Espresso Review - Twisted Espresso by Johnson Brothers Coffee
Roast: Medium Review Date: April 2013
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $12.99/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Round, crisply sweet, balanced. Dark chocolate, hazelnut, fresh-cut cedar, bourbon-whisky-like hint in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. Dark chocolate dominates in a buttery, richly drying finish. Tartly chocolaty with an almost floral vanilla complication in two parts milk.

Notes: Twisted’s name was inspired by the way espresso “twists” as it streams from the spout of a portafilter. Johnson Brothers Coffee Roasters is a distinguished small-batch roasting company. Visit or call 608-256-5282 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: A complete and satisfying straight shot, syrupy and complex. Tends to dominate in short milk, but sweetens and rounds in taller milk.


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