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luca
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#1: Post by luca »

Never have I appreciated my Maver as much as when I stupidly clicked through to this
Yesterday, Nespresso and DeLonghi unveiled the next generation of espresso meets cappuccino and latte machines - the Nespresso Lattissima. The Nespresso Lattissima features a "one touch" fresh milk froth function, allowing you to make a latte or cappuccino with just one push of a button. We witnessed the Nespresso Lattissima in person and got to sample the cappuccino and latte drinks it produced - verdict - amazing.
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Luca
LMWDP #034 | 2011: Q Grader Exam, Brewer's Cup #3, Australian Cup Tasting #1

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Compass Coffee
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#2: Post by Compass Coffee »

Shouldn't this be posted in that "craziest )#%&_(*&)#% thing" thread :?: :!: Or maybe laziest who gives a rip about quality in the cup thread...
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ericpmoss

#3: Post by ericpmoss »

Oh Good God that looked awful, and to think one of the people in the video was gaga over the result. It now seems so worth it to spend all my savings on a proper machine and grinder and practice.

Eric

Cathi

#4: Post by Cathi »

Compass Coffee wrote:Shouldn't this be posted in that "craziest )#%&_(*&)#% thing" thread :?: :!: Or maybe laziest who gives a rip about quality in the cup thread...
Maybe it should be cross-referenced in the "Nastiest *$&%*#@ thing thread, too. :roll:

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Cathi
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Randy G.

#5: Post by Randy G. »

luca wrote:Never have I appreciated my Maver as much as when I stupidly clicked through to this
There is no end to examples of how not to make coffee, but this website ranks right up there. Would you drink this: http://www.singleservecoffee.com/images/IMG_4145.jpg

And some of the text on that page. For example: "Because the Nespresso Lattissima uses fresh milk the difference in the quality of the latte or cappuccino is staggering." What were they using before? CREMORA!?

But at least the photography on that page is generally poor.

On a serious note, at the SCAA show I make it a point to stop and watch the many advertising videos playing on screens in various booths. I can't remember seeing any that made me think I would want to taste the coffee. As a rule, the flows all start light in color and lack viscosity, many looking like water nearly right from the start. The Dutch brothers was a good example (I think I remember seeing it in '05). They had a booth that was huge, and the transport of it to the show alone must have cost quite a bit. The pour video looked worse than the ones I toss down the sink without tasting.

I will not rest until the last bad cup of coffee has been slain. They can have my portafilter when they pry the handle from my dead, cold hand. I HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO PULL! Give me crema, or give me death!

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AndyS

#6: Post by AndyS »

luca wrote:Never have I appreciated my Maver as much as when I stupidly clicked through to this
Repulsive looking beverage, but I suggest you look on the bright side: since the espresso extraction lasted only 15 sec, you didn't have to listen to the vibe pump for 30! :)
-AndyS
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Ken Fox

#7: Post by Ken Fox »

Well, at least the photography was good!

ken
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ericpmoss

#8: Post by ericpmoss »

Ken Fox wrote:Well, at least the photography was good! :P
And the sound was so clear. The "milk frothing" was clearly a studio recording of a cat with a furball.

*Can* such a machine be good? La Cimbali makes them, so I wonder.

Eric

Ken Fox

#9: Post by Ken Fox » replying to ericpmoss »

If that is true, I'd be surprised. Perhaps they have allowed their name to be used on it, but I can't believe that they would make something like that. Are you telling me it isn't made in China?

ken
What, me worry?

Alfred E. Neuman, 1955

scottyg514

#10: Post by scottyg514 »

If it's ever up for the 2007 Best espresso machine orgasm, it has my vote.