Lungo Specs

Nespresso’s lungo-size coffee is factory set at 3.75 ounces, or 110.90 ml.

But it gets confusing, because Nespresso also publishes the following “tasting suggestions”:
Espresso Cup (2 oz/60 ml) and Lungo Cup (5 oz/140 ml).

From discussions on the topic and my personal observation, I think the lungo sweet spot is between 5 and 6 ounces. As an indicator, the classic Nespresso glass lungo cup is 150ml, which is 5.07 ounces — so that seems to validate Nespresso’s suggestion that you make your lungo about 5 ounces.

As you may know, you can adjust your Nespresso machine to re-calibrate the amount of water that goes into your lungo. That’s why we have several different capacity options in the mugs featured on this site. Most of the mugs we feature on LungoCups.com are 7 ounces or 8 ounces, but you can use the “Capacity” drop-down menu above to find cups that fit your preferred lungo capacity size.

If you have a Essenza, you’ll want a cup that’s maximum 3 1/4″ tall to fit on the shelf while the coffee is dispensing. Pixie’s allow you to fold the shelf down, so you can use taller mugs as you dispense. There’s more detail about lungo cup specs on this page.

Lungo Nutritional Information:  Calories: 1, Fat: 0g, Carbs: 0g, Protein: 0g

 

Please feel free to post your preferred lungo size — let the rest of us know your preference, and maybe we can among us figure out the best lungo size!

 

One Response to Lungo Specs

  1. Garland says:

    I don’t have a chance to properly surf this web page right now,
    but I saved it as a favorite to look at it in the evening.
    Thanks a bunch for the info.

Have a comment?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s