Starbucks by Nespresso Original Line Caffè Verona Pod Review
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Coffee Aim’s Rating

Espresso Quality4.3 out of 5
Easy to brew4.5 out of 5
Flavor4.4 out of 5
Aroma 4.2 out of 5
Strength 4.7 out of 5
Body 4.5 out of 5
Acidity 4.0 out of 5
Bitterness 4.5 out of 5
Crema 4.3 out of 5
Intensity 4.7 out of 5
Value for money4.2 out of 5
Brand Reputation4.5 out of 5
Coffee Aim’s crux:
Starbucks Caffè Verona Original is a blend of Asia pacific and Latin American Arabicas. This dark roasting blend delivers well-balanced and full-bodied drinks with dark cocoa and burnt sugar notes. The pleasant aroma, high bitterness, intensity, caffeine content, and mild acidity will take your coffee game to the next level. Authentically delicious perfection is just a cup away.  

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Wake up! A sweet morning is waiting for you. A perfect coffee cup makes the morning refreshing and enjoyable. Nespresso provides that special coffee. Nespresso capsules deliver well-balanced and flavorful drinks and make your day unforgettable. I loved to drink coffee a lot, so I also tried Keurig K-cup or Starbucks coffee.

Like Nespresso, Starbucks offers a wide range of espresso and coffee capsules. These Starbucks by Nespresso capsules offer an authentic café taste and are compatible with Nespresso Vertuo machines or Original models. These used Aluminum capsules are fully recyclable with the Nespresso recycling program (recycling bag). 

One of the Starbucks coffee pods, i.e., Caffè Verona Original, delivers well-balanced and full-bodied coffee cups with bold taste and makes your morning amazing. Let’s scroll and find out amazing facts about this capsule. 

Features of Starbucks by Nespresso Original-Line Caffè Verona Pod

  • Product Line: Original-Line
  • Intensity: 10
  • Roast Type: Dark-roast
  • Caffeine: 55-65 mg
  • Coffee Type: Arabica beans
  • Volume: 0.85 oz
  • Aromatic Profile: Robust and pleasant
  • Body: Balanced, full-bodied, bold,smooth, and dark
  • Flavor: Dark cocoa and burnt sugar notes
  • Finish: Bitter cocoa

Starbucks by Nespresso Original-Line Caffè Verona Pod Taste Test

I unboxed my Starbucks Caffè Verona Original pod, and it had a violet color. It is compatible with Nespresso Original-Line machines, so I brewed it with my Inissia Nespresso machine. The drink was dark, and its color hinted at an intensity level of 10. My drink had a pleasant cocoa aroma. I took a sip and felt sweet fruity notes. The bitterness covered the edge of my mouth. It was a smooth, well-balanced, and full-bodied coffee cup that left thickness in my mouth. I loved dark roasts, so it was best for me.

I also tried it with milk. I frothed the milk and added it to the Caffè Verona coffee. It stood well with milk. The milk did not remove its bitterness but made the drink creamy and sweet. It delivered me a decent coffee cup.

Starbucks Caffè Verona Original delivers consistent and bold coffee cups. It has an average rating value of 4.6 out of 5 stars on Amazon. Brew it with or without milk or milk, pair it with berries, butter, or coffee cake, and enjoy your morning. 

What We LikeWhat We Don’t Like
Pleasant aroma Not best for light roast coffee lovers
Work well with milk and cream
Balanced, bold, smooth, and full-bodied coffee cup
Mild acidity
High and Balanced bitterness and intensity
Dark Cocoa and burnt sugar notes 
Bitter cocoa aftertaste

Starbucks by Nespresso Original-Line Caffè Verona Coffee Pods Features — An In-Depth Insight

Below are the main attributes of the Starbucks Caffè Verona Nespresso pods. These features differentiate these Starbucks coffee pods from all other Nespresso pods. These characteristics also make you understand when you should brew this single-serve espresso capsule and whether it is best for you or not. Let’s study its features in detail.

Origin — Asia Pacific and Latin America

Starbucks Caffè Verona Original is a blend of Asia pacific and Latin American Arabicas. These beans add a robust and bold taste and deliver full-bodied and consistent beverages. 

