AMERICANO COFFEE RECIPE QUICK GUIDE

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AMERICANO COFFEE RECIPE QUICK GUIDE

Have you ever try Americano Coffee? Sometimes not everyone can enjoy an espresso, a small cup of coffee that measures just 30 ml or 1 oz. Espresso growth in Italy and became the basis for making cappuccino and coffee latte. For those who are not comfortable with espresso can lower the intensity by adding hot water. This beverage is known as Americano Coffee.

During World War II, American soldiers in Europe found the local espresso too strong. They diluted the shots with hot water creating the Americano Coffee.A brew similar in strength to filter coffee, with some of the flavors of an espresso.Americano Coffee retains the texture from the oils and solubles of the espresso but softens the brewing intensity.An Americano Coffee generally has less caffeine than a comparably sized cup of drip coffee.

WHAT DO I NEED TO MAKE AMERICANO COFFEE?

Equipment

  • medium cup
  • espresso machine


Ingredients

  • 1/2 - 3/4 oz (16 - 20g) fine ground coffee

HOW TO MAKE AMERICANO COFFEE


  • Warm the cup on top of your machine or by heating it with hot water.Brew two shots / 1.5 fl oz (50ml) of espresso into the cup.
AMERICANO COFFEE RECIPE QUICK GUIDE

  • Carefully pour in boiling water, as desired, over the double espresso. There is no correct ratio, but try one part espresso to four parts water to start with, and add more if you prefer.
AMERICANO COFFEE RECIPE QUICK GUIDE

  • If you prefer, you could remove the crema with a spoon - some like this because it results in a cleaner, less bitter flavored coffee. You can remove the crema before or after adding the water - both are valid methods.
AMERICANO COFFEE RECIPE QUICK GUIDE

OTHER TIPS TO MAKE AMERICANO COFFEE

If you’re not sure how strong to make it, serve the water in a pitcher on the side and fill the cup half to three-quarters full, tasting and adding more if desired.A great way to make a long cup of Americano Coffee using your espresso machine.

SEE ALSO - HOW TO MAKE ESPRESSO COFFEE

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