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A Guide to Coffee Beverages

For those who love coffee, it’s a vital part of every day. From the basic cup of coffee to get your morning started to a handcrafted beverage at a coffee bar, coffee is widely loved and drank in unmeasurably high amounts. Rather you’re a current coffee lover looking to expand your knowledge or a coffee novice, this guide is for you! 

Iced Coffee

Iced coffee is made by pouring hot drip coffee over a cup of ice. Flavoring and cream can be added as desired, or you can enjoy the natural flavors and drink it black. Some prefer to add two espresso shots over top to amp up the flavor even more. 

Flat White

A flat white is made using 1/3 espresso and 2/3 steamed milk. Topped off with a thin layer of foam this drink is designed for those who enjoy the taste of the espresso but don’t prefer to drink it straight. 

Espresso and Double Espresso 

Espresso and double espresso can be made either ristretto or Luongo. A single espresso will be 1 ounce, while a double espresso is 1.5 ounces. Many beverages use espresso, but some people enjoy drinking it alone.  

Café Mocha 

Made using 1/3 espresso, 1/6 cocoa, 1/3 milk, and 1/6 foam, is a sweet espresso beverage packed with flavor. Cocoa is added first, with the espresso and other ingredients being layered on top. 

Americana 

An Americana is a simple double shot pulled long, with a splash of hot water. the taste of an Americana is very bold and not for the faint of heart. 

Cappuccino 

Cappuccinos are made in thirds. Starting with 1/3 espresso, then 1/3 steamed milk and 1/3 foam. The milk and foam are actually combined to create a creamy texture on top of the espresso. 

If you’re looking to try each of these drinks and more in an authentic way, visit our Italian coffee bar today! our extensive menu features every type of coffee you can imagine, with optional alterations to make them fit your personal taste. Bring a friend or family member along to make an afternoon out of the coffee fun. Caffe Strega is an ideal location for a simple date with a coffee lover or a quiet trip out by yourself. No matter how you choose to enjoy your brew, our experienced team of coffee experts is ready to turn your dream into reality in a mug. 

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