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We found 172 reviews of coffees and espressos roasted in greater Minneapolis, MN. 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: Dec 2017

Price: $12.95/12 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Sweetly and crisply pungent. Dark chocolate, gently scorched cedar, ripe plum, floral vanilla, a hint of port wine in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. Dark chocolate dominates in a roundly drying finish. Fills out three parts milk with depth and authority: vanilla, chocolate, continuing hint of port wine.

Review Date: Dec 2017

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Sweetly bright, tartly juicy. Grapefruit zest, mango, chocolate, fresh-cut fir in aroma and small cup. Very lightly syrupy and lively in mouthfeel. Rounds in the finish and the chocolate comes forward. In three parts milk a dry, orangy chocolate dominates, crisply and pleasingly.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Spice-toned, chocolaty. Chocolate-toned malt, date, hazelnut, fresh pipe tobacco, stick cinnamon in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet in structure; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is richly chocolate-toned with a hint of cinnamon.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

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Sweet, delicate, floral and wood-toned. Fresh-cut fir, demerara sugar, orange zest, faint rose-like flowers in aroma and cup. Gently bittersweet structure; very lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but persists in a round, sweet-toned finish.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $17.95/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, multi-faceted. Candied violet, dark chocolate, pungent juniper wood, grapefruit zest, mango in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around mango and violet in the short and dark chocolate in the long, with a hint of aromatic wood.

Review Date: Oct 2017

Price: $18.95/12 ounces

Delicate, subtly and richly sweet. Dried hibiscus, pistachio, black currant, roasted cacao nib, myrrh in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory, gently bright structure; smoothly satiny mouthfeel. The finish, both deeply sweet and richly drying, consolidates to dried hibiscus in the short, while cocoa-toned black currant with a hint of myrrh return in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2017

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Deeply and richly sweet, wood-framed. Geranium, cedar, chocolate fudge, ripe banana, perique (fermented) pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Gentle, crisp acidity; viscous, satiny mouthfeel. The long, resonant finish is centered around notes of deep chocolate and pipe tobacco, lifted by suggestions of ripe tropical fruit.

Review Date: Aug 2017

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Sweetly spice-toned. Grapefruit zest, almond paste, baked pear, cardamom, faint azalea-like flowers in aroma and cup. Fruit-toned, bittersweet acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to nut-toned cardamom with hints of flowers.

Review Date: May 2017

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Deeply sweet, floral- and cocoa-toned. Dark chocolate, narcissus, gently scorched cedar, plum, blood orange zest in aroma and small cup. Smooth, satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying finish leads with citrus zest and dark chocolate in the short and concludes with an intriguing, almost incense-like smoke-toned cedar in the long. Chocolate notes bloom in three parts milk, supported by narcissus and plum.

Review Date: Dec 2016

Price: $24.00/4 ounces

Lush, deeply sweet, richly savory. Plumeria, red currant, lime zest, frankincense, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The sweetly tart, resonant finish is flavor-saturated, with all the notes from cup and short finish carrying far into the long.

Review Date: Oct 2016

Price: $17.95/12 ounces

Deeply rich, sweet-toned. Jasmine, dried mango, sandalwood, orange zest, chocolate fudge in aroma and cup. Gentle, crisp acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to dried mango and cocoa-toned sandalwood notes.

Review Date: Oct 2016

Price: $9.95/12 ounces

Intensely rich, deeply sweet. Halvah, cedar, rhododendron, lime zest, fresh pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The gently drying finish centers around sandalwood and pipe tobacco.

Review Date: Oct 2016

Price: $25.00/8 ounces

Resonant, deeply sweet, engaging. Chocolate fudge, hazelnut, jasmine, honey, oak in aroma and cup. Bright, zesty acidity; plush, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The rich, round finish is flavor-saturated, all the notes carrying into the short then consolidating to a nut-toned chocolate in the long.

Review Date: Sep 2016

Price: $18.95/12 ounces

No. 5 Coffee of 2016: Paradise Kenya Gatomboya Peaberry

Big, intricate; vast but coherent. Black currant, vanilla, sandalwood, violet-like flowers, hints of chocolate and coconut, more in aroma and cup. Forceful but juicy sweet acidity; delicately syrupy mouthfeel. Sandalwood and coconut, in particular, resonate in a richly drying finish.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $29.95/8 ounces

Chocolaty, quietly pungent. Dark chocolate, clove, dried persimmon, magnolia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk acidity; plump, syrupy mouthfeel. The rich, flavor-saturated finish shows clove and magnolia in the short, dark chocolate in the long.

Review Date: Apr 2016

Price: $14.95/12 ounces

Sweet, delicately rich, floral. Molasses, wild raspberry, baker’s chocolate and rose-like flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp, bittersweet acidity; buoyant, silky mouthfeel. The flavor consolidates around raspberry and chocolate in the rich, round, gently drying finish.

Review Date: Jan 2016

Price: $14.95/12 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Bold, chocolaty and citrus-toned. Tangerine, sandalwood, lily and savory chocolate in aroma and cup. Plump, creamy mouthfeel; chocolate and tangerine persist in a pleasingly tart finish.

Review Date: Jan 2016

Price: $14.95/12 ounces

Complete; delicately sweet and intricately structured. Tart, juicy acidity; buoyant, syrupy mouthfeel. Lemon zest, almond, butterscotch, rosemary flower in aroma and cup. Zesty, bittersweet finish in the short with a subtle flourish of spicy flowers in the long.

Review Date: Dec 2015

Price: $15.95/12 ounces

Spicy, sweet, subtly intricate. Dark chocolate, lavender, sandalwood, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Tart but profoundly sweet acidity; satiny mouthfeel. Chocolate and lavender carry far into a richly sweet finish.

Review Date: Nov 2015

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

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Crisp, sweet-savory. Turbinado sugar, green apple, wild rose, white sage in aroma and cup. Big, richly bright acidity; satiny mouthfeel. Flowers, apple and brown sugar all carry into a roundly drying finish.