The long black, also known as the Americano, is thought to be first brewed up by American troops in Italy during WWII. The soldiers were known to add hot water to their coffee to recreate the filter coffee they knew and loved.
In this lesson learn what a long black is, how to make it and how to serve it.
Budding barista or in need of a brush up on your coffee making skills? Learn the skills to make the perfect coffee today!
Hugh Kelly runs the research and development side of ONA Coffee, Canberra’s largest specialty roaster, and supplier.