December 28, 2005

Best of Single Serve Coffee 2005 - Part II

Bestof2005What a year 2005 has been for Single Serve Coffee.com. The shear amount of new single serve coffee products introduced in the past 12 months has been nothing short of jaw dropping. We've seen more coffee pod brewers, more coffee pods, more Keurig brewers, more Nespresso machines, more k-cup flavors - well just more of everything.

In the past year we can count up to 15 different single serve coffee machines that were brand new or getting a refresh including: Senseo Shorter Spout Edition, Mr. Coffee Home Cafe, Bunn My Cafe, Krups Home Cafe, Black & Decker Home Cafe, simplehuman Pod Brewer, too many Nespresso models to count, Tassimo, Gourmet Coffee Cafe (terrible coffee), Francis Francis! (ESE Pod), the Keurig B60 and B40, and others.

2005 was also the year of the single serve coffee pod brewer getting really nice big juicy pods - like the 12 gram Baronet Monster pods. We've also seen most coffee pod etailers move to a large 9.5-11 gram coffee pod which ensures a rich cup of single serve coffee.

On the K-Cup front, we saw the introduction of the larger extra-bold K-Cups - like the WiWili from Timothy's and the Sumatran Extra Dark from Green Mountain. These k-cups really have that extra 25% of coffee needed for a really nice dark cup of coffee. We love the extra bold/extra dark k-cups - they're simply some of our favorite coffees.

Here's our picks for the best of Single Serve Coffee.com 2005!

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December 23, 2005

Happy Holidays from Single Serve Coffee 2005

M197100490027We'll be signing off until 2006, but we'll have occasional updates as well as our massive Best of Single Serve Coffee.com 2005 feature to tide you over until the New Year (debuts next week).

As the single serve coffee industry winds down from an eventful year--who knew Single Serve Coffee would be so big in 2005? You did.

Thanks to all our dedicated users for your support and your trust during an exciting 2005. And a special thanks to all of our advertisers over this past year - without them we wouldn't be able to bring you Single Serve Coffee.com each day.

Have a great holiday everyone and raise your coffee cups and remember how amazing this past year was for Single Serve Coffee because 2005 is only the beginning.

- Jay Brewer
- Editor, Single Serve Coffee.com

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December 23, 2005

It's Coffee Table Friday Kirei Mod Style!

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We love coffee tables and most of all we love Coffee Table Friday! We found this stunning coffee table over at GotoReviews and think you'll love it as much as we do. This coffee table is a bit expensive ($1100) but it's very ecologically sound.

This coffee table is made out of Kirei board, which is a material made out of the recycled stalks of the Sorghum plant. Usually these stalks are thrown away after the Sorghum cereal is harvested, but in this case, they are reclaimed, and then bonded into a sheet using formaldehyde-free adhesives.

Via Goto Reviews at 2Modern

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December 22, 2005

Holiday Flavored Coffee Guide

Images-3-4We've been enjoying many of the Holiday Flavored Coffees over the past few weeks and thought we'd share where to get them and for what coffee machines you'll need to brew them in. We've brokedn them into Coffee Pod based Holiday Coffees and K-Cup based Holiday Coffees.




Images-1-4Coffee Pod Based Holiday Coffees - will work in your Senseo, Bunn My Cafe, and other one cup coffee pod machines.

Cool Beans Pods

  • Gingerbread Cookie - we have really been enoying this along with the Chestnut. So far we think it's as close ae your going to get in the coffee pod world to Green Mountain's Gingerbread K-Cups
  • Toasted Chestnut - it's a bit darker than you'd expect but with a little cream and sugar the flavor pops right up. Very good for a mid-morning cup of coffee.

JavaPodz

• Kahlua Cheme - we've had this a few times and have to say - yummy.

Baronet Coffee Pods

  • Cinnamon Stick Pods - instead of adding a litle sprinkle of cinnamon to your coffee how about just brewing up a single serve coffee cup of this! We love these pods.
  • Egg Nog Pods
  • Gingerbread Pods - once again - rich and interesting and along with the Gingerbread K-Cups - simply one of the best we've had this holiday

Images-2-5Keurig K-Cup Based Holiday Coffees - you'll need a Keurig B40, B50, B60 or B100 brewer to brew coffee using K-Cups

Green Mountain Coffee

  • Fair Trade Holiday Blend (A Single Serve Coffee.com Favorite)
  • Fair Trade Gingerbread - we reviewed this earlier in the season and love it. Very tasty and great with a little cinnamon thrown in.

