[VIDEO] The Coffee Showdown: Barista VS Machine

Can coffee lovers tell the difference?

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What kind of coffee drinker are you?

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Are you the type that can't even function until you've kickstarted your day with a cup of black coffee? Or maybe you enjoy getting an iced latte as an afternoon pick-me-up?

Whatever you prefer, all coffee lovers can agree that coffee is lifeeeee! <3

In collaboration with NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Malaysia, we gathered the biggest coffee lovers in our office and put them to the test to see how well they really know their favourite drink!

We presented them with two cuppas each, one made by a professional barista and one made by the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto machine, to see if they could tell the difference.

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Just from the way they talked about it, you can totally tell that they're super into coffee

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Chris: "I think this has a lighter crema. Inner has the darker crema."

And yet, the machine-made coffee was good enough to confuse them!

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Raz: "It both tastes quite similar."
Brenda: "It has the same notes, very fruity."

Just when they thought that black coffee was confusing enough, the latte round upped the challenge

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Chris: "This one smells creamy. Smells creamy too!"
Nicole: "What did you want?"

At the end of the day, they concluded that the coffee made by the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto machine was just as good as the coffee made by the professional barista

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Raz: "Wow!"
Brenda: "No way! The one on the right?"
Raz: "For me, I can't tell the differences. Cup A, Cup B, both are so good!"

Aromatic and flavourful - the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto uses only the best coffee beans selected from all around the world to bring you that café-perfect cup, every time

Did you know that when it comes to coffee machines, the higher the pressure, the better the coffee? A 15-bar pump pressure is usually the benchmark that ensures café-quality coffee.

That's exactly the pump pressure level that the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto machine has, letting you enjoy café-style coffee from the comfort of your own home.

The machines aren't just stylish, they're also able to create a variety of flavoursome drinks to keep you satisfied no matter what kind of coffee you like. Plus, thanks to their innovative technology and clever design, the coffee pods are able to automatically regulate the pressure that goes into them.

So whether it’s high pressure that’s needed to create a bold shot of espresso or just a delicate touch for the frothy milk in a latte macchiato, every NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto drink comes out exactly how it should – perfect and delicious!

Interested in getting one yourself? Click here to find out more.

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