Choosing the right flavor k-cup can seem somewhat a daunting task, especially when considering the great amount of flavors and brands of k-cups available. From the many blends and flavorful variety of coffees, it may be hard to make an ultimate decision. This guide was written with this in mind, and I hope it will be somewhat helpful!
The guide is organized as follows: the broad category of k-cup coffee is broken down into brands: (Green Mountain, Timothy's, Tully's, Newman's Own, Emeril's, Wolfgang Puck, Barista Prima, Van Houtte, Folgers, etc.) Each brand is further broken down into the specific varieties of flavors available and a description of each. *Note: this list is not exhaustive and will be updated regularly.
Breakfast Blend - One of our most popular blends. It has a rich taste and medium acidity. We think you'll find Breakfast Blend to be balanced and smooth.
Breakfast Blend (Decaf) - One of our most popular decaf blends. A blend that is bright, sweet, and engaging. We think you'll find this blend to be balanced and smooth.
Caramel Vanilla Cream - Offers drizzles of sweet, buttery caramel and brown sugar, with swirls of vanilla cream.
Chocolate Glazed Donut - A combo that’s hard to resist. A fresh chocolate donut, topped with a sweet, sugar glaze, dunked into your mug. All coffee. No crumbs.
Cinnamon Roll - This has the flavor and aroma of sweet, fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, still warm from the oven. Dig in.
Dark Magic Extra Bold - Exudes spellbinding complexity, crafted for sweet and intense espresso. Excellent as a drip coffee too!
Dark Magic Extra Bold (Decaf) – Spellbinding complexity in a decaf. Deep, dark, and intense. Excellent as a drip coffee too!
Donut House - This coffee feels familiar from the very first sip. It’s the easy-going, bold, dependable cup you enjoy every day.
Donut House (Decaf) - This is the easy-going, bold, dependable cup you enjoy every day. Everything you want, and nothing more.
Double Black Diamond Extra Bold - Our darkest Extra Bold. It's a heavy-bodied coffee with a dark and toasty flavor. On a darkness scale of 1 - 10, this one goes to eleven.
French Roast - This is one of our most intense and pronounced roasts in terms of dark, deep roasted flavor and smokiness. Lots of strong character.
French Roast (Decaf) - This is our most intense decaf roasts and the most pronounced in terms of dark, deep roasted flavor and smokiness.
French Vanilla - Just try to resist the enticing aromas of our new French Vanilla coffee! Lusciously rich and smooth with the flavors of sweet vanilla cream.
French Vanilla (Decaf) - Just try to resist the enticing aromas of our new French Vanilla decaf coffee! Lusciously rich and smooth with the flavors of sweet vanilla cream.
Half-Caff - All the flavor, half the caffeine. Perfect when you want a little late-afternoon or evening pick-me-up without a sleepless night.
Hazelnut- New recipe! A lighter roasted coffee, our Hazelnut is buttery and sweet with the rich flavor of warm roasted nuts.
Hazelnut (Decaf)- New recipe! A lighter roasted decaf coffee, our Hazelnut is buttery and sweet with the rich flavor of warm roasted nuts.
Kenyan AA- An excellent introduction to African coffees. Fruity blackberry aroma with a sparkling finish.
Lake & Lodge - This smooth, West Coast style, dark-roast blend of premium beans has a smoky sweetness that is enhanced by an extraordinarily rich aroma.
Mocha Nut Fudge - A decadent pairing of chocolate and coffee layered with roasted nuts and a ribbon of sweet caramel.
Nantucket Blend - We've weaved exotic and delicious coffee attributes together - winey berry tones from East Africa, deep, full-bodied Indonesian, and zesty & bright flavors from the Americas.
Our Blend (Fair Trade) - The first and original. A delightful cup of coffee. This mild, smooth, and aromatic blend is served in thousands of dining establishments along the East Coast. Made exclusively from American coffees, it is our classic house blend.
Pumpkin Spice - Indulge in the fragrance and flavors of the season! Pumpkin Spice offers the experience of fresh-baked pumpkin pie - redolent with warm spice notes and creamy body - in this luscious Limited Edition coffee.
Southern Pecan - The buttery flavor of luscious nutty pecans. Just like Southern hospitality.
Sumatran Reserve Extra Bold (Fair Trade Organic) - Exotically lush, sweet and heavy-bodied, born in the mountains of Indonesia.
Vermont Country Blend (Decaf) - This blend of light and dark beans achieves a taste that has made this one of our most popular. The result is coffee that is sweet, rich and aromatic, with a pleasant lingering finish.
Vermont Country Blend (Fair Trade) - This blend of light and dark beans achieves a taste that has made this one of our most popular. The result is coffee that is sweet, rich and aromatic, with a pleasant lingering finish.
