Bring on the Sumatra coffee pods! Sumatra is one of our favorite coffees and we can't wait to try these. So, if you like something a bit more interesting than your standard medium or dark roast Senseo coffee pods, the new Sumatra coffee pods for Senseo are for you!
Introducing Senseo Sumatra Blend! This new gourmet coffee pod from Senseo coffee is bold and intense due to a premium blend of Arabica beans selected from the mountainous regions Sumatra and some of the finest coffee regions in the world.
New Senseo Sumatra Blend can be purchased now at www.senseostore.com, Amazon.com, and very soon at other online retailers. Also available in select grocery stores.
We are anxious to try the new flavors of Light roast, Medium roast, Dark roast, Espresso roast, Decaf, Hazelnut, French Vanilla, and Chocolate Macadamia Nut coffee pods. Most of these are a blend of 20% Kona and 80% Hawaiian Coffees, however we did receive their Platinum 100% Kona Coffee pods in a 10 gram size.
CoffeeWhiz.com has the latest coffee pod offerings from Green Mountain. We've tried the French Roast coffee pods and really like them. The coffee is just as strong, deep, dark, and rich when compared to a similiar cup of drip or k-cup french roast. We recommend wetting your pods a bit before brewing to get the best seal.
It's definitely got that Porsche curve and style! We've really enjoyed our Nespresso C90 for a perfect cup of single serve coffee lungo sized, and think we'd like this Porsche designed model as well.
The new Porsche designe Nespresso includes a frother and a clock unlike our lower priced C90 along with a slew of other features. We think the stainless steel exterior is nothing short of stunning.
What would be really amazing? How about getting one of these in the car and perhaps making my car run on excellent coffee and not just fossil fuels. We're not sure it's available in the US but is availalble in Switzerland for 1529 Fr.
* High-pressure pump (19 bar)
* Thermoblock heating element
* Automatic cup volume control (Espresso, Lungo, Macchiato, Cappuccino)
* Automatic insertion and ejection of capsule
* Digital display in 8 languages
* New steam pipe with integrated Cappuccino – Caffelatte function
* Automatic cool down after steam function usage
We're pretty sure this Senseo video is from our European cousins somewhere in Denmark. The closing mechanism on this Senseo single serve coffee maker is not like the US version. We also like to think we keep our kitchen and Senseo a bit cleaner than what's shown in the video.
We still think the Krups is the best of the single serve coffee makers in the Home Cafe line of single serve coffee makers. We like the two cups at a time (wait - isn't this single serve coffee?) and the clean design of the machine. It also just makes a great cup of single serve coffee and we feel our review earlier this year still stands true - "A solid machine for the Home Cafe line of single serve coffee makers."
As the summer draws to an end and we're getting ready for back to school and other fall wonders, we thought we'd point out a set of articles we ran earlier in the year detailing a return to Tassimo and a re-review of sorts.
Here's a look back at Tassimo over the last few months and some recent reviews:
We've been enjoying making perfect cups of single serve coffee with our C90 Nespresso single serve coffee maker (read our review here) and we think this demo does a good job of showing you how it's done. The C190 has a few more features than the C90 but we think the different machines all do a really good job.
We've recently gotten a bunch of emails regarding how to get other Senseo coffee pods from our European cousins and we know of one place that you can do such a thing: Typical Dutch Stuff. Typical Dutch Stuff has a nearly every European coffee pod that will work in not just your Senseo single serve coffee maker but also your Senseo, Bunn My Cafe, Krups Home Cafe, and simplehuman single serve coffee pod brewers.
From Typical Dutch Stuff:All the pods we offer have the same diameter (62mm) as the original Douwe Egberts pods. Please be careful with ordering pods from other brands that are not showed on this website. If the diameter of a pod is slightly different, your coffee probably will end up watery and not worth your money. Also, all of our pods are suitable for most single serve coffee makers.
If you're looking for a great back to school single serve coffee brewer with "POD" in the name, we think the combination of a new Grindmaster Brewer at $199.99 and some kona coffee pods could make you the only person with a GPOD to go along with your new iPod. We reviewed the Grindmaster GPOD PrecisionBrew single cup brewing system not too long ago and we really liked it.
It may make 12 cups total, but it dispenses them one cup at a time. We think this brings back the thought - just when you thought you had left the world of drip coffee and decided on a single serve coffee maker - they pull you back in again. The Hamilton Beach BrewStation® Deluxe 12 Cup Coffeemaker has all the bells and whistles you'd expect for a drip coffee maker with the convenience of single serve coffee.
One-hand dispensing--no carafe, no pouring, no spills
Coffee stays fresh longer
Four brew modes: Normal, Decaf, Flavor +™ and 1-4 cups
Gentle warming heater
No hot plate to scorch coffee flavor
Programmable clock/timer with adjustable auto shutoff
We're not sure where this person got the required tools they're using to smoosh and turn the coffee into a coffee pod, but the general idea is there from watching the video.
Here are the steps: Get something to hold a traditional coffee filter, fill it with about an ounce of coffee, get another cup sized thing to turn and smoosh the coffee filter into place, and then try it out in your Senseo double cup holder or other single serve coffee maker.
