• Oquendo Furore

    Oquendo Furore review

    Intensity: 8/10 Body: 6/10 Bitterness: 6/10 Acidity: 4/10 Order: Buy Oquendo Furore on Oquendo shop A Nespresso compatible and compostable capsule from the Asturian company. Light brown foam. Hazelnuts and delicately roasted aroma. Decidedly a dark roast, with a strong dark cocoa bitterness immediately noticeable, overwhelming all other flavors. Persisting crema, full body, with a syrupy mouthfeel. A feeble acidity can be discerned amid the general bitterness. It is a capsule though that never feels burnt but flavors are unidirectional: cocoa, hazelnuts and hints of molasses for a fully dark experience. An intense blend that would work even better as a latte or cappuccino than just black.

  • Les Cafes Sati Expresso Forte

    Les Cafés Sati Expresso Forte review

    Origin: Arabica from Latin America and Africa with a part of Robusta coffee Intensity: 10 Body: 9/10 Order: Buy Les Cafés Sati Expresso Forte at Les Cafés Sati Light brown foam. Malty and nicely roasted aroma. An heavy-bodied cup, with a thick crema that lasts a good while. Bitterness overcomes the feeble acidity, for a definitely dark, probably french, roast level. Some woodiness along with cocoa powder are the main noticeable flavors. Strong aftertaste, of a dark, bitter chocolate tablet, long lasting. An intense cup of coffee, comparable to the most intense official Nespresso capsules. Overall a chocolatey, dark roast, for a capsule closely resembling a french-roasted, european, espresso experience.

  • CRU Kafe Organic Decaf

    CRU Kafe Organic Decaf review

    Origin: 100% coffee from Peru Intensity: 7 Buy: Order Organic Decaf at CRU Kafe , Order Organic Decaf at Amazon The decaf offering from CRU Kafe, fully single origin from Peru. Organic, Fairtrade and 100% aluminium capsules. Light brown foam. Delicate aroma, resembling a coffee with milk or a milk chocolate bar. Sweet and velvety in mouth, a medium-bodied cup. The milk taste is the predominant one, with a bright acidity that complements the overall taste profile without contrasting it a bit. Some nutty notes can be noticed, of the more gentle ones like cashews. A delicate and harmonious coffee, boasting a very nice mouthfeel and a convincingly milky aroma.

  • Caffé Vergnano Napoli

    Caffè Vergnano Napoli review

    Origin: Robusta coffee Intensity: 5/5 Body: 4/5 Order: Buy Caffè Vergnano Napoli at Caffè Vergnano , Buy Caffè Vergnano Napoli at Amazon Dark brown foam. Very tall crema, probably the tallest of all capsules reviewed so far. Profoundly roasted aroma, with caramel and spicy hints. At first taste the cup is dry and virtually devoid of any acidity. Contrary to the impression that the colour of the coffee could give, a medium-heavy bodied cup instead of a fuller bodied one. Not much sweetness either, again, against the first impression given by the aroma. Overall dry and somewhat bitter but not overwhelmingly so. An intense cup, with a very persisting crema,…

  • Caffè Vergnano Lungo Intenso

    Caffè Vergnano Lungo Intenso review

    Origin: Arabica and Robusta coffee from Latin America and Africa Intensity: 3/5 Body: 3/5 Order: Buy Caffè Vergnano Lungo Intenso at Caffè Vergnano , Buy Caffè Vergnano Lungo Intenso at Amazon Light brown foam. Cereals, malted, and milk chocolate aroma, with a distinct gentleness and sweetness. A dry, light-medium bodied cup. Somewhat sweet, with a moderate intensity. Tones of cereals and malt are the most prominent ones, with a feeble acidity underlining them. Probably a light roasted blend. Long lasting crema. A gentle cup of coffee to be drunk as a lungo and brewed not too hot, as the flavours would otherwise succumb to the temperature. Slight chocolate aftertaste.

  • Caffe Vergnano Intenso

    Caffé Vergnano Intenso review

    Origin: African Arabica coffee Intensity: 5/5 Body: 5/5 Order: Buy Caffé Vergnano Intenso at Caffé Vergnano , Buy Caffé Vergnano Intenso at Amazon Dark brown foam. Spicy smell mixed with a gently roasted aroma permeate the room after brewing this capsule. Lightly dry and acidic at first, with subtle undertones of green fruits, like apples or pears. A medium-heavy bodied cup with a thick and persistent crema. Good intensity, slightly sweet and not at all bitter. At lower temperatures, a dark chocolate flavour comes to dominate the tasting experience, with almonds and a fruity acidity like apples’ accompanying it. Overall an intense and complex cup of coffee, that has enough…

  • Caffè Vergnano Decaf

    Caffè Vergnano Decaf review

    Origin: Central and South America Arabica coffee Intensity: 3/5 Body: 5/5 Order: Buy Caffè Vergnano Decaf at Caffè Vergnano , Buy Caffè Vergnano Decaf at Amazon Dark brown foam. Malty, sweet and delicately roasty aroma. At first taste somewhat acidic with a pleasurable tinge of bitterness, like cocoa powder. Some woodiness. A medium bodied cup with a weak crema. Slightly acidic aftertaste. Overall a quite balanced blend, with sandalwood and chocolate flavors dominating and an average acidity, neither very fruity nor pungent. Medium intensity too for a coffee mostly for quiet moments when there’s time to sip it slowly.