November 19, 2015
I'm still on my trip in Ireland and this morning in Dublin proper. I'm pretty happy with the coffee choice at the Dublin office - a Gemini Nespresso business class single serve espresso maker.
I went with the darker of the roasts, and I am really impressed with the quality of the coffee. Dark and rich results from the small Nespresso disk, and the texture was silky and smooth. The office is also near Trinity College in Dublin making a little stroll out into Dublin and the College possible this morning.
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November 18, 2015
I'm currently traveling and one of my favorite stops so far has been Established Coffee in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The coffee is nothing short of superb, and the atmosphere near Ulster University electric. I suggest a visit to this area and grab a cappuccino with an extra shot.
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November 16, 2015
Rosso Coffee prides themselves on producing Nespresso compatible capsules with a high premium quality coffee that works in your Nespresso coffee maker. You can also cut out the expensive call centers or shops and get your coffee capsules right away.
Their pods have been engineered to match all Original Line Nespresso machines, including Essenza, Citiz, U, Pixie, Miele, Masteria, Grand Masteria, Le Cube, Latissima Plus and Inissia.
They are 100% full recyclable, and the capsule casings are made from polypropylene at food grade, which is safe for food products and they are 100% fully recyclable. They also offer a generous 60-day return policy just for trying their coffee.
We had the pleasure of trying all the Rosso Coffee capsules over the past month, and we love them. They work great in our Citiz Nespresso maker, and the espresso and lungos produced is rich, interesting, and cheaper then Nespresso capsules. NOTE: Rosso Capsules are not compatible with VertouLine Machines.
At Rosso Coffee Capsules
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November 13, 2015
We received a set of the regular and mini versions of the Ceramic Burr Coffee Grinders by Thirst Friend. These grinders have been really great to use wth our Aeropress at work, and both are really portable with the mini coming with a bag to carry. You even get a scoop to use with each one, and the ceramic conical burr is easily adjustable to suit any range of brewing methods, from the finer grinds of Espresso to the coarser blend of French Press.
We have found the hand crank design is really easy to use, and the stainless steel coffee mill is sleek and durable, and really pleasing design. We can safely say these are some of the best little grinders we’ve used in quite awhile.
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November 12, 2015
Ferrero Pocket Coffee Espresso is a bittersweet chocolate tasting exactly like an Italian espresso. 3 pieces of Pocket Coffee is equal to 1 Cup of Espresso, so you can kickstart your day from your pocket any time you want. The chocolate taste Like a liquor chocolate, but with strong espresso in the middle instead of liquor Pocket Coffee is a delectable combination of espresso filled dark chocolate that combines a gourmet chocolate experience with an authentic espresso taste and energy boost.
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November 10, 2015
The Graef milk brother allow you to make delicious milk froth for classic cappuccino, latte or café au last. A great companion to any single serve coffee setup. the Graef milk brother has a maximum volume of 200 mL of fresh whole milk and then delivers about 400 ml of fine, creamy froth. Special sensor monitors temperature and shuts the brother off automatically at the most appropriate foaming temperature. The milk jug can be easily cleaned in the dishwasher.
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November 9, 2015
Keurig has created a collection of smooth, full-flavored, and impressively frothy beverages for your K-Cup brewer. The Coffeehouse collection combines real ingredients like skim milk, sea salt, and sugar with Fair Trade Certified coffee for a perfect café beverage you can make anytime. You simply combine the packet with the coffee from the K-Cup to create lattes, cappuccinos, and macchiatos.
Three varieties are available now:
- Salted Caramel Macchiato is a perfectly balanced combination of Fair Trade coffee, golden caramel, sea salt, and sweet, creamy froth.
- Our Cappuccino pairs rich, flavorful Fair Trade coffee with a full, creamy froth of real milk for a smooth and simply satisfying treat.
- The perfect trio of enticing vanilla aroma, full, creamy froth and Fair Trade coffee, our velvety smooth Vanilla Latte is simplicity at its sweetest.
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November 6, 2015
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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November 5, 2015
TechCrunch has a pretty strong opinion on Keurig KOLD - it’s a bit of an odd duck.
The Keurig Kold is such an odd product that it almost looks like it came from a distant world where no one cares about corn syrup ingestion. Clad in white plastic and covered in grills, the case is far bigger than anything else in your kitchen and makes a noise like Darth Vader taking a nap.
They also go on to say the machine is rather pointless given the price of soda. What do you think? Is the Keurig KOLD just a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist? Is single serve soda going to take off? Did you buy a KOLD? If so do you like it?
The jury is still out for us here. We see the appeal of the machine and convenience, but the price for the machine and the KOLD cartridges is really high. Also the size of the machine on the counter is really large. We’ll have to see how this plays out over the holidays but so far the reviews for the KOLD and articles are not that kind.
Read More in: Keurig & K-Cups | Single Serve Coffee Machines
November 4, 2015
Ember the Temperature Adjustable Mug is the mug you’ve been wanting to keep your coffee at the right temperature instead of scalding hot or miserably cold. Ember is a thermos which you can adjust the temperature of to make it exactly to your liking, and can keep it that way for up to two hours when it’s away from its charging coaster.
The Ember smart mug is connected to an app, so you can use the smartphone app to make your coffee 135 degrees or 147 or whatever you want for up to 2 hours. Ember will cost you $129, and the app will work on iOS or Android devices. You can even remember custom drinks and have it notify you as well.
Via Coolest Gadgets
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