Question. Have any of you tried the Starbucks Verismo? Compared to a Kuerig, is it worth the price for the flexibility in making different types of drinks? And then, of course, the coffee is going to be more expensive in the long run…
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- A little pricey for my coffee tastes yet, plus this in an effort to bring the price downNov 25, 2012
- I went to the Starbucks site when it was first was first introduced and customers gave it a rating of 3 1/2 star. Many customers were complaining that it had a problem with the pump leaking making it a pain to clean up. It was not encouraging.
At work we have both a Krups machine and a regular coffee machine that serves up Peets and Starbucks grounds. Although used the krups for almost 3 years, I have switched back to the regular drip. I found that the coffee is good, but it can't match the richness of good grounds or my Nespresso system at home.Nov 25, 2012
- My thoughts.... with so many people claiming to be more environmentally conscious, you could not be a bigger hypocrite buying one of these machines or anything like it... short of maybe driving a hummer. Seriously, a little plastic cup for every cup of coffee you drink... :(Dec 30, 2012
- The Verismo just doesn't work. We have had a Keurig for three years and bought the Verismo over Thanksgiving. We bought the whole-deal as we love Starbuck lattes and espressos. The machine will only puncture the coffee or milk pods 50% of the time, and of course when it doesn't, it flips them in the trash bin. Only 33% of the time can we get the cream to engage when it is supposed to, and finally, the thing leaks water/coffee/milk all over the counter. What a total waste of money. We tried using it for six weeks and finally threw in the towel.
Now, we are back with our Keurig and are using a simple Capresso creamer. It cost $29.95 at Costco and makes great frothy cream, and does it so simply. Bottom line, stick with buying your coffee pre-made at Starbucks. The Verismo isn't the answer.Apr 16, 2013
- I agree with. I had a Kuerig for awhile and found it to be a waste of time. Convenient, yes, expensive to buy, yes, expensive to operate, yes, environmentally unfriendly, yes. Was the coffee better, NO. I went back to my drip maker and a hand bean grinder. Tastes better and better for the landfill.
I might add I tried the little plastic cup replacer with filters and that wasn't very good as well. It was also hard to decompose those little plastic cups in the compost pile as well, LOL. So with a drip maker I recycle 100% of my waste, helps the garden and feeds the worms.Apr 16, 2013
- where is the cheapest place to get the Verismo pods?Jan 11, 2016