Wild Mountain Blueberry (Fair Trade) - The sweet flavor of juicy sun-kissed blueberries, baked to perfection in a buttery crust. It's Fair Trade, too!
Breakfast Blend -Complex, Sweet, Smooth. Sweet, aromatic Costa Rican and smoky, subtle Guatemalan Arabica coffee beans are blended and lightly roasted, creating a complex, yet smooth flavor.
Cinnamon Pastry- Sweet, Spicy, Delicious. Timothy’s Cinnamon Pastry perfectly balances the spicy sweetness of cinnamon with a light pastry finish. Decadent and delicious, this is a coffee for the senses.
Decaf Colombian- Light Tasting, Smooth, Delicious. A pure Colombian and caffeine free coffee that retains most of its original coffee character. A delicious coffee for those that are watching their caffeine intake.
Decaf Hazelnut- Hazelnut, Vanilla, Creamy. Enjoy our luscious combination of roasted hazelnut and French vanilla cream. Our best selling flavored coffee, without the caffeine.
Decaf Rainforest Espresso- Smoky, Sweet, Smooth. Timothy’s Decaf Rainforest Espresso Extra Bold just might be the best cup of decaf you’ve ever tasted! Rich, smooth, full-bodied coffee with a clean, clear finish. Rainforest Alliance Certified.
Colombian Excelencia- An exceptional 100% Colombian coffee with sweet and citrusy notes and bright acidity; Timothy’s Colombian Excelencia offers all the perfections of top-quality Colombian coffee and more.
French Roast- Strong, Black, Tangy. Using a dark Parisian roast profile, this blend is roasted to perfection resulting in coffee that is strong, sweet and sharp. Enjoy the intensity of espresso flavor with no bitter aftertaste. If you are a fan of Turkish-style coffee, French Roast is your choice.
French Vanilla- Subtle, Natural, Vanilla. The taste of this flavored selection is quite decadent with the subtle sophistication of all-natural vanilla. Perfect with dessert or enjoy Timothy’s French Vanilla as dessert!
German Chocolate Cake- Coconut, Sweet, Chocolate. Relax with the comforting aroma and flavor of bakery fresh chocolate cake. This coffee features the unique sweetness of a creamy German frosting that blends caramel and vanilla with toasted coconut.
Hazelnut- Vanilla, Creamy. A luscious combination of roasted hazelnut and French vanilla cream. Perfect for dessert! Our best-selling flavored coffee.
Irish Cream- Smooth, Luxurious, Velvety. This coffee embodies the character of Irish Cream liqueur, which gives it a superb aroma and flavor. A simply delicious choice!
Italian Blend- A smooth, light espresso blend that is a masterful creation of European roasting. Experience a renaissance of sweet flavor, smoky undertones and full body.
Kahlua- Kahlúa Original K-Cups combine the delicious notes of rum, vanilla and caramel, wrapped in roasted coffee flavor from hand-picked Arabica beans.
Kona Blend- Smooth, Rich, Balanced. Delight in Timothy’s Kona Blend, straight from Hawaii. This mouth-enlivening brew will transport you to the Hawaiian Islands where you will enjoy the taste sensation of tropical fruits and hints of chocolate.
Midnight Magic- Dark, Rich, Robust. Created to harmonize the body and sweetness of top quality Arabica coffee with the spiciness of West Coast roasting. This rich and robust coffee is a powerhouse that will perk up your day.
Mocha Java- Our master roasters have expertly balanced these exotic beans to create this smooth and satisfying blend. Enjoy exotic flavors and subtle nuances of Indonesia and Ethiopia in this dark, distinctive blend.
Morning Blend- Smooth, Mild, Calming. This lively blend is finely balanced and enjoyably sweet, plus it is Rainforest Alliance Certified. A choice that you can feel good about!
Nicaraguan Fair Trade Organic- Velvety, Bright, Enticing. This medium roasted, pure origin coffee is certified Fair Trade and Organic. A well-rounded coffee that awakens your senses as you indulge in the full-bodied and smooth flavor.
Parisian Nights- Smoky, Powerful, Invigorating. This classic Timothy’s Parisian roast is a thick, hearty blend. Contains 25% more coffee than our standard K-Cups. Remarkably lively with a deep, rich flavor.
Rainforest Espresso- A sweet, smooth and richly satisfying pause in your day. This selection is 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified, helping to promote sustainable agricultural practices, protecting ecosystems and the people and wildlife that depend on them.
Breakfast Blend - This aromatic masterpiece wakes the senses with vibrant floral and delicate sweet tones. With 20% more coffee than regular K-Cups, Breakfast Blend is an extra bold coffee that is sure to be a perfect start to your morning.
Coffee House Collection - Includes Italian Roast, Kona Blend, French Roast, and House Blend K-Cups.