Other Places to Get Holiday Blends

Online merchants such as CoffeeWhiz.com and others also have many of the holiday blends in stock.

For unique flavors such as high end Kona coffees, we recommend trying out Aloha Island Coffee. We have always Aloha Island Coffee and we think Aloha Island Coffee makes some of the best Kona Coffee Pods for your one cup coffee pod systems.

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December 20, 2005

Single Serve Holiday Gift Guide Revisited

HolidayshoppingguideReaders are continually writing in to ask our opinion this year on what to buy this Holiday Season. We provided this Holiday Shopping Guide in November, but it's obvious everyone didn't their shopping done right away. Shame on you!

If you need some quick picks many of the items below are available online or offline at Target, Williams Sonoma, Amazon, and other places. Offline Williams Sonoma is a great place to find Keurig and Nespresso. Target will have the Senseo, Home Cafe, and their own Juan Valdez set of brewers.

The world of Single Serve Coffee can be a bit overwhelming when trying to find the right gift for that special someone over the holidays so be patient. We've put together a price based gift guide along with our reviews and thoughts on the coffee drinker you might be buying for this holiday season.

Images-12Over $500 - Nespresso Romeo Bundle - Review

We recommend the Nespresso Romeo. It comes with a set of Nespresso capsules that you just can't beat for flavor and taste.

Total: $800 in Kitchen & Housewares

If the higher priced Romeo is too much but you still want to go with the Nespresso take at look at the Nespresso Essenza for $179.99

Images-2-4Under $205 - Bunn My Cafe Bundle - Review

We recommend the Bunn My Cafe coffee brewer and a set of the Aloha Island Coffee pods. If you want to get into the world of higher end coffee pod based machines you can't get much better than the Bunn.

Total: $195+33-$25 Off in Kitchen & Housewares + FREE Shipping = $202.94

Images-3-3$150 and Under - Keurig B50 Bundle - Keurig Impressions

We recommend the Keurig B50 and a set of the Dark Magic Roast K-Cups from Green Mountain. We've enjoyed the auto-on feature of the B50 and the diversity of coffee you can get from Green Mountain, Timothy's, Van Houtte, and other roasters.

Total: 149.95 + 9.95 - 25 Off in Kitchen & Housewares + FREE Shipping = $134.90

Images-1-3Under $100 - Senseo Bundle - Review

We recommend the Senseo (in black of course) and a extra set of Senseo Dark Roast pods. The Senseo is a great all around brewer. We've had our Senseo for two years and it's still going strong.

Total: $45.50 + $16.99 + FREE Shipping = $72.49

Coffee Gadgets & Accessories

We think you'll love frothing milk or making hot milk with your single serve coffee. We love our BonJour Caffe Froth Turbo at $12.99 it's a perfect stocking stuffer. We also love the Froth Xpress for making hot milk!

Good luck and good shopping!

Update: The Prices have been adjusted per reader feedback and now the Froth XPress is out of stock!

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Brewing a revolution, one cup at a time

Images-11Further proof the Single Serve Coffee phenomenon is here to stay. We can't but think running production lines 12 hours a day to make K-Cups is a good thing.

A half dozen production lines operate 12 hours a day, cutting small filters and stuffing them into tiny cups, dropping in 2 or 3 grams of coffee and sealing them before whisking them into boxes.

The scores of little coffee containers, known around Green Mountain Coffee Roasters as K-Cups, rolling off the line every few minutes represent what the small specialty brewer hopes will be a revolution in the way Americans brew their favorite roast at home. The diminutive cups are a self-contained coffee brewing system that can be popped into a relatively new brand of coffeemaker to produce a single cup of steaming java. Gone, promoters of the systems say, are the days of a full pot of coffee slowly burning before it's thrown down the sink...

Full Article at: Newsday.com: Brewing a revolution, one cup at a time

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December 19, 2005

Pavina Double-Walled Coffee Cups

Web Pictlarge 4558-10-1We have really been enjoying these double-walled coffee cups from Bodum over the past few days. Recently we received a set of these glasses as a gift and we're so impressed with the quality, how hot the coffee stays and how amazing the look of the coffee is in the cup, we're going to be using these for our reviews in the future here at Single Serve Coffee.com. We'd also like to recommend for anyone considering something elegant and simply wonderful to buy for a coffee drinker - get these. The glasses both astound and delight as you sip your coffee. The coffee seems to be suspended in mid-air.

