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Find out more about Bosch Tassimo Joy and Bosch Tassimo coffee pods

Introducing the Bosch Tassimo Joy pod coffee machine

One of our favourite coffee machines is the Bosch Tassimo Joy, which dispenses delicious one cup servings of hot beverages.

The Bosch Tassimo Joy coffee choices
The Bosch Tassimo Joy coffee choices
The Bosch Tassimo Joy coffee choices
The Bosch Tassimo Joy coffee choices

It’s also one of the most versatile coffee machines we know of, and gives its users access to the many varieties of hot beverages including tea, milk, coffee, cappuccinos, lattes and hot chocolate pods provided by Tassimo pods. (Available at most British supermarkets).

With its patented Tassimo Joy technology which brings fierce competition to Keurig and recyclable pods that can be sent to Terracycle, where the environmentalists in us, can give our Bosch Tassimo pods a new life by recycling, with thanks to the Rainforest Alliance partnership. It is both mean and clean.

Thanks to a user-friendly interface with a one button touch, this pod and capsule coffee machine is easy to use.

With innovated heating technology that reduces brewing time drastically, it leaves users with virtually no time to wait for their next delicious coffee drink.

The Bosch Tassimo Joy eco-friendly power options

If you’re looking for an energy efficient coffee machine, the Tassimo Joy stands proudly with a low energy consumption: with eco-friendly features that reverts it to a stand-by mode after every cycle, and the power on/off switch for zero energy consumption.

Considerately, there’s also the additional barcode reader which the Tassimo Joy uses to automatically adjust your boiling water temperature (yes that’s right, it has a variable temperature control too), as well as the volume, flow rate, and brewing time which is all derived from the bar code available on each coffee pod.

Packed with features and popularly desired functionality, such as:

  • A 1.4L removable water tankThe Bosch Tassimo Joy removable water tank
  • Digital charge indicator via 5 LED display
  • Bosch Tassimo uses Brita Maxtra and Brita Matrix+ water filter catridges
  • Virtually no heat-up time
  • Barcode technology that ensures a perfect coffee drink
  • A T-cup holder
  • Removable drip tray for easier cleaning. (Dishwasher-Safe)The Bosch Tassimo Joy removable drip tray
  • Automatic cleaning programs

Setting up a Bosch Tassimo Joy is as easy as

  • Remove the service disc
  • Clean fill the water tank (leaving the Tassimo water filter out)
  • Attach the water Tank
  • Plug the coffee machine into the wall socket
  • Turn on power
  • Open the brew head, insert the service disc, close the brew head
  • Position a mug
  • Push the start button
  • Open brew head when cup light is solid orange (may be hot)
  • Remove and safely store the service disc

Installing the Bosch Tassimo Joy water filter:

  • Dip the Tassimo Joy filter into clean water
  • Remove the filter and then shake it (to remove any air bubbles)
  • Place the filter into the empty cartridge holder tank (press until hearing a click)
  • Let water run through the filter, repeat this three times
  • Place the water filter cartridge holder into the water tank
  • Fill the water tank and attach to the coffee machine
  • Hold the start button for 5 seconds
  • Enjoy your new Tassimo Joy, you’re ready to go!

If you’ve already setup your Bosch Tassimo Joy, then you’re ready more about the coffee pods it supports in the next section.

Choosing Bosch Tassimo pods

Tassimo pods, also known as T-DISCs, are the drink cups that hold the one cup serving of your hot beverage of choice.

Tassimo Pods are made from sustainable natural products, and, coffee beans from farms that are certified through the Rainforest Alliance, which makes these pods environment friendly.

You can enjoy hot beverages from 15 different brands and 80 varieties of Tassimo Pods, and ach pod can be used up to four times.

How to use Tassimo pods

  • Install the pod into your coffee machine with the barcode side facing down
  • Ensure you have filled your water tank
  • Close the lid snugly
  • Press the button to brew
Some of the many branded Tassimo pods include: Tassimo, Costa, Kenco, Twinings, Baileys, Carambar, Evergood, and Friele.

Compare Tassimo T-DISCS with this FREE tool

Also see: Table Below for further referencing on compatible brand types and flavors.

