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The A - Z of Coffee Words

The A - Z of Coffee Words

AKA what are those words they use in the coffee shops? To celebrate International Coffee Day, here is a list of words that all coffee lovers should know.

Altura - "Heights" in Spanish; describes Mexico coffee that has been high-or mountain-grown.

Barista - Italian term for skillful and experienced espresso bar operator. (But we're sure you knew this already)

Caffé Americano - An espresso lengthened with hot water. Nothing's better than an English girl ordering an Americano.

Demitasse - "Half cup" in French; a half-size or three-ounce cup used primarily for espresso coffee.

Earthiness - Either a taste defect or a desirable exotic ...