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    The controversial Nordic Cloudberry

    Nordic Cloudberry is fast becoming one of the most controversial capsules ever released by Nespresso. While some like it, it’s a light cup with a pungent berry aroma, many utterly dislike it to the point of giving it away. Personally I believe it’s a weak flavour. The whole Nordic-inspired line of capsules is particularly weak, born out more of the need for Nespresso to get the approval of the lighter, 3rd wave coffee enthusiasts and Scandinavian customers than actually being quality capsules. While the Nordic Black is a weaker version of the old Paris Black and the Nordic Almond Cake is less sweet, more delicate, than a Praline, the Nordic…

  • Nespresso Nordic Black

    Nordic Black review

    Origin: a blend of African and South American coffee Intensity: 5 Bitterness: 1 Acidity: 2 Body: 2 Roasting: 2 Order: Buy Nordic Black capsules at Amazzon A Nordic Variations Limited Edition from 2019. Brown foam. A mix of fruits and cereals aroma. Fruity and acidic at the taste, more so at lower temperatures. A markedly dry cup. Quite low intensity, even less than the 5 Nespresso officially gives to it. Little to no bitterness. A pungent, fruity, light cup for an easy drink experience. Crema is inconsistent. To be drank as a lungo but for more punch an espresso/ristretto would be to us the sweet spot between the flavours and…

  • Detailed info on this holidays’ Limited Editions is online

    From the Singapore Nespresso website, the listings for Nordic Black, Nordic Cloudberry and Nordic Almond Cake are up: https://www.nespresso.com/sg/en/order/capsules/nordic-black-coffee-pods# https://www.nespresso.com/sg/en/order/capsules/nordic-cloudberry-flavoured-coffee-pods# https://www.nespresso.com/sg/en/order/capsules/nordic-almond-cake-flavoured-coffee-pods# None of them looks like dark roasts but of a more moderate flavour. Availability for US and Canada is still set for 23 of October, unknown about other countries.

  • New Limited Editions coming soon

    Still unclear in what market they will be (if US/Canada or EU+UK) but the names should be: Variations Nordic Almond Cake Variations Nordic Cloudberry Variations Nordic Black All are 6 in intensity but for the Nordic Black that is 5. No luck then for the lovers of stronger coffees this holiday season then. We will keep you updated on when exactly (it’s rumored on 23rd of October) they will be available and where.