Brand Pod Name Beverage Type Black Coffee Decaf Americano Tea Hot Chocolate Specialty Flavor Medium Cups Large Cups Extra Large Cups Sold Here!
Baileys
Latte Macchiato Latte VIEW PRICES
Baileys
Hot Chocolate Hot Chocolate VIEW PRICES
Costa
Latte Latte VIEW PRICES
Costa
Americano Americano VIEW PRICES
Costa
Cappuccino Cappuccino VIEW PRICES
Costa
Caramel Latte Latte VIEW PRICES
Evergood
DarkRoast DarkRoast VIEW PRICES
Evergood
Classic Classic VIEW PRICES
Friele
Frokostkaffe Breakfast Coffee VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Latte Macchiato Latte Macchiato VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Latte Macchiato Latte Macchiato less sweet VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Cafe Au Lait Coffee W/ Milk VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Latte Macchiato Caramel Latte Macchiato Caramel VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Original Mellanrost Coffee VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Ebony Ebony Coffee VIEW PRICES
Gevalia
Cappuccino Cappuccino VIEW PRICES
Brand Pod Name Beverage Type Black Coffee Decaf Americano Tea Hot Chocolate Specialty Flavor Medium Cups Large Cups Extra Large Cups Sold Here!
Gevalia
Espresso Espresso VIEW PRICES
Cafe Hag
Decaff Crema VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Latte Macchiato Latte Macchiato VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
TVP Latte Macchiato Vanilla Latte Macchiato VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
TVP Latte Macchiato Caramel Latte Macchiato VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Cafe Au Lait Cafe Au Lait VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Crema Classico XL Caffe Crema VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Caffe Crema Mild Caffe Crema VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Caffe Crema Mild XL Caffe Crema VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Caffe Crema Classico Caffe Crema VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Monarch Monarch Coffee VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Medaille D’OR Medaille D’OR VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Cappuccino Choco Cappuccino VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Cappuccino Classico Cappuccino VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Espresso Espresso VIEW PRICES
Jacobs
Espresso Ristretto Espresso VIEW PRICES
Kenco
Decaff Americano Americano Decaff VIEW PRICES
Kenco
Cappuccino Cappuccino VIEW PRICES
Kenco
Colombian Colombian VIEW PRICES
Kenco
Americano Smooth Americano VIEW PRICES
Kenco
Americano Grande Americano VIEW PRICES
L’OR
Latte Macchiato Latte Macchiato VIEW PRICES
L’OR
Double Shot Latte Latte VIEW PRICES
L’OR
XL Classique Classique VIEW PRICES
L’OR
XL Intense Intense VIEW PRICES
Brand Pod Name Beverage Type Black Coffee Decaf Americano Tea Hot Chocolate Specialty Flavor Medium Cups Large Cups Extra Large Cups Sold Here!
L’OR
Espresso Decaffeinato Espresso VIEW PRICES
L’OR
Espresso Delizioso Espresso VIEW PRICES
L’OR
Espresso Splendente Espresso VIEW PRICES
L’OR
Espresso Fortissimo Espresso VIEW PRICES
Marcilla
Cafe Largo Cafe Largo Coffee VIEW PRICES
Milka
Chocolate Hot Chocolate VIEW PRICES
Tassimo
Oreo Oreo VIEW PRICES
Tassimo
Chai Latte Chai Latte VIEW PRICES
Tassimo
Morning Cafe Morning cafe VIEW PRICES
Tassimo Tea Time
Green Tea & Mint Tea VIEW PRICES
Twining
Fruits of the Forest Tea VIEW PRICES
Accessible in 2% and Fat Free Cappuccino Milk Creamer with 0 grams of fat and only 35 calories; also available is decaf.

A description of the coffee pods and capsules listed in the table above

  • Baileys Latte Macchiato

    A coffee with the recognised Baileys flavour, a creamy liqeuer and foamy texture.

  • Baileys Hot Chocolate

    A blend of the recognisable creamy liqueur Baileys taste with the added indulging flavours of chocolate, with a velvety froth texture finish.

  • Costa latte

    A special blend of perfectly roasted coffee beans, with the authentic taste of a Costa espresso latte, silky and smooth in taste with a foamy textured finish.

