Doppio Espresso

ristretto

Espresso shotRistretto is a short shot of espresso coffee made with the normal amount of ground coffee but extracted with about half the amount of water. Traditionally, a ristretto is extracted using the same amount of coffee grounds and water as a normale, but reducing the time to brew it. The result is a concentrated espresso with a different flavor and taste profile, and slightly lower caffeine content.  

Modern baristas pull ristrettos by shortening the extraction time. This delivers a very similar taste profile, but the technical challenges to pull it off are reduced.

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