Crown Heights Cafe Christens 10-Shot Espresso Drink ‘Coffee Porn in a Cup’

2010 05 pulpandbean Crown Heights Cafe Christens 10 Shot Espresso Drink Coffee Porn in a CupHey, coffee fans — ever tried something called the Dieci? That name is Italian for 10, but it’s better known by how it’s advertised on a store’s chalkboard sign: “coffee porn in a cup.”

At The Pulp & The Bean in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, this $8 concoction consists of ten shots of espresso in a glass. Apparently, drinking just a fraction of it can make a man dizzy. 

The New York Daily News stopped by the place to investigate who might need such a jolt all at once. Let’s let store owner Tony Fisher offer his explanation in caffeine-inspired bursts. 

“It’s 20 ounces of just thunder.”

“One giant cup of jet fuel.”

“I drank a third of it. I’m still spinning.”

“It’s never been done before.”

“It just dawned on me that people really love espresso, so why not just give them a cup full of espresso?”

“We’re aiming for the on-the-go crowd — say a student who has an exam and really needs to wake up and get their act together.”

Looks like someone had one too many Diecis.

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