Origin: a mix of Arabica and Robusta coffee. Intensity: 10 Order: Buy Jacobs Espresso Intenso capsules The secondmost intense Jacobs capsule for espresso/ristretto measures. Brown foam. Quite good aroma, medium sweet and of good intensity. Medium body. Dry at the taste and with a spicy aftertaste. Quite bitter too. Not much flavourful but good intensity.
Country/Region Denomination Notes Cuba Santa Clara Pinar Del Rio Vuelta Abaja Oriente Haiti Haiti (general) Rich, fairly acid, mildly-sweet flavor. The naturals are extensively used for french roasts. St. Marc Gonaive Cap Haitien Jacmel Les Cayes Jeremie Haitian Bleu Rich, opulent and sweetly low-toned. Can be inconsistent as it is from all around Haiti. Dominican […]
Somewhat off topic for our Nespresso Guide but there’s so much confusion and lack of knowledge about the various machines and devices that can brew coffee these days that we thought of writing a quick breakdown of them all, and for what they are best used for. Chemex A glass brewing machine that looks like […]
Origin: a blend of Central (Mexico from the Ixhuatlan region) and South American (Brazil) high-washed Arabica and Robusta coffee. Intensity: 8 Bitterness: 4 Acidity: 4 Body: 3 Roasting: 3 Order: Buy Roma capsules Not a very strong aroma. Light brown, nearly creamy-coloured, foam. Woody/cereals smell. Tasting quite dry but also quite good foam, persistent and […]
Origin: Robusta Monsoon blended with Arabica from India Intensity: 11 Bitterness: 5 Acidity: 1 Body: 4 Roasting: 5 Order: Buy India capsules Very brown foam. Nice smell when brewing, slightly burnt. Could appeal a lot of die-hard espresso fans. In the mouth, hints of wood, maybe even chocolate (dark one obviously), perhaps a spicy kind […]