Single Serve Tea

November 6, 2015

Teforia Tea Brewing Robot for Home

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Teforia is a personal tea making machine who use loose leaf tea for the ultimate tea brewing experience. Teforia knows what type of tea you’re brewing and how to properly brew it unlike a Keurig single serve coffee maker that just brews tea with no knowledge of what type of tea or brew time.  

Keurig is fine, but it doesn’t put any attention into the crafting process, or on how to adjust the brewing based on the type of tea. Teforia knows what type of tea you’re brewing and how to properly brew it, like having a tea master in your home.

Teforia works directly with farmers and estates to bring you the freshest and rarest collection of teas, including leaves from ancient forests and wild and pristine tea gardens, far from the reach of pesticides and modern-day pollutants.

Brew time takes 4 minutes, and Teforia says it will be the best cup of tea you’ve ever had. Teforia is on pre-order right now for $649, and the machine will go even higher after launch for $1299 MSRP.

Via TechCrunch at Teforia

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April 20, 2015

China Mist Iced Tea Now Available in RealCup Capsules

Realcup tea capsules bold flavors

The latest addition to the RealCup Capsule portfolio, China Mist Iced Teas have arrived just in time for Spring. Bursting with refreshment these iced teas can be brewed over ice or brewed with hot water. Both will provide a satisfying and invigorating cup of tea.

Available in four blends:

  • Watermelon Marula (flavored black tea)
  • Passion Fruit (flavored black tea)
  • Triberry Delight (flavored herbal tea)
  • Blackberry Jasmine (flavored green tea).

The China Mist Iced Teas Realcups will work in K-Cup Brewers and Keurig 2.0.


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February 16, 2015

Numi Moroccan Mint Tea Real Cups Review

Numi organic tea mint kcup


While we weren’t aware of the Numi brand before this review, we were a bit surprised to see how much popularity it had apparently gained in certain parts of USA & Canada over the past several years without our knowledge. It seems almost every week we’re hearing of a new brand making its way to the single serve world in one form or another, so we set about trying to find more info about the brand itself and these new Real Cups. While we couldn’t find much mention of the Real Cups except for this press release from early last year (the company’s own website makes no mention of them at all), we did find out that Numi got its start in Oakland California back in 1999 when brother (Ahmed Rahim) & sister (Reem Rahim) decided to start up their own tea company after noticing little difference in consistency & selection within competing tea brands already on the market. 

Ahmed had already owned & operated tea houses abroad while Reem had been studying art in Northern California. They wanted to create a company that would encompass both their passions and so Numi Organic Tea was born. The hallmark of the company has since become known as super-premium, organic and Fair Trade Certified teas and herbal teas made with 100% real ingredients. They also make a point to ensure no natural flavorings or perfumes are used to flavor the teas… all the flavor comes from the natural ingredients themselves, nothing else. 

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January 7, 2015

Prospect Tea Single Serve Tea K-Cups


Prospect tea singles serve tea cups

From the company that does Brooklyn Beans Roastery coffee K-Cups comes Prospect Tea. These single serve tea K-Cups come in a variety of flavors, and we’ve been sampling many of them over the past few days. Prospect teas feature gourmet blends not found in other single serve cups like Darjeeling, Chai, White tea, Oolong, and more.

There are a ton of familiar and not so familiar flavors for any single serve tea situation:

  • Brooklyn Breakfast - Type: Black Ceylon
  • Duke of Earl Grey - Type: Earl Grey
  • Golden Dragon - Type: Yunnan Gold
  • Graffiti Burst - Type: Pomegranate Infused White Tea
  • Himalayan Spring - Type: Oolong
  • White Bengal - Type: Black
  • Chamomile Chill - Type: Chamomile
  • Lemon Taxi - Type: Lemon
  • Peppermint Heights - Type: Peppermint
  • Vanilla Chai - Type: Black
  • Green Power - Type: Green
  • Prospect Park Decaf - Type: Green
  • Variety - Type: Choose your adventure

Prospect Tea Single Serve Tea K-Cups will work in all K-Cup Brewers but NOT Keurig 2.0. All flavors are also available now.

At Prospect Tea

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November 3, 2014

Prospect Tea Variety Pack Single Cup Tea for Keurig Brewers

Prospect Tea Single Cups

The Prospect Tea Variety Pack Single Cup Tea for Keurig Brewers is from the same people who brought you Brooklyn Bean Roastery single cups. The 40 single cup variety pack includes:

  • White Bengal
  • Chamomile Chill
  • Himalayan Spring
  • Vanilla Chai
  • Duke of Earl Grey 
  • Green Power
  • Lemon Taxi
  • Peppermint heights
  • Prospect Park Decaf
  • Golden Dragon

These teas are artisanal blends and they create the perfect brew with rich aromas. The Prospect Tea Variety Pack Single Cup Tea for Keurig Brewers and will work in K-Cup Brewers. These tea single cups are not Keurig 2.0 compatible. 

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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

Red rose energy teas

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


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


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


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.


  • 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


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

Review Single Serve Coffee


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


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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