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Barista Chiaro review

Origin: A blend of Arabica coffee from Kenya and Indonesia Intensity: 5 Buy: Order Barista Chiaro capsules A 2017-2019 Barista Limited Edition. Light brown foam. Weak aroma, slightly sweet. Very light bodied, nearly watery, with no bitterness whatsoever nor any acidity, especially when hotter. Intensity is claimed to be 5 but feels like a 2. […]

Cafezinho do Brasil review

Origin: Arabica Cerrado coffee from the Minais Gerais and Espirito Santo regions with Bourbon from Carmo de Minas and Po├žos de Caldas Intensity: 9 Order: Buy Cafezinho do Brasil capsules A 2019 Limited Edition. Light brown foam. Pretty strong aroma, of a nutty quality. Moderately intense at first and quite bitter. Somewhat spicy. A dark […]

Carrefour Expresso Brazil

Origin: Brazilian Arabica coffee Intensity: 8 Brown foam. Nutty/sweet aroma is prevalent. Medium in acidity and intensity (8 is perhaps too high compared to the same scale as Nespresso’s). A slightly bitter taste when hotter, progressively dwindling the closer the coffee gets to ambient temperature. Weak body. Quickly disappearing cream, increasing the overall weak feeling. […]

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 […]

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