It wasn’t until I discovered ramon seeds from Central American rainforests that the dream of a dark roasted, unsweetened herbal coffee with enough body to carry coffee-like depth and intensity came into focus. The Maya drank a brewed beverage of roasted ramon seeds for all kinds of health reasons. Please understand that this was prior to the coffee tree making its way across the Atlantic via Spanish vessels.
If you like your coffee dark roasted without any competing flavor notes or sweetness, French Roast was created for you. In a taste test of Teeccino’s regular flavors, French Roast, Java and Dandelion Dark Roast, those coffee drinkers who like pure coffee flavor preferred dark roasted French Roast or, if they need to be certified gluten-free, Dandelion Dark Roast. Those who want a medium roast with just a bit of sweetness preferred Java.
Now between all three flavors, those who say “give me regular” can find their personal preference and satisfaction!
Ingredients: Roasted organic carob, organic barley, organic chicory, organic ramon seeds, natural coffee flavor.
May contain trace amounts of almonds.
By: Sara from Baltimore, US on December 15, 2016
"So I had to quit coffee for health reasons and let me tell you.... this stuff is magic. It tastes just like coffee and can be prepared just like coffee. I don't feel like I've made a sacrifice at all. When I shared it with several of my grad student friends (hello coffee addicts) they couldn't even tell the difference. Simply, it's wonderful!"
By: Coffee Lover from Peyton, CO US on February 24, 2018
"I have been looking for something like this for 3 years. I was skeptical at first so I ordered the sample packet and I was hooked! To me this helps fill my cravings for coffee. I can not have caffeine and I have been looking for something that tastes great and like coffee. Well here it is. I am hooked. I drink it hot and as iced coffee.I think this is a great product if you are looking for a coffee alternate. My only fault is the price of shipping. It is almost the cost of the coffee. Other that that, if you are looking for a coffee alternative this is it. I mix it with almond milk and a splash of regular milk. Tastes just l like coffee. "
By: Claudia Lott from Houston, TX US on December 15, 2017
By: Joanne from Markham, ON CA on October 2, 2017
"My naturopath took me off coffee and I was badly missing my morning cappuccino. This coffee is pretty darn close. I put it through my espresso machine using the dual wall filter and it even gets la creama on top...I would prefer it was gluten free but I will try the dandelion coffee to see how it compares. If it doesn't I will continue to buy this as it is really good!"
By: Hanelaine from OAKLAND, CA US on September 9, 2017
By: Happy2BeCoffeeFree from Russellville, AR US on August 10, 2017
"I rarely take the time to write reviews on things that I buy because I value my information as a commodity that should be bought by the company that is asking it for free.
That said, I will gladly spend just a moment to say "Wow!". This is the best coffee substitute out there. I've tried a few and all of them are good. I especially like the Java blend.
In fact, I'd say I much prefer Teeccino to coffee: no more acid, much better digestion, and NO MORE caffeine. I am very grateful that this product helped me kick the coffee habit, in large part because it TASTES SO GOOD! Thank you to everyone who makes these beverages possible. "
By: jasmine from Wagga wagga, NSW AU on June 9, 2017
"absolute perfect coffee substitute if you take your coffee with milk and sugar you can't taste a difference, however if you like your coffee black or with just a tiny amount of milk i suggest trying the french vanilla when first starting to quite then try this."
By: Klaatu from West Chester, PA US on May 24, 2017
By: REESA from Las Vegas, NV US on February 24, 2017
"I quite drinking coffee 12 yrs ago due to religious reasons. I've missed coffee all those long years!!! I stumbled upon this product and had to try it. Much to my surprise, it tastes just like coffee!! Unbelievable! Then to have the added benefits of it actually being healthy and natural stimulant - WOW!! I am so glad I found you Teeccino!!!! You're my morning ritual and my evening dessert with absolutely no guilt!!!"
By: Dan Bristol from San Dimas, CA US on January 23, 2017
"I just brewed a pot of the dark roast and it was just great. I don't drink decaf anymore because of the side effects it gave me. I will try the Vanilla Nut tomorrow morning. It really tastes like coffee .Looking forward to trying the other flavors."
By: Eveready#7 from Charlotte, NC US on November 19, 2016
"I thought I would have to give up my morning coffee and just drink herbal tea from now on. I received my shipment of Teeccino yesterday and after drinking my first cup of the "coffee", I'm hooked. My best friend of40 years found out she was allergic to caffeine so I ordered her some samples!! Thank you!"
