Review: CoffeeMate Eggnog Creamer

Written by Amber on April 13, 2010 – 8:00 am -

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Eggnog. Coffee. Two great beverages in life. Could this be the best flavor combination ever? Or a really bad idea??

I’ll admit I really wasn’t sure which way it would go, when my grandmother gave me a free bottle of CoffeMate Eggnog creamer last month. (The eggnog flavor is one of their seasonal flavors that’s only available during certain times of the year.) So it was with a big of skepticism and a smidge of anticipation that I opened it up and gave it a whirl that first time. How bad could it be?

I’ll be honest – it wasn’t great. That first cup of coffee, I added waaaaay too much coffee creamer for that strong of a flavor. I didn’t realize how potent it was going to be. And though I love the flavor of eggnog, the truth is that the eggnog flavor was buried under something almost woody. It was almost like the flavor was “Christmas tree with a hint of eggnog.” Truly.

Never one to give in easily (especially when it comes to eggnog) I gave it another try the next day. I used half the amount I did the day before. Better. Much. But still piney. (It may have been cinnamon? But it was more like: “here, use this pine branch as your stir stick.”)

Now don’t get me wrong… I really wanted this to work. What can I say? I like eggnog. I gave it a third shot, and I used even less. The woody flavor was tolerable, but the eggnog flavor wasn’t as strong as I’d have liked. Still, it wasn’t bad.

Actually, it was good enough that I used the entire bottle. In the end though, I’d have to say that I probably wouldn’t spend my money on it in the future. (Not unless they came out with an improved version.) Especially since there are other flavors I like so much better.

However, if you like woody, earthy flavors (I don’t) you might actually love it!

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