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THE C FFEE GUIDE 12 of the most popular coffee types text & fotos EMELIE EKBORG , barista VIKTOR WENNERBLOM layout JUDITH DE GRAAFF

Espresso * * * * *

Ristretto * * * * * 95° C water under high pressure through finely ground and compacted coffee. Espresso is thicker than coffee brewed by other methods and contains more caffeine per unit

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volume than most beverages. The pressurized brewing process brings out Is a small but strong and rich coffee. An espresso comes

in

two

sizes,

single or double. A single espresso is 25-30 ml and a double espresso is 50-60 ml. Espresso is made in an espresso machine by forcing a small amount of

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a

slightly

creamy

foam, the crema, which contains lots of flavours. Espresso is both a coffee beverage and a brewing method. It’s not a specific bean, bean blend, or roast level. It’s also the base for many other coffees such as latte, cappuccino, macchiato and americano.

A ristretto is a single or double espresso with less water. This gives a richer and stronger brew with more body and less bitterness. Ristretto is

sometimes

a »short«

called

espresso.

There are three different ways to make a ristretto.

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