Bodum's insulated glassware is made from durable Borosilicate glass. Borosilicate glass is a strong heat-resistant glass that weighs less than traditional glassware. Used to make scientific lab glass, borosilicate glass (medical grade glass) is stronger than traditional "soda-lime" glass and can be used for everything from drinkware to cookware. We've put these through several espresso sessions, coffee sessions, and also the dishwasher with no issues.

At Bodum Pavina Double-Walled Double Old-Fashioned/Tumbler Glasses

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December 18, 2005

Flavia Fusion Drinks Station


We were out shopping yesterday when we came across this Sharper Image Exclusive - the Flavia Fusion Hot Beverage Maker. We had wondered why Flavia was not in the world of Single Serve Home Coffee Makers because over 8 years ago we had our first Flavia coffee at a dot.com we had worked at.

Well - it looks like Flavia is in the game and with lots to offer. When you're around for over 10+ years you have 30 flavors at launch and we're sure you can perhaps have it down with regards to a decent machine. Priced at $119.99 at Sharper Image - we'll see what we can do to procure one. We do remember liking the hot chocolate over the coffee but perhaps the coffee has gotten better. Best of all - they come in different colors at launch including Red, Black, Aqua, and others.

Flavia Details:

Would you like to enjoy a fresh-brewed single cup of coffee, espresso, teas, latte, chai latte, cappuccino or hot chocolate anytime you want with push-button speed and convenience? Now you can, with FLAVIA FUSION Drinks Station, a Sharper Image exclusive. This new at-home brewing system uses a sealed, foil-fresh single-serving "filterpack" of leaf tea or fresh-ground coffee plus purified hot water at the optimal temperature to make a variety of cafe drinks with no hassle at all. Forget the kettle, carafe, strainer, filters, grinder and everything else, except your own mug! Even when making two or more different beverages, there's no need to clean the Drinks Station in between.

  • Single-serve drinks station brews 30+ flavorful drinks at the touch of a button
  • Revolutionary brew-by-pack technology uses Flavia Filterpacks for hassle-free brewing
  • Adjustable height accommodates various cup sizes, even a travel mug Removable, large-capacity water tank; activated-charcoal water filter included
  • Measures 9 by 14 by 13 inches

B000Almlva.01. Scthumbzzz -1B000Almlvu.01. Scthumbzzz -1Purchase includes plug-in Drinks Station, a travel mug and 34 filterpacks across the impressive selection; mild-, smooth- and bold-roast coffees (including decaffeinated); classic and green teas; choco; plus creamy toppings, syrups and sprinkles for specialty concoctions. Order more filterpacks at myflavia.com. One-year warranty.

At Flavia J10NBK Fusion Drinks Station

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December 16, 2005

Best of Single Serve Coffee 2005

Newyearbaby SingleserveYeah, yeah, yeah, you know the drill. We want to know what your favorite Single Serve Coffee products were in in 2005.

What were you favorite coffee pods? K-Cups? What single serve brewer really seemed to be the best? What was the most improved brewer? Do you have a favorite vendor you use to buy your single serve coffee products from? What was your favorite review on Single Serve Coffee.com? Whose doing the best job in the Single Serve Coffee forums?

Why is the sky blue and not coffee colored?

Send your submissions to bestofsingle2005@blogpire.com - or you can post in the forums your thoughts on the Best of SIngle Serve Coffee 2005.

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Single Serve Coffee Contest Winners for the Keurig B60s from Green Mountain Coffee!

B60-Sm-1We've heard from four out of the five winners who will receive a Keurig B60 from Green Mountain Coffee!

Congratulations! The following mailing list members have won a free Keurig B60 from Green Mountain Coffee Roasters:

John Brosnan - Winner #1

I read Single Serve Coffee.com's RSS feed every morning (its in my 'morning coffee' folder :). The reviews, particularly of different coffees, are great -- the reviews go into detail about the coffees, and help a picky coffee drinker (yours truly) find a nice dark roast.

MattM2G from Columbus, OH - Winner #2

When I first started looking for a single-serve coffee brewer, I was doing a considerable amount of research, and stumbled upon Single Serve Coffee.com, and I was hooked!!! I read all of the information on the site, then I joined the very knowledgeable group of people in the forum, and now, along with my daily caffeine fix, I also need my Single Serve Coffee.com fix ;-) !!!!

