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Are You an Espresso Aficionado?

May 17, 2013

Put your knowledge to the test. Enter your answers in the comments section below. We’ll update the blog tomorrow with the answers.

 

1)    ___ is the top layer of an espresso shot.

2)    ___ is the middle layer of an espresso shot.

3)    ___ is the very bottom layer of an espresso shot.

4)    Espresso was first invented in the ___ century.

5)    The maximum capacity of an espresso cup should be ___ ounces.

6)    The ideal time for brewing 1 shot of espresso is ___ seconds.

7)    The serving temperature for espresso is ___ degrees F.

8)    A shot of espresso topped with a spoonful of frothed milk served in a demitasse cup is called a ___.

9)    A shot of espresso topped with 1/3 steamed milk and 1/3 frothed milk in a large cup is called a ___.

10) A shot of espresso topped with 2/3 steamed milk and a few spoonfuls of frothed milk in a large cup is called a ___.

11) A shot of espresso mixed with chocolate syrup topped with steamed milk is called a ___.

12) A shot of espresso topped with 6-8 ounces of hot water is called an ___.

 EspressoFacts

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One Comment leave one →
  1. Rob C permalink
    May 17, 2013 3:19 pm

    1) crema, 2) body, 3) heart, 4) early 20th century (1900s), 5) 2 oz., 6) 25-30 seconds, 7) 160 degrees, 8) caffe macchiato, 9) cappuccino, 10) caffe latte, 11) a waste of good espresso, 12) caffe Americano

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