Long black

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Long Black

A long black is a style of coffee, commonly found in Australia and New Zealand. It is similar to an Americano, but with a stronger aroma and taste.[1][2]

A long black is made by pouring a double-shot of espresso or ristretto over hot water. Usually the water is also heated by the espresso machine.[3] A long black is similar to an Americano, which is made by pouring hot water over a double-shot of espresso or ristretto usually the water is also heated by the espresso machine. Both retain the crema when brewed properly, though in the long black the crema will be more pronounced.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Why You Should Stop Drinking Long Blacks and Start Drinking Black Coffee". perth·coffee·project. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Rankin, Beth (2 March 2018). "LDU Brings Australian Coffee Culture to Fitzhugh Avenue". Espresso is a big part of this menu. Try the long black ($3 to $3.50), a double shot of espresso over hot water, comparable to an Americano. Dallas Observer. Retrieved 19 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Brewing the Best Long Black". Guide2Coffee.com. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 

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