Coffee Aim’s Rating
|Espresso Quality||4.2 out of 5|
|Easy to brew||4.5 out of 5|
|Flavor||4.3 out of 5|
|Aroma||4.2 out of 5|
|Strength||4.5 out of 5|
|Body||4.1 out of 5|
|Acidity||4.0 out of 5|
|Bitterness||4.5 out of 5|
|Crema||4.0 out of 5|
|Intensity||4.2 out of 5|
|Value for money||4.2 out of 5|
|Brand Reputation||4.5 out of 5|
|Coffee Aim’s Crux:|
Nespresso Filter Style Intense is a blend of Colombian and Brazilian Arabica beans. This blend undergoes a split roast technique and offers well-balanced coffee cups with a velvety texture, a fine veil of crema, and a rich roasted character. The boldness, strong aromatic profile, and warming cereal notes characterize Filter Style Intense, refresh your mind, and give you a kick for the day. The caramel and strong roasted notes dance on your palate, while a compelling sandalwood finish makes your cup enjoyable. The hint of honeyed sweetness balances the long cup’s bitter, slightly smoky, and earthy notes. It adds complexity and offers an easy-to-drink coffee cup.
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“I always get up at 5:30 am, prepare my coffee, drink it while reading the newspaper, and get ready for my work.”
Want to prepare a perfect coffee cup in the morning? Buy a Nespresso pod machine. It sounds weird how this little gadget amazes you. Let me explain!
Nespresso machines recognize their compatible capsules and deliver your cup of joe in seconds. These wide ranges of Nespresso pods satisfy each type of coffee drinker. However, coffee lovers are selective about choosing the right capsule according to their preferred strength, caffeine, flavor, and intensity.
I am a coffee enthusiast who loves buying, testing, and reviewing Nespresso pods. Today, I came up with a review of the Filter Style Intense capsule. This filter-style blend is crafted to deliver a bold and easy-to-drink morning cup. The warming and strong roasted notes are present beneath the delicate veil of crema and excite your nerves. Let’s have a look at this compelling capsule.
Features Of Nespresso Filter Style Intense Original-Line Pod
- Product Line: Original-Line
- Intensity: 5
- Roast Type: Dark-roast
- Caffeine: 120-200 mg
- Coffee Type: Arabica beans
- Volume: 5.07 oz (150 ml) Americano
- Aromatic Profile: Smoky and intense
- Body: Smooth and well-balanced
- Flavor: Rich roasted, cereal, earthy, smoky, caramel, and honey notes
- Finish: Intense sandalwood
Nespresso Filter Style Intense Capsules Taste Test
My Filter Style Intense capsule had a shiny mustard color. I inserted this pod in my Nespresso Creatista Pro machine, pressed the lungo button, and then the espresso button. The color of the drink hinted at moderate intensity. I got an intense aroma. I folded the thin crema and took a sip. I found my coffee strong. The rich, roasted, light smoky, earthy notes graced my palate and excited my nerves. As I took sip after sip, the subtle notes of caramel and honey amazed me, while the intense sandalwood finish surprised me. My coffee was bold and aromatic; however, it was a mysterious coffee cup.
My drink became creamy and sweet when I added frothed milk to this brewed coffee. However, it remained intense and had the same flavor and aromatic profile as the Filter Style Intense black coffee.
This filter-style coffee offers a relaxing start to your day with a well-balanced coffee cup and a light and easy-to-drink taste. The warming cereal notes characterize Filter Style Intense. Velvety textured with a thrilling sandalwood finish, a hint of honeyed sweetness balances this long cup’s bitter, light smoky, earthy notes.
It is perfect for morning or breakfast, pair it with dark chocolate or berries, and enjoy your day. This new filter-style blend is crafted to brew a 150 ml (5.07 oz) long easy-to-drink cup and works well with the Nespresso Original machine.
|What We Like||What We Don’t Like|
|Smokey and intense aroma||Not best for light-roast coffee lovers|
|Smooth texture, rich roasted character, and pleasant mouthfeel||—|
|Thin crema, bold and well-balanced coffee cup||—|
|Work well with milk, ice, cream, sweeteners, etc.||—|
|Subtle acidity, bitterness, and intensity||—|
|Rich roasted, cereal, earthy, smoky, caramel, and honey notes||—|
|Satisfying intense sandalwood finish||—|
Nespresso Filter Style Intense Capsule Features — An In-Depth Insight
Does Nespresso Filter Style Intense worth the price? Does it satisfy you? Read the detailed characteristics of this filter-style coffee and solve all your queries. These attributes make this blend different from others and answer your questions. Let’s start!
