What is a café Americano? It is made by adding hot water to an espresso shot. The water dilutes the espresso a bit, giving you the volume of a drip, but with an espresso taste. Read on to learn how to make the perfect tasting Americano yourself!
Measure out your beans for a double shot. Grind them really fine.
Tamp the beans, then put the portafilter into its spot on the machine.
Make the espresso.
Heat up the water to 160-170 degrees Fahrenheit.
Pour the espresso into the hot water, mix 1 part espresso to 2 parts water.