Reviews for March 5th, 2014

Review Date: March 2014

Price: $14.25/12 ounces

Delicate, soft, lively. Distinct honeysuckle-like flowers, apple, caramel, walnut, a hint of roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Gently crisp acidity; lightly plush mouthfeel. Sweet-toned, quietly flavor-saturated finish.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Sweet, rich, slightly fermenty. Blueberry, chocolate, fresh-cut cedar, sweet narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Round, gently rich acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor carries persuasively into a sweet-toned though slightly dry finish.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $12.00/8 ounces

Sweetly and tartly pungent. Crisp roasted cacao nib, hazelnut, apricot, hints of honeysuckle and musk in aroma and cup. Roundly tart acidity; light, satiny mouthfeel. Sweet and chocolate-toned in the short finish; mildly drying in the long.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $16.50/12 ounces

Rich, deep, exotically pungent. Spicy, tea-rose-like flowers, roasted cacao nib, vanilla, tamarind, myrrh in aroma and cup. Round, quietly resonant acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The cacao-nib in particular carries into a sweet, richly drying finish.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $13.88/12 ounces

Victrola Coffee Roasters Logo

Resonant and complex from aroma through finish: roasted cacao nib, vanilla, apricot, hazelnut. Crisply bittersweet acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The long, deep, flavor-saturated finish is particularly impressive.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $12.99/16 ounces

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea Logo

Sweet, delicately and crisply complex. Distinct rose-like floral notes, roasted cacao nib, caramel, roasted almond in aroma and cup. Gentle acidity; lightly silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but carries persuasively into a quietly dry finish.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $13.50/12 ounces

Ghost Town Coffee Roasters Logo

Resonant, gently pungent. Raisin, peach, honey, sweet chocolate, a hint of fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Quiet, lively acidity; light though plush mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a round, richly drying finish.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $14.50/12 ounces

Crisp, delicate but deep. Peach, milk chocolate, bergamot-like citrus, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Gently bright, refined acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Chocolate in particular carries into a gently rich finish.

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Review Date: March 2014

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Chromatic Coffee Logo

Shifting, layered complexity. Roasted hazelnut, roasted cacao nib, vanilla, hints of Scotch whisky (the smoother Highland style), plumeria-like flowers, orangy citrus carry from aroma through finish. Round, soft acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel.

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