Nespresso Guide

2017

Indriya from India review

Origin: a blend of Arabica and Robusta from Southern India Intensity: 10 Bitterness: 4 Acidity: 3 Body: 4 Roasting: 4 Order: Discontinued A Pure Origin capsule, now discontinued in favour of Master Origin India. Dark brown foam. A pleasurable freshly roasted aroma. Hints of nutmeg at first. Quite dry and heavy cup, with little acidity. […]

Rosabaya de Colombia review

Origin: 100% Arabica coffee from Colombia Intensity: 6 Order: Buy Rosabaya de Colombia capsules A Pure Origin capsule discontinued in favour of Master Origin Colombia. Medium brown foam, nearly copper. Sweet, fruity aroma. Quite acidic, with a subdued bitterness. A medium cup, with a not very noticeable crema. At lower temperatures it’s well balanced, acidity […]

Barista Scuro review

Origin: Arabica coffee from Colombia and Ethiopia Intensity: 8 Bitterness: 3 Roasting: 2 Order: Buy Barista Scuro capsules A 2017-2019 Barista Limited Edition. Brown foam. Nice aroma, just slightly burnt. Quite acidic, especially at first, but not much bitter to be tasted. Good intensity, with a medium, oily, body. Very well balanced aromatic profile overall, […]

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 […]

Barista Corto review

Origin: A blend of different origins, among which Monsooned Arabica from India and a washed Robusta from Guatemala Intensity: 11 Bitterness: 5 Roasting: 5 Buy: Order Barista Corto capsules A 2017-2019 Barista Limited Edition. Brown foam. Roasted aroma, strong and persistent. Medium acidity and quite bitter. Colder is less acidic but bitterness remains. Hints of […]

Barista Chiaro review

Origin: A blend of Arabica coffee from Kenya and Indonesia Intensity: 5 Bitterness: 1 Roasting: 1 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 […]

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