Nespresso Guide

Barista Scuro review

Origin: Arabica coffee from Colombia and Ethiopia Intensity: 8 Buy: Order Barista Scuro capsules A 2017-2019 Barista Limited Edition. Brown foam. Nice aroma, just slightly burnt. Quite acidic, especially at first, but not much bitter to be tasted. Good intensity, with a medium, oily, body. Very well balanced aromatic profile overall, with no flavour being […]

Macaron review

Origin: Arabica coffee from Central and South America Intensity: 6 Order: Buy Macaron Nespresso capsules A Festive Limited Edition from 2018. Brown foam. Very distinct smell of macarons, obscuring the coffee classic aroma. A dry, medium bodied and with high/medium acidity cup. Quite contrasting is the coffee bitterness, not very high but not a light […]

On Nespresso coffee not being real espresso

Coffee snobs and/or aficionados aren’t usually fond of Nespresso capsules for their coffee. Various reasons, more related to taste than actual quality of the coffee involved in our opinion. But that’s not the point we want to make today. Some claim that Nespresso capsules cannot produce a real espresso but something similar, that can’t be […]

Dulsão do Brasil review

Origin: Pure Burbon coffee from southern Brazil Intensity: 4 Order: Buy Dulsão do Brasil capsules Light brown foam. Pleasurable coffee aroma, sweet. Medium acidity, peculiarly bitter at a first taste. Cereals, malt and some gingerbread flavours, with acidity increasing at lower temperatures while the bitterness subsides, making it a more balanced cup. Not very flavourful […]

Linizio Lungo review

Origin: a blend of South American Arabica coffee from Brazil and Colombia. Intensity: 4 Bitterness: 1 Acidity: 1 Body: 2 Roasting: 2 Order: Buy Linizio Lungo capsules Slightly burnt smell. Brown foam. Malty/cereals feeling. Pretty dry taste. Not “filling the mouth”, a light-medium cup. No acidity. Bitter in the aftertaste but not overwhelmingly so. Some […]

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