October 12, 2011

Bosch Tassimo T55 Espresso and Hot Beverage System

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There's a new Tassimo in town dubbed the Tassimo T55. Well - maybe not in a US town just yet, but they are launching this machine in Germany this Fall. The Tassimo T55 will use the T-Disc system which makes a perfect drink every time by using the Tassimo bar code scanner built into the T55.

Other features like the +/- button let you set the coffee strength to precisely match your taste. And the integrated BRITA filter in the water tank of this Bosch coffee maker ensures an enhanced quality of drink, while the transparent water tank allows you to see through the machine as if looking through an archway.

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October 11, 2011

The Tassimo Hot Beverage System Makes a Lot of Coffee Drinks


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The Tassimo Hot Beverage system can make a ton of different coffee drinks and above is the entire chart for them. We've never ordered a Flat White or a Cafe Breve, but all of the other's we've ordered from time to time. Do you know of any other coffee drinks the Tassimo makes that isn't above? If so - click through to Tassimo at Facebook to tell them to update the chart. :-)

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October 6, 2011

Mavea Maxtra Water Filter Plus Descaler for Tassimo Bosch Brewer


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The Mavea Maxtra Water Filter for Tassimo Bosch Brewer also comes with a descaler for your Tassimo Bosch Brewer. The water filter also fits Mavea water pitchers so you can use one for coffee and one for pure fresh water.

Our 2 cents on a great cup of coffee - clean - clear - water. The better the water the better the coffee, and the Mavea filter has always done a great job in our Tassimo.

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July 7, 2011

Tassimo Redesigns Look with Fresh Brand Identity


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We've long thought the old Tassimo look was well - tired. The gold seal and black background served it well in it's earlier boutique days, but now Tassimo is a mass market brand and needs a broader appeal. Since the latter half of last year Tassimo has been introducing its new look in Europe and it seems like this June it started to make its way into the U.S. and other markets around the world full steam ahead. The new look has been designed by Turner Duckworth.


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We like the new look, and it feels more like a palette of hot beverage choices with lots of possibilities instead of such a narrow look with the black and gold of old. We always find it fascinating to see how much a new brand identity can add to a coffee system, and we've seen such things in Senseo, Flavia, and others in the past do wonders with the brand. Our hat's off to Turner Duckworth - great design for a great single serve coffee system.

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May 18, 2011

Eva Longoria Loves a Good Tassimo Brewbot

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Some say it's desperate times for the old Brewbot at Tassimo after losing Starbucks Coffee in T-Disc format but is it? Well it's definitely less desperate when Eva Longoria from Desperate Housewives shows up to get a giant cup of espresso at the cup at the Tassimo Brewbot Cafe which opened on Tuesday (May 3) in New York City. We really should pop down to get our giant espresso cup fix, but alas it's so rainy in Boston we lack the motivation - wait - maybe a shot of giant espresso is exactly what we need? EVA AND BREWBOT we're COMING!!!!

Via Just Jared

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May 12, 2011

Save Up to 50% at the Tassimo Direct Spring Clearance Sale

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Tassimo Direct has a variety of Spring savings they want to pass along to all of it's Tassimo customers. There is a mix of 3 offers ranging from discounts on certain Gevalia T-Discs and up to 20% brewers and accessories. There's even a MYSTERY offer which really results in 10% off most items. We're not sure what mix to pick but the 20% off seems like a great place to start on a Tassimo T20.

  • Spring Clearance 20% Off - 20% Off and Free Shipping - Spring is there and you can take 20% off your favorite T-Discs, brewers, and accessories
  • Gevalia Spring Sale - This Weekend 50% off 4 of your favorites. Stock up on Gevalia blends and buy any 4 packages of of Gevalia T-Discs and get 4 more at 50% off
  • Mystery Savings - There's also 10% off certain T-Discs through May 23rd including Suchard HOt Chocolate T-Discs
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April 14, 2011

The Tassimo Brewbot Tours Cities Across America

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Tassimo by Bosch is taking a a major road trip to four U.S. cities - Atlanta, Washington D.C., Chicago and New York City. Tassimo is also inviting people who stop by the Tassimo Brewbot Tour to upgrade their coffee experience by trading in their old brewers for a new Tassimo (each day the first 200 people will be eligible to do so). And through a partnership with Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization, Tassimo will also help the lives of those struggling with hunger for people that post to Facebook pictures of the event. The road show culminates in New York City the first week of May with a weeklong destination for the city's true coffee lovers – The Tassimo Brewbot Cafe which sounds pretty cool given an actual brewbot will be there.

Details on the schedule are located on the Tassimo Facebook page.

Tour Features include:

  • The Tassimo Brewbot Mobile, a special vehicle featuring a giant Brewbot, will host events in popular locations throughout the four tour cities.
  • A larger-than-life Tassimo Brewbot "robot" will come to life and pose for photos with guests.
  • Each event day, the first 100 guests to arrive with an old coffee pot for trade-in will be upgraded to a new Tassimo brewer.
  • Visitors will be invited to snap their photos with the Tassimo Brewbot and post them to Facebook.com/TassimoUS.
  • For each user-generated photo posted, Tassimo will make a donation to Feeding America*, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization.

Via TheStreet

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March 24, 2011

Tassimo Canada Launching Coffee and Tea Flavors in July

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Now that Starbucks has left the Tassimo platform to make K-Cups, it looks like Tassimo Canada is adding lot of new coffees and teas to offset the departing Starbucks T-Discs. They've been announcing several new coffees on their Twitter feed, and we can only hope their US counterparts also announce some new coffees and teas as well.

Here's the extent of what they've changed out - a total of 4 new offerings for Tassimo owners in Canada:

  • Go for the bold? Then you definitely won't want to miss our newest offering from TASSIMO: GEVALIA Dark Italian Blend. Coming in July 2011!
  • Love dark roast, premium, café quality coffee? Check out new GEVALIA Dark House Blend from TASSIMO. In stores July 2011. More tomorrow!
  • More good news! TASSIMO introduces NABOB Decaf Cappuccino. Now enjoy a frothy cappuccino after dinner or before bed! In stores July 2011.
  • Our new NABOB French Vanilla Coffee is a robust coffee blend combined with a smooth vanilla flavour. Available in stores July 2011!
We're bringing you one of Canada's favourite tea flavours: Twinings® Orange Pekoe Tea - available starting July 2011.

At TASSIMO Canada (TASSIMOCanada) on Twitter

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March 14, 2011

Tassimo App for iPhone - Mobile T-Disc Shopping

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If you've got an iPhone and a Tassimo you're going to be in single serve coffee heaven. Tassimo has just launched their first mobile app allowing you to order Tassimo T-Discs right from your iPhone. The Tassimo App is a free app for the iPhone to make sure that coffee drinkers can re-order via the convenience of their mobile phone wherever they are.

Now available on the Apple App Store, additional highlights from the app include menus for:

  • Browsing by beverage type or brand
  • Managing your Tassimo customer account
  • Setting up recurring orders for your favorite morning cups of Joe
  • Requires current account before you sign in with the app

At Tassimo App

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March 2, 2011

Tassimo Professional Hot Beverage System Gets Skinny Cappuccino

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If you're the proud owner of a Tassimo Professional in your workplace you'll be pleased to know you can also get skinny - skinny cappuccino that is. Kraft sent us over some of the skinny cappuccinos to try out on our Tassimo T65 CUL professional system, and we think you'll have to like them as much as we do. We always order our capp or latte with skim milk, and this Skinny Cappuccino hits the spot and waste line in the same fashion. Thanks again to Kraft for sending and full release after the jump.

At Tassimo Skinny Cappuccino

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