A Nifty Visual Guide to Popular Espresso Drinks

Jessica Leibowitz of Gothamist has created, with the help of a skilled barista at Brooklyn Roasting Company, a nifty visual guide to espresso drinks, what the drinks contain and what the names actually mean.

Even if you’re just dipping your toes into fancy coffee culture, terms like cappuccino and latte are likely familiar to you. You might even know a drink called macchiato—but if your mind jumps to a sugary beverage topped with whipped cream and caramel, it’s time to unlearn years of Frappuccino damage to your brain. And what about that “flat white” thing everyone’s going on about?