Reviews for February 7th, 2017

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $17.49/16 ounces

No. 14 Coffee of the Top 30 Coffees of 2017

Sweetly tart, delicately spicy. Pomegranate, cocoa nib, brown sugar, clove, grapefruit blossom in aroma and cup. Big, juicy, sweet-tart acidity; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. All aroma and flavor notes carry harmoniously into a resonant, flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Delicate, sweet-toned, subtly complex. Rhododendron, date, graham cracker, pink peppercorn, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy, citrus-like acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying finish consolidates around notes of date and graham cracker in the short, with suggestions of spicy floral tones (pink peppercorn) in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $10.00/8 ounces

Richly savory, sweetly herb-toned. Honey, rosemary flower, baker’s chocolate, black currant, almond in aroma and cup. Juicy, vibrant acidity; delicate, velvety mouthfeel. Savory-sweet notes of almond and rosemary flower carry the richly drying, resonant finish.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $23.00/12 ounces

Lushly floral and deeply savory. Narcissus, honeydew melon, tangerine zest, baker’s chocolate, myrrh in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweetly tart acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates around notes of honeydew melon and narcissus in the short and hints of savory myrrh in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $22.00/12 ounces

Delicately tart, sweetly pungent. Butterscotch, macadamia nut, tamarind, rhododendron, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Bright, tart acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The long, exuberant finish elevates the primary tart notes of the aroma and cup, specifically tamarind and lemon verbena.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Lush, fruit-toned. Very ripe blueberry, Cognac, oak, dark chocolate, lily in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned, winy acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates around cocoa-toned blueberry, with suggestions of chocolate.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: NT $800/16 ounces

Delicate, deeply rich. Nougat, lemon curd, juniper, cocoa powder, dried date in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart, juicy acidity; round, satiny mouthfeel. The crisp finish consolidates around cocoa-toned date with a hint of juniper.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $13.99/12 ounces

Cleanly fruit-toned and floral. Strawberry, alyssum, allspice, almond butter, sweet chocolate in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy, sweet-tart acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The richly drying finish centers around strawberry in the short and rounds to spice-toned chocolate in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $16.50/12 ounces

Delicate, sweet-savory. Gooseberry, baker’s chocolate, lavender, oak, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet-tart acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The bittersweet finish consolidates to lavender-toned chocolate in the short with a pleasing coconut note emerging in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Sweetly pungent, fruit-forward. Dried raspberry, baker’s chocolate, fruit brandy, candied violet, fragrant sandalwood in aroma and cup. Round, fruit-toned acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates around rich-toned cocoa and sweet violet notes.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Bold, pungently sweet-toned. Salted caramel, oak, dried apricot, lime zest, a hint of narcissus in aroma and cup. Round, backgrounded acidity; syrupy though dry mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and dried apricot in the short and gently drying aromatic wood in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

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Sweet-toned, spicy. Jasmine, caramel, hazelnut, black peppercorn, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet acidity; light but velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The sweet, gently drying finish consolidates around suggestions of spice-toned caramel.