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what's happening to "americano" coffee?


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what's happening to "americano" coffee?

HLing | Jul 26, 2008 08:47 PM

it's been 3, 4 times now, from different cafe/coffee vendors , where i ask for an Americano, expecting a stronger and richer brew (espresso + a little hot water) than the regular drip, but instead i got this uniformly weak, light brown water that resembles the espresso machine rinse water....

I'm speculating that there maybe something not quite right with some presets that these cafe use? Does anyone have similar experiences, or know about the specifics in the programming of the commercial push-button coffee machines? Is it a particular brand only? Guess i should have been paying attention and making mental notes what machine is being used.

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