French Roast - Tully’s most popular roast. Powerful and intense with a smoky, decadent finish. It's the ultimate expression of European coffee. With 20% more coffee than regular K-Cups, French Roast is an extra bold coffee that’ll satisfy your taste for a bold and rich brew.
French Roast Decaf - Tully’s most popular decaf roast. Powerful and intense with a smoky, decadent finish. It's the ultimate expression of European coffee. With 20% more coffee than regular K-Cups, French Roast Decaf is an extra bold coffee that’ll satisfy your taste for a bold brew without the caffeine.
House Blend - Tully's signature blend is wonderfully balanced, buttery smooth and sweet with medium body. With 20% more coffee than regular K-Cups, House Blend is an extra bold coffee and wonderful any time of day.
House Blend Decaf - Tully’s signature decaffeinated blend is wonderfully balanced, buttery smooth and sweet with medium body. With 20% more coffee than regular K-Cups, House Blend Decaf is an extra bold coffee that will surprise you with flavor but not caffeine.
Italian Roast - Our full-bodied Italian Roast is robust and intense delivering spicy characteristics with a long finish typical of coffee from southern Italy. With 20% more coffee than regular K-Cups, Italian Roast is an extra bold coffee that’ll offer something a touch more robust and a bit more intense.
Newman's Special Blend Extra Bold - A hearty, full-bodied blend of medium and dark roasts. Bold yet refined. Strong, yet smooth. It seems only natural that two companies with a shared vision of a better world would unite to bring you exceptional Fair Trade Certified™, organic coffee and the chance to make a difference.
Newman's Special Decaf - The same hearty, full-bodied blend of medium and dark roasts; the only thing missing is the caffeine. Still bold. Still refined. And very, very smooth. Water Process decaffeinated.
Emeril's Big Easy Bold - Dark, Robust, Bold. This classic Parisian roast is a thick, hearty blend. Its deep, dark color and invigorating aroma will definitely kick it up a notch. Big Easy Bold uses a minimum of 50% Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee beans.
Emeril's Jazzed Up Decaf - Rich, Smooth, Satisfying. This dark, full-bodied coffee has a smooth finish and smoky chocolate notes without the caffeine. Great for an after dinner treat. 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified.
Breakfast In Bed - With Wolfgang Puck Breakfast in Bed K-Cups, you can wake up on the bright side, with fresh aromas and a smooth taste of a well balanced coffee with nutty overtones.
Chef's Reserve Colombian - A Rich, Smooth and delicious dark roast regular strength coffee.
Chef's Reserve Decaf Colombian - Medium Roast, regular strength coffee with low acidity.
Creme Caramel - Wolfgang Puck Cream Caramel K-Cups are exactly the K-Cup you have been waiting for. With the sweetness of rich caramel mixed with gourmet vanilla ice cream, only one word can describe Wolfgang Puck Cream Caramel K-Cups - delicious!
French Roast - Wolfgang Puck French Roast K-Cups lets you bring the aromas of France home with you and “profitez des bons moments” (enjoy the good moments)! Dark Roast Extra Bold Strength.
Hawaiian Hazelnut - Wolfgang Puck Hawaiian Hazelnut K-Cups have the flavor of rich coffee blended with tropical hazelnut which is sure to delight the senses.
Jamaica Me Crazy - Wolfgang Puck Jamaica Me Crazy K-Cups are the perfect Keurig K-Cup for the coffee lover who has been begging for a new flavor - a delicous flavor of Vanilla and Coconut overtones.
Rodeo Drive - When only the best will do...live the good life and drink great coffee! Medium Roast and Mellow Medium Body.
Sorrento Fair Trade - A mellow coffee with a good body and a slightly woodsy taste. There are certain instructions that come along with Wolfgang Puck Sorrento Keurig K-Cups, and step one is relax. Take a moment to simply enjoy the great flavor and aroma of this perfect blend.
Sumatra Kopi Raya - Wolfgang Puck Kopi Raya K-Cups are a full body adventure with earthy and spicy notes. A Dark Roast and Extra Bold Strength thats just right for that afternoon lift.
Vanilla Francaise - Wolfgang Puck Vanilla Francaise K-Cups have a subtle flavor of vanilla adds just a touch of sweetness to this extraordinary coffee.
Vienna Coffee House - Close your eyes, absorb the aromas and take a sip… Savor the Moment. Medium Dark Roast and Bold Strength.
Colombia - High altitude treasure from a land of legendary coffee. A prized coffee, born of the mountains in a land steeped in the coffee-growing tradition. Accented by bright, bold fruit notes and a distinctive hint of walnut, this deep-roasted cup possesses a sweet, full-bodied finish that elevates satisfaction into a realm all its own.