By: Sam from Knoxville, TN US on November 17, 2016
"I have hypertension issues and had transitioned to green tea in an effort to cut back on caffeine. Even with the diminished amount , my BP was still affected. I happened across Teeccino on the net and order a couple of sampler packages. I regret to say that I left them in the cabinet for several months before trying the French Roast today, and I was blown away. This easily the closest you can get to actual coffee, and much better than decaf. While Teeccino doesn't achieve quite the depth of aftertaste that coffee achieves, it's so close that the difference is negligible., and a real treat for those of us who are denied the real thing. It's a real winner!"
By: Sheli D from Clifton, LA US on May 12, 2016
"Looks like I am just one of many who like this tea/coffee. I loved my coffee in the morning, but because of health reasons could no long have it......so glad I found this product. Tastes better than coffee to me. THX"
By: Peacepen from Montvale, VA US on April 27, 2016
By: Kenneth Hutchison from Sanford, US on February 27, 2016
By: Joe L from Tucson, AZ US on February 4, 2016
"I really wanted to like the French Roast Teeccino product. I wanted an alternative to coffee -- the acid was causing my GERD to flare up. I was really disappointed by the taste of the Teeccino. I didn't like it at all. I tried it on three days separated by a couple of weeks. It didn't matter. I just didn't the taste. It doesn't taste like coffee at all. "
By: Happier in Winter Haven from Winter Haven, FL US on November 27, 2015
"I had a diagnosis of cystitis many years ago and try to avoid acid and caffeine among other things. I found the French Roast Herbal Coffee to be a good substitute for regular coffee. I eased myself into the change by using half decaf coffee and half French Roast herbal coffee in my coffee maker for the first week or so. I flavor my herbal coffee with coffee mate and Splenda just like normal coffee. The adjustment was easy to the taste difference and it's a relief to have lessened the pain of my cystitis."
By: Heidi Christensen from Mountain Rest, SC US on May 25, 2015
"This is an excellent drink that is delicious and nutritious. I would like to see Starbucks offer Teeccino products. I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, which is the largest faith community whose Word of Wisdom (D&C 89) prohibits coffee and tea. Teeccino is an excellent way to boycott an industry that is hard on the body, the environment, and people's quest for fair trade. Thank you for this awesome new market!"
By: MFTO from Toronto, ON CA on May 20, 2015
By: Simo from Cupertino, US on February 27, 2015
"Buying again this product, my husband wants to reduce drinking coffee, so as an experiment I bought this, he was skeptic that I am seriously giving something that taste and looks like coffee but is not!
Actually he really enjoy it quite a lot, so now he was asking to buy again!
The only think is that the big bag is out of stock."
By: Riah from Bayamon, US on October 13, 2014
By: Hi-ho from San Antonio, TX US on September 1, 2014
"For some unknown reason, I cannot input a rating on this subPage. And the "Save 15% off of all pack sizes of French Roast - Click Here!" leads to the http://teeccino.com/error.html
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REGARDING THE quality of this product, as an amateur coffee connoisseur this is the best coffee imitation after testing the Hazelnut, Vanilla, and Java formulas. I drink my coffee (or imitation) "black", without adding sugar or cream, etc.
What might be of interest to others is: I liked this product called Teeccino Maya French Roast, even though I do not like the actual French Roasted coffees I have ever tried. That may be because in the U.S. roasters gave that name to almost-burned coffee grain. Over roasting real coffee grain makes it difficult to ascertain its grain quality. But Teeccino's French Roast is even better. "
By: finallyclearskin from Oradell, NJ US on May 12, 2014
"After dealing with severe eczema and other skin issues over the last few years, I finally tied it to food acidity. How was I every going to give up my beloved coffee?? Then I found Teeccino's Maya French Roast. At first I mixed it with regular coffee, but now I drink it by itself. It tastes like coffee and my skin issues are 99% cleared up! Thank you! My only suggestion....K-cups!!!!"
By: amanda from dallas, TX US on April 17, 2014
"I was skeptical about this product, but I am glad I tried it! When I got it, I smelled the bag and thought it smelled like stale decaf. But when I brewed up a cup, I was pleasantly surprised! It takes good! The first sip was weird but after that you want more. It has sort of a cinnamon/chocolate flavor mixed with coffee. It is REALLY GOOD! I'm so glad they developed a healthy alternative to coffee. :) I will be buying more of this."
