I have seen people, including myself, ask this before when first starting out. Here is the really cool thing that I have discovered ...
Once you start trying different types of coffees, you might just not even care about trying to find a match to Tim Horton's anymore. Whenever I go to Tim's drive-thru now, I only go for a sandwhich, and bring it home to have with one of my other coffees. I (and my wife) loooovvved Tim Horton's coffee - but now ... I can take it or leave it.
Anyway, my general tastes are still in that Tim's range, so here is what I suggest (remember - these are just MY opinion) ...
Note: I use the next larger setting (4 on my B70) - lots of people on here find that weak, but it's what's needed to compare to Tim's. I also drink a lot of decaf.
Timothy's Donut Blend - Probably the closest to Tim Horton's we've tasted, but better (our new favorite)
Green Mountain Donut House Decaf - Insanely good decaf in the same Tim Horton's range (it's extra bold, so use largest setting (5 on my B70))
Green Mountain Breakfast Blend - Another similar match but perhaps a bit light (this used to be our favorite)
Newman's Special Blend Decaf - Damn good decaf. I tried the regular (a sample cup) and didn't like, but may have just been a bad day.
Timothy's Columbian Decaf - Very smooth. Most columbian coffees scratch the back of my throat, but not this one.
For something a little different, try these ...
These first two are both similar tasting...
Tully's House Blend
Green Mountain Dark Magic Bold Decaf - largest setting
Diebrich Columbia - Another smooth columbian, but a more distinct flavour than the Timothy's one above.
Timothy's Decaf Hazelnut - A really great tasting night time coffee.
Timothy's Kona Blend - Something interesting to experience
Again ... it's my (and my wife's) considered opinion that if you like Tim Horton's coffee, you'll probably like the above.
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