Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Get Back into the Groove with Yummy Brews by Community Coffee! #Review + #Giveaway


Thank you to Community Coffee for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Coffee. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways! I started drinking coffee in high school, and never looked back. I am a huge grump before that first sip of morning coffee, which I prefer to enjoy before anyone else is stirring in the house. It will soon be time for us to get back into our school day routine, which means that everyone has to be up a bit earlier, and momma needs to be fully functioning by the time everyone else is rolling out of their beds. I rely on that first cup of freshly brewed coffee to jump start my day- and I am truly lost without it.

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Community Coffee knows a thing or two about starting your day off right, with a hot, delicious, freshly brewed cup of a delicious coffee blend. Community Coffee is a family owned business, which got its start back in Baton Rouge, LA in 1919. Cap Saurage opened a country store to sell coffee and other groceries to his neighbors. The stage was set for a story that would grow over the next century. It was the story of family serving neighbors. By 1919, Cap had discovered a secret blend that was richer, bolder and smoother than any coffee around. He named his popular coffee “Community Coffee” to honor his friends and neighbors. It was a coffee for his community. Cap had laid the foundation for the largest family owned and operated retail coffee brand in America.

It's four generations later, and Community Coffee is still selecting special roasts and brewing delicious blends for the community- all across America!

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to team up with the fine folks at Community Coffee, who generously sent me two boxes of K-Cup blends! I absolutely love flavored coffees, so I couldn't wait to taste these new blends!

I received Golden Caramel and Vanilla Creme Brulee.

Each box of K-Cup pods included 12 single-serve K-Cups. I love my larger bags of ground coffee, but I also like to have a nice variety of K-Cups on hand. Not only are they convenient, when you just want one cup of coffee (maybe as an afternoon treat), they are wonderful to have on hand to offer to your guests or to unexpected company! The K-Cups are individually packaged and sealed, so you don't have to worry about them going stale. No one wants to drink a cup of coffee that has lost its flavor, because the bag of grounds has been open for too long.

I wasn't sure which flavor I wanted to try first, as they both sounded incredible. I am a big fan of French Vanilla coffee creamer, but have recently cut the creamer from my diet, and switched to using Splenda and milk, instead. Being able to get that flavor I love so much from the actual coffee, cuts out unwanted fat and calories.

I started my taste-test with the Vanilla Creme Brulee.

The Vanilla Creme Brulee Coffee was a fantastic choice for me. It had that sweet vanilla flavor that I love so much. It was sweet, creamy and smooth. It's definitely my top choice in flavored coffee, and it's the one I go for when I want an afternoon pick-me-up.

Details...

A light, crisp taste of sugar layered on top of delicious vanilla bean custard. This sweet and creamy blend has all the flavor of a traditional crème brulee. Made from only the top 10% of the world's coffee beans.

Golden Caramel K-Cup Pods 18 count
Golden Caramel K-Cups

The Golden Caramel was also amazing! The flavor was very rich and creamy, and had just the right amount of caramel flavor blended with a medium coffee roast. This is one of those flavors that will wow your friends and family when they come over, and is my top choice for offering to my guests. It tastes great as a hot treat, but it's also yummy brewed hot, and then poured over ice and blended with a bit of sweet cream or milk. 

Details...

Taste the rich, buttery flavor of caramel blended with medium roasted coffee. This satiny smooth coffee is made from the top 10% of the world's coffee beans. For use in all KEURIG® K-CUP® brewers.


Cooking with Coffee

Not only are Community Coffee flavors perfect for everyday coffee enjoyment, their coffee can be used in a multitude of ways to enhance the flavor of your food! For savory meals, use Community coffee in combination with other herbs and spices to marinate meats. For sweeter treats, try coffee in pudding, cake and brownie recipes to intensify the flavor of chocolate.

Take a look at some of the other flavors of Community Coffee that we can't wait to try...

Cafe Special Decaf K-Cup Pods 18 count
Decaf Blend


Toasted Hazelnut K-Cup Pods 12 count
Toasted Hazelnut


Pecan Praline K-Cup Pods 12 count
Pecan Praline


Colombia Altura K-Cup Pods 18 Count
Columbia Altura


Community Coffee offers a wonderful Military Match Program, as well! 
Here’s how it works: When you buy a Military Match set of four 12 oz., 16 oz., or K-Cup® 18 ct. coffees, Community Coffee Company will match your order with an additional four, and send all eight items – plus a signature military mug – to the APO/FPO or military base address you provide. Military Match sets can be purchased online at www.CommunityCoffee.com. Community has shipped over 55,000 pounds of coffee overseas since the program started!

Want it? Get it!

Head on over to Community Coffee to learn more about their wonderful company, to browse their delicious coffee flavors, and to shop available products. You can also connect with Community Coffee on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.


Want it? Win it!

One lucky reader will win their choice of 2 blends of Community Coffee (in ground or K-Cups). This giveaway is open to US residents, 18 and older. Just use the handy RC entry form below to enter for your chance to win. MBP is not responsible for prize fulfillment/shipment.

Special thanks to Community Coffee for allowing us to try and share about their delicious coffee blends, and for offering this fun Back to School giveaway for our readers!

Good luck!



16 comments:

  1. amy guillaume lindermanAugust 12, 2015 at 11:42 AM

    i would love to try the Golden Caramel and Pecan Praline

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  2. amy guillaume lindermanAugust 12, 2015 at 11:43 AM

    i have 2 cups in the morning and one in the late afternoon

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  3. I would like to try the Columbia Altura and Toasted Hazelnut.

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  4. I would love Pecan Praline and Toasted Hazelnut.

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  5. Pecan Praline and Toasted Hazelnut for sure!
    mcfallsk8er[at]aim[dot]com

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  7. The Dark Roast and Pumpkin Praline Single Serve coffees sounds good!
    JenniferAnne74 @ aol.com

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  8. I would love to try the golden caramel and french vanilla

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  9. I'd love the try the toasted hazlenut and pecan praline :)

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  10. The Pumpkin Praline single serve K-Cup Pods and the Dark Roast K-Cup Pods
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  11. I like coffee almost any time of day, especially flavored coffes with creamer and sugar
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  12. Pinned
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  13. I would love to try the Ground Pecan Praline and the French Roast blends.

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  14. I make sure I wake up before anyone else in my home. The cup of coffee I have in that quiet time is the best cup of coffee of the day.

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  15. pecan praline and toasted hazelnut look good

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