August 16, 2005

Single Serve Coffee Makes Feedster Top 500 Blogs

We are very proud parents. Kitchen comes in at 280. Single Serve comes in at 357. TV comes in at 495. Can we get a bumper sticker for this kind of thing?

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August 13, 2005

Weekend: Talk Back in the Single Serve Coffee Forums

Logo Phpbb We wanted to let you know the Single Serve Coffee BETA Forums are open and there are a ton of really interesting threads you'll want to read.

So visit the forums, sign up and register, and talk with other single serve coffee readers.

Visit Single Serve - BETA FORUMS

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August 9, 2005

Tassimo Arrives for Review

Tassimo Visit Pic1 Tassimo has arrived! If you aren't familiar with Tassimo, Tassimo is a new single serve coffee brewer & system from Braun and Kraft. The Tassimo does not use coffee pods or K-Cups, but a new hot beverage brewing system in the form of T-Discs. Each T-Disc has a bar code on it to tell the machine how the hot beverage of your choice needs to be prepared. Tassimo is also the first single serve coffee system to have liquid milk instead of powdered milk to make cappuccinos and lattes. Tassimo can make single serve coffee. single serve crema coffee, espresso, lattes, cappuccinos, tea and best of all - HOT CHOCOLATE.

Update: You can now order Tassimo at

Tassimo will launch at the end of this September with a SRP of $169.99 with coffee T-Discs in the $.50 per cup range and lattes and cappucinnos in the $1.00 per drink range. You can sign up on the Tassimo web site to be notified when Tassimo will be available.

We will be testing the machine over the next few weeks and will let you know how the Tassimo fares.

Update 12/07/2005: Read our full review of the Tassimo from Single Serve

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Preview: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Visit

Green Mountain Coffee Visit - 28 On this past Friday, we visited Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Waterbury, VT. We aren't going to report all of our findings just yet, but we can tell you there are more K-Cup flavors coming like Fair Trade Wild Mountain Blueberry (Blueberry was a seasonal, but now will be permanent addition), a new French Vanilla, and others. The new flavors will be available September 19th.

Also, the Keurig B40 will be available in September at Green Mountain Coffee's web site, and that's just in time for you to pick one up for the holidays or back to school. Best of all, it should be priced at under $100.

On the visit front, I did get to participate in a cupping with two of Green Mountain Coffee Roaster's cuppers. It was a daunting amount of sniffing, coffee crust breaking, and slurping. We also have pictures of many of the machines that make those famous K-Cups.

Stay tuned for the article on the entire visit!

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Best College Dorm & Apartment Single Serve Coffee & Espresso Makers

Estcampus 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.

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August 4, 2005

Procter & Gamble Announces New Additions To Its Home Cafe Line

We have the new Krups 1010 Home Cafe Pod brewer to review, but it looks like there will be an update to the Mr. Coffee Home Cafe as well.

Procter & Gamble Announces New Additions To Its Home Cafe Line: The Procter & Gamble Company(NYSE: PG), the leading U.S. coffee company*, today expanded its Home Cafe(R)line with the launch of new specialty cappuccino, latte and tea pod varietiesand new appliances from the Krups(R) and Mr. Coffee(R) brands. The newmachines build upon Home Cafe's successful 2004 introduction of the Black &Decker(R) and Mr. Coffee(R) single cup brewers, designed to recreate the tasteand aroma of coffeehouse-style coffee in the home.
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Single Serve Coffee Mailing List Winner for July 2005

Giveaway Graphic Post CwhizMcp We're pleased to announce Linda Baughman has won the $50 dollar gift certificate from

From Linda:

"I like Single Serve because they always have such a wide variety of coffee and low prices. They introduce you to many coffee pods that can't be found in stores. I love my coffee pods and for a single person one cup at a time is better than a whole pot you wind up pouring down the drain."

We also want to remind you that you can win a Bunn My Cafe from this month by being on our mailing list. If you're not on the list, subscribe below or on any page on the Single Serve web site.

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August 2, 2005

Questions for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters?

GreenmountainlogoWe know they make K-Cups and Coffee Pods and also pretty amazing coffee - but what else don't we know?

I'm visiting Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in Waterbury, VT this Friday and I'm giving YOU the chance to ask Green Mountain Coffee Roasters questions you want answers to.

Some Questions: What other flavors are coming out in K-Cups? What is your coffee pod strategy?

Any questions within reason you ask - I'll try and get answers to. I promise. :-)

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July 29, 2005

Weekend: Join Our Mailing List & Win $50 from on Monday!

Mailing List Single Two You've got less than 3 days to be eligible to win $50 at We are giving away a $50 dollar gift certificate to a randomly selected person who signs up for the Single Serve mailing list and all mailing list members each month are eligible for the mailing list promotion. You can sign up in the right hand column on any page or sign up below. The winner will be chosen on August 1st, and after that we will be having a new promotion for the month of August!

Thanks for all your support and we hope you take the opportunity for us to give you something back. Trust us - $50 bucks will buy a decent amount of pods!

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The Year of Coffee Blog » Guest Cup 49

Ssc3 We're very proud to say we've made Guest Cup 49 on The Year of Coffee Blog. If you haven't checked out The Year of Coffee Blog earlier in the month, make sure you do. You will quickly get lost in the tales of each cup of coffee.

"Guest Cup 49 is from our new friend Jay Brewer of Jay has just about convinced me to pick up a podbrewer. I think I read somewhere that I can make my own Major Dickason pods… Thanks you for the cup Jay. I understand the lengths we go to enjoy our fave cuppas. Cheers."

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