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Americano Bold Morning

Number of servings 16

(55 Reviews)
Flavor intensity: 8 of 12.
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Transform your weekday mornings with NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Americano Bold Morning, a powerful and aromatic 100% Arabica coffee, designed to fill morning mugs.


Enjoy intense aromas with hints of lively fruity winey notes, balanced with subtle sweet cereal-chocolatey notes, for a strong but round and pleasant to drink coffee until the last sip. With milk, its strength is tempered but it keeps its full coffeeness.


The box contains 16 capsules designed for NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® capsule coffee machines for you to prepare 16 cups of Americano Bold Morning (Formerly called Preludio Intenso).


Americano Bold Morning is an elegant blend of 4 Arabica coffees from South and Central America, highly roasted to deliver richness and strength, and ground in a specific way to deliver full bodied coffee flavours in a large 300ml extraction.


Create professional quality coffees with a thick velvety crema, thanks to the machine’s high pressure (up to 15 bars).


With our hermetically sealed capsules, which preserve coffee freshness, you’ll enjoy rich aromatic cups every time.


With NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto®, you can enjoy over 30 premium coffee creations, whether you like your coffee short or long, black or white. Enjoy a choice of bold Ristretto, intense Espresso, aromatic Lungo and full-bodied Grande or frothy Cappuccino, smooth Latte Macchiato, or even hot chocolate, teas, and cold beverages.

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16 black capsules x 10g = 160g


Nutrition InformationUnitPer 100g
as sold
Per 100mlPer serving% RI*
of which: saturatesg7,60,00,0<1%
of which: sugarsg0,10,00,0<1%

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).




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Overall rating

(4.15 from 5)

Rating Distribution

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10 Reviews

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Other americano offerings are better

Bought this in my local store as my usual (Americano intenso) was out of stock, and given this said it was bold I gave it a go. Bit disappointing compared to other offerings really. Nothing yet has beat americano intenso for me, so i'll stick with that in future.

Review by KingBoo (Posted on 08/02/2019)
Good smooth strong taste

I do like this range of Americano coffee. The taste is good and the coffee smooth. I would try the new Columbian however the cost and reducednumber of pods puts me off. How can all retailerssell the pods at less than Dolce Gusto themselves? Amazon is even more expensive (oddly). You can even get a free mug in some places (3.99)

Review by Michael (Posted on 27/12/2018)

I think not this is a very poor weak excuse for a bold coffee, I'm a new customer having used tassimo before which has much more flavour and strength. Sorry i bought this new machine.

Review by Christine (Posted on 15/12/2018)
An improvement that was needed.

One compliant that many have with this coffee machine is lack of amount, portions are too small, these XL pods is a start to solving that problem, please expand to the 2 pod drinks range please. (Tip : Buy them from B&M for only £4 and a free mug)

Review by Andrew George (Posted on 10/12/2018)
Excellent breakfast coffee

I like this in the mornings with breakfast.. Excellent cup of coffee

Review by Keith (Posted on 02/11/2018)

The Preludio Intenso was the best long coffee that DG did. The rebrand a change of blend to Americano Bold Morning has resulted in a weak, watery, tasteless excuse for a coffee. Very disappointing for a long time Preludio Intenso drinker.

Review by Christopher (Posted on 29/09/2018)
Dolce Gusto

Hi Fred, the recipe hasn’t changed. We simply upgraded the packaging with a simplified name (from Preludio Intenso to Americano Bold Morning), to help consumers better navigate the large black cup range.

(Answered on 16/10/2018)
My new favourite

Strong and smooth to kickstart the day. 300ml too. I’m loving it

Review by JEN (Posted on 27/09/2018)
Not Nice

I don't know why DG have stopped doing my usual coffee, Grande Intenso which was lovely. This was the only one available on-line that seemed a comparable strength and most of the reviews were pretty positive. Had my first mug this morning (couldn't face another). It was like drinking weak-ish muddy water. No cremolata or depth of flavour. Just a shame I ordered six boxes.

Review by Susan (Posted on 10/09/2018)
Dolce Gusto

Hi Susan, just to inform you that Grande Intenso was re-named Americano Intesno. Preludio Intenso was re-named Americnao Bold Morning. The recipe hasn’t changed for either product. We simply upgraded the packaging with a simplifie (Answered on 16/10/2018)

Currently my favourite

At the moment this is my favourite for flavour and value for money as it makes a decent mug sized coffee. I do find however the taste and strength varies even though I use the same amount of water each time

Review by Peter (Posted on 04/06/2018)
Great coffee

A great coffee for first thing in the morning. Smooth, rich round taste great flavour.

Review by Snazzy Bear (Posted on 27/03/2018)

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