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The 10 types of coffee you'll find at kopitiams

What to order from your neighbourhood kopitiam. Illustrations by Lip Wei

Illustrations: Lip Wei

A quick guide to knowing your kopi-c from your kopi-peng. You may now order like a pro.

Kopi

Kopi

Coffee (80%) + condensed milk (20%)

Cham

Cham

Coffee (45%) + tea (45%) + condensed milk (10%)

Kopi-c

Kopi-c

Coffee (75%) + evaporated milk (15%) + sugar (10%)

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Kopi-o

Kopi-o

Coffee (90%) + sugar (10%)

Kopi-yin-yong-lai

Kopi-yin-yong-lai

Coffee (80%) + condensed milk (10%) + evaporated milk (10%)

Kopi-gao

Kopi-gao

Thick coffee (80%) + condensed milk (20%)

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Kopi-c-kosong

Kopi-c-kosong

Coffee (85%) + evaporated milk (15%)

Kopi min-tim (less sweet)

Kopi min-tim (less sweet)

Coffee (90%) + condensed milk (10%)

Kopi-o-kosong

Kopi-o-kosong

Coffee (100%)

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Kopi-peng

Kopi-peng

Coffee (80%) + condensed milk (20%) + ice cubes

Drink them at these kopitiams

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By: Time Out KL contributors

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