Nespresso Expert (Discontinued) Review 2022

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I am a sophisticated coffee lover; I grind whole fresh coffee beans on my own, as fresh ground coffee has a delicate flavor and premium aromas. I do latte art on my drinks as a perfect coffee cup is my top priority, and Breville Bambino has fulfilled all of these tantrums and needs. After some time, I replaced Barista Express with its premium version, i.e., Breville Bambino Plus, as I want to experience more advanced features and a wide variety of drinks. My experience with this machine was amazing.

I shifted my apartment, and during that, the water reservoir of Breville Bambino Plus broke down and started to leak. Now, I had to replace it. One of my friends suggested the Essenza Mini; it was a compact machine but lacked a frother, so I rejected it. I thought about French Press, — AeroPress, — Moka Pot, and Percolators, but it lacks a grinder and a frother. I also thought about drip coffee makers and Keurig coffee makers, but they can’t brew high-quality espresso, and I also did not drink long coffee.

I searched for things independently, and the Nespresso Lattissima series impressed me greatly. But I just bought a new apartment, and my new Bambino Plus broke down, and I did not have enough budget. So, I thought I would buy a machine for temporary use, and when my budget gets stable, I will buy a premium model. So, I found myself favoring the Nespresso Expert. It was a discontinued model, so I bought it at a low price for temporary use. 

When I used it and brewed drinks with it, its advanced features and coffee settings delivered great drinks and gave me a spectacular experience. Here is my personalized content, which depicts my experience with this splendid brewer.

Bottom Line

With 15” width, 37 oz water reservoir, and 10 lbs weight, Nespresso Expert is one of the premium models of Nespresso machines. It offers four brew sizes, Wi-Fi connectivity, unique design, programmable brewing time, and ten spent capsule capacity. Unfortunately, it is a discontinued model. If you want more compact and small machine, check out Nespresso Essenza Mini.

 

Nespresso Expert Review; Key Features And Specifications

Features Details 
Product LineOriginalLine
Dimensions15.0″W x 8.8″D x 11.3″H
Brew Sizes0.85 oz ristretto, 1.35 oz espresso, 3.70 oz lungo, 5.05 oz Nespresso Americano, 6.75 oz hot water
Weight10.0 lbs
External MaterialABS plastic
Water Reservoir37 oz
Milk ContainerNone
FrotherSold separately
Capsules container capacityTen capsules
Wireless ConnectivityYes
Pressure19 bars
US/CA PartnersBreville, DeLonghi
UK PartnersKrups, Magimix
Watts1260W
Other FeaturesAuto-Off after 9 minutes

Pros And Cons Of The Expert Nespresso Machine

Pros Cons 
Powerful 19-bar pressure pumps perfectly extract the flavor and aromaABS plastic is prone to scuffing
Wireless connectivity feature19-bar pressure may be inconsistent
Sturdy internal construction prevents it from breaking—–
Can work with inexpensive third-party capsules—–
Adjustable coffee cup sizes—–

Nespresso Machines Overview

Nespresso offers two lines; OriginalLine and VertuoLine

OriginalLine machines: These machines use powerful 19 bars pressure and extract the perfect flavor and premium aromas from OriginalLine Nespresso Pods. They deliver fantastic espresso shots with dense crema. These machines are compatible with Nespresso OriginalLine pods and third-party Nespresso pods and are best for those who drink coffee regularly. 

VertuoLine machines use the Centrifusion technique, scan the pod barcode, spin the pods at 7000 RPM, and pull the desired shot. These machines work well with VertuoLine pods only, but after the Nespresso and Starbucks partnership, they are also compatible with Starbucks by Nespresso Vertuoline pods. — VertuoLine machines are best for those who drink coffee now and then. 

Nespresso Expert Overview

Nespresso Expert machine offers many modern features such as;

  • It allows you to schedule the brew time
  • You can easily monitor the water level
  • It offers a one-touch capsule re-order system
  • It has a dial to control temperature status (hot, warm, extra hot)

Unfortunately, it lacks a milk frother. If you want to brew milk beverages, buy a standalone Aeroccino4 milk frother or a CitiZ & Milk or Lattissima model. It comes in two models;

Nespresso Expert —- Designed by Breville 

Nespresso Expert, designed by Breville is a standalone espresso machine that delivers your drink within 25 seconds. It offers a unique design with a cutting-edge flat-to-the-wall shape, inspired by the world of the barista. It has an auto-off feature, a foldable drip tray, four coffee cup sizes, and allows you to brew your favorite iced coffee recipes.

