Nespresso offers 12 levels of intensity across its spectrum of Grand Crus and the 2013 Holiday Variation will most likely appeal to the majority of coffee drinkers, sitting comfortably at an intensity level of six.
Should you be curious how the other variations did in voting throughout the world, you can actually check out just how many votes were cast for each one on the Nespresso site. It is actually quite interesting to see where each Grand Cru was most popular: Mexico loved Liminto, Italy loved Cioccorosso, South Africa loved Masala Chai and the list goes on.
While I would personally tell you that the new Masala Chai is perhaps best enjoyed with a little frothed milk and sprinkle of your favorite sweetener (okay, that is the way I prefer it), as with all of the Nespresso Grand Cru coffees, a few added ingredients and a little imagination can go a long way in creating a little masterpiece in a cup. But I won’t make you work too hard. Here’s a recipe to try as soon as you brew your first one: