Are You an Espresso Aficionado?

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 ___.

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One thought on “Are You an Espresso Aficionado?

  1. Rob C

    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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