Reviews for September 5th, 2013

Review Date: September 2013

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Deeply pungent. Apricot, cedar, nut, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Round, richly bittersweet acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Apricot and chocolate in particular carry into a long, resonant finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $16.75/12 ounces

Rich, deep, bittersweet. Honey, bitter orange, lavender, green grape in aroma and cup, where a savory/salty edge complicates the structure. Round but brisk acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a crisply drying finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: GTQ 100/12 ounces

Delicately chocolaty with an engaging layered complexity. Nut-toned chocolate, cinnamon, plum, a savory hint of thyme in aroma and cup. Crisp, perfectly balanced acidity; silky mouthfeel. Sweet but gently drying, straightforward finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

Syrupy, pungent. A particularly fragrant cedar, orange zest, grape, honey and a hint of carob-like chocolate in aroma and cup. Round, resonant, slightly drying acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a round, quiet finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $14.00/16 ounces

Lushly pungent, plummy. Dark chocolate, plum, cedar, night-blooming flowers in aroma and cup. Round, resonant acidity; smooth, silky mouthfeel. Richly sweet though drying finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $12.00/12 ounces

Sweet, delicately bright. Flowers, plum, honey, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Gently bright, juicy acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Crisply sweet, cleanly fruit-toned finish with a hint of chocolate in the long.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: NTD $1800/8 ounces

Sweetly tart, crisply juicy. Cedar, orange, blackberry, a hint of roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Bright but sweet acidity. Syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, deep, gently drying finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $15.95/12 ounces

Deep, complex. Honey, dark chocolate, orange, night-blooming flowers in aroma and cup. Juicy, lively acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Orange and chocolate notes in particular carry into a crisp finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $13.50/12 ounces

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Smooth, layered complexity. Delicate floral notes, nut-toned chocolate, honey, a hint of banana in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The floral notes in particular surface in a sweet, surprisingly deep finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: CAD $11.95/12 ounces

Sweetly tart, richly brisk. Cedar, plum, black currant, a hint of lemon in aroma and cup, where a slight herby suggestion contributes savory depth. Rich, lively acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a crisp finish.

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Review Date: September 2013

Price: $20.00/8 ounces

Top 30 Coffees of 2013 - #12

Exhilaratingly intense and intricate floral notes, candied citrus, crisp roasted cacao nib, a hint of moist pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Balanced, gently bright acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. Very sweet, long, juicy finish.

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