By: Joel R. Hanson from maple grove, MN US on April 3, 2014
By: New Teecino Fan from Platteville, WI US on August 14, 2013
"I'm a shameless coffee addict. I can't start a day without my 2.5 cups, but I can't end the day with the same or I never sleep. I ran across Teeccino when reading about digestive issues and decided to give it a try as an evening substitute. I absolutely wasn't expecting something that mimicked coffee perfectly, so maybe that's why I loved it as much as I did.
There are a lot of notes in every flavor, and a similar richness to dark roast coffees that I love best. I brew it stronger than most probably would, and the teabags also work really well when doubled up. Adding cream creates a cross between hot chocolate and coffee.
This isn't coffee, but something unique and all its own that's similar and just as delicious in its own way."
By: Rita Christofferson from San Diego, CA US on July 17, 2013
By: Elena from Portland, OR US on March 23, 2013
"I use half Maya French Roast and half Maya Chocolate in a French press. Then I add soy milk, and it reminds me of my old favorite Cafe Mocha, (except I can drink the Teeccino any time of day and still sleep through the night)."
By: Laura from Sylvan Springs, AL US on February 11, 2013
"What I've missed about coffee, far more than the caffeine, is the consistency and mouth-feel. Tea can't provide that, but Teeccino can and does. That realization was my first Teeccino ahhhh moment.
I tried the sample pack of French Roast, and it really does have somewhat of a coffee flavor, another really nice surprise.
To me it is a bit bitter, but so was coffee at first. As I got used to it, the bitterness disappeared, and I imagine it will this time too. In any case, it's not unpleasant.
This was an interesting finding - you can add a good bit more water than called for without losing the great consistency, feel or flavor That was an excellent surprise. I used the 8 cup mark on my coffee maker. Perfect.
Shipping was speedy! Customer service was prompt and efficient in solving a billing issue. Wonderful company, fabulous product.
Thanks to Teeccino, my mornings can be comfy again - as soon as I receive the 10 pack sampler I'm about to order."
By: Beth from East Lansing on October 23, 2012
"While I love the fact that there are all natural ingredients, no caffeine, and no acidity to worry about for my sensitive stomach, I was disappointed in that it really didn't taste like coffee at all. It was more of a herbal tea type flavor; that's the only way I can explain it.
I am going to be trying one of the "flavored" types very soon because I don't want to give up on Teeccino all together but just wanted to let people know what to expect at least with the French Roast."
By: Shirley Harrell from Greenville NC on October 3, 2012
"The taste of the French Roast (dark) is the nearest taste of real coffee and without any bitter taste after drinking it. It does not harm the stomach in any way which is the reason I cannot drink real coffee...but to me....this is a better alternative."
By: Marija from Pleasant Prairie, WI on June 19, 2012
"I admit I am a coffee snob. Due to some digestive issues I had to look for alternatives...this is the closest you will get to the real thing. At first, I used 1T real coffee and 1T Teeccino and no adjustment was needed. Some times I will just make a cup of Teeccino - and it's wonderful!"
By: Philip Fullmer from West Haven, Utah on June 14, 2012
"I recently was married in the Mormon temple. 6 months prior to that I had to quit drinking coffee and I found how difficult that can be. I found Teeccino to be the best coffee alternative out there. Now my wife and I both drink Teeccino. The only problem has been finding it. Harmonâs has the tea bags but not the regular grind. At work people ask me what I am drinking and I tell them itâs my Mormon coffee."
By: Jane from Charlotte, NC on May 1, 2012
By: Stephan from Hyde Park, NY on March 19, 2012
By: Julie from Benton, PA on March 8, 2012
"I am very satisfied with the French Roast over the Java Brand. Great strong caffeine flavor without the caffeine and acid. I am currently unemployed, but hopefully went I become employed again, I will be sending in an order. Thank you so much."
By: Maria from Portland, OR on January 29, 2012
By: Julie from Benton PA on December 20, 2011
"It has the closest taste to coffee that I have come across. I can make this oproduct as medium flavored to a very bold strong flavor that I prefer. This product does not have the sweet fruity flavor that the Java has. It is nice to be able to drink a coffee flavored drink and not have your heart go nuts. Thank you for this great product."
