How much milk should I add to my espresso?

These small drinks are typically espresso-dominant, adding only 3–5 fl oz of milk to your espresso. Aim to aerate your milk enough to end up with 1cm of pillowy texture on top of your cup.

What is the ratio of espresso to milk in a macchiato?

What is a good brew ratio for espresso?

The most common brew ratios that you’ll see are a ristretto, traditional and lungo shot. The ristretto shot is also known as a restricted shot, and typically features a brew ratio between 1:1 and 1:1.5. A traditional espresso is typically 1:2-1:2.5 and a lungo, or long shot, is usually about 1:3.

How much espresso is in a latte?

The low concentration of espresso blends pretty well with sweet flavor syrups such as vanilla or mocha. Lattes usually contain 1-2 ounces of espresso and 8-15 ounces of steamed milk. In the specialty coffee world, anything larger than 8 ounces is considered a latte.

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