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Nicknames for Coffee

Here is a list of well-known terms and nicknames for coffee. Know a new slang term? E-mail us and we will add it to this list!



A Cup of Juan Valdez's Best

Americano

Arbuckles: (Cowboy Coffee! Learn more about it.)

Battery Acid

Bean Juice

Black Ichor Of Life

Black Tea

Brain Juice

Brew: (According to the barista that submitted this term... a lot of customers just ask me for a "regular brew." There are red eyes and black eyes, but that's espresso in coffee... (1 for red, 2 for black, and then glass eye is 3, and we've affectionately named the 4 shots plus brew drink the heartstopper... that's just our store though)

Brewtus

Café

Caffe

Caffeine

Caffeine Fix

C8H10N4O2: (The molecular formula for caffeine)

Cup of Brew

Cup of Joe

Cup of Jolt

Cuppa

Cupped Lightning

Daily Grind

Day-Starter

Decaf

Drip: (As in a "Venti Drip")

Five basic grades: Coffee, java, jamoke, joe and carbon remover. (Author Robert A. Heinlein, Glory Road)

Go Juice

God's Blessing: Irish Coffee (Author Spider Robinson, Callahan's Crosstime Saloon and sequels)

High Octane

Jamoke: (Java + Mocha)

Java: (Island of Indonesia)

Jet Fuel

Jitter Juice

Jo

Kaffe: (Swedish)

Kape: (Manila)

Leaded

Lifeblood

Liquid Energy

Liquid Lightning

Misto: (A Starbuck's Misto is a café au lait - otherwise known as un crème in Paris, France.)

Mocha

Mojo

Morning Mud

Morning Thunder

Motherís Little Helper

Mud

Muddy Water

Murk

My Daily Energy

One's Daily Infusion

Perky

Plasma

Rocket Fuel

Tar

The Fix

Unleaded

Wakey Juice

Warmer Upper