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An americano and a long black: the difference - Sketchplanations

An americano and a long black: the difference

Essentially it’s the order of adding your water to your espresso — an americano - or adding your espresso to your water — a long black. If you’re making your own at home, you may notice that a long black seems to make a more satisfyingly luxurious looking coffee.

Other coffee-related sketchplanations: Vietnamese coffee, Irish coffee, half-caff coffeeespresso, filter, americano and the redeye.

Perhaps I should speak to someone about this…

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