An Americano is an espresso based coffee beverage consisting of one or more shots of espresso and hot water.
Basically, an Americano was originally a way to mimic traditional American "brewed coffee" using an espresso machine.
It is similar to a long black espresso but usually contains more water and the hot water is poured on top of the espresso instead of the other way around for a long black.
Caffeine in Different Americano Sizes
The caffeine content of an Americano coffee all has to do with the number of espresso shots it contains. 1 shot equals on average 77mg of caffeine, so typically:
- A 6-8 fl.oz. Americano would contain 77mg
- A 12-16 fl.oz. Americano would contain 154mg (listed above)
- A 20-24 fl.oz. Americano would contain 231mg
Caffeine can vary in espresso based beverages due to many factors including the quality of the coffee and preciseness of the barista.
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Ingredients in Americano Coffee
Espresso roasted and ground coffee beans and water
Sugar content: Contains no sugar.Compare sugar levels of other drinks
Americano Coffee contains 12.83 mgs of caffeine per fluid ounce (43.39mg/100 ml).