Nespresso Expert & Milk Machine —- Designed by DeLonghi

Nespresso Expert, designed by DeLonghi, is paired with Aeroccino3 frother and allows you to brew a wide variety of milk beverages. It has an aluminum finish, maintenance alerts, wireless connectivity, and a one-touch capsule re-order system.

Nespresso Expert Parts & Design — Majestic Coffee Outlet

My black Nespresso Expert machine offers a unique design with a cutting-edge flat-to-the-wall shape inspired by the world of the barista. The aluminum finish gave it a modern look. Its design is very simple; it has a 37 oz water reservoir and two rotating dials; one is a temperature control dial, and the second controls the cup size manually. It has one button with which the machine is turned on, and the brewing process is initiated. The hot water outlet helped me to brew Americano (espresso + hot water) easily. In short, Nespresso Expert has an aesthetically pleasing design.

Drink Types & Quality — Splendid Nespresso Americano 

When I brewed a drink with a Nespresso Expert, the quality of the beverages was amazing. I filled the tank with freshwater, pressed the start button, and the machine took 25 seconds to heat up. After this, I inserted the coffee capsule, placed the cup under the coffee outlet, turned the dial to the selected cup size (espresso), adjusted the temperature, and pressed the start button. The machine extracted the perfect flavor and aroma from the Nespresso capsules and delivered me a perfect cup of drink with dense crema. If you want to brew Americano or tea, the machine will also dispense hot water for a longer, mild coffee experience. The machines offer the following brew sizes;

  • Ristretto —- 0.85 oz
  • Espresso —- 1.35 oz
  • Lungo —- 3.70 oz
  • Americano —- 5.05 oz
  • Hot water —- 6.75 oz

If you want to brew latte, cappuccino, etc., pair it with the standalone one-touch Aeroccino3 or four milk frother, or buy a Nespresso Expert & Milk designed by DeLonghi.

Settings—- Nespresso App

The new Nespresso Expert machine can easily connect with the Nespresso app. You can do everything with the app that you normally do on the machine. The Nespresso app allows you to personalize your brew sizes and will alert you when the capsule container is full, descaling is needed, or an empty water tank. I also find it easier to run the machine from the app. The app also allows you to set a timer for the next shot and customize the volume and temperature of the drink. 

Capsules—– Nespresso Capsules

I brewed my drink with OriginalLine Nespresso pods, and the drink’s quality, texture, body, and taste were beyond anything. I also tried 3rd-party Nespresso capsules, and the machine delivered the same sumptuous drink as delivered with Nespresso OriginalLine pods. Unfortunately, Nespresso Expert does not work with VertuoLine pods and Starbucks by Nespresso Vertuo Pods. If you want to brew long coffees with VertuoLine pods, search out one of the VertuoLine machines

Can You Use Your Own Ground Coffee In Nespresso Expert?

Nespresso Atelier allows you to use reusable/refillable pods filled with your desired pre-ground coffee. You can use reusable stainless steel Nespresso pods if you have a grinder and want to grind your preferred whole beans

Nespresso Expert Manual

Nespresso Expert manual contains all information regarding its use, setup, cleaning, descaling, troubleshooting, and more. You can download this manual in PDF form, available at Nespresso.com  — -manuals. Plus and manualsfile.com

Nespresso Expert Price

Before buying, I searched for the Nespresso Expert on many online stores. Its price is $399.99 on Amazon, $379.95 on William Sonoma, and $339 on eBay. I bought this machine from Amazon, which is quite a trustworthy and reliable site. I found the Nespresso Expert quite affordable as it has many features, a versatile level of settings, intuitive maintenance LED alerts, and offers a wide range of drinks.

Nespresso Expert Problems

  • If you don’t clean the machine, its nozzle will clog, and the machine will stop working.
  • The coffee will come out slowly if you don’t descale the machine.
  • If your coffee is not hot enough, preheat the cup. Still, the problem persists; descale it.
  • If you face any issues regarding brewing, get simplified machine assistance through the Nespresso club.

Extra Features

  • The connected Nespresso machine allows you to choose your coffee preferences or to create personalized coffees.
  • The two separate fluid lines allow you to mix coffee and hot water to create personalized coffees (longer coffees).
  • Bluetooth smart technology connects the machine to your mobile device, allows you to brew remotely, and gives you access to an easy ordering of Nespresso capsules.

Comparison of Nespresso Expert With Its Competitor Machines

Product

Could you get it?

Brew Sizes

0.85 oz ristretto, 1.35 oz espresso, 3.70 oz lungo, 5.05 oz americano

0.3-17 oz

0.3-17 oz

0.3-17 oz

Ristretto (0.5 oz.) Espresso (1.35 oz.), Lungo (5 oz.)