French Roast - A sweet, smoky love song to the cafés of Paris. This intensely bold yet gracefully-bodied cup provides indisputable proof of our roast masters' artistry. The absolute finest Arabica beans are heated to the very edge of noir - then meticulously eased back to reveal their rich, full-flavored complexity. The result? A daringly dark, smoky-sweet brew with a surprisingly light mouthfeel.
House Blend - The timeless perfection of your best-loved coffeehouse cup. Classically balanced, with a lively splash of citrus, subtle hints of bittersweet chocolate and a well rounded, toasted-nut finish. Its roasty sweet, supremely satisfying taste evokes all the familiar comforts of your favorite coffeehouse.
Italian Roast - A deep, dark-roasted delight, done right. This rich, heavy-bodied cup with its ripe fruit and berry notes epitomizes the time-honored Italian tradition of dark-roasted coffeehouse brews. Bold yet ideally balanced, with a subtle hint of smokiness and a sweet, clean finish, our Italian Roast is a hearty and flavorful testament to the art of dark roasting.
Amazonia Blend - A smooth and mild coffee with pleasant body and optimal acidity. This coffee is certified Fair Trade and organic.
Apple Caramel Pie - Fall means comfort food and homemade desserts. At Van Houtte, it also means a new tempting flavored coffee, reminiscent of warm apple pie, covered with rich and creamy caramel…totally decadent! Stock up now as this variety is available for a limited time only!
Belgian Chocolate - The generous chocolate taste of this coffee will satisfy any sweet tooth.
Butterscotch - Your palate will be fond of this decadent coffee, where the creamy caramel taste is lightly accentuated by a hint of vanilla.
Colombian Dark - This full-bodied coffee is tangy and aromatic with a deep rich flavor.
Colombian Medium - A smooth-tasting coffee with a lively acidity and a wonderfully sweet, wine-like flavor.
Creme Brulee - This coffee is a classic dessert flavor. The rich and creamy flavor of vanilla is enhanced by sweet caramel giving this coffee a velvety body.
Decaffeinated Medium - This decaf coffee, made with exquisite Arabica beans, has a light acidity level with a candid lively flavor and medium rich body.
Eclipse Extra Bold - This powerful coffee has a bold caramelized taste, a syrupy body with interesting spice flavors. This Extra Bold K-Cup offers a deeper flavor and more intensity.
Equinox Blend - Celebrate the arrival of spring with Equinox Blend’s bright acidity and lively flavors of ripe fruits. Stock up now as this variety is available for a limited time only!
French Roast - This coffee is blended and roasted in the European style to develop a rich, full-body with superb bittersweet nuances.
French Vanilla - This classic coffee is creamy and perfectly balanced, with a delicate vanilla flavor.
Harvest Blend - Bringing a warm comfort to the chilliest autumn days, this blend unveils a light acidity, woodsy flavor enhanced by a subtle nutty aroma. Stock up now as this variety is available for a limited time only!
Hazelnut Decaf - This coffee is deliciously aromatic with a light, nutty taste, without the caffeine.
Honduras Extra Bold - This coffee offers a soft aroma, delicate acidity and intense body with delightfully sweet and woodsy notes.
House Blend - This coffee has a mellow, slightly aromatic flavor with a delightful body and nice finish.
Kenya Kilimandjaro - This coffee is beautifully aromatic with a very dark yet brightly floral flavor. A solid body and a perfectly sharp tangy acidity make this coffee unique.
Mexico Coffee - This dark roast coffee has an intense body with a slightly bitter, rich lingering flavor.
Napoletano Coffee - A true Italian-style coffee, Napoletano Coffee has a strong, woodsy, syrupy and caramelized flavor.
Pecan Praline - A pleasantly sweet coffee with a nutty pecan taste and a hint of creamy caramel flavor.
Pink Ribbon Coffee - This coffee has good acidity with a good body offering a slight floral flavor and no bitterness. Proceeds raised through the sale of this K-Cup portion pack will go towards Van Houtte's goal of donating $50,000 per year to breast cancer research.
Raspberry Chocolate Truffle - This rich coffee is enhanced with chocolate and juicy raspberry flavors.
Swiss Water Decaf - This coffee has light flavors with a lingering acidity. It's certified Fair Trade and organic.
Variety Coffee Box - This K-Cup variety box includes a selection of Van Houtte coffees for you to sample.
Black Silk Coffee - This dark coffee has a bold, yet exceptionally smooth blend with a subtle smoky note.
Lively Colombian Coffee - This coffee has a distinctively rich and full-bodied taste of 100% Colombian beans.
Lively Colombian Decaf - The decaffeinated coffee has a distinctively rich and full-bodied taste of 100% Colombian beans.
Vanilla Biscotti Coffee - This flavored coffee has a smooth vanilla flavor with a creamy finish.
Guide created: 03/11/11 (updated 21/03/13)