Flavor Profiles of the World's Best K-Cup Coffees
Detailed Flavor Profiles of Our Finest Coffee K-Cups
Breakfast Blend K-Cup
This classic New England breakfast cup is balanced and smooth yet vibrant and lively blend with a rich flavor and medium acidity. Exhibiting the depth of a fine Indonesian coffee (known for excellent body and pleasant sweetness) along with the citrus notes provided by a fine Central American coffee, the Breakfast Blend is not too bitter or bland.
The Costa Rica Coffee comes from the Alajuela region in the country's Central Valley.
Caramel Vanilla Cream K-Cup
The Caramel Vanilla Cream K-Cup adds swirls of vanilla cream and sweet drizzles of caramel and brown sugar to create a delicious coffee beverage. Flavored coffees contain no sugars or sweeteners. Each box of Caramel Vanilla Cream K-Cups includes 24 K-Cups.
Nantucket Blend K-Cup
Combining the best of many regions, the Nantucket Blend K-Cup offers the bright and zesty tastes of a fine American coffee with the berry and wine notes of an East African coffee along with the body of an Indonesian gourmet coffee creating a pleasant and medium-bodied gourmet coffee.
The Nantucket Blend K-Cup is an exotic and complex blend of four fine coffees from three different continents. Each box includes 24 K-Cups and is delivered to you fresh from the coffee roaster.
Donut House Coffee K-Cup
Bold yet pleasant, Donut House Coffee K-Cups provide a dependable cup of coffee with a richness that will leave you satisfied, and no bitter finish.
Donut House Coffee K-Cups are medium--bodied and exhibit notes of milk chocolate and offer a caramel-like aroma providing a soft and soothing quality with tones of citrus and cedar.
The coffee has a sweet character that blends into the slightly nutty aftertaste which includes hints of chocolate and molasses. Every box includes 24 K-Cups.
Dark Magic Extra Bold K-Cup
The Dark Magic Extra Bold K-Cup provides a complex espresso-style coffee with a wonderful intensity along with fine aromatics and a pleasant, subtle sweetness. This also provides a great Drip Coffee fresh from the roaster in 12-ounce bags. Each box contains 24 K-Cups. A similar coffee would be one from Indonesia, such as the Sumatra Mandheling, which is known for intense flavors.
French Vanilla K-Cup
The fine tastes of exotic, sweet vanilla cream give the French Vanilla K-Cup a smooth and sweet, rich quality along a wonderful complexity and delicious aromas. These are typically a blend of a Colombian and Brazilian coffees.
The flavored gourmet coffees of Green Mountain Coffee do not contain any sugar or sweeteners. Twenty-four K-Cups come in each box, fresh from the roasting machine. French Vanilla coffee is also available in 12-ounce bags.
Fair Trade Wild Mountain Blueberry K-Cups
Fair Trade Wild Mountain Blueberry K-Cups provide the sweetness of blueberries with hints of caramel and a slightly buttery aroma. No sugar or sweeteners are added.
Wild Mountain Blueberry is also a Fair Trade Coffee (though not Organic Certified) helping to sustain the land and farmers. Each box of K-Cups contains 24 K-Cups and is delivered to your door fresh from the roaster and is also available in 12-ounce bags.
While very few single origin coffees will have a prominent blueberry flavor, some finer African coffees such as the Kenya AA coffee bean have been known to have hints of blueberry (and other berry) flavor.
Fair Trade Vermont Country Blend K-Cup
A blend of dark and light coffee beans, Vermont Country Blend K-Cups provide a rich and aromatic cup of coffee with a delightful brightness and rich, lingering aftertaste. Fair Trade Vermont Country Blend K-Cup is one of the most popular, and is also available in 12-ounce bags.
The choice American beans are lighter and create great clarity and aftertaste, while the dark-roasted coffee beans create the velvety body and toasty, mellow qualities. Take a sip of the Fair Trade Vermont Country Blend and let the layers reveal themselves.
Fair Trade Organic Sumatran Reserve Extra Bold K-Cup
The Fair Trade Organic Sumatran Reserve Extra Bold K-Cup offers a delicious, dark coffee with a heavy body with a lush sweetness and tones of spice and brown sugar that makes this a truly exotic coffee. Each box contains 24 K-Cups and comes to you fresh from the coffee roaster. Organic Sumatran Reserve Extra Bold Coffee is also available in 10-ounce bags.
The Fair Trade Organic Sumatran Reserve Extra Bold K-Cup is made from the prized Sumatran coffee beans known for their asymmetrical shape and the deep aquamarine tint in their color. The organic coffee beans are exposed to the coffee cherry pulp for an extended period after harvest to create a deeper-toned coffee.
More of the World's Best K-Cup Coffees:
The Half-Caff K-Cup lets you enjoy the fine taste of gourmet coffee with only half of the caffeine. Great as an afternoon or evening coffee. Each box includes 24 Half-Caff K-Cups and is delivered to you fresh from the roaster. You can create a similar coffee at home by blending 50% regular caffeinated coffee with a decaffeinated coffee.
