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Review Date: March 2015

Price: CAD $15.99/16 ounces

FRESH CUP ROASTERY LOGO

Quietly and subtly original. Tamarind and apricot, sweetly spicy flowers, cumin, cocoaish chocolate in aroma and cup. Crisp, delicate acidity; lightly silky, buoyant mouthfeel. A hint of the nut-toned chocolate survives in a pleasing though simple finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $46.00/10 ounces

Very sweet, exhilaratingly floral, lavishly complex. Lavender honey; floral notes ranging from violet to lily; candied lemon and blood orange; roasted cacao nib; black cherry in aroma and cup. Delicate, gently crisp, very sweet acidity; syrupy, buoyant mouthfeel. Deep, long, resonantly flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $15.99/12 ounces

Topeca Coffee Roasters Logo

Sweet, lyric, finely balanced. Guava, lilac, roasted cacao nib, wild berry in aroma and cup. Lightly but richly pungent acidity; satiny mouthfeel. A brandy hint surfaces in the finish, subtly complicating continued cacao nib and floral suggestions.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $12.00/8 ounces

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The intoxicating spirits-rich aromas of the cask dominate in the nose, but a fine coffee character emerges in the cup to balance and support the casky rum notes with suggestions of dark chocolate, vanilla, raspberry, almond, passion flower. Smooth, rounded acidity; plush, buoyant mouthfeel. Very long, resonantly flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $13.95/12 ounces

Paradise Roaster Logo

Sweet, graceful, gently pungent. Walnut, peach, carob, mint in aroma and cup. Crisp, balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Quietly flavor-saturated, lightly drying finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $49.25/8 ounces

JBC Coffee Roasters Logo

Intense, flamboyantly lush yet elegantly crisp. Complex floral notes (lilac to lavender), roasted cacao nib, mango, sandalwood, a hint of rye whisky in aroma and cup. Richly and sweetly tart acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Long, resonant, deeply flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Very sweet, very tart, intense. Red currant, honey, blood orange, cumin, narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Richly bright acidity; syrupy but lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates and acidity rounds in a resonant finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $12.99/12 ounces

Sweetly crisp, balanced. Caramel, roasted cacao nib, walnut, wisteria-like flowers, a hint of port wine in aroma and cup. Gently brisk acidity; light, crisply smooth mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around nut, flowers and port wine suggestions in a sweet but lightly drying finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Deep, resonant, opulent. Blackberry, kumquat, chocolate fudge, the lush scent of plumeria in aroma and cup. Big, juicy acidity; syrupy though buoyant mouthfeel. The blackberry and chocolate notes in particular lead into a very sweet, flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

BeanFruit Coffee Co

Quietly rich, savory/sweet. Dark chocolate, black currant, black sage, blood orange, a black-truffle-like hint in aroma and cup. Plump, deep-toned acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Roundly resonant, flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: $12.00/200 grams

Immense; opulent. Strawberry guava, grapefruit, roasted cacao-nib, sandalwood, hop flowers in aroma and cup. Crisply juicy acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. Crisply sweet-toned, resonantly dry finish.

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Review Date: March 2015

Price: NTD $500/16 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Deep, richly sweet. Chocolate fudge, mango, wisteria, vanilla in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is crisply dry; flavor consolidates as a cedar-toned chocolate. Richly chocolaty in three-parts milk with continued hints of fruit and flowers.

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Review Date: February 2015

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Deeply pungent, original, complex. Pecan, pomegranate, melon, lily-like flowers in aroma and cup. Rich, balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The fruit notes in particular carry into a long, cleanly resonant finish.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Tart, sweet, vibrant. Honey, orange, apricot, sweet flowers, a crisp hint of cinnamon bark in aroma and cup. Rich, gently tart acidity; plush mouthfeel. The cinnamon note intensifies in a quietly resonant finish.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: $18.50/12 ounces

Exuberantly floral and berry-toned. Mulberry, lantana-like flowers, roasted cacao nib, hints of ripe lemon and black sage in aroma and cup. Delicate, lively acidity; plush mouthfeel. Flavor quiets but lasts in a round, resonant finish.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: CAD $15.99/16 ounces

FRESH CUP ROASTERY LOGO

Deep, round, balanced. Fresh-cut fir, pecan, plum, hints of chocolate and flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp, quiet, roast-rounded acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The chocolate note comes forward in a simple but sweetly resonant finish.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: $15.95/12 ounces

Deep, sweet-toned, balanced. Hazelnut, raspberry, roasted cacao nib, honeysuckle-like flowers in aroma and cup. Richly pungent acidity; lively, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Nut and raspberry carry into a sweet, resonant finish.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: $18.00/16 ounces

Intense, complex, sweetly pungent. Honeysuckle, tangerine, apricot and plum, spicy aromatic wood. Richly and roundly bright acidity; silky mouthfeel. Bright, mildly drying, flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: $20.00/16 ounces

Soft but intense; original. Lavender, kumquat, musk, roasted cacao nib, ripe banana in aroma and cup. Rich, round acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Very sweet finish, slightly drying in the long.

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Review Date: February 2015

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Sweet, slightly savory, unique. Black currant, sugary sweet potato, dark chocolate, pistachio, rhododendron-like flowers in aroma and cup. Deep, pungent acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Balanced, quietly flavor-saturated finish.

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