Lungo is a longer Espresso which you can produce by adjusting the grinder and running a longer shot, it's usually 30 to 40 grams or as Tomi does in Vecerka, by adding extra hot water next to a regular Espresso that the customer dilute to preferred taste.
The last black coffee alternative is Filter Coffee or Batch Brew, It doesn't really fit this topic since it doesn't come from an espresso machine.
But it's a fine option for somebody who wants to drink a big cup of black coffee. The flavor is usually more refined, less intense and also develops as the coffee cools down.
Okay so now we talked about most of the espresso drinks that are actually black coffee, which you combine only with hot water or you drink it straight away as it comes from the machine.
But I think in most of the coffee shops and including Vecerka actually most others goes for milk coffees. Is it correct? - Yeah, it's right!
不过我认为大多数咖啡厅，包括我们维切尔卡咖啡厅，大多数人都喝牛奶咖啡。是吗？ - 对，没错！
Cappuccino is arguably the most popular coffee drink in the world. It consists of a single shot of Espresso and foamed milk.
The ratio between these two varies from café to café and depends on the cups of their choice. Usually cups are around 150 to 200ml what creates a nice balance between coffee and milk.
Latte art shows the skills of the barista. The precision of their steaming technique and also can make your day a little bit better.
If you want to taste more coffee your option is Espresso Macchiato. It's served in a small espresso cup where you mix a single shot of Espresso with just a little bit of foamed milk. The ratio is usually between 1:1 and 1:2.
Cortado, sometimes also called Piccolo, is a small milk Espresso drink often served in a glass cup. It mixes a single shot of Espresso with a foamed milk in 100 to 120ml (milliliter) of cup.
Flat White, A very popular Espresso milk drink coming from Australia and New Zealand is called Flat White.
It mixes a double shot of Espresso with a foamed milk in a cup for Cappuccino or even smaller. Flat White gives you a bigger kick from Double Espresso and also more coffee flavor.
If you want to drink more milk and less coffee your option is Café Latte. It's served in a relatively big cups around 300ml and it mixes a single shot of Espresso and foamed milk.