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The coffees below were reviewed in the past 90 days but did not appear in a Coffee Review article. Coffees are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Click on roaster images to visit roaster websites.

Review Date: September 2014

Price: $14.99/16 ounces

Sweet, deep, with a savory edge. Dark chocolate, molasses, cedar, spicy flowers, a hint of tangerine in aroma and cup. Low-toned but vibrant acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The molasses and dark chocolate notes in particular carry into a sweet-toned, roundly drying finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $13.95/12 ounces

Paradise Roaster Logo

Spicy, chocolaty. Sandalwood, dark chocolate, pluot, narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Intense, richly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The sandalwood and cocoa-like chocolate in particular carry into a deep, flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Marketplace-parisi

Crisp, exhilaratingly floral. Dry, cocoa-like chocolate, ripe orange, lychee, jasmine and rose in aroma and cup. Juicy, gentle acidity; silky, lively mouthfeel. Fruit and flower notes in particular carry into a resonant, sweet-toned finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $15.70/12 ounces

Marketplace-parisi

Complex, elegant, intense. Honey, lavender, roasted cacao nib, blackberry, a hint of ripe lemon in aroma and cup. Brisk but juicy acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Sweet-toned, deeply flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $14.85/12 ounces

JBC Coffee Roasters Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Intense; sweetly and roundly bright. Crisply nut-toned chocolate and very sweet, very zesty, very complex citrus (tangerine, lemon) in aroma and small cup. Relatively light in body but surprisingly syrupy in mouthfeel. The bright, fresh citrus carries into a very rich finish and dominates pleasingly in three parts milk; think lemon tart with a rounding suggestion of chocolate.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $14.85/12 ounces

JBC Coffee Roasters Logo

Bright, honeyish, sweetly complex. Honey; fresh, ripe lemon and tangerine; citrus flowers; a hint of roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Gently bright, lyric acidity; syrupy, buoyant mouthfeel. Citrus and flowers in particular carry into a rich, gently drying finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Crisp walnut and roasted cacao nib notes balance sweet flowers (freesia?) and nectarine in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a nicely smooth, sweet-toned finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $28.00/16 ounces

The WestBean Coffee Roasters Logo

Richly and deeply pungent. Honey, blood orange, blackberry, roasted cacao nib, lilac-like flowers, a hint of pungent wood (eucalyptus?) in aroma and cup. Big but gently expressed acidity; plush, buoyant mouthfeel. Flavor carries deep into a long, resonant finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: RMB 235/125 g

Delicate and richly exotic. Intense floral notes – lilac, plumeria, lavender – crisp roasted cacao nib, ripe tangerine, a hint of vanilla in aroma and cup. Brisk, lively acidity; very light but silky mouthfeel. Flowers, tangerine and vanilla all carry into a sweet-toned finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: KRW$10,500/100 grams

Sweet, intense, melodic. Blueberry, tangerine, rye whisky, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Big, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Citrus and cacao nib in particular saturate a roundly rich finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Rich, deep, pungent. Fresh-cut cedar, dark chocolate, grapefruit, raisin, a hint of thyme-like herb in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet acidity; light but very silky mouthfeel. The finish is flavor-saturated, sweet but richly drying.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $20.00/8 ounces

PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Logo

Very sweet-toned, delicate, pure. Pecan, vanilla, plum, tangerine in aroma and cup. Gentle, crisp, lyrically sweet acidity; very light but silky mouthfeel. Sweetness dominates in a deeply flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $20.00/8 ounces

PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Logo

Crisply sweet, delicately original. Sugar cane, peach, tart cherry, cocoa-like chocolate, plum blossom in aroma and cup. Gentle, crisply balanced acidity; light, very silky mouthfeel. Dry chocolate and peach carry into a very sweet though gently drying finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Gently opulent, complex. Tangerine, roasted cacao nib, a hint of rum, complex floral notes (from sweet honeysuckle to crisp lavender) in aroma and cup. Gently tart acidity; syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around the chocolaty cacao nib and the tangerine in a rich, lasting finish.

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Review Date: September 2014

Price: $14.99/12 ounces

Topeca Coffee Roasters Logo

Sweet-toned, lyric, balanced. Layered complexity – honey, honeysuckle-like flowers, white raisin, orange, a hint of thyme – in aroma and cup. Crisp, delicate, floral-toned acidity; smooth, lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a gently rich finish.

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Review Date: August 2014

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Cafe Grumpy Logo

Softly and distinctively pungent. Roasted cacao nib, butterscotch, narcissus-like flowers, tangerine-like fruit in aroma and cup. Gently vibrant acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but lingers in a crisp, sweet finish.

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Review Date: August 2014

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Complex; floral and chocolaty. The floral notes are particularly intricate, both sweet yet incense-like; the chocolate is sweet with crisp hazelnut-like complication. Round, quiet acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but retains character in a cleanly rich finish.

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Review Date: August 2014

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Cafe Grumpy Logo

Round, layered, cocoa-toned complexity. Dark chocolate, black cherry, vanilla, floral peach in aroma and cup. Rich, juicy acidity; very smooth, lightly plush mouthfeel. Suave, flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: August 2014

Price: $16.99/16 ounces

Deep, boldly pungent. Crisp black currant, lush night-blooming flowers, oak, a buttery hint of dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Rich acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Dark chocolate and black currant in particular carry into a roundly resonant finish.

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Review Date: August 2014

Price: $15.95/12 ounces

Klatch Coffee Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Complexly structured: quite sweet with a tart and bitterish balance. Honey, tangerine, dark chocolate, hints of flowers and apricot in aroma and small cup. Full, buttery mouthfeel. The short finish is sweet and gently flavor saturated; the long turns richly drying. Pronounced presence in milk: fat-bodied, chocolaty, with a hint of flowers.

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