By: Paddy from Boston, Mass. on October 20, 2011
"I love the Maya French Roast. I'm trying to limit my caffeine intake nowadays, and I love Teeccino's blend of traditional, natural coffee adulterants, if you will (chicory a la France, barley a la Italy), but I can't do the Teeccino Mediterranean varieties since I'm supposed to avoid almonds due to a minor allergy. Enter ramon nuts from Central America, something new to me. I feel good about fueling some business for the ramon nut harvesters, AND obviously when roasted and mixed with the chicory and barley, they make for a tasty brew that is just a dead ringer for conventional coffee! This is such a great way to get your coffee fix without getting the jitters and the crashes. Keep up the great work!"
By: Lynda from Harlingen, Texas on October 15, 2011
"This is a great herbal coffee. I picked it up at the health food store, in a hurry and thought it was coffee. I started drinking it and loved it, and now that I know it is a herbal coffee it is that much better. Thank you Teeccino"
By: Sally M. from Huntington Beach on July 17, 2011
"I will never go back to regular coffee, after I tasted Teeccino's French Roast "Dark" It's rich and bold keeps me coming back for more. If I run out, I won't drink anything else till I have Teeccino Herbal coffee."
By: C.A. from Milwaukee, WI on April 28, 2011
"I've tried 13 different herbal coffee flavors. After drinking coffee and espresso for the past 20 years and then having to give it up - like a long time friend - I can say without a doubt that the Maya French Roast is the closest thing to real coffee. Well, without the nasty side effects. This will be my number one Teeccino pick going forward. Thank you for making these real coffee flavors for us diehards."
By: Bonnie from Amherst, MA on December 14, 2010
"I drank this beverage for about three weeks, as I am trying to wean myself off coffee. I liked it quite a lot. Sadly, the barley brought on my celiac symptoms so I had to stop drinking it. It is a delicious product and I would recommend it as a coffee substitute to anyone who can tolerate barley."
By: Karen Beth from Corinth, Mississippi on July 23, 2010
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By: Jolie from Cheboygan, MI on May 18, 2010
"When I first tried it I thought I detected a cardboard taste but as I drank it, it got better and better.
Now I think I taste a hint of cocoa and can smell a hint of fruit. Makes the whole house smell good! I could get addicted to this but with no guilt!"
By: Elena from Henrico, VA US on December 31, 2017
"I talk to people all the the time about Teeccino but honestly my favorite flavor is the basic French Roast. I was not a flavor coffee drinker and this tastes just like real coffee. I don't miss coffee at all and I love that I can drink it all day with no jitters. I even make the morning cup of "bullet proof coffee" with my French Roast Teeccino! I buy the 5 lb bag because its so much more cost effective. "
By: Loving My Joe from San Jose, CA US on September 7, 2017
"I am so grateful for Teeccino! I have issues with my stomach and also love coffee. I thought I would never be able to overcome the pain in my stomach when I had coffee or my loss of coffee if I gave it up. Then I was introduced to teeccino through a friend. She showed me how I could still completely enjoy a hot cup of joe every morning and not have stomach pain and issues from the acid. It is wonderful to be pain free.
Plus a bonus! There are sooooo many different yummy flavors to choose form each morning.
I have also weened my mother who has had a heart attack off coffee. I accomplished this by slowly over time mixing coffee and teeccino together until she didn't even notice that there was no more coffee left in the pot.
Thank you Teeccino!!!"
By: Froggie from Jefferson, OH US on August 10, 2017
"We've been using product for 3 yrs off & on. More off because couldn't find on amazon. Only saw your reg. Roast most times. Prefer dark, hubby saids very much like coffee. Sorry gives me diarrhea even if I love the flavor."
By: Carolyn from Phoenix, AZ US on March 27, 2017
By: vikinga from Fort Worth, TX US on March 9, 2017
"This is my go to bag of Teeccino. We like this one the best. It has a strong french roast taste that allows it to stand alone or be mixed into our organic french roast coffee to cut the caffeine. We have tried many of the other flavors, but for daily use this is the one! We did try the dandelion version but just wasn't the same depth of flavor. Love it when there is a sale and we get this already great deal at an even better price!"
By: Mariae Kerkvliet from Buderim, Qld AU on January 29, 2017
By: Ejay from Spofford, NH US on September 30, 2016
"I had been advised by my doctor to eliminate coffee from my diet. This was one of my favorite foods, but then I found Teechino, and it's a great substitute. I liked it so much that I ordered the French Roast in bulk. It's very good. I also felt that the service of this company is very good."
