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Questions about Nespresso machines and Frothers

Breadcrumbs | Nov 11, 2012 06:01 AM

We've decided to purchase a single-serve pod system and after a fair bit of research, including reading through the great posts here, we're leaning towards purchasing a Nespresso machine since we prefer espresso-based drinks.

I do have some questions and I'm hoping folks here may be able to assist me.


- How many ounces of coffee does the largest cup size yield? I used a Nespresso CitiZ machine at a hotel recently and the large cup option barely filled a tea cup so I'm guessing it was about that right? If you want a larger cup of coffee would you use 2 pods or, just add more water run through the machine? (trying to get a sense of the strength of the coffee).

- How hot is the coffee? I'd say the coffee I made at the hotel was hot but not "piping hot" which I'd prefer.

- If you have a CitZ & Milk system, are you happy with it? Would you recommend this combo system vs the two stand-alone items?


- Which brand of frother provides the hottest milk? I understand that Nespresso's Aeroccino 3 gets milk to 150°F

- Any recommendations or warnings relative to a certain brand or model?

Thanks so much for any help you can provide.

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