The Ultimate Coffee Drink Guide

The Ultimate Coffee Drink Guide

Coffee has significantly evolved over the years. People used to enjoy drinking straight black coffee and that was good enough. Now, people are experimenting with multiple types of fancy coffee drinks that you can get from high-end coffee shops. Here is the ultimate guide for you to know your coffee.

If you’re one of those people who usually stick with black coffee because you’re a little scared to step out of your comfort zone, here’s the blog for you.  It’s okay to step out of your comfort zone and maybe order something new! 

Here’s the ultimate coffee drink guide so you can know your coffee and know what to order next time you step in a coffee shop. 

Cafe Latte

Two parts drip coffee and one part steamed milk. 


Two parts hot water, one part espresso.

Pour Over

Place coffee grounds in a pour-over the device and slowly pour hot water over the grounds. This is a favorite method here in our SF Bay Coffee offices. 

Flat White

Espresso with steamed milk and very thin foam. 


Espresso with chocolate syrup and steamed milk covered in thin foam.

Cold Brew Coffee

Coffee grounds steeped in cold water for 12-24 hours.


Finely ground coffee brewed quickly with highly pressurized water.


Two parts espresso and one part steamed milk with thick foam on top. 


1/2 espresso and 1/2 steamed milk with thick foam on top.


Espresso with steamed milk and thick foam on top.

Drip Coffee

Ground coffee brewed with an automatic drip coffee maker.

Red Eye

Drip coffee with a shot of espresso.

Now, you’re basically a coffee pro! Go try something new, and let us know which is your favorite! If you’re still not ready to experiment, that’s okay. At least now, you know your coffee!


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