Barista Hell: "I Don't Know How It's Made, But You Made It Wrong"
From othermegan, TalesFromYourBarista Comments
We have a girl who drives us crazy. I guess you could classify her drink as a cappuccino but there’s absolutely no milk in there. It’s all foam and it has to be bone dry. Like turn a spoon upside down and it stays thick. It’s 2 shots and ~some mysterious amount~ of vanilla flavor. If you make it even a smidge wrong she asks you to remake it. Which would be fine except she doesn’t know how to articulate what’s wrong with it. A common interaction between her and a new person on bar goes like this:
Please pardon my ignorance, but what does it mean when a drink is "dry" or "bone dry?"
Posted by: seija | Monday, May 21, 2018 at 03:48 PM
I *believe* it's when there's lots of foam but no actual liquid milk? My coffee terminology is a bit rusty...
Posted by: Kai Lowell | Monday, May 21, 2018 at 05:19 PM
I asked the same thing a while back, and yeah, it appears to be 'all foam'. I'm not sure how exactly 'a lot of liquid with bubbles in it' is dry, but...
Posted by: TechTyger | Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 04:18 AM