The information I get from the website is always very straightforward and honest. Jay and his staff do an incredibly thorough job of putting a product through its paces before they post a review!!! I now only need to go to one place for research on this topic!!

I have been debating on which single serve machine I was going to add to my kitchen (I have more than a few coffee-related items in there already). I LOVE the Keurig B-60, but that was not in the budget for this holiday season.....until I got the email saying that I had won a Keurig B-60!!!! Thank you very much for this prize, and keep up the fantastic job at Single Serve Coffee.com

Claire Raymundo - Winner #3

I have a regular 11-cup coffee pot, but since there's only 2 people in the household and both of us drink coffee at different times of the day, we don't really use it. I thought that I'd try a single serve one, so that way, we can each get a cup when we want one. - Thanks again

Dorothy Rosa Durkee - Winner #4

The selection of single-serve coffee available locally is pretty limited, and what there is isn't particularly good (or fresh). Were it not for Single Serve's reviews and recommendations and the availability of specialty coffees on line, we'd probably be drinking vintage freeze-dried instant decaf from a jar in Uncle Ernie's hunting camp pantry -- or the pricey (and pretentious) supermarket equivalent!

A big thanks to Green Mountain for making this possible and giving away such a fabulous set of prizes.

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December 15, 2005

Aerobie® AeroPress Coffee & Espresso Maker Arrives for Review

Img 1768Aero Press 04We're excited to have received the Aerobie® AeroPress(TM) Coffee & Espresso Maker to review. We have been testing it out over the past few weeks and have to say it's very interesting. It's different from other Single Serve Coffee methods as you'll have to revert back to using some ground beans or a package of illy ground espresso coffee, but we think you'll like the results.

From AeroPress:

The AEROPRESS™ is an entirely new way to make coffee.

  • Water and grounds are mixed together for ten seconds.
  • Then gentle air pressure pushes the mix through a micro-filter in 20 seconds.
  • The total brewing time of only 30 seconds results in exceptionally smooth flavor.
  • Tasters ranging from professional cuppers and author Kenneth Davids, to coffee aficionados all praise the smooth, rich flavor.

At Amazon.com

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Kraft Invests $75 million in Tassimo Single-Cup System

1134494936796 20931638We've really been enjoying the Tassimo here at Single Serve Coffee.com. It's good news that Kraft Foods is reportedly investing $75 million in Tassimo, the one-cup brewing system it rolled out in the U.S. in September. We're anxious to see how many new flavors and new customers Kraft attracts to the Tassimo over this holiday season.

We're also excited to see many of the T-Discs and other items used for the Tassimo will be produced here in the US. The discs, some of which contain milk, will be made at Kraft's Upper Macungie plant starting early next year. The company is hiring more workers, but has not said how many it will add. The plant will be the first U.S. facility to make the discs.

< Update 12/07/2005: Read our full review of the Tassimo from Single Serve coffee.com
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December 14, 2005

Reminder: Sign Up and Win One of Five Keurig B60s!

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You've only got one more day to sign up and win a Keurig B60 from Green Mountain! Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is giving away five (yes, five!) Keurig Special Edition B60 brewers to Singleservecoffee.com mailing list members! Just in time for the holidays, you’ve got a chance to win one of these fantastic brewers for yourself or a friend! To learn more about Keurig brewers, click here.

Note: We'll be picking the 5 winners on December 15th - TOMORROW!!!

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From Green Mountain:

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is the largest producer of K-cups with more than 30 Varieties of coffee available, including light, medium and Extra Bold dark roasts, Fair Trade and organic blends, flavored coffees like Caramel Vanilla Cream, Mocha Nut Fudge and Wild Mountain Blueberry, decaf blends and 6 choices of Celestial Seasonings Tea.

With our Café Express home delivery program you’ll save $2 on every box of K-cups, plus you’ll get 50 free K-cups just for signing up. Shipping is always free on 4 or more boxes. Click here to see our full list of K-cup choices and sign up for Café Express, or call 1-888-TRY-GMCR.
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December 13, 2005

Nespresso Senang Snowman

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It's truly winter when you make your first Nespresso Snowman. We fired up our Essenza C90 and put in a couple of Senang Nespresso Capsules to fuel our snowman making session over this past weekend. We've really been enjoying the Senang blend from the Nespresso Club and we love the bright blue Senang capsule color. And as our Snowman can now attest - the left over capsules make for great Snowman eyes!

