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jar wrote:Should be interesting.
I have two of each capsule (and a few more of some) and so I should be able to get some reasonable comparisons. I plan to sample each as a single shot initially.
Here is the initial line up unless someone thinks of a better one.
Rico <---> Ristretto
Intenso <---> Arpeggio
Crema Dolce <---> Indriya
Tierra <---> Rosabaya
Amabile <---> Capricco
Delicato <---> Cosi
Espresso Decaffienato <---> Decaf Intenso
Decaf Soave <---> Decaf
I like this comparison chart but do you have more details of each capsule with regard to size, aromatic profile and intensity etc ? or maybe it's somewhere I don't know yet ? Thanks anyways.
Well, I'm not sure what size, aromatic profile or intensity mean, but each of the comparisons were reviewed in the thread although not in one place.
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Does probably not help me in any way, but here's a company that offers mini-packs (50 capsules) ctespresso.com
Thanks for the info, I finally picked up a used (slightly at 202 capsule count) LavAzza BLUE LB2312. Ordered a couple of mixed packed from ctespresso so I'll be able to taste most of Lavazza's line. Of course I come back to the forum to get all the info that I need. Been gone way to long.
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I've used the Lavazza (LB2312) for a year and the Nespresso for a month.
They are both excellent systems. The Lavazza is more economical and more high tech. The Nespresso offers a wider variety of capsules.
The Nespresso by Kitchenaid is more decor friendly for our kitchen (or so my wife says!).
If anyone is interested in a gently used Lavazza Blue machine with a nice amount and variety of fresh capsules, let me know.
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