New K-Cups coming From Tully's Coffee
We're pretty excited here at Single Serve Coffee.com to see Keurig add another roaster to it's AAA+ list of K-Cup makers. We've visited a Tully's Coffee when we were in Arizona and also in California. Tully's does helm though from Washington State so if you're in the Seattle area - you must check them out.
Tully's coffees are usually very dark rich - interesting coffee's including Kona blends and most of their coffees have an almost smoky feel to them. According to Jim Evans at CoffeeWhiz.com all the Tully's K-Cups will be the extra-bold K-Cups containing 11.5 grams of coffee in each K-Cup.
Full release after the jump.
December 13, 2005
Wakefield, MA, Keurig, Incorporated, the leader of gourmet single cup brewing, announced today a partnership with Tullys Coffee Corporation, headquartered in Seattle, WA, that will expand the specialty K-Cup coffees available to Keurig users both in offices and at home. Tullys will offer 10 new K-Cup portion pack varieties of handcrafted coffees like those currently served in more than 100 Tullys retail locations located in the US. Tullys intends to also demonstrate and sell Keurig home brewers and K-Cups in their retail locations.
We are proud to welcome Tullys Coffee to the Keurig family, stated Nick Lazaris, CEO of Keurig. Tullys has built a unique specialty brand in the Northwest where coffee lovers are especially discerning. Our office and home Keurig users will be delighted with Tullys in K-Cups, especially the new Kona blend.
Tullys is thrilled to offer our handcrafted, small-batch roasted coffees in K-Cups for Keurig users, said John Dresel, President of Tullys, The single cup revolution is growing and weve partnered with Keurig because their technology and K-Cups ensure our coffees will deliver the gourmet coffee experience Tullys customers have come to expect.
Tullys K-Cup Varieties
Tullys varieties in K-Cups will include:
Kona Blendreminiscent of the island itself, Tullys medium bodied Kona Blend boasts incredible smoothness and a distinct floral aroma. This is the first Kona blend available in Keurig K-Cups.
House Blenda smooth and bright coffee with medium body. This coffee boasts a nutty start and beautifully balanced fruit and spice tones.
Decaffeinated House Blenda de-caf version of the full strength House Blend.
Breakfast Blendthis blend of African and South African coffees provides a sweet floral aroma that is bright and delicate with hints of blackberry and citrus.
French Roasta blend of African, Central, and South American coffees to stand up to the darkest and smokiest of all Tullys roasts.
Decaffeinated French Roasthearty de-caf version of above.
Madison Blendfeaturing estate quality coffee from South America, with a touch of smoky French Roast tones for body and depth.
Tullys Full City Roastrich and perfectly roasted with a smooth aroma and a hint of citrus and spice flavorssmooth finish.
Tullys Evergreen Blendpart of Tullys family of 100% certified Fair Trade, Organic and Shade grown coffeeswith a balanced flavor with hints of cocoa and a finish with wine-like tones.
Italian Roastfull-bodied and stout as well as sweet and spicy with a long and robust finish.
Availability of Tullys coffees in K-Cups will commence early February 2006.
About Tullys Coffee Co.
As the Pacific Northwests largest fully handcrafted coffee roaster and a leading specialty coffee retailer and wholesaler, Tullys Coffee Corporation has been delighting the palates of discerning coffee lovers in the Pacific Northwest and beyond since 1992. In part, Tullys relentless pursuit of quality can be attributed to its roasters who use vintage, small batch equipment to make coffee roasting an art form. Through its specialty retail stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho and Arizona and its global alliance partner in Japan, Tullys premium coffees are available nearly 400 branded locations. Tullys wholesale division also distributes handcrafted coffees and related products via offices, food service outlets and leading supermarkets located throughout the Western half of the United States. Tullys corporate headquarters and roasting plant are located at 3100 Airport Way S. in Seattle, Wash. For more information, call (800) 96-Tully or visit the Web site at www.tullys.com.
Keurig is a single cup brewing pioneer in North America and first introduced its gourmet single cup brewing systems to offices in 1998 and to home users in 2002. Keurig systems brew more than one million cups of gourmet coffee and tea every work dayand more than 1 billion cups since inception. Keurig is a privately held American company located in the Boston area. For more information please visit www.keurig.com or call 888-CUP-BREW.
Founded in 1992 by Tom O'Keefe, Tully's Coffee Corporation is the third largest company-owned specialty coffee retailer in the nation. Tully's Coffee has 114 locations and 45 signed leases for future stores in Washington, California, Idaho, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Sweden. Tully's corporate headquarters and roasting plant are located in the former Rainier Brewery facility and Seattle la
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Posted by Jay Brewer at January 12, 2006 8:06 AM