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95
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: April 2014
Origin: Guji Zone, Oromia Region, Sidama Province, Ethiopia. Price: $17.99/12 ounces
Crisply lush, extravagant. Dark chocolate, jasmine-like flowers, brandy, honey, layered fruit notes: kiwi, mango, banana. Sweetly tart, vivacious acidity; syrupy but lively mouthfeel. Long, resonant, flavor-saturated finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:9
FLAVOR:10
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:59/77

94
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: November 2013
Origin: Nyeri region, central Kenya. Price: $17.99
Juicy, sweetly bright. Blood orange, lily-like flowers, dark chocolate, minty black currant in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet, perfectly balanced acidity; silky, lively mouthfeel. Hints of mint, orange and flowers carry into a richly drying finish.
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:56/68

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: November 2013
Origin: Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia Price: $16.99/12 ounces
Crisply rich, honey-toned. Honey, roasted cacao nib, wisteria-like flowers, ripe apple, a hint of cumin-like spice in aroma and cup. Roundly tart, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The apple-like fruit in particular carries into a simple but rich finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:60/79

94
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2013
Origin: Nyeri region, central Kenya. Price: $17.99/12 ounces
Intense, deep, pungent. Black currant, dark chocolate, almond, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Powerful, luxuriously lyrical acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor simplifies but lingers in a resonantly dry finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:57/71

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2013
Origin: Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala. Price: $25.00/8 ounces
Rich and engaging. Nut-toned chocolate, black cherry, fresh-cut cedar, rose-like flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. The floral note in particular carries into a quiet, resonantly balanced finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:61/75

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2013
Origin: Haraz growing region, north-central Yemen Price: $19.99/8 ounces
Sweetly tart, guava-like fruit tones run through the profile from nose to finish. Oak, nut-toned cocoa and floral complications. Soft, rounded acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Gentle, lively, even juicy finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:54/71

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2013
Origin: Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia Price: $16.99/12 ounces
Intense, exhilarating in aroma and cup: complex flowers – lavender, honeysuckle – bergamot-like citrus, crisp roasted cacao nib. Brisk acidity; very silky mouthfeel. Sweet though drying finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:55/72

91
Roast: Light Review Date: September 2013
Origin: Santa Rosa, Guatemala. Price: $16.75/12 ounces
Rich, deep, bittersweet. Honey, bitter orange, lavender, green grape in aroma and cup, where a savory/salty edge complicates the structure. Round but brisk acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a crisply drying finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:68/79

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Cauca Department, southwestern Colombia. Price: $17.75/12 ounces
Subtle and surprising in its complexity. Hazelnut, minty orange, milk chocolate, and a hint of a clean, bourbon-like whisky. Balanced, sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate and nut in particular sustain in a long, drying but sweet finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:58/71

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: March 2013
Origin: Caranavi Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia. Price: $19.99/12 ounces
Intensely aromatic, finely structured. Orange- and papaya-like fruit notes, dark chocolate, crisply lush floral notes in aroma and cup. Bright, balanced acidity; syrupy but lively mouthfeel. Sweet but drying in the short finish, with a chocolate note that rings on far into the long.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:54/69

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: March 2013
Origin: Puno Province, southeastern Peru. Price: $17.75/12 ounces
Sweet, pungent, complex. Night-blooming flowers, a sweetness half way between honey and molasses, fresh-cut cedar, grapefruity citrus in aroma and cup. Lively, bright, though balanced acidity; delicate, buoyant mouthfeel. Rich, grapefruity tartness carries into a long, resonant finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:57/76

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2012
Origin: Nyeri County, Central Highlands, Kenya. Price: $17.99/12 ounces
Delicate yet intense. Honey and tangerine-like citrus dominate; a pleasing salty-savory edge complicates the honeyish sweetness in the cup. Crisp, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Deeply sweet, tangerine-inflected finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:52/70

94
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2012
Origin: Boquete, Panama Price: $59.99/8 ounces
Very sweet, deeply and subtly complex. Lush night flowers, aromatic woods, tangerine, mint-toned cocoa in aroma and cup. Richly nuanced acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. A savory tendency is particularly noticeable in a resonant, gently drying finish.
 
AROMA:10
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:61/77

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: August 2012
Origin: Sidamo, Ethiopia Price: $16.99/12 ounces
Superb aromatics and flavor: A rich, fudgy chocolate sensation dominates, with flowers, vanilla, hints of brandy and tart, guava-like fruit. Round, crisp acidity; dense, full mouthfeel. The finish is very sweet and vanilla-laced in the short, though in the long it fades toward astringency.
 
AROMA:10
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:59/80

91
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: May 2012
Origin: Burundi Price: $16.99/12 ounces
Dry, crisply juicy. Tart berry, cocoaish nut, peach, lavender-like flowers in aroma and cup. Brisk acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Long, dry finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:58/72

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: March 2012
Origin: Caranavi Province, Bolivia. Price: $16.99/12 ounces
Very sweet, resonant, gently tart. Tangerine, cocoa, brown sugar, floral top notes. Gentle acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The impressively sweet-toned, complex flavor carries deep into a long finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:58/73

90
Roast: Light Review Date: December 2011
Origin: Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Price: $17.00/8 ounces
Smooth, quietly complex: orange, walnut, raisin, honeyish flowers in aroma and cup. Softly crisp, sweet-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is sweetly rich, with a drying hint in the long.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:66/77

91
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: October 2011
Origin: Central Valley, Costa Rica. Price: $16.75/12 ounces
Quiet, deep aroma and flavor with suggestions of nut-toned chocolate, peach and sweet melon. Additional complications of black tea and cedar in the cup. Rich lemony acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Fruit notes in particular carry into a complex, tartly sweet finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:57/72

