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TASSIMO Vivy feedback thread. Non-testers: Tell TASSIMO what your favourite hot drink is for a chance to win a TASSIMO Vivy! NOW CLOSED

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MichelleMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 07-Apr-14 09:43:39

This thread is for the 22 Mumsnetters who got to try out the TASSIMO Vivy.

Here’s what TASSIMO say, “Whether you’re a Latte Lover or a Cappuccino Connoisseur, TASSIMO has all your favourite drinks from the brands you love. Imagine having Costa, Cadbury, Kenco, Twinings, Milka, Carte Noire and Suchard on your doorstep!

The new TASSIMO Vivy is the most compact machine in the range and is the perfect addition to any kitchen. Designed for those that love coffee shop quality hot drinks at home but need something a little more discreet the Vivy allows for those with smaller kitchens to enjoy the TASSIMO drinks they love.”

Non-testers: How do you like to enjoy your favourite hot drink? Are you a caffeine addict who loves a cup of coffee in the morning? Or maybe you prefer to make yourself a perfect hot chocolate at home in the evenings? Whatever it is, we’d love to hear it.

Everyone who leaves their response on this thread will be entered into a prize draw where one lucky MNers will win their own TASSIMO Vivy!

Testers: It would be great if you could answer the questions below. If you have any other comments please feel free to add these too:

- What did you think of the TASSIMO Vivy overall? Did you like it? If so, why? If not, why not?
- Which T-DISCS did you try? Which one was your favourite?
- How easy or difficult did you find the machine to use?
- Do you think you’ll continue to use the TASSIMO Vivy in future? If so, why? If not, why not?
- Would you recommend the TASSIMO Vivy to friends or family? If so, why? If not, why not?


MichelleMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 25-Apr-14 10:29:37

Hi everyone, this thread is now closed. Thanks to all the testers who added their feedback and thanks to all the other MNers who added their thoughts! Congratulations to tgrayson who won the prize draw for non-testers for their own TASSIMO Vivy, congrats grin!

MakkaPakkasSponge Thu 24-Apr-14 21:43:30

Non tester.
My favourite drink changes but at the moment I love white hot choc in the evening after DC are in bed. I even stretch to bunging in marshmallows if I'm feeling decadent.

Sixgeese Thu 24-Apr-14 21:06:10

Non -tester, I am a hot chocolate girl most of the time, with cream on top (but no marshmallows), sometime though a weak cup of lady grey is what I fancy.

My house has a huge cupboard of teas and coffees as DH loves to have lots of different hot drinks (Assam, Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Lady Grey etc)

lorka Thu 24-Apr-14 11:01:11

Non tester - I'm definitely a latte lover. ��

amigotia Wed 23-Apr-14 21:18:21

Non Tester
I love coffee and Tassimo know what they are doing in this regard! I thought I died and gone to heaven when they released the Costa range. My favourite has to be the Costa Latte, its like having my very own barista in the comfort of my own home.

vincenta Wed 23-Apr-14 17:12:03

4 month ago I ould tell that my favorite drink is coffe, made from freshly ground coffee beans. I adore this smell but when I get pregnant unfortunately It was first smell which made me sick.That's why now I am back to hot chocolate and black tea with sugar and milk smile

cutie101 Wed 23-Apr-14 14:43:14

non tester
my favourite (naughty)hot drink is hot chocolate, yummy and lovely to warm me up!

TheSpottedZebra Wed 23-Apr-14 14:30:48

Non-tester here.
My best hot drink is the 1st coffee of the day - drunk HOT when it's only me up and about. I need this one to kickstart me out of my zombified state!

unadulterateddad Tue 22-Apr-14 22:43:20

Non tester, best drink is Chai tea made with syrup, made so strong as to taste like milky cough mixture.

Best healthy drink is brown miso soup

Uzma01 Tue 22-Apr-14 12:31:47

I love a cuppa in the morning to help warm me up & wake me up.

A mug of hot chocolate when in Costa or Cafe Nero is a treat when out shopping.

I like the occasional coffee; but keep some in the house foru FIL as he enjoys it more.

HeartStarCircleSquare Mon 21-Apr-14 20:48:09

Non tester here! My favourite hot drink is a hot chocolate over Christmas with a heavy shot of amaretto. Probably nothing beats it in the world. Must have a large dollop of whipped cream on top and choc shavings though!

talulahbelle Sun 20-Apr-14 20:29:32

Non tester here.

