Cortado Gibraltar

Cortado / Gibraltar

Also called Cortado is a Spanish term to ‘cut’ with a small amount of milk.

Very similar to the Piccolo Latte and the Antoccino in its espresso to milk ratio. The beverage is sometimes known as a Gibraltar which became popular in San Francisco around 2005. The Gibraltar name comes from the line of glasses in which the beverage was served that has a different shape to the latte glass and was 4 to 5 ounces in size. 

The ratio of the Cortado is usually between 1:1 or 1:2 and is also popular in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. The main characteristics of the beverage lie in the amount of foam (similar to a flat white or latte) and the size and style of the glass which is larger than a Macchiato glass and smaller than a Cappuccino cup.

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