Espresso Review - Black Bar Espresso 2 by Black Bar Cafe
  • Black Bar Cafe

    Taipei City, Taiwan
  • Black Bar Espresso 2

Roast: Medium Review Date: May 2013
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: NT $500/16 ounces

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Spicy and quite complex. Vanilla, fresh peppercorn, cedar, baker’s chocolate, mango, a hint of flowers in aroma and small cup. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel; lively, quietly flavor-saturated finish. Simplifies in three parts milk, though the dry chocolate note fattens and sweetens and the spice and mango suggestions survive.

Notes: Owned by Jimmy Chang, Black Bar Café is a small franchise located in Taipei City with two locations that specializes in breakfast, light lunches and espresso drinks. Call 886-(0)937-851-422 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Balanced structure and intriguing aroma/flavor in a distinctive straight-shot espresso.


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