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Starbucks! (Posted on 2007-08-18) Difficulty: 2 of 5
I like my Starbucks and usually order an Americano, which is made by adding hot water to shots of espresso. The ratios they use are 2 shots for a Tall (12 oz), 3 shots for a Grande (16 oz), and 4 shots for a Venti (20 oz).

If you do the math that is different strengths of coffee depending upon the size ordered. What simple rule do I use when ordering any size to ensure I always receive my coffee of a consistent strength?

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Regardless of what you order, ask for one extra shot of espresso.

This strategy means that  the amount of espresso in each size is 3/12oz, 4/16oz and 5/20oz, in each case 25% of the total volume and hence the same strength.



  Posted by Paul on 2007-08-18 17:44:27
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