Origin — Colombia And Brazil
Nespresso Filter Style Intense is a blend of Colombian and Brazilian Arabica coffees. Nespresso did three years of research and reinvented the morning cup. Its revised capsule design unlocks a new way of preparing the morning coffee cup and is perfect for those who want a longer, smoother, easy-to-drink coffee.
It offers a fine veil of crema and complements its roasted notes. The hint of honeyed sweetness balances the long cup’s bitter, lightly smoky, and earthy notes. This new filter style blend will surely satisfy connoisseurs.
Roasting Level — 5 Out Of 5
This Nespresso coffee employs a split-roast technique and is an overall dark roast. Experts roast the beans in the first split slightly longer to add intensity. The unique extraction method requires a lower capsule dose and coarse grind, while the roast profile complements the in-cup intensity.
Aroma — Smoky And Intense
The robust, smoky, and intense aroma excited my nerves when I brewed this filter-style coffee. The scent hinted at a strong coffee cup and made my morning worthwhile.
Acidity — 1 Out Of 5
As soon as I started to taste my Filter Style Intense coffee, I felt subtle acidic notes on my tongue. The mild acidity balanced the flavor profile and did not make my drink sour.
Bitterness — 2 Out Of 5
My Filter Style coffee had mild bitterness. The subtle bitter notes gave me a pleasant mouthfeel without any harshness.
Body — 1 Out Of 5
I found my Filter Style coffee well-balanced. It had a delicate veil of crema and rich roasted character. The velvety texture cloaked its compelling aromatic complexity, while a warming cereal note and compelling sandalwood finish made this bold coffee approachable.
Flavor — Smoky, Earthy, And Sandalwood
Nespresso Filter Style Intense offered me a mysterious coffee cup. The beautiful combination of sweet and intense notes surprised me. Upon my first sip, the rich roasted, lightly smoky, and earthy notes danced on my palate, while the subtle sweet notes of caramel and honey gave me a pleasant mouthfeel. When I brewed a cappuccino, this capsule offered me a creamy and sweet drink with an intense aroma and pungent notes. Filter Style Intense is undoubtedly an aromatic and complex blend, perfect for breakfast.
Finish — Intense Sandalwood
When I finished Filter Style coffee, the compelling sandalwood aftertaste surprised me. This satisfying finish made my morning cup more enjoyable and different from other dark roasted capsules. The warming cereal and strong roasted notes characterize Filter Style Intense. Velvety textured with a compelling sandalwood finish, a hint of honeyed sweetness balances this long cup’s bitter, lightly smoky, and earthy notes.
Nespresso Filter Style Intense Intensity — 5 Out Of 12
Nespresso Filter Style Intense delivers strong beverages with moderate intensity, bold character, and strong roasted notes. This revised capsule offers a long cup with a fine veil of crema and intense and compelling notes of sandalwood and smoke. Velvety textured with a convincing sandalwood finish and a hint of honeyed sweetness balances this long cup’s bitter, light smoky, earthy notes.
Filter Style Intense Nespresso Caffeine Content — 120-200 mg
This filter-style coffee offers a strong kick with 120-200 mg of caffeine, making your morning cup enjoyable. It has dark aromatics, revealed through its intense roasted character, warming cereal, light smoky, and earthy notes. The subtle caramel and honey notes characterize Filter Style Intense, make it deliciously complex, and add an easy-to-drink taste.
How To Brew Filter Style Intense Nespresso Pod?
Its revised capsule design unlocks a new way of preparing morning-long intense coffee with thin foam for your awakening. Its removable protective layer keeps the coffee fresh, while the double filter offers filter-style coffee. The new technique hermetically keeps roasted ground coffee in aluminum capsules compatible with all Nespresso OriginalLine machines. To prepare this blend;
- Peel off the capsule’s protective layer.
- Insert the capsule into your OriginalLine machine.
- Press the lungo button.
- Push the espresso button.
- Enjoy your long, intense 150 ml coffee in your gran lungo cup.
Specialty About Filter Style Intense Coffee Pod
It is a blend of Colombian and Brazilian Arabica beans. This Nespresso coffee employs a split-roast technique and is an overall dark roast. Experts roast the first split slightly longer to add intensity. The unique extraction method requires a lower capsule dose and coarse grind, while the roast profile complements the in-cup intensity.
Its revised capsule design unlocks a filter-style coffee, and a bold morning cup, and offers a relaxing start. Beneath a delicate veil of crema, the warming cereal and strong roasted notes characterize Filter Style Intense. Velvety textured and a compelling sandalwood finish, a hint of honeyed sweetness balances this long cup’s bitter, light smoky, and earthy notes.