By: Healthy Deb from Butler, MO US on September 12, 2016
"Can't drink coffee any longer...health issues with caffeine. Was a coffee "addict" for years. Starbucks French Roast...I love strong robust coffee. Terrified of what I would drink when I couldn't tolerate coffee any longer. But this French Roast product is amazing! I am completely satisfied in the morning as I sit and enjoy my "coffee"! As well as tasting wonderful, it is healthy for me!!! Win Win!"
By: Beth from Santa Rosa, CA US on September 8, 2016
By: Sylvia from Brentwood, CA US on August 2, 2016
"This is the only coffee alternative that satisfies me. I have been a coffee drinker since I was about 5 years old - yes, 5 years old. Spanish culture allows it. I have had digestive problems most of my life. I will never - God willing go back to drinking coffee. And I drank only the finest arabica coffee."
By: jsher11785 from Point Pleasant, NJ US on July 22, 2016
"The closest tasting to real coffee as I ever tasted...love it!! Coffee was very hard to give up for me, and I I have to have decaf, otherwise I get migraines, but it never tastes quite like real coffee..whats great is if I want to put just a smidge of reg coffee in with the Teeccino I can and honestly it taste better than regular coffee by itself...so for the caffeine lovers, ween yourself but dont deprive yourself, I promise you will enjoy the taste so much more with less of the caffeine if you prefer to have it...I dont really miss it...Im sleeping better too!! .I really hope they start making K-cups for the Maya French Roast because I get tired of cleaning out the little filters....I drink my Maya quite often...So please please make K-cups!!!!"
By: Meems from Blaine, WA US on April 1, 2016
"This product made it possible for me to give up coffee without feeling deprived. The rich, full bodied flavor satisfies and stands up to half n half without triggering my caffeine sensitivity. I find the 5 lb. bag to be the most convenient and economical way to purchase it."
By: wannabuyastarbuckscard? from Franklin, TN US on March 10, 2016
"Just as advertised, this has a darker roast taste. If you haven't tried it, order some samples, along with Java and the flavored varieties, and see which one fits your tastes. I'm a Java guy, but I have always preferred medium roast. "
By: Sonya from Redmond, OR US on February 19, 2016
"I don't know if it's because I'm a Pacific Northwesterner, home of the Starbucks craze or what...but I like my coffee strong! And I have to get off Caffeine for so many reasons, we all know. I struggle every morning, to get the flavor and satisfaction out of these tea bags...I just don't feel they suffice. I bought 5 or 6 boxes of 25 and I'm fully withdrawn from Caffeine and it challenges me everyday still to keep drinking Teeccinno, there just not that enjoyable. Very frustrating, I wish it were different."
By: Sylvia from Brentwood, CA US on February 3, 2016
"I had to stop drinking amazing arabica top quality coffee for the sake of my health or I would destroy the health of my esophagus and stomach ( as I had been doing for many years because of coffee) - it turns out that it is not the caffeine in coffee but an enzyme in the coffee bean that thins the lining of the esophagus and stomach causing all the the problems from heartburn to cancer and make our digestive system so very acidic!
Teeccino is my delicious answer,"
By: Rachelle Zukerman from Los Angeles, CA US on November 24, 2015
"Because of a heart condition I can not have caffeine. I love coffee, espresso and especially lattes. I was sad about giving up my coffee until I found teccino. I enjoy it tremendously. I have told lots of friends about it as well as my cardiologist and the patients in the cardio rehab. Thanks for a great product. "
By: Lisan 948 from Chicago Ridge, IL US on October 22, 2015
By: Flagirl from Bradenton, FL US on October 21, 2015
"When my gastritis flares, this is my go-to substitute so that I don't feel like I'm missing out on my morning coffee. Sometimes I mix it with my regular coffee just to get a little morning caffeine. Either way, this stuff tastes great. I was quite impressed and have already suggested it to several people."
By: Buttercookie from Santa Monica, CA US on September 7, 2015
"This is a truly great product! I have always hated herbal teas because in both tea and coffee I love the bite from the acid as well as the caffeine jolt. But both were doing a major number on my vocal cords and mood, so I had to stop drinking them. I was amazed by how good the French Roast Teeccino tastes. Sometimes I get a hint of herbal in there, but the natural coffee flavor wins out every time. I take the bags with me to work and when I travel, and no longer feel a need (not even occasionally!) to treat myself with lattes from Peet's. I do not miss the hot acid bath. "
By: Beaner from Wilmington, DE US on August 25, 2015
"To be fair, this is not coffee - but it comes in at a very close second. For me, it satisfies the coffee craving. I usually mix the french roast and the mocha. And I brew some to add to different recipes including shakes. So happy this is out there. I can resist regular coffee now which is much better for my health."
