14th Street Espresso by De La Paz Coffee Review | CoffeeReview.com
  • De La Paz Coffee

    San Francisco, California
  • 14th Street Espresso

Roast: Medium Review Date: September 2010
Origin: Costa Rica; Brazil. Price: $8.50/8 oz.

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Particularly impressive aroma: sweet-toned and delicate: "flowers, orangy chocolate" (Ken, 89). Smooth, buttery mouthfeel. In flavor, lively but rather "tangy and sharp" (co-cupper Andy Newbom, 88); a little too much unripe lemon and licorice sensation perhaps. Chocolaty but simple in milk.

Notes: A seasonal espresso blend with components that change throughout the year. De La Paz Coffee is a small-batch coffee roasting company that focuses on high quality coffee and freshness. Visit www.delapazcoffee.com or call 415-525-4344 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A bracing straight-shot espresso for those who enjoy beverages with an edge.


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