Nespresso Guide

Month: July 2019

Table of coffee origins – Africa

Country/Region Denomination Notes Egypt Egypt (general) Usually from the upper Nile regions. They have some Mocha characteristics Sudan Nubian Heavy body, rich flavour Berber Superior coffee Eritrea Abyssinian Ethiopia Ethiopia (general) Quite diverse, from citrus, bergamot, and florals through to candied and tropical fruits. Elegant and complex Abyssinian Benadir Sidamo Well balanced, with berries and […]

Table of coffee origins – South-East Asia

Country/Region Denomination Notes China China (general) Pleasantly sweet and fruity, with some woodiness and earthiness too. Low acidity and full-bodied Yunnan Fujian Hainan Vietnam Vietnam (general) Low character, often woody and lacking sweetness Thailand Thailand (general) Sweet, quite clean and low in acidity. Some spice and chocolate often accompany a relatively full mouthfeel Chiang Mai […]

Vanilio review

Origin: based off Livanto, a blend of Central and South American Arabica coffee. Intensity: 6 Bitterness: 3 Acidity: 3 Body: 3 Roasting: 3 Order: Buy Vanilio capsules Light brown foam. Distinct and permeating vanilla aroma. Dry and not much acidic. Vanilla is clearly the predominant flavour, overcoming the Livanto’s malt and cereals. Works better with […]

Nicaragua review

Origin: “Black Honey” processed Arabica from Nicaragua. Intensity: 5 Bitterness: 2 Acidity: 2 Body: 2 Roasting: 2 Order: Buy Nicaragua capsules Brown foam. Sweet, biscuits-like aroma, not very pronounced. Quite acidic at the first taste, with woody notes. A bit sour too, not bitter. Not very flavourful, no notes are truly prominent but that can […]

Table of coffee origins – Asia

Country/Region Denomination Notes Yemen Yemen (general) Deep, earthy, complex and pungent Mocha Poor and irregular roast, in the cup they have a unique acid character, heavy body. In flavour, smooth and delicious Mattari The most acidy, most complex, most fragrantly powerful of Yemen origins Sharki A superior Mocha, with a rich full body Hirazi As […]

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