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We found 10 reviews that match your search for September 2012. Coffees are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Older reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffee. Click on roaster images to visit roaster websites.


92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Apaneca district, Ahuachapan Department, El Salvador. Price: $17.50/12 ounces
Dark chocolate, cherry, oak, night flowers, a hint of brandy in aroma and cup. Roundly bright, complexly expressed acidity; lightly creamy mouthfeel. Dark chocolate carries distinctly into a savory-sweet finish.
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:55/75

92
  • Caffe Ladro

    Seattle, Washington
  • El Salvador La Roxanita Pulped Natural

Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Chalatenango, El Salvador Price: $16.00/12 ounces
Intense, tartly sweet, richly dry. Tart berry leads in aroma and cup, softened by a minty dark chocolate and a hint of cedar. Roundly bright acidity; silky mouthfeel. Chocolate in particular carries into a sweet finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:52/64

91
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Cerro El Tigre, El Salvador. Price: $13.50/12 ounces
Subtly extravagant. Rich night flowers, crisp cocoa, hints of tangerine and fir in aroma and cup. Quiet acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, flavor-saturated finish turns slightly heavy in the long.
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:51/70

91
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: West Valley, Costa Rica. Price: $16.50/12 ounces
Sweetly pungent, balanced, honey-toned. Almond, orange, honey, a hint of minty chocolate in aroma and cup. Delicate, fruit-toned acidity; silky mouthfeel. Orange and honey in particular carry into a rich finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:51/61

90
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Santa Ana, El Salvador Price: $14.00/12 ounces
Gently crisp, refreshingly balanced. Freshly cut aromatic wood, dark chocolate and a faint tart berry note in aroma and cup. Quiet, softly expressed acidity; lightly creamy mouthfeel. Aromatically simple but balanced, resonant finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:60/72

90
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Nuevo Segovia Department, Nicaragua. Price: $18.00/16 ounces
Quiet but engaging. Molasses, ripe orange, almond, aromas of moist, old forest wood. Gently rich, round acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Simple but resonantly sweet finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:47/60

90
  • Kean Coffee

    Newport Beach, California
  • El Salvador SHG Honey Bourbon

Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Ahuachapan Department, El Salvador. Price: $14.95/12 ounces
Very sweet, deeply pungent. Blackberry, black currant, fir, with a backgrounded dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Pungent though rather muted acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Richly drying finish.
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:49/63

89
Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Alajuela Province, Costa Rica. Price: $17.99/16 ounces
Nicely balanced, gently and tartly sweet. Nut, fresh-cut oak, orange, pear perhaps, raw sugar in aroma and cup. Soft acidity; smooth, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Simple finish with some richness.
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:48/67

89
  • The Roasterie

    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Costa Rica La Candelilla Honey Peaberry

Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Tarrazu, Costa Rica Price: $22.50/12 ounces
Delicate, crisply sweet-toned. Fresh-cut fir, apricot, brown sugar and chocolate in aroma and cup. Gently and sweetly tart acidity; silky mouthfeel. Sweetness outlasts a drying astringency in the finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:48/70

88
  • Joe Van Gogh

    Hillsborough, North Carolina
  • El Salvador Malacara Pulped Natural

Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Volcan de Santa Ana region, El Salvador. Price: $17.99/16 ounces
Soft, delicate. Orange and milk chocolate suggestions in aroma and cup. Gently round acidity; smooth though slightly lean mouthfeel. Flavor persists in a quietly resonant finish.
 
AROMA:7
ACIDITY:8
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:47/61