The Hazelnut K-Cup is a new recipe that uses a premium light-roasted coffee that provides a sweet and buttery flavor with a warmth and richness including hints of roasted nuts. Aromatic and creamy, the Hazelnut coffee delights the palate. Hazelnuts are not uncommon in single origin coffees, though they can be difficult to detect sometimes. South American countries such as Peru and Bolivia have been known to have hazelnut as a tasting note, but may not be strong enough for someone looking to duplicate an artificially flavored coffee.
Each box includes 24 K-Cups delivered to you fresh from the coffee roaster. You can also get an 80 K-Cup box or 12-ounce bags of Hazelnut Coffee. Green Mountain flavored coffees do not include any sweeteners or sugar.
Southern Pecan K-Cup
Enjoy the rich, creamy and buttery tastes of nutty pecans reminiscent of Southern hospitality. Each box contains 24 K-Cups and is delivered to you fresh from the roaster. Green Mountain flavored K-Cups do not use any sweeteners or sugars. Southern Pecan is also available in 12-ounce bags.
Chocolate Glazed Donut K-Cup
Imagine a fresh chocolate donut glazed with sugar dipped into your gourmet coffee. The Chocolate Glazed Donut K-Cup is sufficiently strong to help you start your day yet with a mild enough acidity to make a wonderful nighttime coffee.
Double Black Diamond Extra Bold K-Cup
This is a distinctly dark and bold coffee with a heavy, consistent body, almost syrupy, and with robust aromas and a bittersweet, toasty taste that is faintly smoky.
In the flavors and aromas of Double Black Diamond Extra Bold K-Cups are gentle and exotic hints of cedar and cocoa with floral notes. The aftertaste is short and sweet with notes of cocoa.
Fair Trade Our Blend K-Cup
This is a classic house blend of American coffees and is served in thousands of restaurants on the East Coast and delighting the sophisticated palates with its smooth taste. With a distinct lack of bitterness, a balanced acidity and pleasing aroma, this is the first and original blend - it's a classic! Fair Trade Our Blend is also available in 12-ounce bags.
Mocha Nut Fudge K-Cup
Imagine a coffee layered with flavors of homemade chocolate fudge, caramel and roasted walnuts - that's the Mocha Nut Fudge K-Cup! This is a decadent gourmet coffee allowing you to luxuriate in its chocolaty, nutty richness. Some countries such as Guatemala produce naturally chocolatey and nutty coffees, though these flavors are much more subdued and require a more nuanced palate than artificially flavored coffees.
Green Mountain flavored gourmet coffees do not include any sweeteners or sugars. Mocha Nut Fudge is also available in 12-ounce bags.
Cinnamon Roll K-Cup
The Donut House Cinnamon Roll K-Cup delights you with the tastes and aromas of sweet cinnamon rolls fresh and warm from the oven.
Lake & Lodge K-Cup
Lake & Lodge K-Cup is a rich and hearty, dark-roasted coffee with a smoky sweetness, smooth flavor and delicious aroma. A traditional West Coast style blend including gourmet Indonesian and East African coffee beans for sweet and bold brightness and striking intensity.
Each box includes 24 Lake & Lodge K-Cups delivered to you fresh from the coffee roaster.
Barista Prima Colombia K-Cup
Barista Prima Colombia is a bright and bold gourmet coffee made from prized Colombian coffee beans cultivated at high altitudes on small farms in fertile volcanic soils. This gourmet coffee that offers notes of fruit with hints of walnut and citrus.
The aroma of Barista Prima Colombia is infused with tones of raisiny fruit and milk chocolate which is complemented by the full-bodied and brisk aftertaste also suggesting hints of chocolate. Each box of Barista Prima Colombia K-Cups includes 24 K-Cups.
Barista Prima Italian Roast K-Cup
Barista Prima Italian Roast K-Cups provide a heavy--bodied, dark-roasted coffee with rich and ripe fruit and berry flavors in the Italian tradition of dark-roasted coffees.
The Barista Prima Italian Roast K-Cup offers a hearty and well-balanced coffee that exhibits smoky notes along with a clean and sweet aftertaste.
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Barista Prima House Blend K-Cup
The Barista Prima House Blend K-Cup is a medium--bodied signature blend exhibits a classic balance and silky mouthfeel with sweet notes of citrus and bittersweet chocolate in the flavors, a floral aroma laced with caramel, and a slightly astringent (and interesting) aftertaste suggesting roasted nuts.
Kenyan AA K-Cup
The Kenya AA K-Cup is a gourmet African coffee with a medium to full body and wonderful complexity, exhibiting a distinct winey and fruity quality with blackberry notes and a pleasant tart fruitiness in the aroma and a sparkling aftertaste that also suggests the richness of blackberries.
Kenya AA coffee beans are the highest grade of Kenya Coffee and widely respected among the world's finest coffee beans. Each box of Kenyan AA K-Cups includes 24 K-Cups and is delivered right to your door fresh from the coffee roaster.
Van Houtte Honduras San Luis K-Cups
Honduran coffees are known for their soft, easy-drinking flavors. They tend to fall on the nutty-chocolate scale, as is common among South/Central American coffees.
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