Caffeine: Espresso vs Drip

A typical doppio (“double” in Italian) or 2 ounces of espresso only has 80-150 mg of caffeine.  It actually contains less caffeine than a standard 8 ounce drip coffee which contains 95-200 mg of caffeine.  It’s no wonder that Italians can drink a shot 2-3 times a day every day!

Caffè Doppio (Double Espresso)

Caffè Doppio (Double Espresso)

Tazza di Luna - Angela
Image Credit:  Segafredo Cafe

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