From Nespresso:

Visu Sp2005Each variety of coffee that makes up the Senang blend is roasted separately and according to different parameters in order to preserve and release each one of its varieties’ most specific and characteristic notes. This technique, known as "split roasting", makes it possible to obtain subtle and varied notes. It also allows each origin’s potential to be exploited while preserving its character, which could be lost or "crushed" during a combined roasting.

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We like the snap and bite of the Senang. The coffee has a nice round finish with hints of many milder coffees but still maintaining a unique flavor. If you have a Nespresso coffee maker we think you'll like the Senang club exclusive. Also if you currently have the Vivalto or Arpeggio Nespresso capsules we think they'll make great snowman eyes as well.

At Nespresso Senang

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December 12, 2005

Get a Single Serve Brewer for $25 Off and Free Shipping at Amazon.com

Hotdeals SingleservecoffeeWe always follow the deals at Amazon.com when they have FREE shipping and $25 off in Kitchen & Housewares. Getting $25 off means more coffee pods, T-Discs, K-Cups and perhaps even coffee capsules for your single serve holiday gift or gift to yourself. You'll need to spend $125 or more and enter the code: HOHOHOHO at checkout. This applies Kitchen & Housewares and Bed and Bath.

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Braun Tassimo TA 1400 Hot Beverage System

$169.99 - $25 = $144.99 + FREE SHIPPING

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Bunn My CafeBunn MCP My Cafe Professional-Grade Single-Serve Coffee/Tea Machine

$199.95 - $25 = $174.99 + FREE SHIPPING

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Senseo HD7890/75 Coffee Pod System with Holiday Gift Pack

We suggest buying two! One for you and one for a gift. 2 x $69.99 - $25 = 114.98 + FREE SHIPPING

We'll keep you posted on more deals as we find them. Make sure an only buy from Amazon.com for the $25 and FREE Shipping deals. It does not apply to products sold on Amazon site by third-party merchants or through third-party areas such as Amazon.com Marketplace, Auctions, or zShops.

HOHOHOHOHO!!!!!

Update: The coupon is not working for Tassimo but will work with the other two brewers.

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December 9, 2005

Tips & Tricks: Wet Your Coffee Pod & Heat Your Brewer

Img 1637-1We get questions over email all the time regarding our best tips and tricks for Single Serve Coffee. We have what we think is one of the best tips you can use with coffee pod based brewers like the Senseo, Bunn My Cafe, Krups Home Cafe, and simplehuman single serve coffee pod brewers. - Wet Your Pod Before Brewing.

It's really that simple. If you have an instant hot dispenser or even a little cool water, moistening the pod will improve the overall extraction of the coffee. Some pod brewers like the Grindmaster pre-moisten the coffee pod before brewing, but most don't have this feature.

Another trick is to take the pod holder and simply run hot water over it. This achieves a moist coffee pod when you place the pod in the holder and a better overall extraction due to the seal the wet pod will make over a dry pod.

We also recommend heating up the brewer and running some water through it to heat up the brewing area. In any of the brewers we test, we always run an ample amount of water through the machine prior to making a cup of coffee and we don't just do this for coffee pod based machines - this trick will work for all single serve coffee machines.

Trust us. A moistened pod and a hot brewer will make a much better cup of single serve coffee coffee.

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December 8, 2005

Get the Simplehuman Pod Brewer for $109.95 at Cooking.com

515290Get cracking! The coupon code expires today for the Simplehuman Pod Brewer at Cooking.com. A big thanks to Jerre for writing in and telling us about this incredible deal.

I've been searching the web for days looking for a discounted price on the Simplehuman Pod Brewer thanks to your review of this unit. Finally found it at Cooking.com for $109.95 if you enter undocumented coupon code C98836 which expires Dec. 8.
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December 7, 2005

PRESS-BOT Coffee Press for Nalgene Water Bottles

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PRESS-BOT is the first coffee press designed to fit inside a Nalgene® water bottle. Gone are the days of carrying a separate container for brewing your coffee or tea. PRESS-BOT allows you to use your water bottle as a coffee pot and make a quality cup of joe no matter where you are! Great for making coffee or loose leaf tea at home or in the backcountry, PRESS-BOT is a must have product for the on the go coffee aficionado. PRESS-BOT is design to work with a wide mouth, straight walled water bottle, such as those manufactured by Nalgene®.

