Nespresso Guide

Month: September 2019

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 A Pure Origin capsule now discontinued. 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 […]

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 […]

Envivo Lungo review

Origin: dark roasted, washed, Robusta from Mexico along with Arabica from India. Intensity: 9 Bitterness: 4 Acidity: 1 Body: 4 Roasting: 4 Order: Buy Envivo Lungo capsules Dark brown foam. Delightful roasted/woody aroma. A low acidity and medium bodied cup. Woody and cocoa flavours predominant, with bitterness that is at first balanced but more pronounced […]

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