QUESTION: Can you tour a Kona coffee plantation? My family will be in Hawaii this year, and I’d like to do a coffee tour while we’re there. — Howard K.
ANSWER: Yes, you can absolutely tour a Kona coffee plantation while you’re in Hawaii. With more than 650 coffee farms on the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa—many of which offer coffee tours to the public—choosing your coffee tour can be intimidating. That’s where we come in. We’ve prepared this list of recommended Kona coffee tours with some info about each one to help you make your selection.
Wondering if the coffee is any good at Jack in the Box? I visited a store in Dallas to review the coffee there and found it acceptable, but not great. When I ordered the coffee, they pumped it out of a canister they keep on the counter. I don’t know how often they make coffee, … Read more
It took me five attempts to actually get a Taco Bell coffee to review! First time I went into the Taco Bell close to my home in Dallas in the afternoon, and the employees seemed very confused by just an order for a coffee. It took more than 10 minutes to get the order. They … Read more
QUESTION: What is Folgers 1850 coffee? I’ve seen it around but I’m not sure what it’s all about. — Rod L.
ANSWER: Folgers 1850 is Folgers’ high-end coffee brand. They offer a variety of roasts and brewing methods as well as ready-to-drink flavored beverages, which we’ll delve into later. We’ll also discuss what reviewers are saying about Folgers 1850 products.
Forbes writer Clark Wolf notes that Folgers 1850 is “from folks who have consistently stated that the ‘best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup.’ So is this better?” Lots of reviewers say yes, even though there is some dissent. As Wolf writes, “It’s generally easier to move downscale, to do the cheaper knock-off than to try to convince folks that your bargain brand can make diamonds out of coal.” For many coffee drinkers, that isn’t the case with Folgers 1850 Coffee.
Folgers 1850 coffees can be prepared in a variety of ways. Brewing methods include automatic drip, cold brew, French press, iced coffee, pour over, or single serve (as in pods or capsules).
QUESTION: Can you tour a Jamaica coffee plantation? My family is going there soon, and we’d like to catch a tour while we’re there. — Tricia H. ANSWER: Blue Mountain is the most famous coffee plantation tour in Jamaica, with three tours to choose from: Express, Half Day, and Full Day. However, there are a … Read more
Want to buy a box of coffee from McDonald’s to bring coffee with you into the office or to a party or some other event? I visited two different McDonald’s locations in Dallas attempting to order a box of coffee to bring into the office. Supposedly, the box of coffee costs around $10 and comes … Read more
Wondering if the hot coffee at Dunkin’ is any good? Well good news, it is! I recently tried a cup at a local Dunkin’ Donuts in Dallas, Texas and this is my review. The coffee is always fresh at Dunkin’, because they have a high volume business where people are always ordering coffee, and they … Read more
Wondering if the coffee at Taco Cabana is any good? Here’s a review of hot black coffee at a Taco Cabana location in Dallas, Texas. The coffee from this Taco Cabana was good quality, served at the correct, piping hot temperature. It was fresh coffee that seemed to have been made very recently. I purchased … Read more
Wondering how the coffee tastes at Whataburger restaurants? Here’s a review. I recently bought a cup of black coffee at a Whataburger fast food hamburger restaurant in Dallas. The coffee was plenty hot, and it came in a styrofoam cup to keep it warm. If you care about hot coffee that’s great, but if you … Read more
Ever since reading that Buc-ee’s made the top of the list of gas station coffees around the country, I have been curious about trying it out for myself. The nearest Buc-ee’s to me is approximately 30 miles in four different directions, so none of them are close to me. I drove to the Buc-ee’s in … Read more