September 30, 2004 Sends Pods to Review

Arie at was kind enough to send us a set of coffee pods from all over Europe! We have received Senseo Mocca Gourmet, C1000 Spicy, and others to try out. We will be reviewing these over the next few weeks but we can tell you so far...C1000 Spicy is SPICY!!! And the pods came packed FRESH.

In the mean time - check out

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September 24, 2004

Senseo in The Pawtucket Times

pawtucket_pods.jpgRiddle me this...I can't really tell what's going on in this article/ramble from a bunch of women in the Pawtucket Times - but it's funny and informative. I think they pick a product and just talk about it as if they were on a radio show? Wild.

The Pawtucket Times: "Bonnie: Something's brewing in coffee making that's as revolutionary as the Mr. Coffee drip coffeemaker was in the '70s. I'm talking about the new machines that use single-cup filters (aka pods) to take the guesswork out of preparing coffee one or two cups at a time."

Senseo in The Pawtucket Times

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September 21, 2004

Senseo City Sensations - Why Dutch Only?

i_packshot_sydney.gifWe want more flavors Senseo! These City Sensations in the Netherlands look amazing. Bring them here!!!! :-)

"Because you always what differently wants, Douwe Egberts surprising alternatives now four coffee have developedpath, inspired on world cities and their taste. Thus the sumptuous and gentle Senseo® Vienna on the city Vienna havebeen inspired. Also are the warm and excited Senseo® Rio the Janeiro and are therethe spicy and spirited Senseo® Milano, inspired on the city milaan. NEW: discover the fresh and zonnige Senseo Sydney, inspired on the world city Sydney. Buy as from august."

Welkom bij Senseo®! Revolutie in koffiegenieten

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September 14, 2004

Amazon Carrying Senseo Extra Large Water Tank

241377-L.jpgAmazon has started to carry the Extra Large Water Tank for Senseo. WOOO HOOO! It's only $19.99 and looks to be available for orders.

The Extra Large Tank makes:

• Holds 40 ounces of water - twice as much as standard tank
• Makes 10 cups of coffee
• Specially contoured design for easy grip
• Extra wide opening makes filling tank convenient
• Splash guard flap helps prevent spills

Read More at Senseo HD7982 Extra Large Water Tank for Single Serve Pod Coffee Machines

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The Mac Gourmet Reviews Senseo

"I recently acquired a Senseo from my friend Jay. He runs, and I had been hearing about these new single or double cup coffeemakers from him for a while. Single serve coffeemakers have been big in Europe, but have now started showing up here in the US too. Rather than buying and grinding coffee beans, or using pre-ground coffee in a canister and measuring it out scoop by scoop, single serve makers use "pods" or "k-cups" that contain vaccuum packed pre-ground coffee. Brewing a cup is as easy as popping in a pod or k-cup, filling the maker with water and pressing your one or two cup selection.

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August 11, 2004 Reviews the Senseo


"Senseo The one-cup coffee machine is now a home brewing rage. We’ve reviewed the Keurig, but it seems that there are a few dozen other models just floating around out there. This time we had a look at the Senseo.

Senseo Review from

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July 18, 2004

Sam's Club Carrying Large Reservoir Senseo

My mom sent me photos of the Large Reservoir Senseo she just bought at Sam's Club. Seems to cost $69.97 - however she got it for $59.97 - it was the price leader for the day!!!

Includes the following:

• Over-sized water reservoir, so several cups can be made
• Three bags of coffee pods included
• Model: HD7811/75S

Note the model number is also different as well - the standard Senseo is the HD7810. Thanks to Nadiene Brewer (MY MOM!!!) for sending this in.

Sam's Club Large Reservoir Senseo

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July 11, 2004 Italian 100% Arabica Medium Roast 62mm Pods for Senseo Review has a variety of coffee pods that will fit both Melitta and Senseo coffee machines. So far I have reviewed the Vanilla Creme coffee pods that were 55mm pods. I didn't state that earlier because I thought they were in fact - 62mm pods.

The pods being 62mm (the same size as the original Senseo pods) makes a big difference. Easypods sent me a sample pack of the 62mm Italian 100% Arabica Medium Roast pods and they are terrific. The reason the 55 mm pods really work best with one Easypod and 1 Senseo pod is because the 7 mm is just enough for water to sneak by - this does not happen with the 62 mm pods they sent me.

As I stated above - the Italian 100% Arabica Medium Roast 62mm pod has a deep rich taste. The coffee is very silky and has a nice "I'm sitting in Rome at a cafe having a really nice cup of Italian coffee." I'm not kidding.

Note: 62mm is the same size as the Senseo and New Easypod pods.

So - for purchasing, I would stick with the 62mm pods and not go 55mm. Easypods is also going to be putting up a US version of it's site. So reduced prices from shipping should result. More from Easypod below.

"One of our biggest plus points for our pods is that we pack just 2 pods per laminate. This keeps them fresher than opening 18 pods at once as with the original senseo pods. Which is why our pods are higher in price. For us its the quality of the pods not so much the quantity we are selling. As a small roaster we could not compete with the mass production that douwe egberts or folgers are looking for which is why we produce more speciality pods and offer that next step for real coffee drinkers looking to step up from the standard blends.

Which is why we are working on english tea and forest fruit blends, which we currently make in our 44mm format. Ater the tests worked ok in the senseo earlier this month it looks like this may become a line later this year.

We are just producing vanilla, dark and buzz in the new size at the moment. The new size will be available from 21st July and will replace our previous 55mm."

Correction: Wanted to let everyone know - I was sent the "Italian 100% Arabica Medium roast" coffee not the Dark Roast from Easypods. I have corrected this article to reflect that. Sorry for the confusion.

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June 16, 2004

GadgetMadness: Review: Philips Senseo (with Douwe Egberts coffee pods)


"In today's edition of "Using gadgets to determine relatively useless information," we review the new Philips Senseo Coffee system, the coffee it makes, AND measure the temperature of the coffee with a laser temperature sensor!"

GadgetMadness: Review: Philips Senseo (with Douwe Egberts coffee pods)

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May 29, 2004

Review: Senseo from Single Serve Coffee

Review from Single Serve - Coffee Pod Reviewssenseo_360x330.pngHow I heard about Senseo
I have had mine since the day it launched some 3+ weeks ago. I had first read about it over a year ago when it had started to become a sensation in Europe. I was pleasantly surprised to then find it in Wired magazine (which I've been a faithful reader since it launched in the early 90's) - so what I'm saying is - if I like something I stick with it.

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