Long Black

Caffeine Levels

per fl. oz cup


Safe Amount ? Compare
Incorrect? Send Feedback

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. 

Where To Buy Long Black

Bialetti 6-Cup Stovetop Espresso Maker

Price: $34.99 Too low to displayAvailable from Amazon / Bialetti

Lavazza Caffe Espresso Ground Coffee, Medium 8 oz

Price: $7.99 $8.90Available from Amazon / Lavazza

Mr. Coffee 4-Cup Steam Espresso System with Milk Frother, ECM160

Price: $88.03 $31.99Available from Amazon / Mr. Coffee

Ingredients in Long Black

Espresso ground arabica coffee beans and hot water.

Sugar content: Contains no sugar.

Compare Sugar Content

Caffeine Concentration

Long Black contains 25.67 mgs of caffeine per fluid ounce (86.79mg/100 ml).

Caffeine (mg) per Ounce