Specialty Coffee Can Enhance the Coffee Experience

Do you remember a time when coffee was served black with sugar on the side, no cream, flavors or any other such fancy alterations. Coffee was meant to give you with a good dose of energy and nothing else therefore it was served in tiny little cup which still exist today. Those small cups are still used to serve black coffee which is called espresso.

Over the years a desire to enjoy the magic drink of coffee evolved into a desire for more than just the small espresso cup. People began to use larger cups and mugs to desire the quantity they desired.
Well, that was not the only thing that changed. In order to add color to that magic cup of coffee in our lives people started experimenting with different ingredients. This was the beginning of the specialty coffee.

What is specialty coffee? At first it was flavored coffee. The flavor was added to the grounds and brewed to create a flavored coffee. Coffee evolved even more though.

Cappuccino, cafe latte, mochas, machiatto and all other coffee drinks that are different than the original clack coffee are specialty coffee types. There are many different types of coffee creations like cinnamon, chocolate, hazelnut, caramel and vanilla flavored coffee to name only a few. Only your imagination limits what you can invent as your own specialty coffee. You can put in anything you desire your coffee to taste like.

The most common specialty coffees however remain cafe latte, cappuccino and cafe mocha. It is these coffee drinks that have been practiced and passed on from country to country. Today they are so famous that anywhere you go you will be safe to order a cafe latte and not worry that the coffee shop will not understand your order.

Does the experience of specialty coffee diminish over time? Not at all and if anything, it enhances the coffee experience by adding the extra spice or flavor for your enjoyment. Many people simply cannot have coffee just by itself. They find it too strong and overpowering thus, a bit of flavor helps them to enjoy a cup of coffee as well.

The advent of specialty coffee has opened the doors to many other possibilities as far as drinking coffee is concerned. Yet those who prefer to have black coffee can still do so by ordering the famous coffee espresso.

Regardless of how you take your coffee, rather it be black or with cream, flavored or plain, a cappuccino or a cafe latte, you have to admit that this wonderful drink has only improved our lives with its rich aromas and taste morning, evening and night,whenever you desire. You do not have to have a day without coffee.

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Jerry Cahill, A coffee regular who writes about coffee. Check out his website at Coffee Roasters