Single Serve Tea

March 4, 2014

Lipton Soothe Smooth Green Tea K-Cups Review

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In what seems to be a never-ending quest for Keurig to secure just about every major coffee & tea brand on the market, they’ve managed to secure yet another one this year and it’s a big one. We’re talking about the partnership between Keurig and Lipton Teas to produce Liption Tea K-Cups. We heard news that Tetley would release K-Cups around the same time as their T-Disc releases, but that never materialized, so on a rare trip to a local Wal-Mart (we can already hear some Tar-jay fans getting nauseated at the thought) we couldn’t resist to pick-up a box of the only Lipton flavor they had available… Lipton Soothe Smooth Green Tea K-Cups.

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October 9, 2013

RedRose French Vanilla and Hazelnut Energy Tea K-Cups

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Red Rose is now offering French Vanilla and Hazelnut Energy Tea K-Cups for Keurig K-Cup Brewers. The energy/good for you hot drink craze continues with these two offerings and we'll see if we can get some to review.

From AB:

"While shopping at Shaw’s today in Bangor Maine, I came across two new offering from Red Rose Tea. They are now offering two new KCups. French Vanilla Energy Tea and Hazelnut Energy Tea."

These two premium black teas have an extra boost and are both naturally flavored. We've yet to find out what the energy part of the tea is. Maybe it's just really spunky? :-)

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July 1, 2013

Tea 2.0 - The iPhone App for Tea Lovers

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Single serve tea has been around perhaps a bit longer than single serve coffee, and it's no surprise there's an app for it. Tea 2.0 is an iPhone app that allows you to research tea, and then save various blends you create with brew settings. You can then keep notes on the teas you've brewed, and share then with pictures on Twitter, Facebook and various other social media sites. 

Seems like if they have this amazing app for tea - why don't we have one for single serve coffee?

Via Cult of Mac

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July 19, 2011

T-Easy - Tea on the Go Made Easy

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The T-EASY concept from designer Dr. Hakan Gursu for Designnobis makes loose leaf and flower tea on the go possible. We've seen lots of these different tea on the go concepts, but this tiny little contraption can make up to eight cups worth of tea. To make a cup of tea you empty the contents of the tea from the plastic container in the handle, and then place it in the screened metal steeper. Single serve tea has never been cooler on the go than T-Easy, so let's hope they make this product soon.

Via Popgadget

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February 17, 2011

Tovolo Teago - Portable Single Serve Tea

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The Tovolo Teago puts a new spin on "taking tea!" because with the Teago you can enjoy tea anywhere you go one cup at a time. Teago is a reusable 2-5 steep air tight press that draws in hot water and expresses seamlessly for perfect tea in your single serve cup every time.

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  • Hollow, air tight plunger can brings perfect, flavor-enhancing extraction
  • Expresses water quickly, eliminates slow dripping
  • Hollow body allows you to pack more tea
  • Steel clip holds infuser to side of taller cups and prevents falling in
  • Dishwasher safe

At Tovolo Teago - Portable Single Serve Tea

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September 27, 2010

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Debuts Paper-Based K-Cups

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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. is pleased to announce it will package and distribute a new green tea in a K-Cup portion pack made with paper. Celestial Seasonings Honey Lemon Ginseng Green Tea Paper K-Cups are the first beverages to be offered in the new paper-based K-Cup, which is designed for use in the Keurig Single-Cup Brewing System. The K-Cup contains authentic green tea and delicate Bai Mu Dan white tea - one of the rarest and youngest of teas - creating a smooth, balanced cup with a pleasantly mild flavor.

We can't be more excited to try out the new paper K-Cups, and also being a big Green Tea drinkers here at Single Serve Coffee (hmmm... maybe we need to say Single Serve Tea) makes this announcement even more special. What we really like here is the commitment shown by Green Mountain to get recyclable K-Cups in their product mix, and this should lead the way for recyclable coffee K-Cups in the future.

The announcement also states they are looking at even more ways to reduce the materials needed in all of their portion pack materials, which we believe will result in innovative packaging for on shelf, and more K-Cups shipped in bulk. All of these eco-friendly ideas are great steps in making Green Mountain even greener in the future.

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September 15, 2010

Review: Celestial Seasonings Southern Sweet Perfect Iced Tea K-Cups

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Our quest to try every new “Brew Over Ice” K-Cup continues today with our review of Celestial Seasonings Southern Sweet Perfect Iced Tea K-Cups. These K-Cups combine traditional black tea and dump on a generous serving of cane sugar to add a touch of the South to this drink since after all; sweet tea did originate from the Southern states (as is described via this interesting Wikipedia entry). As a matter of fact, the first thing you’ll probably notice is the weight of these K-Cups… they are PACKED with cane sugar and weigh a few grams more than some other flavors in the lineup.

Upon brewing, mild aromas of black tea appear for a few minutes although overall, there’s not much of a scent present in the finished cup once all is said and done. We were expecting a bit more of a traditional orange pekoe scent but it’s always hard to get the same aromas as the hot version when you’re making iced tea. As a result, we’ll score this as average.