  • Costa americano

    A special blend of perfectly roasted coffee beans, with the authentic taste of a Costa americano, topped with a fine coffee crema to finish.

  • Costa cappuccino

    A special blend of perfectly roasted coffee beans, with the authentic taste of a Costa espresso cappuccino, with a velvety froth texture finish.

  • Costa caramel latte

    A special blend of perfectly roasted coffee beans, with the authentic taste of a Costa espresso caramel latte: silky, smooth, sweet, and buttery caramel in taste.

  • Evergood darkroast

    A darker roast than Evergood classic, a rich taste and continental character.

  • Evergood classic

    Delicious due to the unsparing use of high altitude produced arabica coffee beans, leading to the creation of a superior, rich and well-balanced coffee taste.

  • Friele breakfast coffee

    Using carefully selected coffee beans that lead to a round and full-bodied coffee taste.

Bosch Tassimo compatible water filter cartridges

The Brita Maxtra water filter system is installed in the water tank of the Bosch Tassimo Joy. Brita Maxtra cartridges are universally replaceable with Brita Maxtra+. Always remove the filter before descaling or cleaning your machine.

Does filtering water actually do anything?

Water filters can be used to reduce or remove limescale, chlorine, copper, lead and other harmful metals from the water. Ensuring an enchanged aromatic experience of the hot beverage of choice. Each Brita Matra and Brita Matra+ lasts 4-8 weeks or 100 Litres of filtered water.

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Tassimo Joy Maintenance

Find out more about descaling and maintaining your Bosch Tassimo Joy

How to descale your Tassimo Joy

What you will need:
  • At least 0.5 Litres of water (17oz)
  • A cloth
  • Bosch descaling tablets
Step-by-step descaling instructions:
  • Fill tank with 0.5 Litres (17oz) of water
  • Add 2 Bosch Descaling Tablets to water tank
  • Remove Service Disc
  • Attach Water Tank to Machine
  • Open brew head
  • Place Service Disc
  • Close brew head
  • Remove Cup Stand
  • Place min. 0.5 Litres (17oz) Measuring Cup on Cup Tray
  • Push & Hold Button for 5 seconds
  • Program Starts & Lasts about 20 minutes
  • Empty Measuring Cup
  • Rinse and Refill Water Tank
  • Open and Close brew head (leaving service disc in)
  • Push Button (Brewer rinse cycle)
  • Repeat 4 Times
  • Open brew head, Remove Service Disc, Close brew head
  • Rinse & Refill Water Tank
  • Store Service Disc
  • Return Water Tank

Follow the rest of the Proper cleaning instructions and enjoy!

The correct maintenance procedure to enjoy your Bosch Tassimo Joy

  • Every 3 months descale your machine
  • DO NOT use vinegar
  • Wash all removable parts once a week or as needed.(Each part is dishwasher safe except water tank and filter)
  • Use a damp cloth to clean the barcode scanner
  • Use the Service T Disc (Orange or Yellow Colored, Stored behind the water tank)
  • Regularly Clean Water Tank
  • Clean Filter and Replace when needed.

Have a look at some of the other Tassimo T-DISC pod machines

BrandPreviewTitleOptions
Bosch Tassimo Suny pod or capsule coffee device (red) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy pod or capsule coffee device (red) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (cream) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Suny pod or capsule coffee device (white) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo My Way pod or capsule coffee device (black) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Suny pod or capsule coffee device (pacific blue) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (lime green) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Charmy water filter pod or capsule coffee device (black) (1 month of Brita Maxtra) (1 cartridge) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy pod or capsule coffee device (cream) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (red) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (black) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Joy water filter pod or capsule coffee device (white) (1 month of Brita Maxtra) (1 cartridge) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Caddy pod or capsule coffee device (majestic white) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (cream) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy pod or capsule coffee device (sweet pink) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo My Way pod or capsule coffee device (red) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy pod or capsule coffee device (black) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (pink) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy pod or capsule coffee device (blue) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Suny pod or capsule coffee device (midnight black) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 pod or capsule coffee device (white) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Joy water filter pod or capsule coffee device (black) (1 month of Brita Maxtra) (1 cartridge) (Tassimo pods)
Bosch Tassimo Caddy pod or capsule coffee device (mystical black) (Tassimo pods)

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