Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages and is also one of the most diverse. There are actually a lot of coffee drinks that differ in presentation, such as black coffee, white coffee, lattes, espressos, and many others. In addition, there are different coffee drinks that differ in terms of recipe and flavor that are perfect for different moods and different situations. If you think you have tried all kinds of coffee drinks, thing again. Because of its wide varieties, there are some names that you have never heard before.
Coffee shops are making more money in coffee industry due to many reasons. For one, more and more people prefer to have coffee than any other drinks. Since coffee drinks cover a lot of different choices, coffee lovers never get tired drinking one coffee drink to another. As a coffee lover myself, I never thought there’s much more about coffee than just the classics, which most people including me knew of.
I conducted some research about coffee drinks, and guess what? I was in awe to find out the many ways a coffee can be presented. To give you an idea what I am talking about, I’ll give some of the recipes of coffee drinks that interest me.
After Eight Coffee
Ingredients: Equal amounts of cocoa, creme de Menthe and Whiskey Espresso or hot, strong coffee Warm milk
Preparation: Stir the cocoa with the mint liqueur and the whiskey. Put a spoon in the glass and add espresso and warm milk. If you prefer sweet taste, just add a little more sugar.
Ingredients: 40-60 ml bourbon, Brown sugar (loosely shaken), whipped cream
Preparation: Build as an Irish Coffee in a coffee glass or wine glass.
Ingredients: 2 oz. Grand Marnier Rouge, Hot coffee, Cream
Preparation: Pour Grand Marnier into a coffee glass or a wine glass with extra thick walls. Fill up with coffee and top with loosely shaken cream. Sprinkle with a freshly ground coffee on top.
Ingredients: 40-60 ml Bailey’s, Hot coffee, Loosely whipped cream
Preparation: Pour in a coffee glass or wine glass with extra think walls. Put a spoon in the glass and first add Bailey’s, followed by coffee, and last loosely whipped or shaken cream.
As you may have noticed, these coffee drinks are very easy to make and can be done at home. Actually, most of the coffee drink recipes that I’ve researched are easy to prepare, so don’t just limit your knowledge with the samples above. Imagine, most coffee drinks that are sold in coffee shops which are highly priced, don’t take a lot of sweat to make. Just make your own coffee drink and you will save money; that I can assure you.