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August 27, 2010

Review: Celestial Seasonings Sweet Peach Iced Tea K-Cups

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We're going to feature a bunch of the brew over iced K-Cups over the next week, and we kick things off with the Celestial Seasonings Sweet Peach Iced Tea K-Cups and notice a light peach aroma filling our nose as the hot liquid melts over the ice. This aroma quickly becomes muted after the drink cools down a bit.

We didn't really notice much acidity as the ice cuts down on it somewhat. Things were smooth overall and there was barely any aftertaste. The thing which threw us off a bit was the initial punch to the face of bitter flavoring... we couldn't quite figure out what caused it. The peach flavoring? The cane sugar? (unlikely) or perhaps it was the hibiscus? Once we got accustomed, we started noticing more of the natural peach flavoring hiding below the light sweetness of the cane sugar. The longer we sipped on the drink, the more peach notes started coming through. A flavor score of 5 thankfully got changed to an 8 as a result.

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July 7, 2009

Perfect Iced Tea K-Cups from Celestial Seasonings

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Green Mountain has just launched a entire set of Perfect Iced Tea K-Cups under the Celestial Seasonings brand, and it's a perfect time given the hot Summer weather finally starting to show up. There are 4 flavors to start - Raspberry, Lemon, Peach, and Unsweetened. These K-Cups will work in your Keurig Elite B40 Brewer, Keurig B50, Keurig Special Edition Ultra Elite B60, Keurig Platinum B70 Brewer, Breville BKC600XL Gourmet Single Cup Brewer, and other Keurig K Cup brewers including the Keurig Mini B30. The Perfect Iced Tea K-Cups site has instructions on how to make the perfect cup of iced tea as well.

  • Raspberry Iced Tea K-Cup - Our Sweet Raspberry Black Tea combines full-bodied black tea with luscious fruit...
  • Lemon Iced Tea K-Cup - Our Sweet Lemon Black Tea combines full-bodied black tea with all natural fruit ...
  • Peach Iced Tea K-Cup - Our Sweet Peach Tea combines full-bodied black tea with luscious fruit flavor and...
  • Unsweetened Black Iced Tea K-Cup - Our Unsweetened Black Tea is as simple as it gets - the classic full-bodied iced...

At Perfect Iced Tea K-Cups

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January 29, 2009

The Breville Hot Cup - Single Serve Water for Tea

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Currently only available in the UK and Europe, the design is very similar to Breville's single serve coffee maker in tone. The Breville Hot Cup won't make single serve coffee, but it will make single serve tea very easy. If you have a current single serve coffee maker most of the models will dispense hot water, so this may not be for you, but it might be for that tea drinker you know.

  • Boiling water at the touch of a button
  • Dispenses 5 cups without refilling
  • Energy saving – only boil the amount of water you need
  • No mess drip tray and easy to fill
  • Illuminated tank when on boil with a stylish contemporary design

Via Coolest Gadgets at Amazon.co.uk

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July 11, 2007

Timothy's World Coffee Chai Tea, K-Cups for Keurig Brewers

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It's summer and currently we're enjoying the new Chai Tea Latte T Discs for Tassimo, but if you have a Keurig, you need not miss out on the Chai Tea craze. We recommend getting some of the Timothy's World Coffee Chai Tea, K-Cups for Keurig Brewers and perhaps an Aeroccino to make the latte part.

These Chai Tea K Cups will work in your Keurig Elite B40 Brewer, Keurig B50, Keurig Special Edition Ultra Elite B60, and the Keurig B70 Brewer.

  • Case of two boxes containing 25 K-cups (50 total K-cups)
  • Traditional Indian tea made with ground spices including ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg and cloves; certified Kosher
  • Sweet, spicy, and milky to help warm and soothe you
  • Best enjoyed in front of a roaring summer camp fire
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June 18, 2007

Oolong Tea Can Help you Lose Weight

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We know this is a site on single serve coffee, but we also like our single serve tea. Now, we've heard this for years - all kinds of black and green teas - not just Oolong can help you lose weight. But now there seems to be even more medical evidence from a study that it's true: drinking tea can help you lose weight.

Researchers spent five years studying obesity, with the focus on children, the China Daily said. "They found that the polyphenol compound in tea -- especially Oolong tea -- can help obese people battle the bulge," the newspaper said. "Scientists have proved that drinking tea can help people lose weight."

"It has been confirmed that the continuous intake of Oolong tea contributes to enhancing the function of fat metabolism and to controlling obesity," it says of a tea produced and consumed primarily in the southeast of the country.

Not to get all technical, but it seems that the polyphenol compound in tea enhances the function of fat metabolism, which helps you lose weight. Researchers in China have been studying this for five years, paying special attention to how it affects kids. And Oolong seems to work the best.

Via Slashfood at Oolong Tea Can Help you Lose Weight

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