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Feb 19, 2009 06:17 AM

Favorite Keurig K Cups???

We have a machine at work and stock only Green Mountain Coffee's. Some are better than others, I like the Vermont Country blend. But for Christmas, I got a Keurig for my home and am checking out other varieties.

What are your favs?

I'm a big fan of stronger coffees so I've been working the Timothy's Midnight Magic, it's good. But i'm sure there's better out there. Doing a little research, i see that Coffee People Specialize in stonger coffees. How are they?

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  1. I like dark roasts/stronger coffees and really like the Green Mountain Sumatran Reserve. Have given up on the other offerings and now only buy this one (only use Keurig at the office, for convenience). Hope you'll like it!

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    1. re: buttertart

      cannedm, I also like the Vermont, but my two favorites are Nantucket & Lake and Lodge. I do not like strong coffee either so after I make one big cup of coffee I can make a small cup of coffee using the same K-Cup.

      1. re: buttertart

        I like Sumatran Reserve and the Kona, but I have to agree that I really don't like Green Mountain's other dark roasts. Most of them are just far too bitter for me.

      2. I have been thinking of buying one of these for awhile. A lot of criticism is that they are noisy. Is it really that bad?

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        1. re: billieboy

          No, they're not noisy. well, maybe they're a little noisy for 30 seconds while the water heats up but that's about all. I never think of it as noisy and love the convienence of having a hot cup of coffee in 40 seconds.

        2. Coffee people jet fuel and black tiger, my favorites.

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          1. re: timbug

            My husband loves the Coffee People Jet Fuel. I like the Caribou Coffee French Roast. I'll have to try the Black Tiger.

          2. After trying a bunch, we settled on Timothy's Kona blend which we get at a very good price by subscribing on Amazon. It's a medium blend but pretty rich too.

            1. Thought I'd give this thread a bump because a lot has happened in the single serve coffee world since 2009.I like strong (not harsh)coffee. My current coffee of choice is Peet's Major Dickason whole bean that I buy @ Costco.
              I want to bring a gift of both regular and decaf K-Cups to my SIL's house where we will be staying next weekend. I've never been very satisfied with coffee made in their Keurig machine. The last time I was there the coffee was weak & watery even when I brewed it with a minimal amount of water. I think the type was Green Mountain Dark Magic. Can anyone recommend a strong,, flavorful brand of K Cups that I can find @ Costco, Stew Leonard's Stop & Shop, Shoprite, Trader Joe's or online preferably from Amazon Prime? Thanks!

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              1. re: zackly

                My friend likes Emeril's Bold. That's over $1.00 per cup on Amazon! The average is .50-.75 cents.

                  1. re: zackly

                    Starbucks, Gloria Jean and Peets all make Kcups now if you like their coffees. Tullys French Roast and their House Blend are both good, as are Donut Shop and Kona blend.

                    Keep in mind that the brewed coffee will only be as strong as you make it. If you brew a 6oz cup, it'll be stronger than if you brew it on the 10oz size.