Coffee is consumed all around the world. People just love coffee in morning, noon, or any given day. There are plenty of coffee beverages served throughout the world and correspondingly coffee makers are available to serve these beverages. Listing the types of coffee makers and its beverages below.
1. Standard Drip Coffee Maker: It is the most popular and can make up to 4 to 12 cups of coffee at once. These are most economical and standard type of coffee maker. While choosing a drip coffee maker you should check the machine comes with a thermal or glass carafe. Its main functionality is – it heats water in the reservoir, and filters it through ground coffee through a paper filter and later coffee drips out into a large warmed pot.
2. French Press Coffee Maker: French press is the conventional or the classic way of brewing coffee. It’s simple and requires just hot water over the ground coffee. No paper filters and no electricity needed. Just spoon full of coffee into the press and pour in hot water. Give it proper stirring and it’s done. When you’re ready to drink, simply press the built-in mesh filter down to separate the grounds from the coffee.
3. Percolator Coffee Maker: The percolator brew you coffee which is very rich in taste and nature. Glass percolators are used on stove tops by the people who love to brew coffee grounds for a long time although the electric percolator that has automatic settings is used more often in the home.
4. Espresso Coffee Maker: This the most common and widespread coffee maker used at home, office and even in coffee houses. Espresso is called the base coffee for many beverages like cappuccino, latte, mocha etc. Currently, espresso maker is mainly available in 3 types:
With the features like steamer wand and milk frother you can prepare different types of coffee at home. But do you know, what are the major differences between these drinks?
The most famous types of coffee beverages are –
Espresso, Espresso con panna, flat white, Caffe latte, Cappuccino, Caffe mocha, Americano.
Espresso is the traditional Italian way to brew coffee by applying pressurized hot water through the finely ground coffee. Some people simply love espresso to kick start your day. But if you don’t like simple black espresso, you have Con Panna which is made by putting oodles of whipped cream over espresso.
Next is Flat White, in this you just need to put steamed milk over the espresso. When you add little bit milk foam over the flat white, you will get Caffe Latte.
Now comes Cappuccino favorite drink of many of us. In cappuccino, the quantity of steamed milk and milk foam is same. And to have café style cappuccino you must get pump-driven espresso coffee maker for better froth and foam.
In Caffe Mocha, you have chocolate syrup over steamed milk and espresso layer with heaps of whipped cream on top. Americano is nothing but espresso mixed with hot water.
So, these all the different types of coffee makers and the beverages we make out of them. If you like both espresso and drip coffee, you should go for combination espresso machines for best results. Rest you can go for maker which suits to your budget, space on the kitchen counter, features and offerings given by these machines.
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