Cappuccino 

A cappuccino begins with one or two shots of espresso in the bottom layer. A second layer of steaming milk is placed on top, followed by a thick and airy layer of foam to give the drink a luscious, velvety texture.

11. Con Panna


Espresso with Panna (Italian for "espresso with cream") is a single or double shot of espresso with whipped cream on top. Vanilla, maple syrup, or sugar can be used to sweeten or flavour it.

12. Cortadito

Rich, robust coffee is combined with sugar and evaporated milk in this Cuban speciality. The espresso and milk ratio can range from 50/50 to 75/25.

13. Cortado

A Cortado is a Spanish or Portuguese Espresso prepared with heated milk and a double shot of espresso. It's usually produced in a 50/50 ratio.

14. Doppio

In a single cup, a Doppio is two distinct shots of espresso. Because the volume is double that of the original, the quantity of caffeine is also doubled.

15. Egg Coffee

Egg coffee is a Vietnamese drink made with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk, and robusta coffee. The drink is produced by whisking together egg yolks, sugar, and coffee, then pouring half the cup with coffee and a corresponding quantity of "egg cream."

16. Esspressino

The espressino is a coffee drink made with espresso, steamed milk and chocolate or Nutella. Before preparing the espresso and adding the steamed milk, the southern espressino utilises simply cocoa powder dusted in the cup. Nutella is used on the bottom of the cup, and cocoa powder is used as a garnish in the northern espressino. 

17. Espresso

Espresso is an Italian coffee with a high concentration of caffeine. Espresso is the cornerstone of almost every popular coffee drink today. The thick coating of cream on top of espresso is its most beautiful feature.

Espresso is an Italian coffee brewing method in which a small amount of nearly boiling water is blasted through finely-ground coffee beans under 9–10 bars of pressure. Espresso may be created using a wide range of coffee beans and roast levels. 

18. Filter Coffee


Filter coffee is a drink produced by combining frothed and boiling milk with an infusion made by percolating finely ground coffee powder through a traditional filter. 

19. Flat White

Flat white is similar to latte in terms of components, including espresso, steamed milk, and milk foam, and it frequently confuses coffee drinkers and baristas. The foam layer in the flat white cup is only 0.2-0.5cm thick.

20. Frappé

One of the most popular ice coffee drinks in Greece is Café Frappé. Instant coffee, sugar water, and crushed ice are combined in this drink.

21. Galão

This espresso-based beverage hails from Portugal and is a more arid variation of cappuccino, made out of espresso with milky froth. This coffee is made with 14 oz. Espresso and 34 oz. milk foam. 

22. Guillermo

To sweeten the espresso, Guillermo uses a slice of lime. It's similar to the Romano, except instead of a slice of lemon, it's put into a single or double shot of coffee. 

23. Iced Coffee

Iced coffee can be made from any coffee, including drip, pour-over, and espresso. However, cold brew is a type of iced coffee or a method of making iced coffee.

24. Irish Coffee

Irish coffee is a cocktail drink that has coffee in it. It consists of three main ingredients - coffee, Irish whiskey and thick cream.

25. Latte

Latte comprises three parts, similar to cappuccino coffee: espresso, steamed milk, and foam. The ratio, on the other hand, is different. A typical cup of latte contains 1/3 espresso, 2/3 steamed milk, and around 1cm of micro foam.

26. Lazy Eye

Lazy eye coffee is a typical cup of decaffeinated coffee topped with two espresso shots for those who don't want too much caffeine. 

27. Liqueur Coffee

A liqueur coffee is a coffee drink with a shot of liqueur added to it. It's often served in a liqueur glass, with cream and sugar on the side.

28. Long Black


A long black is a coffee style that is popular in Australia and New Zealand. It tastes and smells like an Americano but with a stronger scent. Pour a double shot of espresso or ristretto over boiling water to make a long black.

29. Lungo

It means: a stronger espresso. To produce a better yield, a lungo shot is drawn for a longer brewing period. The classic lungo recipe calls for 14 grams of coffee to be steeped for up to a minute, yielding 90 grams. You'll get an espresso drink with a lot more water, resulting in a long cup of coffee. This isn't a quality attribute but rather a matter of personal taste. 

30. Macchiato

Caffè Macchiato is an espresso with a small quantity of steamed milk foam on top, usually served in an espresso cup, as the name suggests. Espresso macchiato is another name for it. 

31. Mazagran

Mazagran is an Algerian coffee drink that is served cold and sweetened. Espresso, lemon, mint, and rum may be used in Portuguese variants, while rum is used in Austrian versions, served with an ice cube. A quick version may be made by combining a previously sweetened espresso with ice cubes and a slice of lemon in a cup.  

32. Mocha

Espresso, chocolate syrup or chocolate powder, heated milk, and milk foam make up a classic cup of mocha. Mocha has a foam level that falls in between Cappuccino and Latte.

33. Mochaccino

Mochaccino is a warm chocolate-flavoured beverage similar to a caffè latte and is typically served in a glass rather than a mug.

34. Nitro


Nitro cold brew coffee is a type of coffee that is served cold. It's a type of cold-brewed coffee that's been given a smooth texture by adding nitrogen gas. 

35. Piccolo Latte

In terms of volume, it is a smaller version of a café latte. One full shot of espresso (25ml), 60ml heated milk, and foam is required. 

36. Red Eye

Red eye coffee is a cup of regular brewed coffee with an addition of a single shot of espresso. In a coffee shop setting, it is easy to make. Slay speciality coffee shops pull double shots, making it a double shot of espresso. 

37. Ristretto

It's just half of a full espresso shot made with the same amount of coffee grounds. Ristretto is popular among gourmet coffee drinkers because it provides a high level of quality while retaining the rich and aromatic flavour of coffee beans.

 In Australia and New Zealand, making espresso-based beverages using double ristretto is commonplace. A ristretto is just espresso that has been concentrated. Traditionally, ristretto is made by reducing the extraction time. This strategy, however, isn't foolproof.

38. Turkish coffee

They are prepared by boiling ultra finely ground coffee with sugar water in a special pot called cezve or ibrik. This approach is widely used in the Middle East and Southeast Europe. Turkish coffee is intense bittersweet coffee with a fragrance that strikes the spot. It's a caffeinated beverage with a lot of caffeine.

39. Vienna

Vienna is a coffee drink made with cream. It's made by pouring two espresso shots into a typical medium-sized cup, then topping it off with whipped cream until the cup is filled. To garnish, the chocolate powder can be sprinkled on top.


The world of coffee is huge, and the different variants of coffee can make it even more confusing for you to choose the right one. All you need is a little bit of patience, and then you can surely experiment to find the right coffee of your choice.

This is exactly why you should try out our coffee beans at Slay. We are currently the second largest online coffee chain. Our pioneered, handcrafted Slay coffees are delivered in spill-proof and temperature-controlled cases.

Our coffees cater to a wide range of tastes and lifestyle preferences: Skinny for calorie-conscious coffee drinkers, Vegan for vegans, Black for purists, and Slay-X for strong coffee consumers! India's strongest coffee is Slay-X.

You can also use our various kinds of coffee products to make your own choice of coffee from the types of coffee drinks mentioned above.

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