June 10, 2010

Cuisinart Keurig Single-Cup K-Cup Coffee Brewer Now at Green Mountain Coffee

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That's right the Cuisinart Keurig Single-Cup K-Cup Coffee Brewer is now available at Green Mountain Coffee's web site, and not just an exclusive at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and other retailers. The Cuisinart Keurig Single-Cup K-Cup Coffee Brewer is our current Keurig brewer of choice, and has been rock steady in producing tons of single serve coffee, tea, and hot cocoa. You can read our full review of the SS700 Cuisinart Brewer here. The brewer is normally priced at $199, but if you sign up for the Green Mountain Coffee Cafe Express K-Cup program you can save $20 making the brewer $179 and get $2.50 off every box of K-Cups you order.

  • 5 brew sizes, including iced brew
  • Featuring Quiet Brew Technology™
  • 12ct. Variety Pack included
  • Charcoal Water Filter
  • My K-Cup® Reusable Coffee Filter included

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May 26, 2010

Top 10 Best Selling Single Serve Coffee Makers - May 2010

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We've been crunching the numbers for our Top 10 Best Selling Single Serve Coffee makers and machines, and 2010 is bringing some surprises. Keurig is no longer dominating the top 4, and you'll notice the Senseo single serve coffee pod brewer is still on the list. The Tassimo TAS 65 has also shown up on the list right behind the Tassimo T45 Suprema model. Also a newcomer to the list in the top 3 is the Nespresso CitiZ Automatic Espresso Maker and Milk Frother, with it's smaller cousin the Nespresso C100 making the list as well.

  1. Aeropress Single Serve Coffee Maker - [SSC Review]
  2. Keurig B60 - [SSC Review]
  3. Nespresso CitiZ Automatic Espresso Maker and Milk Frother - [SSC Review]
  4. Keurig B40 - [SSC Review]
  5. Keurig B70 - [SSC Review]
  6. Nespresso C100T - [SSC Review]
  7. Keurig Mini B30 - [SSC Review]
  8. Bosch T45 Tassimo Suprema - [SSC Review]
  9. Bosch T65 Tassimo Suprema - [SSC Review]
  10. Senseo SL7832/55 Single Serve Supreme Coffee Machine - [SSC Review]

Do you think these coffee makers represent the best selling or the best? What single serve coffee makers do you think should make a best of list regardless of sales? Sound off in the comments and let us know.

If you'd like to see a list of all the single serve coffee makers we've reviewed - check our Single Serve Coffee Maker Reviews roll-up. You may also want to check out our Cost Per Single Serve Coffee Cup: Coffee Pods, Keurig K Cups, Tassimo T Discs, and Nespresso Coffee Capsules article.

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May 7, 2010

Review: Keurig MINI Plus Personal Single Serve Coffee Brewer


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The Keurig Mini Plus Personal single serve coffee brewer has all the features of a larger Keurig brewer packed into a mini form. In 2008 we saw the launch of the Keurig Mini B30 (read our full review here), and we were impressed, but even with a mini brewer there were some features missing.

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One feature missing was the ability to know exactly how much water you were using. There was one other complaint too - the brew temp seemed a bit cooler than we would like with at the brew head temp lower than the 190F range. Well, that's all been fixed with the Keurig Mini Plus Personal brewer, and the brewer look and feel is much improved as well.

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April 28, 2010

Review: Keurig B155 Single Cup Small Office Coffee Brewer


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It's no surprise we've had a B155 Small to Medium office brewer for over a month here at Single Serve Coffee (and it just got replaced by a Keurig Mini Plus which we'll review this week too). We have to say a 90oz reservoir, and the touchscreen LCD display are things every single serve coffee drinker would love, and we really love this brewer not just for a home office but also for any home.

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Take that K-cup! How about some 198F water?

The brewer footprint is also not as big as you would imagine, and yes unlike any home brewer you can crank the temperature up to 198 degrees F instead of a home brewer's limit of 192F. Other than that - it's a very well designed good looking brewer. Because of the LCD touch screen - you will also see various pictures flash by like coffee plantations etc. as it brews.

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Not as big s you'd think.

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April 22, 2010

Keurig Mini Plus Single Cup Coffee Maker Arrives for Review

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That's right we've received our Keurig Mini Plus from Keurig to review. We'll be taking it out for a spin in the Single Serve Coffee test kitchen this coming week, and we'll have a full review next Friday. In the mean time you may want to check out our review of the Keurig Mini B30.

  • Offered in Three Colors: Red, Black, Platinum
  • 3 Brew Sizes: 6 oz, 8 oz. & 10 oz.*
  • Brews in under 2 minutes
  • Removable drip tray
  • Auto-Off
  • Cord storage

If you want a larger Keurig brewer you may want to look at the Keurig Elite B40 Brewer, Keurig B50, Keurig Special Edition Ultra Elite B60, Keurig Platinum B70 Brewer, and the Breville BKC600XL Gourmet Single Cup Brewer .

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April 2, 2010

Keurig Mini Plus B 31 and B32 Personal Single Serve Coffee Brewer

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There's a new Keurig Mini in town - the Keurig Mini Plus Personal Brewer! The Keurig MINI Plus Personal Brewer is ideal for gourmet coffee, tea and hot cocoa drinkers who want a brewer that is compact and easy-to-use in the home or even home office. The difference between the Keurig Mini B30 and the MINI Plus is the fact the Mini Plus allows you to brew 6, 8 or 10 ounces to get the strength you desire in under 2 minutes with no water left in the reservoir, where as the Keurig Mini B30 only allows you one cup size.

