Saturday, April 24, 2010

Sparkling Long Black, Campos, Brisbane

Here to answer the question "Do I feel like sparkling water or a coffee?" is the sparkling long black. No, it's not an ad for Coca-Cola.

Yes, it was cold. But less so at the top, where they poured in the espresso. But cold, sparkling coffee seems like such a sane choice in hot, sweaty Brisbane.
Also, the bubbles breaking at the surface had a tendency to make the crema grow. Spooky.

4 comments:

  1. Now, I am so not a fan of anything in the vicinity of iced coffee. But that, my friend, looks yummy. I wonder if I could make it with my stovetop? What do you think goes in the cup first, the water or the espresso?

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  2. I think they did the water, followed by the espresso, because it was a bit warmer at the top. Stovetop would probably work, but because it makes a longer drink than an espresso you'll probably end up with a lot less sparkling water in there.

    But what happens if you just pour sparkling water into your stovetop? Would that work? What happens when sparkling water is heated?

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  3. Ooh, I'm liking your thinking here – I see a weekend of coffee experiments ahead of me. Just hope my stovetop can cope!

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  4. Hello sir. I can't remember how I stumbled across your site on this big internet thing, but I'm ever so glad I did!

    Next time you're in Brisbane, try Glen's Espresso in the city! It's a little coffee cart, where Glen brews delicious happiness in a cup!

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