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The Nespresso Vertuo Trick That Makes A Stronger Cup Of Coffee

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coffee machine with pods - Giuseppe Elio Cammarata/Shutterstock

For coffee connoisseurs and Nespresso enthusiasts, the quest for making the perfect cup knows no bounds. But for those with the Nespresso Vertuo at the ready, there is a cleverly concealed trick that can elevate your coffee experience: Expert Mode. While most Nespresso machines produce delicious coffee effortlessly, Expert Mode allows you to brew a stronger cup with any pod you choose.

Expert Mode on the Nespresso Vertuo is a game-changer for those seeking a bolder coffee experience. The process is as simple as it gets. Just press the brew button twice. When you do this, the button will turn blue, signaling that your Vertuo machine is now in Expert Mode. It's a subtle yet powerful modification that allows you to extract a more concentrated coffee from your chosen pod.

Expert Mode, which can be used with Vertuo Next, Pop, Lattissima, and Creatista models, provides the flexibility to experiment with different pods. You can unlock hidden depths of flavor in your favorite capsules by using this feature, allowing you to customize your coffee experience to your taste and style of drink.

Read more: 26 Coffee Hacks You Need To Know For A Better Cup

Why This Trick Is Game-Changing

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cup of coffee with pods - 4FR/Getty Images

When you're craving the strength and robustness of an espresso but find yourself out of those precious pods, Expert Mode comes to the rescue. Simply use a regular coffee pod and brew it in Expert Mode for a shot that's closer to espresso, packing a punch of flavor in every sip. Now that you've activated Expert Mode, you may wonder when to deploy this feature for more concentrated coffee. There are a few scenarios where it shines.

For those who enjoy crafting specialty coffee drinks, like lattes or cappuccinos, Expert Mode becomes your secret weapon. These drinks often require a stronger brew to allow the coffee's flavors to shine through, even when combined with milk and syrups. It unlocks a world of possibilities, allowing you to enjoy stronger, more concentrated coffee when the occasion calls for it. Whether you're creating espresso-like shots or crafting flavorful coffee concoctions, Expert Mode ensures that your Nespresso experience is elevated to café results.

So, the next time you fire up your Nespresso Vertuo, remember this clever trick. Press that brew button twice, watch it turn blue, and savor the transformation as your coffee takes on a bolder, richer character that will leave your taste buds delighted and your coffee cravings fully satisfied.

Read the original article on Tasting Table.