Category Archives: The Basics

Why Do Keurig Machines Clog Anyways?

By | July 23, 2019

You’re in a hurry. That alarm on your smartphone didn’t go off as it was supposed to. Or maybe it did but you pushed snooze five times. And now you are late. But, more than ever, you need your coffee, or you will not survive the day. And now, wait, what? Your Keurig machine is only giving you… Read More »

Does Nespresso Make Good Espresso?

By | October 10, 2019

If you’ve considered purchasing a Nespresso single-serving coffee maker even for a moment, surely the most critical question you’ve asked is “does Nespresso actually make good espresso coffee?” Since the whole point of a Nespresso machine is to get great quality espresso without the time and hassle required to pull a traditional espresso shot, it makes sense that… Read More »

What is the Quietest Nespresso Machine?

By | July 24, 2019

There’s no doubt about it: we live in a world filled with noise. In fact, these days, it’s hard to find any peace and quiet just about anywhere you might find yourself. But perhaps one of the noisiest places that many of us encounter on a semi-regular basis is a coffee shop. Sure, when we think of quaint… Read More »

Are All Nespresso Machines the Same?

By | July 23, 2019

In short: yes and no. I know, I know: that’s not very helpful. But there’s a good reason why we’re hedging this question a bit upfront. Essentially, there are two kinds of Nespresso single-serving coffee machines: the OriginalLine and the VertuoLine. However, there are many different manufacturers and models of each. So, the answer is really: yes, all… Read More »

Do Nespresso Machines Make Regular Coffee

By | October 10, 2019

This question itself implies that Nespresso machines aren’t known for making “regular” coffee, and this is mostly true, depending on your definition of “regular” coffee. When most people refer to this “regular” coffee, they’re usually referring to a standard cup of coffee, brewed in some form of a drip process—whether that’s a typical drip brewer or a pour… Read More »

What do the Numbers Mean on Nespresso Capsules?

By | July 3, 2019

Nespresso coffee capsules have quickly made a huge splash in the individual serving coffee market. Nespresso has made a name for itself with its high-quality single serving coffee and espresso makers and capsules. But if you’ve ever shopped for Nespresso capsules, you may have noticed that each one has a number associated with it that is largely unexplained… Read More »