I love hot chocolate - a selection pack of different flavours was a great gift from DH recently. I also drink a lot of tea, as long as I cake cake/biscuits to go with it smile

tabicat Sat 19-Apr-14 23:27:35


I like sweet tea in the mornings, a creamy frothy latte when out and about, and hot chocolate with cream on top in the evenings brew

tgrayson Sat 19-Apr-14 23:10:01

Non tester

Wanted to ask why you don't sell an unsweetened milk for cappuccinos and latte products?

I don't take sugar therefore i find all your products that require the milk far too sweet and not drinkable.

idleweiss Sat 19-Apr-14 21:27:10


I LOVE a chai tea latte..sooooo good!! smile

Willemdefoeismine Thu 17-Apr-14 16:30:32

It's got to be 'un suizo' - the most delicious chocolate drink in the world - almost like a hot chocolate mousse with a swirl of whipped cream on top.....highly calorific but hardly an everyday option unless you live in Spain, so who's worrying?

BlackeyedPetitsPois Thu 17-Apr-14 09:12:20

Non tester

Coffee in the morning, nice and strong with a good crema on the top. Also love decaf coffee (from my pregnant days) so I tend to drink decaf if I have a cup later in the day.
Cappuccino if I have time to sit and relax (a croissant to dip in would be heaven too!)

boptanana Wed 16-Apr-14 21:46:27

No tester

I love a cup of tea especially first thing in the morning or with cake in the afternoon. Not too strong or weak, with semi skimmed milk and made using a

DrFunkesFamilyBandSolution Wed 16-Apr-14 20:57:05

Nontester; With a 2 year old and a baby, my favourite hot drink is one I've managed to finish whilst still hot, that hasn't had a breadstick, biscuit or toy car dipped into it.

I do love a well made Hot Chocolate!

missorinoco Wed 16-Apr-14 20:35:38

Non tester.

My favourite hot drink is a cup of tea. In particular, it is a cup of tea in peace. On work days I make the drink as I walk into the office. My first cup of tea of the day and I get to savour it uninterrupted. Which is as important as the cup of tea itself.

mumsbe Wed 16-Apr-14 15:24:23

My favourite hot drink is a mocha with friends or having a hot chocolate with my daughter on a night before bed

Ineedmystrengthback Wed 16-Apr-14 11:04:12

Non tester
First thing in the morning I grind fresh de-caff coffee beans and make a fresh cup of coffee in a filter machine. This usually ends up being transferred into an insulated cup and gulped down between school drop off and getting to work.
During the day I usually drink fruit tea and try new ones often.
For a treat I have a weak cup of early grey tea which I love but cannot have much caffeine so it has to remain a treat, which I am sure makes it taste even better.

Paintyfingers Tue 15-Apr-14 23:48:51

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

CheeryCherry Tue 15-Apr-14 22:32:26

- What did you think of the TASSIMO Vivy overall? Did you like it? If so, why? If not, why not?

Very compact, compact, easy to use machine, looks tidy on the work top, easy and efficient to use.

- Which T-DISCS did you try? Which one was your favourite?

We were sent the English Breakfast tea, Kenco coffee, Cafe Creme and Suchards hot chocolate. We liked them all, I liked the tea and it was quick to make. The coffees were too strong for me but smell lovely. The Suchard chocolate was slightly too weak, but silky and subtle, not a strong taste of chocolate. Tried the Cadbury hot chocolate which we all preferred, much tastier and milky. Also tried the Costa Latte, it was my favourite, really good.

- How easy or difficult did you find the machine to use?

After being confused y the overly complicated instructions in many languages, I used the smaller leaflet. Had problems with the start button but Tassimo have been quick to replace the machine. Making a drink is so easy and very quick, and the machine doesn't get hot so is not a worry.

- Do you think you’ll continue to use the TASSIMO Vivy in future? If so, why? If not, why not?

I will definitely use it for latte and cappuccino and I hope that in future they do a low sugar Cadbury like the highlights we use now. Don't think I will use it for tea, but may try Yorkshire tea if they bring it out! Will only buy the T discs when they are on offer though and I feel a pang of guilt when throwing away the packaging. My teens will use it too, it has been a hit with them.

- Would you recommend the TASSIMO Vivy to friends or family? If so, why? If not, why not?

Yes I would recommend it, especially to those who work from home. It feels quite luxurious and indulgent!

Thank you for choosing me, this has been a treat tbugrin

bryonywhisker Tue 15-Apr-14 18:30:57

Non tester
Strong, black ground coffee smile

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