September 6, 2013
Death in a K-Cup is finally here with Death Wish Coffee Single Serve Cups. The strongest most caffeinated cup of coffee in the world you can buy comes packed in 100% recyclable K-Cups. That's music to our ears - because when your heart gives out from drinking 10 cups of Death Wish Coffee in a row, you can safely compost your body making the entire experience 100% environmentally sound.
Seriously - THEY'RE FINALLY HERE! We know certain coffee snobs love to snub Death Wish but when you can drink a cup of coffee brewed from your Keurig single cup brewer with a skull on the top of it - we think you have to. Each pack contains 10 individual cups, and the the solid bottom on each cup ensures that your coffee is never over-extracted, but instead is evenly brewed. This guarantees that you get a perfectly brewed cup of coffee every time.
Each cup contains 20% more coffee than your standard cup, and is compatible with most single serve brewers.
September 5, 2013
Single serve soup K-Cups are coming - Campbell's Fresh-Brewed Soup will offer Keurig K-Cup brewer owners a hot cup of soup from their coffee brewer. When we first saw the press release we thought it might be April 1st (remember this joke from last year?), but it's not April 1st and yes soup in a K-Cup is coming.
The agreement brings the number one single serve coffee maker and the number one soup maker together to bring you Campbell's Fresh-Brewed Soup. The convenient snack will be prepared at the touch of a button, and a mini-meal from a K-Cup will be produced.
Continue reading: "Single Serve Soup K-Cups Coming - Campbell's Fresh Brewed Soup"
August 29, 2013
A few months ago, Dunkin Donuts introduced a new iced version of their Original Blend by releasing Dunkin Donuts Original Blend Iced Coffee K-Cups. With the warmer weather of summer unfortunately coming to an end sooner than we'd like, we decided to check out these new K-Cups while they were still available during a recent stop at a local Dunkins shop.
Brewing these K-Cups resulted in the same strong earthy & smoky notes of Dunkins Original Blend which reminded us of walking into a Dunkins shop. Flavor (when taken black) was pretty much the same as well except things seemed slightly stronger than the Original Blend K-Cups. We got the earthy & smoky notes from the aroma and this even remained once cream & sugar were added. While it's not exactly 100% like what you'd get in a Dunkins shop, it's a pretty close runner-up.
Continue reading: "Dunkin Donuts Original Blend Iced Coffee K-Cups Review"
August 22, 2013
Tim Hortons Single Serve Coffee Cups are out and finally available. We've been wondering when we could enjoy Tim Horton's coffee without going to one of their restaurants and now we know. Tim Horton's Single Serve Coffee cups are available only at participating Tim Hortons restaurants and online. They are compatible for use in Keurig K-Cup Brewers.
Tim Hortons and this product have no affiliation with Keurig or K-cups, and they are made with 100% Arabica beans. Also available in Premium Blend Decaffeinated Coffee. Will someone pay it forward and send us some of these K-Cups?
August 20, 2013
At Single Serve Coffee HQ, we're always on the lookout for local roasters/companies that are getting into the single serve market and often, we're contacted by companies who want us to review their products either before or after they've hit retail shelves. We were recently contacted by a micro roaster based out of Laconia, NH named Woodshed Roasting Company and they sent us some samples of their recent Single Serve Cups for use in Keurig K-Cup brewers. Rather than go with Real Cups or Rogers Family style soft-bottomed cups, they decided to try the new LBP UpShot Solution Cups. These cups are made from 100% recyclable materials and unlike K-Cups or Real Cups, the bottom piercing needle doesn't actually pierce the bottom of the cup as instead, water flows through the coffee and out the sides of the mesh filter.
Continue reading: "Woodshed Roasting Company Single Serve Cups Review"
August 16, 2013
We've only seen this flavored single serve coffee at Walmart.com and it looks to be a winner. Featuring a smooth, creamy taste with a touch of caramel toffee, this English Toffee Coffee has a light overall roast, and should be sweet and delicious. We're seeing more toffee, caramel, and other naughty flavors as of late, and we're pretty sure the deep rich notes of candy is going to make this coffee hard to resist. What's next - ROLO coffee? Yes please.
August 9, 2013
We continue our Martinson Real Cup review series today with their Martinson Dark Roast Real Cups. So far we've been reviewing mostly light & medium roast flavors in the line-up, so we were interested to see how their darker roasted flavors would turn out.
Brewing these Real Cups resulted in strong smoky aromas that quickly filled the room and upon closer inspection, we also noticed scents of dark chocolate with an earthy background. Flavor was again a nice mix of smoky flavors blended with dark chocolate notes throughout along with mild cereal notes hiding underneath. Acidity was a lot better balanced than previous offerings in the line-up as you get a very mild sour note on first sip which quickly gives way to the main flavors of the coffee. As a result, the main flavors don't get covered-up by the acidity yet there's enough liveliness going on in the background to prevent things from falling flat.
Continue reading: "Martinson Dark Roast Coffee Real Cups Review for Keurig K-Cup Brewers"
August 6, 2013
AB from Maine has spotted Melitta branded single cups for your Keurig K-Cup Brewer. Not only is Shaw's (a grocery chain in Maine and New England) carrying Melitta, but they are also now carrying Peets. We have detailed these K-Cups before as using the Upshot solution here.
For Melitta they have:
- Café DE Europa
- Classique – Medium Roast
- Espresso Toscana – Extra Dark Roast
- Blanc ET Noir – Light Dark Roast
- Vienna Roast – Dark Roast
The They run $9.69 For 12 K-Cups and can be also purchased on Melitta.com.
August 5, 2013
AB has spotted some new K-Cup offerings at Target from Starbucks. Starbucks is offering Vanilla and Caramel K-Cups for Keurig K-Cup Brewers and they'll set you back $12.00 for 16 cups. We've seen Dunkin' Donuts also offer a Caramel flavored K-Cup, and we're not sure what to expect except sweetness. We have sampled the Green Mountain Caramel Vanilla Cream and thought it was okay, but not something we would want as a daily drinker.
August 1, 2013
Ever wanted to clean up that nasty left over residue from a cup of cocoa before having that next cup of sumatra in your Keurig K-Cup Brewer? Now you can with Urnex CleanCup. The CleanCup is a simple way to clean and leave your brewer ready for your next beverage, and ensure the oily residue will be removed from the exit spout. You can use the CleanCup once a week or whenever changing between sweetened beverages and coffee or tea.
How does it work?
- Place CleanCup™ into brewer.
- Brew largest cup size twice.
- Remove CleanCup and brew twice to rinse.
We'll be getting some of the CleanCups to review soon. They are currently $7.99 for 5.