What Kind Of Coffee Is Cafe Verona From Starbucks? This coffee has three names. Starbucks created it for a Seattle restaurant in 1975, naming it Jake’s Blend, and people loved it. After this, it began hand-scooping and blending it to order in our stores, where it was known as 80/20 Blend for the recipe. The immense love finally made it official, calling it Verona, after the city that inspires so many; this is a thing of pure romance.

Roasting Level — 5 out of 5

In Starbucks Caffè Verona Original, the beans are dark-roasted. This roasting coaxes out a fuller body and bold taste.  

Aroma — Pleasant And Robust

When I brewed Starbucks by Nespresso Original Caffè Verona dark roast coffee, I got a robust pleasant aroma. The sweet cocoa scent refreshed my mind and excited me to taste this dark cup.

Acidity — 1 out of 5

The mild acidity hit the middle of my tongue when I took a sip of my Starbucks Original Caffè Verona dark roast coffee. It balanced the whole flavor profile and made my cup enjoyable. 

Nespresso now makes the same high-quality Starbucks coffee that you know and love for you to enjoy at home. These Starbucks Nespresso Original-Line capsules are made from aluminum for guaranteed coffee freshness.

Bitterness — 3  out of 5

Is Starbucks By Nespresso Cafe Verona Bitter? My Starbucks Original Caffè Verona coffee had rich bitter notes. These notes added a classic burnt taste to it. However, it did not make my drink harsh or sour. 

Body — 3 out of 5

Starbucks Original dark roast Caffè Verona delivered me a smooth, full-bodied coffee cup with dense crema. The drink was well-balanced and a storied dark roast with dark cocoa and burnt sugar notes.

Flavor — Dark Cocoa And burnt Sugar Notes

What Flavor Is Caffè Verona? Starbucks Original dark roast Caffè Verona delivered me a complex and flavorful coffee cup. I tasted it, and the rich chocolatey notes with a hint of sweet flavor amazed me. When I added milk, the drink became more creamy, but the milk did not mellow out the bitter or burnt flavor. However, it was a decent and well-balanced coffee cup. 

Nespresso now makes the same high-quality Starbucks coffee that you know and love for you to enjoy at home. These Starbucks Nespresso pods are made from aluminum for 100% recyclability and guaranteed coffee freshness. They are compatible with Nespresso Original-Line machines: Essenza Mini, Pixie, CitiZ, Expert, Lattissima, KitchenAid, Creatista, etc.

Intensity Level— 10 out of 13

Is Starbucks Cafe Verona Strong? These Starbucks pods deliver intense, dark, and bold coffee cups. The dark roasting and high caffeine add strong notes and give you a kick for the day. 

Finish — Bitter Cocoa

I got dark or bitter chocolate when I finished Starbucks Original Caffè Verona coffee. My drink was full-bodied and lingering. The mild acidity, enjoyable bitterness, dark cacao texture, high intensity, and bold taste made my morning splendid. 

These Starbucks Nespresso Original-Line capsules are developed with Nespresso to work perfectly with Original-Line Nespresso machines: Essenza Mini,_Pixie,_CitiZ, _Expert, Lattissima,_ KitchenAid,_Creatista, etc. Each espresso capsule brews 0.85 oz of coffee. Pop in the Nespresso Capsule and select the espresso brew size.

Starbucks Caffè Verona Nespresso Caffeine — 55-65 mg

Starbucks Original Caffè Verona has 55-65 mg of caffeine. The dark roasting and high caffeine deliver well-balanced and rich Arabica coffee cups with a fuller body, dark cocoa texture, smooth mouthfeel, and bold flavors. It is perfect for a morning blend. 

