Bard Coffee High Tide Organic Espresso by Bard Coffee at Coffee Review
  • Bard Coffee

    Portland, Maine
  • High Tide Organic Espresso

Roast: Medium Review Date: July 2013
Origin: Not disclosed. Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Sweet chocolate, pronounced fruit (green grape, ripe apple, peach), almond, and vanilla-like florals, lightly expressed in aroma and richly expressed in the small cup. Full body and silky mouthfeel. Flavor simplifies in the finish, settling toward a crisp chocolate. In three parts milk the small cup’s strengths transform nicely, showing a delicate but distinct buttery chocolate and fine vanilla.

Notes: The green coffees in this blend are certified organically grown. Bard Coffee is a coffeehouse and roasting company based in Portland, Maine, focused on distinctive single-origin coffees. Bard Coffee is co-owned by Bob Garver, founder of Wicked Joe coffee and a frequent judge at barista competitions in the United States and internationally. Visit or call 207-899-4788 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: An authoritative straight shot with excellent body and complexity turns pleasingly sweet and seductive in short milk.


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