K-Cup Review: Starbucks Tribute Blend 2013

The Tribute blend of coffee that Starbucks releases each year is certainly one of our favorites. The blend incorporates Ethiopian, Sumatran, Colombian, and Papua New Guinea origin coffees and has distinct fruity, spicy, nutty, herbal, and smokey tastes and a smokey aroma. This blend definitely didn't disappoint while we savored every last drop. Starbucks knocked this year's out … [Read more...]

K-Cup Review: Starbucks Christmas Blend

For Christmas this year, Starbucks has given us a blend that is close to perfection. We're pretty sure this blend will appeal to even the pickiest of coffee drinkers. Not only is the packaging design festive and pretty to look at, but the contents inside make every morning feel like Christmas morning. Starbucks says an important key to the blend's success is the 3-5 year aged … [Read more...]

Review: Starbucks' Verismo Single Serve Coffee and Espresso Maker

Recently we got to try out the new Verismo Coffee and Espresso system released by Starbucks - and we have to say, we're impressed. Not only does the machine look great (and come in 5 different colors), but the coffee, espresso, and lattes are truly cafe quality. Our first of many cups was a latte, brewed with the Cafe Verona pod and one of the natural milk pods. Delicious! … [Read more...]

K-Cup Review: Starbucks French Roast

Intense, smokey, bold, and satisfying - dark roast lovers don't want to miss this k-cup! We loved everything about this roast - from the inviting aroma typical of a Starbucks coffee shop to the full bodied taste that is Starbucks French Roast.   What we thought... Initial Impression  Clean and sharp Starbucks packaging, per usual  Aroma Strong … [Read more...]