Caffe Lungo


Caffè Lungo is a form of Italian coffee made in an espresso machine. It is essentially an espresso with about double the amount of usual water in it.

An espresso will have about 25 ml (0.84oz) of water in it; a Caffè Lungo will have about 50 ml (1.69oz). It is less strong than espresso, but a bit more bitter, because extra water has come through the coffee getting extra compounds that would normally be left behind, and because of this, actually ends up with more caffeine than espresso.

Caffe lungo

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