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 Abyssinian Benadir Sidamo Well balanced, with berries and citrus notes Yirgachefe Guji  Harar Harar The original Mocha longberry, excellent flavour but not so delicate as Mocha […]

Table of coffee origins – South-East Asia

Country/Region Denomination Notes Myanmar Myanmar (general) Grassy cup Malaysia Straits Liberian Straits Robusta Indonesia Indonesia (general) Heavy bodied, sweet cedar and bell peppers notes. Herbaceous and earthy, some varieties are intensely sweet Kopi Luwak Full bodied, heavy/syrupy cup. Sweet with hints of caramel and chocolate Sumatra Mandheling Heavy body, exquisite flavour and aroma Sumatra Ankola […]

Vanilio review

Origin: based off Livanto, a blend of Central and South American Arabica coffee. Intensity: 6 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 sugar and as a ristretto, as it may […]

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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