At PRESS-BOT Via Gizmodo

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Get Your Senseo for Free this Holiday & Drop the Drip!

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We wanted to remind everyone of this killer holiday promotion. Right now you can trade in your old used coffee machine and get a free Senseo. Need a good cheap gift and have an old coffee maker - this might be the perfect thing for you.

Trade in your used coffee machine and give a new Senseo machine as a gift. Out with the old and in with the new. Senseo is traveling all over the country — from New York to Los Angeles — with their “Drop the Drip” event. Participants can trade in their used drip coffeemaker for a free Senseo machine (retail value $69.99) by visiting senseo.com/dropthedrip or by attending a “Drop the Drip” event on the ground as they travel to 10 select cities nationwide. The events offer consumers the chance to sample Senseo’s coffee and partake in product demonstrations in a fun and interactive outdoor café setting. To date over 2,500 drip machines have been dropped. Senseo’s “Drop the Drip” campaign also supports America’s Second Harvest, a leading hunger-relief organization in the U.S., for each coffeemaker received Senseo will donate $1 to hurricane relief efforts.

At Holiday Guide - MSNBC.com and Senseo Drop the Drip

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December 6, 2005

Review: LilyPod Microwavable Single Cup Coffee Pod Mug

Review from Single Serve Coffee.com - Coffee Pod Reviews P569-1We've been testing the LilyPod over the past several weeks and we'll say this right up front - results have been varied. The LilyPod Microwave Brew Mug supposedly brews up a nice cup of joe in 3 minutes or and that means less mess and the convenience of using whatever flavor pod you'd like to throw into it. The big factor here is the microwave.

Img 1651-1We have had less than stunning results with the Single Serve Coffee.com microwave but have had better results at our friends house. Each time we use the Lilypod with the exact directions and try a microwave the results have been different. It's like we're making microwave popcorn and not coffee, but we do believe it makes sense the results are so varied.

If you've ever cooked in a microwave oven anything like popcorn, perhaps a Lean Cuisine, or even poached some eggs - you'll know that finding the right power setting and time to cook is important for YOUR MICROWAVE. We have found this to be the case with the LilyPod. We simply could not find a great setting for our Microwave but did find some decent ones with other less powerful microwave ovens. That being said, the coffee produced each time was not great coffee.

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December 5, 2005

New Coffee Pods from Flava Pods

FlavapodsImagelogoWe discovered Flava Pods - a new coffee pod maker with a bunch of flavored coffee pod flavors for your Senseo, Home Cafe, Bunn My Cafe, and other single serve coffee brewers. It looks like the pods are individually wrapped and should weigh in the 9-10 gram range. We'll see how fast we can get our hands on some of these pods for review.

From Flava Pods:

Our uniquely flavored pods are made of the world's finest Arabica coffee beans. Unlike many of our mass produced coffee pod competitors, Flava Pods are made in select, carefully blended quantities. This meticulous process provides our customers with a world-class brew each and every time.Unique flavors, unsurpassed quality, and a commitment to your complete satisfaction is what sets Flava Pods apart from the rest.


Current Flavors Include:

  • Cinnamon Sticky Bun
  • Hawaiian Macadamia Nut
  • Cinnamon Almond Macaroon
  • Mocha Cinnamon Swirl
  • Chocolate Cappuccino
  • French Vanilla
  • Supreme Hazelnut Delight
  • Vanilla Hazelnut Caramel Nut Crunch
  • Swiss Chocolate Almond
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December 2, 2005

Tonfisk Newton Milk & Sugar Set

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Finnstyle 1871 8494033Newton is a new and practical way of serving sugar and milk for coffee or tea. The mechanism in the Newton-set is based on gravity and allows you to pour milk or cream without removing the sugar bowl on top of the creamer…the mechanism keeps the bowl still while you tip the pitcher.

We can see ourselves amazing guests over the holidays with such a clever invention. A nice cup of single serve coffee and perhaps a cream and sugar physics trick? Thanks Newton.

Via MoCo Loco at FinnStyle

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New Holiday Flavored Coffee Pods Available at Cool Beans Pod

Logo-2 Shop Image3 Cool Beans Pods has their new Holiday Flavored pods for sale. Cool Beans Pods will work in your Bunn My Cafe, Senseo, Home Cafe, Melitta One: One (new edition), simplehuman Pod Brewer, and other 62 mm coffee pod machines.

