Caffeine in Drinks

Greek Coffee (Metrios)

  • Caffeine Amount
    50 mg
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Greek Coffee is made using a few different methods. The listing above is for the metrios method.

In this method one heaping teaspoon (~5 grams) of finely ground Greek coffee is added to a briki pot, along with 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/4 cup (60 mls) of water. The mixture is heated until foam rises to the top, just before it boils. The coffee is then poured into a cup and served.

The caffeine content of Greek coffee can vary between 40-60 mg due to a number of factors, so the amount above reflects what one could expect to find on average. Another version of Greek coffee (vary glykos) uses 2 heaping teaspoons of coffee and would have double the caffeine content of metrios.

Greeks also drink a coffee called sweet boiled coffee, which is boiled three times. This is called glykivrastos. This version would have a slightly higher caffeine content since most of the caffeine would be extracted from the ground coffee. It would range between 60-80 mg of caffeine per serving.

Ingredients in Greek Coffee (Metrios)

Finely Ground Greek Coffee

Includes 5 grams of sugar (per 2 ounces) for a total of 25 calories.

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Is Greek Coffee (Metrios) high in caffeine?

Greek Coffee (Metrios) contains 25.00 mg of caffeine per fl oz (84.54 mg per 100 ml). A 2 fl oz cup has a total of 50 mg of caffeine.

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Total Caffeine (mg)

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