1.35 oz espresso, 3.70 oz lungo, 5.05 oz Americano, 6.75 oz Americano XL

Water tank capacity

37 oz

40 oz

60 oz

37 oz

60 oz

34 oz

Spent capsule capacity

Ten used capsules

Ten used capsules

Ten used capsules

Ten used capsules

12 used capsules

11 used capsules

Heat-up time

25 seconds

20 seconds

20 seconds

25 seconds

3 second

25-30 seconds

Dimension in inches

15.0"W x 8.8"D x 11.3"H

9.8W x 13.3D x 12.7H

16.88W x 5.59D x 12.79H

5.5W x 16.9D x 12.4H

6.7L x 16.1 Wx 12.2 H inches

7.7 L x 16.8 W x 12.9 H inches

Weight

10.0 pounds

10.1 pounds

10.1 pounds

8.8 pounds

10.9 Pounds

9.58 pounds

Auto-off feature

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Extra feature

Foldable drip tray, hot water outlet, wireless connectivity

Adjustable water tank

Adjustable drip tray, an extra large water reservoir

Wireless connectivity, made of recycled material

LCD display, removable drip tray

Has wireless connectivity

Price

Should You Buy Nespresso Expert?

Nespresso Expert is best for you if you want a machine for temporary use or if your current model has fewer features. It offers four programmable cup sizes and allows you to brew ristretto, espresso, lungo, and the new Nespresso Americano in the comfort of your home. You can also schedule the brew time according to your preference. The quick and easy cleaning, wireless connectivity feature, one-touch capsule re-ordering system, temperature dial, and unique design make it a versatile and worth noticing Nespresso machine.

  • If you want a machine with an integrated frother and a wide variety of preset beverages, search for one of the Lattissima series.
  • If you want the feature that allows you to control the frothing or brewing process manually, check out one of the series of Creatista machines
  • If you are addicted to long coffees and want to brew your coffee with Vertuo Pods, choose the Breville VertuoPlus Deluxe machine, as it offers long coffee in 5 different sizes. 
  • If you want to brew high-quality espresso, long coffees, tea, hot chocolate, and drip coffee in the comfort of your home, check out the Keurig K-classic coffee maker.
  • If you are not fond of long coffees and only drink espresso-based beverages such as espresso, lungo, and ristretto, the Nespresso CitiZ espresso machine is best for you.
  • If you want to grind your whole fresh beans on your own and brew great-tasting coffee and Espresso, then Breville Barista Express with an integrated grinder and frother is meant for you. 
  • If you like to brew coffee with Nespresso pods and Keurig K-cup pods, then search for Instant Pod, as it is compatible with Nespresso pods and Keurig K-cup pods. 

Alternatives For Nespresso Expert

With a 48 oz water reservoir and 15 seconds fast heat-up system, Keurig K-Cafe delivers fantastic 4-12 oz hot or cold drinks. It works well with ground coffee and K-cup pods ( regular or reusable). It allows you to decorate your kitchen with one of its two bold colors.

With a removable 68 oz water tank and drip tray, Instant Pod allows you to brew 8 to 12 oz K-cup beverages and 4 to 6 oz Nespresso drinks. It is compatible with K-cup pods, Nespresso pods, and reusable pods (filled with your desired pre-ground coffee).

With a compact design and 23 oz water reservoir, Essenza Mini allows you to brew 1.35 oz espresso and 3.7 oz Lungo shots. It works well with Nespresso OriginalLine and third-party Nespresso capsules and has a fast 25-second heat-up.

FAQs

What Is The Nespresso Expert c80?

Nespresso Expert has a unique design, brushed aluminum finish, intuitive user interface, and a dial for temperature and brewing settings. It offers wireless connectivity features and allows you to brew 0.85 oz ristretto, 1.35 oz espresso, 3.70 oz lungo, and the new Nespresso Americano (5.05 oz) in the comfort of your home. 

How Does A Nespresso Expert Work?

  • Fill the water tank with freshwater.
  • Please turn on the machine; it will take 25 seconds to heat up.
  • Insert the capsule, close the slider, place the cup under the coffee outlet, and rotate the beverage dial towards the desired drink.
  • Press the brewing button, and the machine will deliver the drink directly into your cup.
  • For more detail, watch the below video.

What Pods Do Nespresso Expert Use?

Nespresso expert works well with OriginalLine Nespresso pods and  3rd-party Nespresso capsules. Unfortunately, it is incompatible with VertuoLine pods and Starbucks by Nespresso Vertuo Pods. If you want to brew long coffees with VertuoLine pods, search for one of the VertuoLine machines

Is Nespresso Expert Discontinued? 

Nespresso Expert has been discontinued and is not available on Nespresso, but it is widely available on Amazon, William Sonoma, and many online stores.

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