What is an Americano?
Americano is a coffee drink prepared by diluting an espresso with hot water, giving it a similar strength to, but different flavor from traditionally brewed coffee. What gives an American its strength is the amount of water added and the number of shots of espresso added.
- Espresso & hot water
How to Make:
- Have a latte mug, or coffee mug ready.
- Pull a 3oz (or more if you like your drink stronger) espresso shot into a separate glass.
- Pour about 3oz or so of hot water into the mug you plan to drink from.
- Pour the espresso shot into the mug.