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Definition: A smaller, more concentrated serving of espresso. It has a more intense flavor and body, and less bitterness than a regular shot of espresso. It may be ordered as a single (about 0.75 ounces) or a double (about 1.5 ounces).

Try it if you want big flavor in a small package.

See also: Lungo

Plural: Ristretti (Italian), Ristrettos (Americanized spelling)
Pronunciation: ree-streh-toe
Common Misspellings: Ristreto

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