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Keurig and Anheuser-Busch just launched a new product and it's just what every hostess needs. The Drinkworks Home Bar takes the idea of the successful coffee pod machine and applies it to premixed cocktails. The new product is very similar to a Keurig, except instead of a warm cup of coffee, you get a refreshing mixed, alcoholic drink.
It's pretty high tech, offering an iOS app that can control the appliance and assist in pod refill orders. The Home Bar costs $299 and each cocktail pod costs $4. The launch will include 15 different cocktails including a Moscow mule, margarita, mojito, and Long Island iced tea, according to The Verge. The drinks can be made in three different sizes as well: 3.9 ounces, 6.5 ounces and 8.1 ounces.
The machine and beverage pods are initially only launching in St. Louis, Missouri, for now, and has been available to pre-order online through Drinkworks’ website and a few other select retailers beginning on Nov. 19.
We love Keurig machines because they're so quick and easy to use. Not only do a few of our editors have their coffee makers in their homes, but we also use the K-select machine in our office — which lets us make strong brew or regular coffee. With the holiday season fast approaching, a Keurig K-select would be a great gift for any coffee lover. Plus, it's on sale for Black Friday right now.
Black Friday Keurig Deal
Keurig K-Select Coffee Maker, $104 (usually $146), Amazon
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The Keurig K-select also makes hot chocolate, tea, lattes, and more. Check the coupon box for the additional $18 off the listed price ($122). Truly, what more could you need?
Whether you need one for yourself or are thinking of giving one as a gift, here are a few of our other favorite Keurig products we think you might love too!
Other Keurig Black Friday Deals
- 1. Keurig Classic Coffee Maker, $64 (normally $130), Amazon
This classic single-serve Keurig machine is a must-have for anyone who needs their morning cup of coffee fast. It's user-friendly, and we love this stylish rhubarb color option. Make sure to check the coupon box to get the extra $16 off!
- 2. Keurig K-Compact Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker, $50 (normally $59), Walmart
Perfect for small spaces, dorm rooms and the simple coffee lover, this compact version of the classic Keurig packs a caffeine punch in a small frame.
- 3. Keurig K-Elite Single Serve, $129 (normally $169), Walmart
Also available for the same discount at Jet.
The elite Keurig machine is a stylish addition to any kitchen. Not only does it have all the same capabilities of the classic, it's also programmable and can brew five different cup sizes.
Other Keurig Products We Love
- 1. Keurig K-Cafe, $170 (normally $200), Amazon
This single-serve machine specializes in lattes and cappuccinos. For those who prefer a warm beverage with some foam on top, this is the machine. Save $30 off the original price when you check the coupon button.
- 2. Keurig Hot 2.0 Plus Series, $176, Amazon
This machine offers 11 different brew sizes and a color-touch display. It's a great option for families with multiple coffee drinkers because it can brew a whole pot at once.
- 3. 4-Pack Reusable Gold Plated Mesh Coffee Filters, $9 (normally $20), Amazon
These reusable coffee filters are better for the environment than the single-use ones. Plus, they can save money. Just buy coffee grounds and refill these when you want to brew a new cup.
- 4. Keurig K-Cup Coffee Lovers 42-Pack Collection, $23, Walmart
This is the ultimate pack of K-cups. It's good for stocking up and trying some new blends.