Nespresso CitiZ Reviews about the product quality and best features of the Nespresso CitiZ machine. The Nespresso Citiz is available in black, cream, silver, or red and is a versatile standalone coffee maker that can be purchased with or without a built-in milk frother. This coffee maker is a little larger than other similar machines, and although it is fully featured concerning making coffee and frothing milk if you have a small kitchen, it might be too much of a counter space-hogger. So let’s start and look at what you need and awesome features of Nespresso CitiZ Reviews.
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The reason for the large footprint on the Nespresso Citiz is partly due to the large drip tray which has room not just for the cup of coffee being made, but also for the frothing unit and the jug. The machine is available as a standalone coffee maker too and will take up a lot less space, but do you really want to do without the best milk frother around?
The milk frother itself is a marvelous design, making frothed milk thick enough to stand a spoon up in! Latte and Cappuccino lovers will take well to the Nespresso Citiz for this reason alone, but there are other reasons to choose the Nespresso Citiz.
Nespresso capsule system
The capsule-style of the coffee machine is now the consumer’s choice when it comes to making coffee. The Nespresso Citiz can sit alongside much more expensive machines partly due to the high quality of the coffee available in the capsules, and also to the standard of brewing within the machine. The overall build quality is excellent, and buyers should expect a good life of service from it.
How to brew coffee
Nespresso CitiZ Reviews: Operation is straightforward; pop in a coffee capsule (available in 16 varieties from Nespresso) close the cover, ensure you have filled the removable 4 cup reservoir with adequate water, and press the button to set the cup size. Milk ratios can be adjusted, and most people find that rather than strictly adhering to the Nespresso recommendations, they soon settle into the combinations of coffee, milk, and frothing that suits them best.
Place a cap on the drip tray below the Nespresso Citiz spout, and in just 30 seconds, you can enjoy a well-brewed cup of coffee. Add frothed milk as required for that cappuccino or Latte, and you are able to enjoy a product every bit as good as a Starbucks purchase. Even the milk frothing is simple; just remove the lid from the frother, add milk, close the lid and press the button, and in just moments, you have a great cup of beautifully whipped and frothed milk. Care needs to be taken when filling the frother as the fill line is a little hard to see, and overfilling will cause a mess that will have to be cleaned up.
The Nespresso Citiz is easy to keep clean with easily wipe-able surfaces, and the machine retains used capsules in a waste receptacle below the drip tray. Emptying the used capsules has a neat double-action – rinsing out the used capsule container also rinses out the drip tray – 2 cleaning tasks in one! Elegant and functional design combined with the simplicity of operation seems to be the name of the game for the Nespresso Citiz.
- Accessories include capsule carousels and dispensers, which look equally stylish alongside the sleek design of the Nespresso Citiz.
- Nespresso CitiZ Vs. DeLonghi Lattissima Plus
- TitleDeLonghi White Lattissima Plus Nespresso Capsule System Nespresso CitiZ C120 Automatic and programmable Espresso and Lungo Machine w/Frother, Fire-engine red BrandDeLonghi Nespresso
- FeatureEasily prepares Latte, cappuccino and Italian macchiato with the patented single touch hot milk system
- Convenient illuminated control panel buttons allow you to choose your favorite drink with ease, with three milk and two coffee selections
- Easy-to-use patented coffee capsule system
- Accommodates latte cups with the unique sliding drip tray
- Energy-saving with adjustable auto-off timer
- 8-Inches by 13-1/2 inches by 10 inches
- 1-liter (33-3/4-fluid-ounce) water tank
- 19 Bars of pressure
- Folding drip tray for tall latte macchiato glasses
- Energy power save mode
- Warranty1-Year 1 Year
- Height10.2 inch 16.7 inch
- Weight 14.3 pound
- Width6.6 inch 11.7 inch
- Length12.5 inch 15.5 inch
The retail price of the Nespresso Citiz with milk frother is $349, with the standalone version without the frother at $279. Although this might seem steep at first sight, a proper Espresso/Cappuccino machine can cost around $1000 and upwards! Add to that the capsule cost, which is around $0.50c each. Sold in strips of 10, the capsules plus the cost of electricity & milk still make this a desirable proposition for anyone spending $5+ at Starbucks every day.
Nespresso CitiZ Reviews: The Nespresso Citiz has a small reservoir and may not suit an office environment, but for the home, it looks like a great addition to any kitchen. Nespresso really has come through with producing a quality coffee making machine that is cost-effective to use on a regular basis. Despite reports of failure in the frothing mechanism in earlier models of the Nespresso Citiz, the makers, Nespresso, have an excellent customer service record, and customers who have reported faults have been dealt with admirably by all accounts.
Does Nespresso CitiZ make regular coffee?
The coffee capsules are not widely available however and have to be ordered from Nespresso, but this seems to be a convenient way to buy products anyway, and delivery is only 2-3 days. The capsules are aluminum cased (and fully recyclable) and maintain the flavor of coffee much better than a bag of ground coffee as soon as the bag is opened, it starts to lose flavor. Each capsule is completely used up, so every cup is made with maximum freshness.
For a well-performing single-serving coffee capsule brewing machine, the Nespresso Citiz seems to be an all-round performer. With the range of quality coffee available, the excellent milk frother, low maintenance requirements, and reasonable price per cup, prospective buyers will have a hard time finding a cheaper and better authentic Italian coffee maker.