10 Late Night Coffee Brews To Keep You Awake
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Coffee is dark in colour, bitter, and slightly acidic. Its caffeine content is what gives it its energising properties to people. When it comes to hot drinks, it has the most significant sales worldwide.

Unroasted green coffee beans are made by separating the seeds from the fruits of the coffee plant. To make a cup of coffee, the beans are roasted, crushed into tiny particles, and usually soaked in hot water before being filtered out. 

Coffee is often served hot, though it is also sometimes served cold or iced. There are many different ways to make and serve coffee, such as espresso, French press, caffè latte, or canned coffee that has already been made. Sugar substitutes, milk, and cream are added to food to improve the flavour or cover up the bitterness.

Although coffee is now a staple in many countries, its origins are deeply entwined with the culinary customs of the Red Sea region. In the middle of the 15th century, coffee consumption as one knows it now dates back to Sufi shrines in Yemen, southern Arabia. Coffee seeds were first roasted and brewed like those in the current coffee preparation.

Try these ten different caffeine-infused drinks at home if you're feeling drowsy. Continue reading. 

10 Coffee Drinks To Get A Punchy Wake-Up

1. Irish Coffee 

Irish coffee is the ideal beverage for a cold night. Airport chef Joe Sheridan created the beverage for the first time in 1943 to cheer up lost travellers on a frigid winter's evening. Irish coffee is a cocktail with coffee, whisky, sugar and cream, even though it's a beverage. Recall that you should only heat the coffee before adding the other ingredients to the cocktail.  It's the drink for those looking to unwind and feel cosy at home but want to stay awake for the rest of the night. 

2. Long Black 

Like an Americano, long black coffee is also a straightforward drink to prepare. Espresso and water are the only two ingredients you'll need. To make a long black coffee, a shot of espresso is poured into a cup of boiling water instead of an Americano, which is an espresso shot diluted with hot water. This slight variation in preparation alters the drink's flavour and caffeine content. The long black is a creamier, less diluted variant of Americano. 

3. Doppio 

Doppio is the Italian word for "double." A doppio is typically served with two shots of espresso instead of just one. However, many mistake it for serving three espressos. A doppio is typically made without flavouring, cream, sugar, or milk. It is prepared with the same water and espresso as the perfect coffee. So why should you make a doppio? If a single shot isn't enough to get you going, try a double shot (doppio) for an extra boost. 

4. White Flat 

The bitter disputes between Australia and New Zealand about who owns the Flat White have elevated the beverage to widespread recognition in the West. A flat white is served the same way everywhere, even if its origins are up for debate.  It is an espresso-based beverage with steamed milk and a small foam layer, so it is related to the Latte. It does, however, contain a lot more espresso than milk. Perfect for long wake up calls in the middle of the night. 

5. Macchiato

A macchiato is an espresso-based beverage meaning "spotted" or "stained" in Italian. This variety of coffee is comparable to both doppio and cappuccino. But what makes a difference is the tiny bit of milk foam on top, which lessens the severity of the flavour. There are numerous variations of the beverage in addition to the espresso-based Macchiato. The espresso is quite different from the available latte macchiato. Steamed milk has discoloured this espresso shot. 

6. Red Eye 

The Red Eye, a potent beverage, took its name from a red-eye trip primarily operated at night and left its passengers fatigued. The red eye is a cup of steaming coffee with an espresso. This beverage is ideal for overcoming morning sluggishness. While the red eye includes a lot of caffeine, other more potent beverage varieties exist. The Black Eye, for instance, uses two espresso shots in addition to its drip coffee. 

7. Cortado

The name "cortado," which translates from Spanish to "cortar" or "to cut," comes from the fact that the milk is used to lessen the acidity of the espresso. The Basque Country of Spain is where Cortado got its name, as it was the first place to witness it. There are no distinct layers as the milk mixes seamlessly with the espresso. It gives the flavours room to meld together. As a result, a cortado is now a delicate blend of steaming milk and espresso. 

8. Retrata 

The Italian term for confined is ristretto. It differs somewhat in flavour from the regular shots, but it is essentially an espresso shot. Usually, 15-20 millilitres of hot water make the beverage. As a result, it tastes sweeter and more vibrant than a doppio or regular espresso, which has a bitter flavour. 

9. Lungo

A Lungo is smokier and more bitter than a Ristretto. It is also known as a long-pull espresso since the caffeine content increases with the length of the pull. To put it plainly, it's an espresso shot that has been standardised and has more water than a Ristretto. 

Compared to other drinks made with espresso, lungo has a little more caffeine. This is because the longer water extracts a little bit more caffeine from the beans. As a result, pulling might take up to a minute, whereas a single shot of espresso typically takes 28 to 30 seconds. 

10. Gallo 

When discussing various varieties of coffee, Galao comes next in line. Originating in Portugal, the beverage shares many similarities with the cappuccino and Latte. The Portuguese word for "latte" is galo. It is identical to the other two drinks, except having twice as much foamed milk. Traditionally, Robusta and Arabica are combined to form a Galao. In a pan, use a whisk or frother to froth up hot milk and robusta beans. In addition, you are free to add honey and sugar to taste. Your taste will become creamier, thicker, and less bitter. 

There's a solid reason why coffee is one of the most widely consumed drinks worldwide. Coffee's caffeine can help you get over a midnight slump, improve memory and concentration, and give you a boost in the morning after pulling an all-nighter.