By: Carmen M Gomez from Hialeah, FL US on June 6, 2015
"I tend to have issues every time I have a cup of regular coffee so I went online and google natural coffee replacement and this coffee came out. I went into the link and requested the sample size for French Roast and the regular Java Herbal. Wow, I had the Java first and the next day the french roast and they both are amazing and the best part is I feel great with no stomach upsets. Once you have it taste so much better than coffee and the end results is feeling great."
By: World B Mozy from Calgary, AB CA on May 12, 2015
By: Swampy from Carmi, IL US on April 18, 2015
"My doctor told me to get rid of acid in my diet, especially coffee. I was drinking 10 or more cups a day and the 'drinking habit' was hard to break. After slowly changing to this product, I brew an 8 cup pot with only one teaspoon of coffee mixed into 6 of Teecino Maya. It tastes very much like my old brew and I got to keep the' coffee cup habit. My throat problems are in check and no medicine is required. It may not be coffee, but I think it is better, and safer for me. "
By: Big "D" from Bellingham, MA US on March 30, 2015
"39 years ago I was tested for food allergies and learned that my favorite "food," coffee, was the major cause of my asthma. A friend recently introduced me to Teeccino French Roast; though it's not coffee, it's the closest thing I've found! Further, customer service (Eric) at Teeccino has been exemplary. I wish my good friend, Bob, were alive today to try some."
By: Elizabeth Etiene from Marina del Rey, CA US on February 19, 2015
"I cant imagine a day without my french roast teeccino. I mix it 1:2 with standard coffee sometimes. I love out it cuts the acidity down on standard coffee and now I cant drink regular coffee without it. I wish starbucks and other coffee shops and restaurants offered it. the best way to drink it for full flavor is to make a french press or an espresso. The tea bags dont offer much flavor at all so I would say skip those."
By: Suzie Homemaker from Carrollton , TX US on December 7, 2014
"My mom turned me on to this coffee replacment. I love it I like the French Roast and the Vanilla Nut.. Now I even have my husband off of coffee and this is all we drink. It is also very good over ice.. here is how I make mine.. in a large mug I put one tablespoon of maple syrup and some half and half then I poor the teeccino yummy."
By: Steven from North Liberrty, IN US on November 20, 2014
"I was forced into giving up caffeine altogether found this to be an adequate substitute. It is in no way coffee but satisfies my need for a breakfast beverage. I like this and the chocolate because they are not sweetened in any way."
By: dark and bitter from PRINCETON, NJ US on September 19, 2014
By: Bella from Johnstown, PA US on September 2, 2014
"As a woman on the go, I needed my Teechino to be on the go with me. I bought the French Roast tee-bags and love the rich brew it provides with each cup. I also love how it fits so easily in my purse. Lately I've been handing out the tee-bags to my friends so they can try something new and expand their horizons. "
By: Elizabeth Etienne from Marina del rey, CA US on May 28, 2014
"BETTER than coffee and I was a coffee junkie for years. I just love this stuff and drink it all day long. Its my comfort, go-to drink and I love the fact that I dont get that gross coffee after taste reside on my breath and know that this stuff not only taste great and taste like a great mild coffee but is good for you. I make a strong espresso with it every morning and it makes me feel energized!"
By: Jim Detwiler from Aiken, SC US on April 30, 2014
"This is an extremely excellent "coffee". It tastes like real coffee and has non of the harmful stuff in real coffee. We love the taste and recommend it to everyone. My wife and I have tried the other brands of Teeccino but the French Roast for us is by far the best."
By: Patty from Tacoma, WA US on February 17, 2014
"Over a year ago I replaced my pot of coffee a day with this great tasting coffee. The first drink you know it's not coffee but after that it is a totally delicious substitute! I add a bit of almond coconut milk which gives a yummy creamy taste. I also serve it to my friends and some of them have made the switch also. It is a great product."
