November 5, 2014
The Arist Café is a smart single cup coffee maker that uses an app on your Android or iOS device. The smart coffee maker connects to your phone via Wi-Fi networks, and you control the Arist with the an app. This type of single serve coffee maker that makes one cup of coffee using whole bean to ground seems to be a trend. We’ve seen at least 4 of these machines making their rounds on various funding sites and this one is already funded.
- REMEMBERS YOUR FAVORITE RECIPES - Just like your friendly neighborhood barista, Arist remembers your tastes, and makes sure you get the best cup of coffee.
- FINE-TUNE YOUR DRINKS - You can adjust the finer points of your daily cup with a simple swipe of your finger. A little more? A little less? You can tweak at will.
- RECOMMAND DRINKS FOR YOU - Like any good barista, it recalls your preferences and your particular drinking habits and can make tailored recommendations."
You canThe Arist Coffee Machine is available for pre-order for $299 via the Arist Café web site, and they have a campaign on Kickstarter. Video after the jump... Continue reading: "Arist Café Smart Single Cup Coffee Maker"
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November 4, 2014
I just spent the weekend in New York City so I could run the 2014 New York City Marathon. I can safely say that the marathon was amazing, and finishing it was also amazing especially when you have so many coffee choices post race.
I had lots of different coffee options to choose from, but one of my favorite places to get single origin single Aeropressed coffee is Gregorys Coffee. The coffee choices are always interesting, and I decided on a nice Ethiopian Bourbon to have post race morning. Awesome. I am never disappointed in Gregorys Coffee when I’m in New York City and I think you should check one out the next time you visit.
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November 3, 2014
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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October 31, 2014
It’s Halloween and we’re excited to say we can just drink whatever coffee we want today. You ask us why and we tell you this - we have single serve coffee and our choice is our bliss.
Happy Halloween everyone! We’re sitting back with a pumpkin spice latte, and just chilling this morning in preparation for a night of mischief and treats ahead. We also thought we would remind you all of the articles we post and other fun stuff here at Single Serve Coffee can be followed in a variety of ways.
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Thanks again for being a loyal reader, and we look forward to sharing lots of Single Serve Coffee news in whatever format you desire.
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October 30, 2014
AB On a recent trip to Target in Bangor, ME came across Starbucks Christmas Blend Blonde Roast - a new version of Christmas Blend. Lots of sweet and spicy flavor in a lighter roast.
- Tasting notes: soft spices with sweet, warm notes
- Enjoy this with: holiday brunch and a house filled with laughter
- Blonde roast, 100% Arabica coffee, whole bean
Starbucks Christmas Blend Blonde Roast K-Cups run $12.99 for a box of 16, and will work in K-Cup Brewers including Keurig 2.0
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October 29, 2014
Cafe Bustelo is a brand which, until recently, was a brand mainly known only to the latin community as it’s been a staple in bodegas for about the past 80 years or so. The brand had hit a slump until it underwent a rebranding a few years ago which aimed new products such as canned iced coffee (Bustelo Cool) as well as the brand itself towards a younger generation. Today the brand is popular amongst hipsters & those who simply enjoy a good, strong coffee. It’s also been gaining popularity in Hollywood with the brand appearing at various events from Coachella to the Oscars.
The brand got its start when its founder, Gregorio Bustelo moved from Spain to Cuba in the 1920s & got hooked on the coffee style popular in the region. He decided to take up the practice of coffee roasting and later moved to Puerto Rico. Once US Congress passed the Jones-Shafroth Act which granted people of Puerto Rico US citizenship, Gregorio moved his family to the East Harlem region of New York City and used the last of his savings to buy a coffee roaster after falling on hard times trying to find work. As luck would have it, his home was located near a theatre and he would start roasting coffee around the time patrons would be let out each night after the end of each show. The smell lured people to his home and he started selling coffee each night. By 1931, the first Bustelo Coffee Roasters shop opened up on 5th Avenue between 113th & 114th streets as the business took off. Today, the brand is owned by Rowland Coffee Roasters Inc. based out of Miami, Florida. The rest, as they say, is history. Continue reading: "Cafe Bustelo Espresso Style K-Cups Review"
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October 28, 2014
Bringing KitchenAid’s iconic style to Nespresso is not a design choice we saw coming, but it is a welcome one. The KitchenAid Nespresso machine works only with Nespreso OriginalLine coffee capsules, which allows you to choose from 22 Grand Cru coffees. To the best of our knowledge this is the first licensed Nespresso maker of it’s kind.
- Durable die cast construction
- 19-bar pressure pump
- Stainless steel heating element
- 6 cup calibrations and intuitive LED indicator
- Heats to the ideal brewing temperature in just 25 seconds.
Price is $499 on the KitchenAid site, and the KitchenAid Nespresso Espresso maker is available now.
Via Appliancist at KitchenAid
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October 27, 2014
Nespresso is at it again with a Special Reserve Maragogype Grand Cru for 2014. Following the success of Hawaii Kona Special Reserve 2012, Nespresso coffee experts have created a Special Reserve Maragogype Grand Cru 2014, composed of extremely rare and immensely precious coffee variety with uncommonly large coffee beans from Central and South America.
‘With Maragogype we have proudly outdone ourselves again,’ said Karsten Ranitzsch, Head of Coffee Nestlé Nespresso SA. ‘Thanks to our longstanding relationships with coffee smallholders, we could source the best Maragogype beans from four distinct origins. We have carefully blended and roasted them to highlight the specificities of their terroir. Due to the scarcity of these precious beans we can only produce a very limited amount, but it is our a privilege to offer this unique sensory experience to connoisseur Club Members who enjoy trying new and rare varieties.’
The Maragogype derives its name from a town in Brazil of the same name where the plant was first discovered in the late 19th century. The unusually large coffee plant, often twice the size of regular coffee plants, has the largest known coffee beans in the world. Continue reading: "Special Reserve Nespresso Maragogype Grand Cru 2014"
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October 24, 2014
Over at NASDAQ.com they're thinking it's going to be a tough time for Keurig 2.0 if there's not compelling reason to upgrade. Do you think it's worth the upgrade to move to Keurig 2.0? Are you having a tough time thinking about an upgrade when the new brewers cost $129.99 or more and you have a working brewer? You're not alone, and to upgrade they'll need even more K-Cup options and K-Carafe options to entice current customers.
NASDAQ.com also lays 3 reasons Keurig 2.0 will have a tough time with consumers:
- Vue has been a failure - No one bought it and those who did can still use VUE packs and K-Cups with an adaptor - but it's over.
- There is no reason to upgrade - Besides the larger K-Carafe pack is there really anything the new brewers do that's revolutionary?
- Customers will be annoyed when they buy an unlicensed K-Cup and it does not work -when your old brewer will brew any K-Cup would you switch to a device that makes you only buy Keurig Brewed?
We think in the long run Keurig Green Mountain should be fine, but they'll need to ride these rough waters while the brewer an DRM debacle subsides. Are you upgrading and if you have do you like your new brewer and choices? Who do you think will crack the DRM first and make K-Cups for Keurig 2.0 that are unlicensed?
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October 23, 2014
Do it yourself projects come in all shapes and sizes, and this one is the size of a coffee cup. This coffee cup style lamp allows you to create a unique lampshade and shed light on your favorite cup of single serve coffee.
- Novel coffee cup DIY lampshade lamp design
- Llight provided by 8 white-light LED
- Energy saving and environment protecting
- Powered by USB wire (included) or 3 x AAA batteries (not included)
- Ideal for all the coffee hobbyists and DIY fans
At DIY LED Coffee Cup Lamp
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