Nespresso Filter Style Intense Dark-Roast Pod Calories
|Calories 2||Percent value|
|Total fat (0.1 g)||0%|
|Saturated fat (0g)||0%|
|Trans fat (0g)||0%|
|Cholesterol (0 mg)||0%|
|Sodium (4.7 mg)||0%|
|Potassium (0 mg)||0%|
|Total carbohydrates (0g)||0%|
|Dietary fiber (0g)||0%|
|Protein (0.3 g)||1%|
Nespresso Filter Style Intense Dark-Roast Capsules Nutrition Facts
|Calories 2.4||Percent value|
|Total fat (0.1 g)||–|
|Sodium (4.7 mg)||1%|
|Potassium (116 mg)||3%|
|Total carbohydrates (0g)||–|
|Dietary fiber (0g)||–|
|Protein (0.3 g)||–|
|Vitamin D (0μg)||0%|
|Iron (0 mg)||1%|
Is Nespresso Filter Style Intense Best For You?
Nespresso Filter Style Intense will suit you if you want a strong coffee cup with a gentle flavor profile. It is a dark-roasted blend of Colombian and Brazilian Arabica beans, offering well-balanced coffee cups with a fine veil of crema, velvety texture, and rich roasted character. This bold cup has an intense, smoky aroma, satisfying your taste buds with complex notes. The cereal, earthy, light smoky, and strong roasted notes characterize Filter-Style Intense, while subtle caramel and honey taste cover your tongue. The mild acidity, bitterness, and enjoyable sandalwood finish make your morning cup easy to drink. To prepare this filter-style coffee, peel off the membrane and extract long (150ml) Lungo and Espresso buttons. However, if you want to;
- Taste a filter-style coffee containing Colombian and Kenyan Arabica beans, 150 ml brew size, 120-200 mg caffeine, sweet caramel, licorice, cereal, and malt notes; Nespresso Filter Style Mild is the best option.
- Enjoy a coffee containing South American Arabicas, 55-65 mg caffeine, and raspberry and cereal notes; Nespresso Infiniment Fruité OriginalLine will suit you. It offers 40 ml espresso shots.
- Taste a coffee having a mellow texture, light body, and sweet notes; check out light-roasted capsules such as; Cosi,_ Volluto,_ Linizio Lungo, etc.
- Enjoy a decaf coffee having a well-balanced body and rich flavors like the regular blend; check out decaf capsules such as; Decaffeinato Vivalto Lungo,_ Decaffeinato Volluto,_ Decaffeinato Intenso, etc.
Are Nespresso Original Pods Being Phased Out?
Nespresso did not discontinue all OriginalLine capsules. It discontinued only four pods from the single-origin; other OriginalLine pods are available in many online stores. You can purchase your desired blend from your preferred site.
Do Nespresso Pods Have A Filter In Them?
Yes, Nespresso coffee pods have filters in them. The filter prevents the coffee grounds from getting into your cup. Moreover, it guarantees coffee freshness and simplifies clean-up, allowing the machine to eject the pod quickly into the built-in waste bin.
What Does Intense Mean In Nespresso?
Intense Nespresso coffee pods glow in your cup with high intensity and rich roasted, spicy, and bitter notes. These dark-roasted capsules excite your nerves with their intense aroma and offer you a kick with bold character. The intense roasted pods include Roma,_ Kazaar,_ Arpeggio,_ Napoli, etc.
Can Nespresso Make Filter Coffee?
Nespresso offers two types of filter-style coffee capsules for the OriginalLine Nespresso machine: Filter Style Mild and Filter Style Intense. These capsules brew 150 ml long coffee cups with distinct flavors and different strengths, intensities, and characters. They work with the OriginalLine Nespresso system.
Which Nespresso Machine Is Being Discontinued?
Nespresso discontinued many old VertuoLine and OriginalLine machines such as Expert,_ Vertuo,_ KitchenAid, etc. However, many online stores sell these models at a low cost; you can buy them for temporary use.
What Is The Difference Between Nespresso Original Machine And Vertuo?
OriginalLine Nespresso machines use 19-bar high-pressure pumps, while VertuoLine machines use the Centrifusion technique. However, both deliver well-balanced and consistent coffee cups and work with their compatible capsules.
What Machines Are Compatible With Nespresso Original Pods?
Nespresso OriginalLine pods work with only OriginalLine machines. These capsules are incompatible with VertuoLine and Keurig coffee makers. You can also recycle these used pods with the Nespresso recycling program.