We'll have a full review of the Keurig Mini Plus B32 Personal Brewer soon, but in the mean time check out our review of the Keurig Mini B30.

  • Offered in Three Colors: Red, Black, Platinum
  • 3 Brew Sizes: 6 oz, 8 oz. & 10 oz.*
  • Brews in under 2 minutes
  • Removable drip tray
  • Auto-Off
  • Cord storage

If you want a larger Keurig brewer you may want to look at the Keurig Elite B40 Brewer, Keurig B50, Keurig Special Edition Ultra Elite B60, Keurig Platinum B70 Brewer, and the Breville BKC600XL Gourmet Single Cup Brewer.

At Keurig and Keurig Mini Plus Brewer

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March 29, 2010

Tassimo T20 Single Serve Coffee and Hot Beverage System

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We've had several reader write ins that they've seen the Tassimo T20 Hot Beverage System in their local Target. We were under the impression the Tassimo T45 model would have a longer shelf life, but it looks like the Tassmio T20 will now take over the price point at $99. Reader impressions are the quality of the machine is not the same as the Tassimo T20 Hot Beverage System, and the new cup stand is a bit flimsy. We'll have to get a Tassimo T20 ourselves and do a review soon.

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  • Comes in White and Black
  • 1.5 litre tank which should mean that you don't need to refill constantly
  • Water is only heated on demand and the Tassimo T20 Hot Beverage System goes into stand-by mode when not in use.
  • As well as coffee, cappuccino, espresso and macchiato drinks from Carte Noir, Kenco, Seattle's Best, and Starbucks the Tassimo Tassimo T20 Hot Beverage System can also make Milka hot chocolate, Starbucks House Blend and Twinings English Breakfast Tea.
  • The main parts of the T20 can be taken apart and put in the dishwasher.
  • There is a compartment for the quick-start manual and cable storage.

More reading: Tassimo has two brewers from Bosch. Check out our reviews of the Tassimo Bosch Brewers:

Also check out our continued updated Tassimo and T-Dics area of articles.

Via Which.co.uk at Tassimo T20 Hot Beverage System

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February 26, 2010

Review: Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve Coffee K-Cup Brewing System

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The Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve Coffee Brewing System is the first Cuisinart coffee brewer to use K-Cups for making tea, hot chocolate, and of course coffee. The Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve Coffee Brewing System features a very large 80 oz water reservoir, iced and regular coffee brewing settings, along with storage of a My K-Cup resusable coffee filter. It also features a very fresh yet angular Cuisinart industrial design, along with a very easy to read blue LCD display. We've been looking forward to more options in K-Cup brewers, and it's really nice to have a brewer from a major brand like Cuisinart.

Update: The Cuisinart Keurig Single-Cup Brewer SS-700 and SS-780 is available direct at Green Mountain Coffee and is also under the model number SS-780. The SS-780 will come with a selection of K-Cups but the brewer is the same.

If you want to compare exhaustively the features of other Keurig Brewers we suggest reading the following Single Serve Coffee reviews, however we'll do our best to cover all the differences and innovations we find in this review as well.


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The SS700 has an 80 oz water reservoir. Yes - we said 80.

There is also a ton of info and reviews in our Reviews, Keurig & K-Cups, Keurig Reviews, and K-Cup reviews categories of entries. That's just the prep - now on with the review.

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February 19, 2010

Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve K-Cup Brewer First Impressions

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We've been using the Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve K-Cup Brewer over the past week, and we thought we'd share some unboxing pictures and of course our first impressions.

  • The Reservoir is huge - almost a 1/3 larger than the standard B70 Keurig water reservoir
  • The My K-Cup storage on the side is novel - but we are missing the coffee scoop spoon that comes with the Breville - we like not having to find a scoop to add the coffee
  • The controls are nice and the display icons are a bit clearer - showing the ounces in the silhouette of the cup icon
  • It's very quiet so that's nice the Quiet Brew technology is throughout all the Keurig models now
  • The metal outer coating wipes up easily and is very solid - but it also feels really industrial

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The black larger reservoir next to the Keurig B70 reservoir.


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You get the brewer, sample K-Cups, charcoal filter, and instructions.

More impressions in our full review next week where we answer your questions as well. You can sound off in the comments or add to our Cuisinart Questions thread in the Single Serve Coffee Forums. Also you can tweet us a questions or two, and send us questions on our Facebook page. Whatever the method, we'll try and get these questions answered within the context of the review.


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February 12, 2010

Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve K-Cup Brewer Arrives for Review - We Answer Your Questions

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Cuisinart has sent us the new Cuisinart SS700 SIngle Serve K-Cup Brewer to review. This brewer comes with a charcoal water filter, and has a My K-Cup reusable filter stored away in the side of the brewer. The Cuisinart SS700 Single Serve Brewing System is compatible with all K-Cups including the coffee, tea, and hot cocoa K-Cups. Pricing is set at $199.99.

We want to know your questions prior to our review next week. Do you have questions about the brew temp? How about the reservoir size? How does this brewer compare to the Keurig B70 or the Breville? Ask away and we'll get your questions answered.

You can sound off in the comments or add to our Cuisinart Questions thread in the Single Serve Coffee Forums. Also you can tweet us a questions or two, and send us questions on our Facebook page. Whatever the method, we'll try and get these questions answered within the context of the review next week.

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