How to make an americano
The Americano, or the long black, is a coffee connoisseur favorite. Made by pouring espresso over hot water to add volume, this drink is a brilliant and delicious pick-me-up. If you love drinking an Americano at a café, just wait until you master making one at home in your own kitchen! We'll show you how to brew a beautiful Americano with the Breville Dual Boiler™. 1) Grind and tamp your espresso before placing it in your portafilter. 2) Place the portafilter in the group head. 3) Place your cup beneath the hot water outlet and slowly rotate the 'Hot Water' dial to fill your cup. Be sure to leave room for espresso! 4) Place your cup beneath your portafilter and choose either a single or double espresso shot, and brew away. The espresso will flow and combine with the hot water. Make all your favorite third wave specialty coffees with the Breville Dual Boiler™!