A word of caution: Just like when using the Eco-Pad reuseable coffee filter, getting any amount of ground coffee caught in the double-pod holder where the coffee comes out in the bottom can lead to a plugged coffee holder and exploding single serve coffee maker. Try any of these methods with EXTREME caution.
Books? First music and now books? How about some single serve coffee pods Starbucks? It seems that Starbucks will soon be featuring books along with their usual picks of music and coffee.
Okay - we need to calm down but we really wish Starbucks wouldn't become "Starbooks" and would instead give us the option of their great coffee at home in the form of a coffee pod or whatever they desire. All that being said (and it was a mouthful), we do like Starbucks pushing some decent literature for people to sit and read over coffee.
After announcing in April that it was seeking movies and books to promote along with the music it already sells in stores, Starbucks has selected “For One More Day,” Mr. Albom’s second novel, as the first selection that it will feature in its new book program, according to people with knowledge of the deal who asked for anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it.The novel, to be published by Hyperion on Sept. 26, will appear in Starbucks stores from the first week in October through the second week of November.
It's back to school time once again and many of your returning college students or college students themselves will need coffee that's quick and easy to make in their college apartment or college dorm. We recommend the following options when buying that college dorm room coffee maker in the single serve coffee arena.
There's always a lot going on in the Single Serve Coffee Forums. Currently there's an interesting discussion regarding Flava Pods. Looks like they're not shipping orders and many forum members are pretty unhappy.
And on an even light note, we have amongst the forums a "Poker Podster" who brings his single serve coffee machine to poker games and now all of his friends miss it when he doesn't bring it. Good coffee and poker - what could be better?
The K Cup madness continues! Amazon.com is still featuring 2 packs of K-Cups for $14.92. That means for many of the varieties you'll get 2 packs of 18 totaling 36 K-Cups for $14.92. You can also save $10 instantly when you spend $49 or more on any combination of products offered at Amazon Grocery, including food and household items. Use code GROCERY2 when you check out. So if you do the math you can get 8 boxes of K-Cups for around $50 bucks and also free shipping. Use the link below or above and make sure you page over to the second page of products where most of the two packs are listed.
We get questions all the time on how loud are the various single serve coffee makers we feature on the site. Well - we can now provide you with this cool little video that features the Senseo Single Serve Coffee Machine heating up. We've never found the machine to be loud when heating up but to be kinda pleasant and relaxing.
If you really want to learn the art of refilling K-Cups - we've got an amazing find in the SingleServeCoffee.com Forums. You'll need some Glad Press and Seal, along with some patience, but overall it looks pretty straightforward. We like the fact it can be done and also that it's very eco-friendly. Thanks to forum member "roxie" for coming up with such a cool interesting single serve coffee idea.
What do you think about refilling a used K-Cup? I've tried it and the following method works fine, and I didn't notice any negative impact on taste by refilling one time. The following method allows me to set up many K-Cups with different types of coffee in advance. Let me know what you think?
How about a stainless steel coffee table to go along with all the stainless steel in your kitchen? With rounded corners and an almost alien feel, we like the modern look of this coffee table designed by Ben Haas for Steelogic.
It's summer and it's been very hot in the northeast. We've been having what some would call a "heat wave" and it can be difficult with no air conditioning to review coffee all day long, but even a heat wave couldn't stop us. We've just recently received the limited edition Spanish Sol K Cups from Timothy's and they're really good and a perfect coffee in the summer heat.
Spanish Sol will bring your palate alive with its lively full bodied flavor. One sip of Spanish Sol and you can envision a soft sea breeze wafting off the shores of the Costa del Sol. Sweet, Warming, Complex. This will be offered for a limited time only!!
We fired up our trusty Keurig B60 and and wondered how would the description match up with the taste...
It should be an interesting Fall as the single serve coffee wars heat up with a big push from brands like Senseo, Krups, Keurig, Tassimo, Nespresso, and others. Right now Philips after cost cutting their business by selling off less sexy brands is now the darling of the business community again with stories of Senseo and others. And why not be the darling? The Senseo single serve coffee system is one of the first and one of the best systems for your single serve dollar.
Kleisterlee points to a few new products that best exemplify the simplicity brand. For instance, any lay person can operate Philips' Heart Start defibrillators to shock a stopped heart back into action, thanks to simple audio guided instructions. There's also the Perfect Draft beer dispenser, a twist on Philips' hugely successful Senseo coffee makers, which allows you to "enjoy the same cooling, pressure, and foam at home that you do in the pub," Kleisterlee says.
This is a fun article detailing how a four star hotel should be run and it includes putting a single serve coffee maker in every room. We agree. Why wouldn't you want a perfect cup of coffee if you're paying 4 star hotel prices. Developer Andy Woodcock is planning a £2m transformation of the 19th century Institute located in the UK in a town called Hull, in Albion Street, into an "owner hotel", a concept based on a chain owned by US tycoon Donald Trump.
Every detail has been thought of: from the feel of the sheets as you slip into bed at night, to the Tassimo drink maker and laptop-size digital wall safe. There's even a choice of mattress: from extra firm to a soft type which moulds to fit your form. Downstairs in the public areas there'll be a DVD and CD library and games consoles for hire, a bar and restaurant and a waiting concierge to park your car.
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