"In this part of Italy, people only drink espresso, and American-[brewed] coffee and tea are not usual," he noted. One espresso has about 60 or 70 mg of caffeine in a small 1 Moderate and Heavy Coffee Drinkers vs Abstainers He kisses pigs and rappels down skyscrapers when he's not getting tea-kettled by a coffee overdose. Entering his 11 th season, one thing Les does is bounce back well. He was back at practice the same day as his caffeine catastrophe. Only twice in 10 .