FOOD & DRINK
10/02/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

38 Types Of Coffee Drinks, Explained

Nearly 83 percent of grownups in the U.S. drink coffee. Even if you've adopted this very adult habit, you may sometimes revert to your 12-year-old self when it comes to the complicated drinks on the menu. The sight of anything more foreign than "espresso" shoves you back into your self-conscious shell. You become too timid to ask the barista what the drink is made of.

There will be no more of this juvenile behavior. You will, at long last, learn an Americano from a Long Black. The chart below should equip you with all the coffee drinks your caffeine-seeking brain could ever need to know. And you'll just kick yourself when you discover what you've been missing all these years: An affogato comes served with a scoop of ice cream (that's right, kiddo!). Go on and make up for lost ice cream time.

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