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Akin to the simultaneous fates of Schrödinger's Cat, answers to your question include no, maybe, and it doesn't matter. I have furthermore been unable to avoid philosophical diversion and hypothetical questions in this answer; please forgive me. :) As @EricPlaton noted in comments, the answer depends on a slightly different question: What characteristics ...


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Coffee is a pure and natural product, consisting only of water and roasted coffee bean extract. Unsweetened black coffee is naturally low in calories ( <1 kcal). No additives are present in our capsules. Adding milk to the coffee can bring additional nutritional benefits to the coffee. Milk is a good source of various essential nutrients. ...


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Assuming you are not planning to buy a lot more machinery, you can simply use the Nespresso to make espresso - depending on your preferred strength, two to three shots should be what you need for your 20 oz mug. A Starbucks “Venti” is named for the twenty oz volume and contains three shots. But that's basically a puddle in your mug: You need to fill the ...


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I used empty capsules to fill my own coffee and brew it using a Nespresso machine. I would say the result largely depends on the coffee you use, but not the capsules itself. It takes several tries until you get the right amount of coffee into one capsule (I had to stuff one brand of coffee quite tight to get a crema at all), and the amount differs very much ...


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Well, as you have yourself conclude that they have no difference regarding the amount of coffee (6 g). I just gonna put there an important note that some people miss. Espresso capsules are made to be extracted as espressos and lungos, as lungos. The point of this is that Nespresso's lungo coffees are supposedly designed to have a more balanced flavor over a ...


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You will either over-extract or under-extract the coffee. Over-extraction occurs when you run too much water through and you will be able to see this as the coffee turns pale and eventually you will end up with almost clear (or barely tinted) water running through. Over-extracted coffee tastes bitter. Really badly over-extracted coffee can sometimes exhibit ...


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I've made a little bit research on the Nespresso FAQ and found the following: VertuoLine - Can I make a Coffee that is larger than 230ml / 7.77 oz.? Specific extraction parameters are set for each blend and each coffee is developed from the interplay between the extraction parameters and the coffee blends to guarantee the best result in-cup. However, the ...


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So.. I've done a lot of research on caffeine levels or at least reading various books that skirt the topic. Interestingly, the caffeine amount in a particular roast is slightly different than most peoples conceptions, including my own up until a few months ago. First off, caffeine levels in dark vs light roasts are often said to be different. From a ...


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My opinion is that you can use citric acid. That's all that I use and I use it with my espresso machines, drip coffer maker, and I have used with Nespresso and Keurig machines. It is food safe. I buy it at my local beer and wine supply store. I have read to to use 12 - 18 grams of citric acid to a liter of water. I believe many descale solutions are made ...


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In addition to their company's assertion, I can say that I have cut open and inspected the ground coffee in many nespresso capsules, across many lines. I have looked at the grind before use, and after. There is no sugar in the media. If there were any, it would be a form of coating or impregnation — and then I doubt the possibility, for it would ...


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Another difference is that the Aerocinno tends to produce firmer and longer-lasting froth compared to a wand. It's designed to provide a one-size-fits-all solution for consumers accustomed to automatic machines, whereas a milk wand requires more skill to use but allows for a lot more customization. Think of it like an automatic vs manual transmission. Note ...


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TL;DR: Depends if the coffee style matches the pod design. How a Nespresso machine works: pod put in the machine gets pierced on the upper side hot water is released into the pod pressure rises inside the pod due to high pressure a membrane burst at the bottom of the pod brewed coffee is released By modifying the membrane to burst at a higher or lower ...


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The Lungo option is a weaker setting and is still meant to be run ONCE. You run the Lungo option and use a coffee cup slightly larger than the Expresso cup. Nespresso is NOT meant to make a regular cup of coffee ever. It makes Expresso (40ml or 1.4 fluid ounces ounces) or Lungo (110ml or 3.7 fluid ounces). Also not all capsules can be used for Lungo since ...


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You could get a reusable nespresso capsule Like this. Its a little bit more effort when you want to make your espresso but it would be the simplest and probably cheapest option for you. But this comes with some disadvantages too, like the capsule can only hold 5 grams of coffee, maybe 6.


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Usually i made quite a good experience with some of these reusable capsules even tho they are quite expensive. Nevertheless you save in the long-term and also save a lot of waste(had quite a lot of empty plastic capsules in the past). Meanwhile there are some refillable capsules on the market which provide at the same quality a way lower price. These ones ...


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Check this out https://youtu.be/X00xSAndJZU I also find that the milk will be separated with the foam quite fast so you need to immediately pour the milk out of the can. Shaking the can also help a lot as the milk will again emerge with foam and give silky result.


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Ok - not having used one of these tabletop frothers, I don't really know how hot they actually get. But I suspect that the difference is down to the steam wand heating the milk more than your frother. The science behind it (vastly simplified is): Foam This comes down to how adept you are with a steam wand - initially you don't fully submerge the wand, ...


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Strongest Nespresso Capsules: Kazaar - bolder/grittier (Robusta beans) Dharkan - smoother/refined (Arabica beans) Enjoy!


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