Starbucks by Nespresso Original-Line dark roast Caffè Verona Pod Calories

Calories 2Percent 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%
Sugars (0g)0%
Protein (0.3 g)1%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%

Starbucks by Nespresso Original-Line dark roast Caffè Verona Pod Nutrition Facts

Calories 2.4Percent value
Total fat (0.1 g)
Sodium (4.7 mg)1%
Potassium (116 mg)3%
Total carbohydrates (0g)
Dietary fiber (0g)
Sugars (0g)0%
Protein (0.3 g)
Vitamin D (0μg)0%
Calcium 4.7mg 1%
Iron (0 mg)1%

Starbucks by Nespresso Original Line Caffè Verona Compatibility

These Starbucks Original-Line coffee pods brew 0.85 oz ristretto drinks and do not work with Verismo, Keurig K-Cup, or Vertuo Nespresso machines. They are compatible with Nespresso Original-Line machines, including; 

  • Essenza Mini
  • Pixie
  • CitiZ
  • Expert
  • Lattissima
  • KitchenAid
  • Creatista series

Original-Line Nespresso machines use 19-bar pressure extraction and deliver true espresso shots with rich, subtle notes and dense crema by preserving the aromas of each coffee blend. They allow you to brew various beverages such as Americano, latte, cappuccino, macchiato, mocha, and affogato.

Is Original-Line dark roast Caffè Verona, High-Quality Starbucks Coffee Best For You?

If you want to kick start your day with strong and dark Arabica coffee cups, Starbucks by Nespresso Original Caffè Verona is meant for you. It is a dark-roasted blend of Asia Pacific and Latin American Arabicas. It glows in your cup with dark cocoa and burnt sugar taste with a hint of sweet taste. It delivers well-balanced and rich drinks. The mild acidity, fuller body, dense crema, enjoyable bitterness, and high intensity (10) make your morning amazing. However, if you want to; 

  • Taste an espresso blended with Latin American Arabicas, has 77-85 mg caffeine content, a size of 3.7 oz lungo, an intensity of 7, and toasted walnut and herbs notes; check out Starbucks Single Origin Colombia Original capsules.
  • Taste an espresso blended with Arabica beans from East Africa and Latin America, has 65 mg caffeine content, size of 0.85 or 1.35 oz, intensity 6, and soft and sweet notes; Starbucks Blonde Nespresso Original Espresso Roast capsules (compatible with Nespresso Original-Line system) will suit you.
  • Taste an espresso blended with Latin American Arabicas, has 77-95 mg caffeine content, a size of 3.7 oz lungo, an intensity of 8, and cocoa and toffee notes; Starbucks by Nespresso House Blend Original pods are the best choice.
  • Taste a strong coffee blend with Asia Pacific and Latin American Arabicas, has 170-200 mg caffeine content, a size of 7.7 oz coffee cup, an intensity of 10, and dark cocoa and burnt sugar notes; checkout Starbucks Caffè Verona Nespresso Vertuo coffee capsules (compatible with Nespresso Vertuo-Line system).

FAQs

Is Nespresso Getting Rid Of The Original Line?

Nespresso has discontinued only four Nespresso Original-Line capsules from a single origin. All other Original-Line Nespresso capsules are available on many online stores (other brands) such as Amazon, the Nespresso site, and many other stores. You can buy these coffee pods from where you want to. 

Is There Sugar In Starbucks Caffe Verona?

Is Starbucks By Nespresso Caffè Verona Original-Line Sweet? Starbucks by Nespresso dark roast Caffè Verona does not have sugar ingredients; however, it is roasty sweet with notes of dark cocoa. You can try it with sugar, milk, cream, or sweeteners to balance its intensity and bitterness.

Can I Use Starbucks By Nespresso Cafe Verona For Espresso?

Starbucks By Nespresso Caffè Verona Original dark roast capsules brews 0.85 oz ristretto. You will only get watery drinks if you brew other cup sizes, such as espresso or lungo. So it is better to brew ristretto with this flavorful pod. These Starbucks Nespresso Original-Line capsules are compatible with the Nespresso Original-Line system.

Is Starbucks By Nespresso Caffè Verona Flavored Coffee?

Starbucks By Nespresso dark roast Caffè Verona Original delivers flavorful and delicious coffee. It hits your palate with dark cocoa and burnt sugar notes. The mild acidity, bold character, fuller body, and enjoyable bitterness and intensity make your morning amazing. 

What Strength Is Starbucks By Nespresso Cafe Verona?

Starbucks Original Caffè Verona delivers intense, dark, and bold coffee cups. The dark roasting and high caffeine add strong notes and give you a kick for the day. These Starbucks Nespresso Original-Line capsules are only compatible with the Nespresso Original-Line system.

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