May 25, 2005
I’m not one for self congratulations but this morning I realized our 1 year anniversary has already past us! I posted our first entry on May 1st of last year in preparation for the launch of Philips Senseo and it was also our first review! A year ago as well, there was but 2 or three single serve coffee pod makers - now there are tons. Since then we've done over 50+ reviews, and written just north of 227 articles for you to sink your teeth into.
Continue reading: "Happy Birthday Single Serve Coffee 2005"
May 23, 2005
Starbucks has finally put out some coffee pods, but I'm pretty sure these are espresso pods, and not meant to be used with your Home Cafe or Senseo type pod machines. I'll see if I can get a sample of these and find out. If they are ESE or espresso pods, I'll have to fire up the Francis Francis and see how they taste. Thanks to Joe for sending in this news tip!
Update: Indeed these are Espresso Pods and not for use with Home Cafe or Senseo. I will review these in the upcoming weeks with the Francis Francis machine or another one of the Espresso Pod machines that are coming in for review. Thanks to everyone writing in to let me know what these pods will fit in.
Continue reading: "Starbucks Espresso Roast Coffee Pods Available"
May 21, 2005
We've got more Single Serve Coffee products than you could possibly imagine to review over the Summer months. Not only are we going to continue to review all the Coffee Pods we can get our hands on, but the staff here at Single Serve Coffee has decided to start reviewing more Espresso Pods and ESE pods in the upcoming months along with anything that makes that one perfect cup of coffee.
Continue reading: "Upcoming Reviews on Single Serve Coffee"
Everyone at Single Serve Coffee.com is excited about branching out a little into the Espresso Pods that are coming from Italy and being made right here in the US. After doing a little Googling - we came across Espresso Tiamo. They've got just about everything you could imagine imported from Italy in the Espresso Pod area of Single Serve Coffee. We've requested some samples of the various imported Espresso pods they carry, and will be reviewing whatever they send us in the upcoming weeks ahead.
Espresso Tiamo - Espresso Pods, Imported Italian Espresso:
Espresso Tiamo offers a wide variety of traditional, gourmet, and flavored espresso pods and espresso pod machines for use in the home, office or for your business.. Now you can enjoy espresso or cappuccino without the mess. Espresso Tiamo provides Free shipping on all orders over $100.00! (via UPS Ground)
May 20, 2005
May 19, 2005
That was fast! We've got a whole bunch of the two blends to try over the next week or so thanks to Jim Evans at CoffeeWhiz.com.
We haven't put them on a scale to test the 20% extra - but I'm sure we'll be able to tell when we compare against a regular Sumatra K-Cup or Dark Blend.
May 17, 2005
I'd heard through the grape vine that Green Mountain was going to add some coffee to their K-Cups but had no idea they would add 20% more coffee. We were very pleased with the Green Mountain blends when we reviewed the Keurig B50 last year, but I'm really excited to try out the 20 percent more coffee in each K-Cup. I know that I prefer a stronger cup of coffee over a light roast - this should be interesting to see if dark coffee drinkers really think this new K-Cup meets their expectations.
Green Mountain Coffee Introduces ''Extra Bold'' K-Cups for Keurig Single-Cup Brewers:
Continue reading: "''Extra Bold'' K-Cups for Keurig Single-Cup Brewers Coming From Green Mountain Coffee"
WATERBURY, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2005--Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) today introduced "Extra Bold" K-Cups(TM) in two varieties of coffee: Dark Magic and Fair Trade Certified(TM) Organic Sumatran Reserve. A K-Cup holds a single serving of ground coffee or tea. It is inserted into the Keurig(R) Single-Cup Brewer to create a fresh cup of coffee or tea in seconds. Single-cup brewers have been available in offices for years and are rapidly gaining acceptance in the home market.
Well - the folks over at Treehugger are obviously a little perturbed with this Self-Heating Can from Wolfgang Puck, but I have to say I'm impressed regardless of the implementation of this being disposable - which I don't agree with in an enviromental sense.
However, a small portable self-heating instant espresso/Single Serve Coffee machine that makes one cup would be fabulous. I really have enjoyed the Wolfgang Puck pods - I will have to try this and see if it's any good at all (yes - I will try anything coffee related and single serve).
Via Treehugger: Wolfgang Puck Disposable Instant-hot Latte:
So California company OnTech spent 7 years and 24 million bucks to develop a coffee can filled with quicklime so that you can have a hot latte in seven minutes. Its market: “the people who want to have hot coffee in their car without going anywhere or cooking anything at home” says OnTech Prez Jonathan Weisz.
Update: You can view our full review of the Wolfgang Puck Instant Hot Latte and where to get the Wolfgang Instant Hot Latte there as well.
May 13, 2005
May 11, 2005
The Krups Home Café system will offer unique features including dual-cup capacity, several cup-size options and a built-in water filtration system. The Krups Home Café model can brew either one or two cups of coffee at a time, and with two independent pod holders, each cup can be a different variety of creamy or black coffee.
The original Home Café machines have received mixed reviews from us and from Single Serve Coffee readers (we reviewed the Mr. Coffee Home Café and the Black & Decker Home Café machines). I'm hoping that many of the issues with the first Home Café macines have been fixed, and so far - it looks like many have.
We should receive a review machine in the mid-late June time frame, and will let you know when this new single serve coffee machine arrives.