Many espresso-based drinks use milk, but not the café Americano – or simply 'Americano'. The drink also uses espresso but is infused with hot water instead of milk. The result is a coffee beverage that has the same strength of drip coffee but with a different flavor.
If you wanted to make this drink at work, you don't need an office coffee machine , quite simply all you need to make your own Americano is:
- Hot water
Stark Insider has a very straightforward instruction for preparation:
- Step 1. Get a latte or coffee mug ready.
- Step 2. Put a 3oz-shot of espresso into a separate glass.
- Step 3. Pour 3oz of hot water into the mug you intend to drink from.
- Step 4. Add the espresso shot into the mug