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We found 60 reviews of coffees and espressos roasted in greater Denver, CO. These coffee reviews and espresso reviews are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Older coffee reviews and espresso reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffees.

Review Date: Feb 2018

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

High-toned, brightly sweet. Honeysuckle, spearmint, pomegranate, cedar, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with buoyant acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. Sweet notes of honeysuckle characterize the short finish, while chocolate-toned tart fruit, with a hint of spearmint, carries the long.

Review Date: Dec 2017

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

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Sweetly pungent, richly savory-toned. Blackberry jam, roasted cacao nib, rhododendron, sundried tomato, nougat in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with crisp, floral acidity; viscous, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is sweet-toned and balanced, with lingering notes of berry and cocoa.

Review Date: Oct 2017

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

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Deeply sweet, richly savory. Lilac, dried black currant, grapefruit zest, tamarind, myrrh in aroma and cup. Balanced in structure, complete; crisply sweet-savory. Plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The sweet, high-toned finish leads with lilac and tamarind in the short, while pink grapefruit zest and myrrh ring into the long.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $50.00/8 ounces

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Delicately rich, deeply sweet, lushly intricate. Complex flowers (rose, lavender) apple, tangerine zest, roasted almond, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet in structure, with a pleasantly brisk, bitterish complication. Crisply smooth, satiny mouthfeel. Apple, almond, lavender in particular carry into a very sweet finish.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $50.00/8 ounces

No. 9 Coffee of 2017

Rich, lavish, elegantly sweet-tart and complexly layered. In aroma and cup, intricately expressed citrus (sweet lime, grapefruit, blood orange); spice (coriander, mace); lilac-like flowers; almond; cocoa. Grand but balanced in structure; plump and delicately syrupy in mouthfeel. Everything rounds and deepens in a flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Jun 2017

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

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Complex, deeply and richly sweet. Dried coconut, dark chocolate, cherry blossom, tamarind, molasses in aroma and cup. Juicy, balanced, sweetly savory acidity; delicate, velvety mouthfeel. The resonant finish is deeply layered, leading with notes of cherry blossom and molasses in the short, followed by tart tamarind-like fruit notes, rounding to dark chocolate and a hint of coconut in the long.

Review Date: May 2017

Price: $35.00/8 ounces

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Delicate, intensely sweet, floral-toned. Star jasmine, tangerine, roasted cacao nib, maple syrup, myrrh in aroma and cup. Lively, sweet-tart acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish carries through on the promise of the aroma with deep floral and bright citrus tones, both grounded by hints of cocoa.

Review Date: May 2017

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

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Richly sweet-savory. Baker’s chocolate, vanilla, thyme, pomegranate, spicy oak in aroma and cup. Brisk, sweetly-tart acidity; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. The richly drying finish consolidates around notes of pomegranate and thyme in the short, rounding to baker’s chocolate in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Deeply sweet, fruit-driven. Dried raspberry, rose hips, baker’s chocolate, lily, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Juicy, sweetly tart acidity; delicate but syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to sandalwood with a suggestion of fruit-toned sweet ferment.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

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Deeply sweet, richly earth-toned. Pipe tobacco, lime zest, ripe pear, freesia, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned, vibrant acidity; very delicate, silky-smooth mouthfeel. The crisp, flavor-saturated finish leads with notes of pipe tobacco in the short, sweetening toward ripe pear and spice-toned florals in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $22.00/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, fruit-toned. Dried strawberry, sandalwood, cashew butter, lavender, lime zest in aroma and cup. Mild, sweet-tart acidity; lightly creamy mouthfeel. The gently drying finish is carried by sandalwood and sweetly tart fruit and floral notes.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $85.00/8 ounces

No. 1 Coffee of 2017

Intricately layered, sweetly tart, harmoniously composed. Aromatic orchid, candied ginger, frankincense, Concord grape, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy, fruit-toned acidity; elegant, satiny mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish fulfills the promise of the cup, amplifying all aroma and flavor notes in the short and introducing coconut tones in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Delicate, sweet-toned, subtly complex. Rhododendron, date, graham cracker, pink peppercorn, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy, citrus-like acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying finish consolidates around notes of date and graham cracker in the short, with suggestions of spicy floral tones (pink peppercorn) in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2016

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

No. 21 Coffee of 2016: Dragonfly Los Congos

Deeply sweet, round, balanced. Blueberry, hazelnut, pipe tobacco, orange zest, graham cracker in aroma and cup. Crisp, richly tart acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The rich-toned finish leads with ripe blueberry notes in the short; a citrus-toned hazelnut resurfaces in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2016

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

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Delicate, crisp, sweet-savory. Black currant, maple syrup, candied orange zest, jasmine, sage in aroma and cup. Balanced, lightly juicy acidity; leanish but satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish leans toward savory suggestions in the short (sage); fruit notes (black currant, candied orange zest) revive in the long.

Review Date: Oct 2016

Price: $22.00/12 ounces

Corvus Coffee: No. 28 Coffee of 2016

Delicate but deep, fruit-forward. Raspberry, violet, blood orange zest, liquorice, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Juicy, vibrant acidity; lean but silky mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish consolidates to blood orange zest and roasted cacao nib.

Review Date: Sep 2016

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

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Sweet, softly crisp. Aromatic wood and flowers. Sandalwood, lavender, dried raspberry, cacao nib, ripe banana in aroma and cup. Gently zesty, floral-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flowers and sandalwood carry into a richly drying finish.

Review Date: Sep 2016

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

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Profoundly sweet; cidery. Pear cider, baker’s chocolate, ripe banana, lemon zest, a hint of lush honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Round, juicy acidity; plush mouthfeel. Chocolate, banana and flowers carry into a resonant though drying finish.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $24.00/12 ounces

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Delicate, savory, floral. Magnolia-like flowers, lime zest, blackcurrant, baker’s chocolate, roasted walnut in aroma and cup. Sweet, round acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The subtle, gently drying finish is driven by blackcurrant enveloped by baker’s chocolate in the short; sweeter floral tones return in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $22.00/16 ounces

No. 11 coffee of 2016: Kakalove Kenya Muranga

Sweetly tart, spicy, mesmerizing. Red currant, roasted cacao nib, lantana-like flowers, thyme, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Balanced, juicy, sweet-tart acidity; plush mouthfeel. The resonant cocoa-toned finish begins with herb-toned red currant and ends with pink peppercorn.