By: Janet from Oklahoma City, OK US on February 6, 2014
"I was suffering terribly from acid reflux and taking two medications did not help. After doing some research, I realized that the only way my eroded and inflamed esophagus would heal was to STOP pouring ACID in it with what I ate and drank. I had always sworn I'd never give up coffee -- i loved it (was addicted to it) and drank at least 5 cups a day. But being so sick and knowing my condition could to lead to cancer of the esophagus, I finally surrendered and went 'Acid and caffein free".
This product has saved my life. I use my favorite creamer in it and it does the trick, once you get over the caffein withdrawal. I do not feel deprived. I can carry the tea bags with me anywhere, and they are so easy and mess-free. Do yourself a favor without losing the flavor. (I just made that up!)"
By: Meems from Birch Bay, WA US on November 12, 2013
By: Isabella from Essex Jct, VT US on November 4, 2013
"I needed to come off coffee including decaf and found the French Roast Herbal Coffee. I bought it
with little hope I would like it. One cup and I was hooked. I actually have told everyone about it including my doctor. I am totally amazed and I am free of caffeine."
By: Rivi from Irving, TX US on September 23, 2013
By: Dark Roast from Chicago, IL US on April 30, 2013
"Had to lay off of caffeine for health reasons. Enjoy a strong dark roast coffee with light cream. This one is my favorite! I tried the Java and it was a little sweet for my taste. I am back ot enjoying my morning, afternoon, and after dinner coffee ritual. Happy...happy! "
By: Jane Kane from Kingston, NY on August 17, 2012
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By: Huguette from Avon, MA on April 22, 2011
"I drink this every day - usually two or even three times with a bit of cream. For variety, I add a teaspoon or two of Maya Organic Chai or Hazelnut. I brew it in a Technivorm-Mocchamaster Coffee Maker. It's been a big help in reducing my intake of caffeine without feeling deprived of my favorite hot beverage - which used to be coffee. It has great flavor and doesn't irritate me the way coffee's acidic profile did. Thanks for concocting this great product! "
By: Dave from Thompson/CT on March 26, 2011
"The rich dark roast gives me all the satisfaction I used to get from coffee, without the sour stomach or caffeine jitters. I have just as much, if not more energy, and don't have to worry about drinking it in the afternoon."
By: mamiche from California on January 29, 2011
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By: Dave from Thompson/CT on October 19, 2010
"My ENT doctor said if I ever wanted to stop taking prevacid I would have to give up coffee. I figured I was going to die someday anyway, but life was too short to not enjoy my daily cup(s) of coffee. I love a good dark brewed coffee, drink it black, and have 2-3 cups a day.
The Doc. said to try an herbal tea, which I've been trying to drink for years, but they don't do the trick. Then in an online search for coffee substitutes I found Teeccino. I've tried the sample pack, the Java, and the Maya dark roast. The Maya comes the closest to my nice dark coffee flavor, the Java is nice too, and a bit more mellow. My first taste was questionable, but after two days all my doubts were gone. This was an excellent coffee substitute, and I can have more than 3 cups if I want, or drink it in the afternoon and still sleep at night.
I seem to have more energy, without the jitters I got from caffiene, and I never get the sour stomach feeling that I got from too much coffee. I'm cutting down the prevacid to every other day, and hope to be completely off it by the end of the year."
By: Anita Gibson from Woodbury, MN on August 6, 2010
"I have been drinking Teeccino for 5 years now - ever since I quit drinking coffee. The last couple years I have been drinking the Maya Dark Roast - It is so, so good. Please keep making this product. I recommend it to all I know who have to quit coffee...it is even better.
By: Anita Gibson from Woodbury, MN on August 6, 2010
"I have been drinking Teeccino for 5 years now - ever since I quit drinking coffee. The last couple years I have been drinking the Maya Dark Roast - It is so, so good. Please keep making this product. I recommend it to all I know who have to quit coffee...it is even better.
By: Judy Maldzhiev from Las Vegas, NV on July 25, 2010
"I have been using Maya Caffe Herbal Coffee for the past 3-4 years. I love it. It suits my needs perfectly. I cut out caffeine completely and being an avid coffee drinker of a full pot a day, I thought it would be pretty impossible to give up. By combing the herbal with the real coffee and gradually decreasing the coffee, it was a breeze, didn't notice it or miss it at all. So glad I found this. Thanks!"
By: Anita Gibson from Woodbury, MN on May 20, 2010
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Teeccino selects the highest quality, pure natural flavors that are made from flavoring constituents that are extracted from natural ingredients like fruits, spices, herbs and even coffee.