Celebrate the best of the Kiwi summer with the launch of the Nespresso Limited Edition coffee duo, Leggero on Ice and Intenso on Ice. Inspired by a relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle, these two innovative coffees are the first to have been specially crafted by Nespresso Coffee Experts to be prepared with ice for a refreshing summer drink at home.

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No sweet, flavoured syrups or lashings of cream – this is purely about the highest quality coffee served simply with ice and milk. And with this year’s summer tipped to be warmer than average, a refreshing iced coffee will be the perfect pick-me-up on a hot afternoon.

“This summer is already shaping up to be a beauty, and many Kiwi coffee lovers will be in search of a cool alternative to their usual hot coffee. We have introduced these two Limited Edition coffees so you can enjoy the high-quality Nespresso you know and love when the weather calls for something cool and refreshing.” – John Ciaglia, Nespresso New Zealand Country Manager.

Intenso on Ice is a bold coffee with cereal and cocoa notes and an intense, roasted finish. When prepared with milk, the coffee reveals a creamy texture with biscuit notes. Leggero on Ice offers delicate fruity and lemon notes and a full-bodied, smooth texture that develops toasted notes and a more milky and sweet flavour when paired with milk. Both can be enjoyed with or without milk.

How to make the perfect Iced Coffee

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To prepare the perfect Iced Coffee, Nespresso Coffee Experts have created a simple, three-step recipe:

  • Step 1: Add 3 large ice cubes (or 7 regular sized ice cubes) to a glass
  • Step 2: Top with an espresso serving (40ml) of Intenso on Ice or Leggero on Ice
  • Step 3: Finish with 90ml of cold water or cold milk (or if you’re feeling fancy, you can top with cold milk foam from your Aeroccino3 milk frothing device – just hold down the button until it lights up blue).

Intense coffee fans can amend the recipe to two ristretto servings (2 x capsules extracted 25ml each) using either Limited Edition for a more intense flavour.

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