Long Black refers to an espresso based coffee drink made with one or more shots of espresso pulled directly on top of a cup partially filled with hot water. ( The amount of water may vary by location.)
The listing above is for a long black made with a double shot of espresso.
A quality long black will display the rich coffee crema floating on top of the cup.
A long black usually has a strong flavor, but is weaker than straight espresso, but stronger than an Americano which uses more water.
Some cafe's will serve a long black with extra hot water so that the consumer can adjust the flavor to his/her exact preferences.
A long black is most commonly found in Australia and New Zealand but can be found in select cafes worldwide.
Those with in home espresso machines can easily make a long black at home.
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Ingredients in Long Black
Espresso ground arabica coffee beans and hot water.
Sugar content: Contains no sugar.Compare Sugar Content
Long Black contains 25.67 mgs of caffeine per fluid ounce (86.79mg/100 ml).