94
Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2011
Origin: Aceh, Sumatra Price: $15.75/12 ounces
Pungently sweet and deep in both aroma and cup. Very complex: black cherry, grapefruit, fresh-turned earth, cedar, a hint of night flowers. Rich, grapefruit-toned acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweetly tart finish saturated with fruit.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:10
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:49/56

92
Roast: Medium Review Date: July 2011
Origin: Central Province, Kenya Price: $22.00/12 ounces
Deep, rich, balanced. Pungent fruit – grapefruit, black currant – is enveloped in a nut-toned dark chocolate. Softly rounded acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Sweetly resonant finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:9
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:47/64

95
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: May 2011
Origin: Cauca, Colombia Price: $19.00/8 ounces
Intense, complex, inimitably distinctive aromatics and flavor: crisp cocoa, cherryish fruit, brandy, spicy tea rose, fresh pipe tobacco. Rich, fruit-toned acidity; syrupy mouthfeel; long finish with an exquisite balance of dry cocoa and sweet fruit notes.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:57/68

90
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: March 2011
Origin: Loja Province, Ecuador Price: $13.75/12 ounces
Intense aroma combining notes of peach, flowers and nut. The sweet peach and floral tones soften in the cup, complicated by suggestions of tart lemon and bittersweet chocolate. Citrusy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavors simplify in a walnut-edged finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:52/71

93
Roast: Medium Review Date: March 2011
Origin: Bolivia Price: $13.75/12 ounces
Complex yet delicate. Sweet lemony citrus and flowers overlay notes of brown sugar and rich almond in aroma and cup. Fine, crisply fruit-toned acidity and lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Deeper nut-toned flavors carry into the long, bittersweet finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:52/67

91
Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2010
Origin: Ethiopia; Guatemala; Sumatra Price: $12.75/12 oz.
Evaluated as espresso. Pungent and sweet in the small cup: brandy-toned dark chocolate, fresh-cut fir, cherryish fruit, a hint of flowers at the top. Lean though smooth mouthfeel; rich, fruit-toned finish. Two parts milk soften and diffuse the fir and brandyish chocolate notes without obscuring them.
 
AROMA:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
WITH MILK:8
AGTRON:52/58

94
Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2010
Origin: Boquete, Panama Price: $28.00/8 oz.
In the aroma lemon, berry, and above all, delicate flowers - jasmine and lavender. In the cup crisp, floral-toned acidity, silky mouthfeel. The flowers and lemon deepen and turn richly pungent, sustaining into a long, deep finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:9
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:49/62

90
Roast: Medium Review Date: August 2010
Origin: Guatemala Price: $13.75/12 oz.
Pungent night flowers, lemon and a molasses-like dark chocolate dominate in aroma and cup. All simplifies slightly in the finish. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel, gentle, almost muted acidity.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:7
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:48/55

90
Roast: Medium Review Date: June 2010
Origin: Loja Province, Ecuador Price: $13.75/12 oz.
Unusual aromatics and flavor: Spicy, peppery hints nuance distinct orangy and floral notes in aroma and cup, supported by a fresh, fir-like aromatic wood. Dry, spicy acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Clean and sweet-toned though rather simple finish.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:56/64

92
Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2010
Origin: Yemen Price: $13.75/8 oz.
Sweet floral-toned milk chocolate and raisiny fruit notes in the aroma. In the cup soft, round acidity, creamy mouthfeel, very sweet with complexly layered suggestions of dusk flowers and lush fruit that suggest the tropics: coconut, pineapple. Flavor carries into a rich finish with just a hint of dry astringency in the long.
 
AROMA:8
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:44/61

90
Roast: Medium Review Date: March 2010
Origin: Africa, Indonesia. Price: $12.75 / 12 oz.
Sweet and complex aromatically, combining round floral tones with stone fruit, toast and caramel. In the small cup medium-bodied and bright. The flowers persist, softening slightly, and the fruit turns toward crushed strawberry, carrying into a rich finish. The flavor profile is sustained in two parts milk, with a rounder, sweeter, chocolate-tinged version of flowers and fruit.
 
AROMA:9
BODY:7
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:8
WITH MILK:8
AGTRON:50/56

94
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: January 2010
Origin: Sumatra Price: NA
Pungent, roast-influenced citrus reads as grapefruit in aroma and cup, supported by backgrounded aromatic wood and leafy earth notes. Round, resonant acidity, deep natural sweetness, syrupy body. The grapefruit and earth notes carry into a long, opulent finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:39/53

93
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: January 2010
Origin: Ethiopia Price: NA
Delicate, round and balanced. Sweet fruit and floral notes saturate aroma and flavor. In the cup the fruit nuances are so dense and complex they defy specific association, but they roll out with crisp voluptuousness into the long, sweet finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:9
AGTRON:55/70

92
Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: July 2009
Origin: Ethiopia Price: NA
Intense honey-like aroma, redolent of flowers and blueberry. Delicate in the cup with a soft, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, balanced acidity and fresh flavors of ripe stone fruit, lemon, tangerine and more flowery honeyed sweetness. Finishes cleanly, developing a quiet sweet fruit-toned chocolate in the long.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:9
AFTERTASTE:8
AGTRON:57/76

90
Roast: Medium-Dark Review Date: May 2009
Origin: Colombia Price: NA
The aroma is sweet-toned and alive with flowers, ripe tomato, a hint of cedar; the mouthfeel silky. The issue in the cup is the acidity, sweet but intense, all but sidelining delicate cocoa and floral notes and carrying with dry authority into the finish.
 
AROMA:9
ACIDITY:8
BODY:8
FLAVOR:8
AFTERTASTE:7
AGTRON:47/52