A Conversation for A Guide to the Menu at Starbucks
Ratus Started conversation May 10, 2001
An "Americano" is a shot of espresso mixed with hot water (not coffee with espresso and water). The water is added to the drink in order to make European coffee (i.e., espresso) into something approximating American coffee, and hence, "Americano".
unremarkable: Lurker, OMFC, LPAS Posted May 11, 2001
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