Ristretto is pretty simple to make once you get the hang of it. It takes all but two seconds in total. As you’ll see, it’s not much different than making an espresso. But it will take much less time with not nearly as much water.
What is ristretto at Starbucks?
What does ristretto taste like?
The unique taste of ristretto is rooted in the fact that individual chemical components of coffee extract at various stages. Hence, a ristretto has its own exclusive flavor. While ristretto may not have the perfect balance of a well-prepared espresso, the coffee offers a sweet and fruity taste.
What is the difference between a ristretto and a shot?
To understand the difference, we need to look at the naming of the beverage. Ristretto is the Italian word for restrict, referring to the amount of water that is used by the barista while pulling a shot.