The new limited edition holiday flavors include;

  • Eggnog :: Limited Edition Holiday Flavor
  • Gingerbread Cookie :: Limited Edition Holiday Flavor
  • Toasted Chesnut :: Limited Edition Holiday Flavor

Pricing is $8 a box for 25 coffee pods and pods are individually wrapped for freshness.

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November 2005 Roundup for Single Serve Coffee

Csiro-09-Cowboy-2-1-1-1Another November has passed us on Single Serve Coffee and what a November it was! First of all received the Yahoo! Pick of the Day!. We launched our Single Serve Coffee Holiday Gift Guide and gave you our advice on Frothing Milk & Single Serve Coffee. We saw the launch of a new single serve coffee maker from simplehuman and even got to review the new simplehuman Single Cup Pod Brewer.

Speaking of reviews we had the pleasure of reviewing the following:

New products from:

On the wild and whacky product front, illy has launched their new New Melitta One:One Microwaveable Coffee Pod Mug Brewer and there's even a coffee cup that helps you Agitate Your Coffee. We even found you can Burn Recycled Coffee Grounds in Your Fireplace with Java Logs.

We also found the following deals at various sites:

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December 1, 2005

December Mailing List Sponsor: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters – Win One of Five Keurig B60s!

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The sponsor for our December mailing list is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and they are giving away five (yes, five!) Keurig Special Edition B60 brewers to Singleservecoffee.com mailing list members! Just in time for the holidays, you’ve got a chance to win one of these fantastic brewers for yourself or a friend! To learn more about Keurig brewers, click here.

Note: We'll be picking the 5 winners on the December 15th so they can receive their Keurig B60 Brewer in time for the holidays!

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From Green Mountain:

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters is the largest producer of K-cups with more than 30 Varieties of coffee available, including light, medium and Extra Bold dark roasts, Fair Trade and organic blends, flavored coffees like Caramel Vanilla Cream, Mocha Nut Fudge and Wild Mountain Blueberry, decaf blends and 6 choices of Celestial Seasonings Tea.

With our Café Express home delivery program you’ll save $2 on every box of K-cups, plus you’ll get 50 free K-cups just for signing up. Shipping is always free on 4 or more boxes. Click here to see our full list of K-cup choices and sign up for Café Express, or call 1-888-TRY-GMCR.

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Announcing the winner of Keurig B50 Single Serve Brewer

Splash Timothys Logo-1-TmKeurig B50 Lg-TmWe're pleased to announce Single Serve Coffee.com mailing list winner Bruce has won a Keurig B50 coffee brewer provided by Timothy's World Coffee.

From Timothy's World Coffee:

"Congratulations to last month's winner Bruce. The Keurig B50 brewer with Timothy's K-Cups makes a perfect gift for any coffee lover who is seeking a consistent, quick and hassle-free way of enjoying that perfect fresh cup at home. We encourage all of your subscribers to visit our site www.timothys.com and take advantage of our current brewer promotions or try one or more of our premium roasted coffees now available in K-Cups."

From our winner Bruce about Single Serve Coffee.com:

"Wow!!!! I am a consistent coffee drinker, I say consistent because I am not a coffee snob particularly, but love to drink coffee at many times and events. And I like bold flavorful cups of coffee, and it was time to upgrade my home machine. I include de caf in my choices occassionally, and don't need a full pot.. so the single cup route appealed to me. I had been looking all around for ideas about which single cup coffee maker was the best and started talking to one of my work associates, as we were going to get a cup of coffee at a local restaurant. He had just purchased the Keurig and had rave reviews for it and the variety of coffee flavors available for it.

That lead me to your site. I will be looking forward to trying the varieties that you offer and using what is clearly one of the best machines on the market for the cost. Last week I was able to go to several high end stores and tinker with most of the machines available, and Keurig i s the one that appealed to me. Your site gave me the information to really begin looking for a machine. Also the variety of coffee that you give the consumer access to on your site convinced me that once I bought a machine I would be able to have a simple way to get the coffee I wanted. Also your site was the one I went back to each time I was trying to learn more. I signed up for the newsletter to keep the information coming. So...I was just about ready to convince my wife that what I really needed was a Keurig and some various flavors of coffee for Christmas.

And I opened your email that told me I'd won. - Bruce"

Thanks again to everyone who signed up and please visit our sponsor at Timothy's World Coffee!

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