Keurig 2.0 – Say Hello To My New Best Friend

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This one speaks to me using the language of caffeine, every single morning. It is a new friendship but an old one. Let me explain.

I love coffee, I mean LOVE coffee. Espresso, Lattes, Iced, Hot, it doesn’t really matter. I love it all. I have 5 coffee makers in this house. Yes, FIVE. I am thinking I should be ashamed, but I am not. It is a sincere love I have.

I love my Keurig. In fact it is a running joke that if I could stick my head under it and let the coffee drain in I would. True story.

It has made me a single cup of coffee every morning for two years. I love getting up, popping a k-cup in, and letting it do the rest. But sometimes one cup doesn’t do it. I need more. It is going to be one of those days and I need a never ending supply of caffeine. That is when I bring out the coffee maker and brew a pot.

Well, used to. Say Hello to the Keurig 2.0 . It brews a single cup and a carafe. Life in the morning just got a whole lot more awesome.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_separator color=”black” style=”dashed”][vc_custom_heading text=”Keurig 2.0″ font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Delius%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]When Keurig offered to send me a Keurig 2.0 to try out I was over the moon! I couldn’t wait to try it out and drove everyone crazy waiting for it to get here.

When it finally got here it was like Christmas. Not only did I receive the awesome K550 but I also received a bunch of carafe k-cups, single k-cups, and two carafes. It was a coffee lovers dream package. If I could have laid it on the floor and rolled around in it I totally would have.

The K550 is the largest in the Keurig 2.0 line. It boasts an extra large 80 oz. water reservoir and has other great features like:

  • Large Color Touch Display
  • Programmable Clock
  • Hot Water on Demand
  • Customizable Night-Light in Water Reservoir
  • Strength Control

It is pretty freaking amazing.

[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”black” style=”dashed”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text=”My Thoughts” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Delius%3Aregular|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_separator color=”black” style=”dashed”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I really do love the Keurig 2.0, honestly I do. It is great to be able to brew a carafe or a single cup. I love the customizable night light and the ability to have hot water at the touch of the button.

What I am not thrilled with is not being able to use any k-cup I want, especially my k-cup that I can use my own coffee in.

I understand the reasoning behind it but I am not exactly rich and authorized k-cups are expensive. Plus some of my favorite coffees are not able to be used in this machine. It kind of ruins the whole experience for me.

The official k-cups that can be used in Keurig 2.0 have a white rim.Here is a little¬†graphic to show you which ones you can use and which ones you can’t.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”14031″ alignment=”center” style=”vc_box_shadow_border” border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I am not going to sugar coat it, I really hate that feature but there are so many things I love about it. I love the large water reservoir, hot water on demand, and the ability to brew several cups of coffee at once.

I love the look of it. I am not a huge fan of stainless but soon they will have skins you can put on it to make it personal.

Another thing I totally love is being able to make coffee stronger. So if I am in the mood for a really strong dark roast I can just adjust the strength.

I think it boils down to whether or not you can live without your k-cup or favorite coffees if they are not official k-cups. It is a personal choice.

I decided to keep using it because they have over 250 varieties to choose from and often times they have specials making it easier to get them at a discounted price. Also, Walmart and other places have good deals on the k-cups.

As much as I love my old Keurig I really think the Keurig 2.0 is the best option because it has many more great features, you can brew a carafe now, it has customizable options, and in my opinion brews faster and better than the old version.

If someone was to ask me on the street about it I would definitely say it was worth the money. Will everyone think that? No, but it is my honest opinion. I have really enjoyed using it the past couple of weeks and the features make the extra couple of dollars in k-cups worth it.

 

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Don’t take my word for it though. I wholeheartedly suggest checking out the Keurig 2.0 for yourself.

Also, make sure to connect with Keurig socially for discounts, specials, and information regarding all if their brewers.

You can find them on:

Facebook

Twitter

Also, if you are in Canada, do not forget to check out Keurig Canada.

Anddd you can enter to win a Keurig 2.0 brewer HERE

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Bobbie

Bobbie is a handbag addict who has a passion for product reviews, tech, and food. Her first loves are her daughters, Dakotah and Alianna. Her second loves are bacon and coffee. Lots of bacon and coffee.

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Bobbie is a handbag addict who has a passion for product reviews, tech, and food. Her first loves are her daughters, Dakotah and Alianna. Her second loves are bacon and coffee. Lots of bacon and coffee.