Long black

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A 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. Both retain the crema when brewed properly, though in the long black the crema will be more pronounced.

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  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". Dallas Observer. Retrieved 19 March 2018. 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.
  3. ^ "Brewing the Best Long Black". Guide2Coffee.com. Retrieved 27 April 2014.