Reviews for August 4th, 2016

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $18.99/16 ounces

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea Logo

Delicate, rich, deeply sweet. White peach, honeysuckle, roasted cacao nib, myrrh, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Lyric, luxurious acidity; velvety mouthfeel. The richly drying finish leads with spice-toned cocoa in the short; the myrrh and pink peppercorn linger in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $18.50/12 ounces

PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Logo

Sweetly tart, deeply rich, original. Cantaloupe, lavender, dark chocolate, almond, a root-beer-like sarsaparilla in aroma and cup. Round, sweet-tart acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The crisp, lavender-toned finish suggests the tart floral character of Swedish bitters.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $22.00/12 ounces

Balanced, richly sweet. Rhododendron, oak, dark chocolate, tamarind, black cherry in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart, lively acidity; honey-like mouthfeel. Aromatic oak and tamarind dominate in the short finish; dark chocolate resurfaces in the gently drying long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, complex. Vanilla, grapefruit zest, roasted cacao nib, jasmine, pomegranate in aroma and cup. Zesty, sweet-tart acidity; honey-like mouthfeel. The richly drying finish is brisk with notes of pomegranate and grapefruit zest in the short, rounding to cacao nib in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: CAD $17.00/12 ounces

Very delicate, sweetly crisp. Lemon zest, prairie flowers, ripe apple, roasted cacao nib, sarsaparilla in aroma and cup. Brisk, sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Apple, lemon zest, and prairie flowers all carry gently into the sweet-toned, quietly rich finish.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $15.49/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly fruit-forward. Brandy, raspberry, honeysuckle, tangerine zest, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Very tart acidity; billowy-smooth mouthfeel. The rich, resonant finish consolidates around cacoa nib and berry.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $29.95/8 ounces

Chocolaty, quietly pungent. Dark chocolate, clove, dried persimmon, magnolia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk acidity; plump, syrupy mouthfeel. The rich, flavor-saturated finish shows clove and magnolia in the short, dark chocolate in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: CAD $13.60/12 ounces

Delicate, crisply tart. Blackcurrant, walnut, lemon zest, carob, violet in aroma and cup. Brisk, sweet-tart acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates to carob and blackcurrant in the crisp finish.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Deeply and sweetly pungent. Dark chocolate, apple, fresh-cut cedar, cherry blossom in aroma and cup. Crisp, juicy acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Cherry blossom and cedar dominate in the gently drying finish.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $13.99/12 ounces

Subtly sweet, rich-toned. Hazelnut butter, blood orange, cherry blossom, fresh-cut fir, carob in aroma and cup. Rounded, sweetly tart acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The resonant, gently drying finish is saturated with blood orange and hazelnut supported by aromatic wood notes.