Top critical review
Not as it seems
14 August 2018
I've had the budget version of the Tassimo Coffee Machine for a year or so. The only sticking point for me was the fact that there was no consistency in the volume of drinks it would pour. Caramel Late gives a full cup. Hot Chocolate gives half a cup or less etc.
This more expensive version of the machine claims to be your 'go to' option with personalisation options to change the temperature, drink intensity and more importantly the volume of drink it makes.
However, it is worth noting that the "My Way"only allows you to increase the drink volume by only 20 – 30 %. So half a cup only becomes 70-80% filled, so not quite a full cup and it also won't solve issues like inconsistent drink volumes. Also, you can't always change the drink intensity either as it only works with selected pods. The temperature option is always available and makes it hotter than my budget Tassimo.
Overall, this is a slight improvement over the budget machine. However, if this one breaks for whatever reason in the years ahead, I'll buy the budget one to replace it as it's not worth the extra - considering the fact you can just hold the button down for more water on the cheaper version for a bigger cup and it has little effect on the taste.