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Verismo™ Anniversary Blend Brewed Coffee Pods

A complex, full-bodied coffee blend with spicy flavor notes.

Tasting Notes

Spicy & Bold

Enjoy this with:

A bowl of buttery popcorn and a flip through the photo album.

Roast Dark
12 servings
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Verismo™ Brewed Coffee Pods, exclusively for the Verismo® System

This is the high-quality arabica coffee you love from Starbucks, roasted, ground and packaged specially for single-cup use with the Verismo® System. Just before brewing, remove the freshness tab from the bottom of the pod. Insert brewed coffee pod into machine and push "Brewed" button for a delicious cup of coffee.

Each coffee requires slightly different amounts of time and temperature during the roasting process to create a cup at its peak of aroma, acidity, body and flavor. We classify our coffees in three roast profiles so you can easily find your desired flavor and intensity.

  • Blonde: Blonde-roasted coffees have a shorter roast time, lighter body and mellow flavors.
  • Medium: Medium-roasted coffees are balanced with smooth and rich flavors.
  • Dark: Dark-roasted coffees feature a fuller body and robust, bold flavors.

We’re committed to ethically sourcing and roasting the highest-quality arabica coffee in the world. When we buy coffee this way, it fosters a better future for farmers, and a more stable climate for the planet. It also helps create a long-term supply of the high-quality beans we’ve been carefully blending, roasting and packing fresh for more than 40 years.

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Verismo™ Anniversary Blend Coffee Pods

In 1996, we created Starbucks® Anniversary Blend to commemorate our 25th year. The flavor was so unique, so amazingly bold, we were instantly enamoured. Now the celebration continues.

This coffee is specially packaged in 12 – (9g) pods for exclusive use with the Verismo® System.

Verismo™ Anniversary Blend Brewed Coffee Pods 4.7 5 17 17
Too strong A little bit to strong for my liking. But add milk might be ok. October 6, 2013
Delicious! This has great taste and flavor with a perfect amount of spices! Goes great with some spice creamer to bring out the flavor to its fullest! October 4, 2013
Great addition Like many, the only complaint I have with the system is the limited choices of pods. I grabbed the Anniversary blend while traveling, and enjoy the more complex flavor. Don't be put off by the word "spicy"- it doesn't have any bite or aftertaste (like the Chi-which is appropriate). As others have stated, this is my new go-to flavor. Looking forward to more variety as well! September 28, 2013
If you like Verona you will love this blend Bolder than Verona. Rich not bitter ... A Starbucks Classic. September 27, 2013
Full body and smoo-o-oth! I'm a lover of the Verona Roast, but the Anniversary Blend kicks it to the side. I prefer Anniversary Blend as my everyday coffee while it lasts. I hope they actually make it as a permanent part of the Verismo pod selections, because this should not be discontinued. The blend is bold, but not bitter, and amazingly smooth without a sharp bite like say, Sumatra. I wish I could drink Anniversary Blend all day without getting caffeine overdose. Decaf selection perhaps?? Without a doubt, this is an excellent blend! September 27, 2013
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