Recent Coffee Reviews

We have published thousands of coffee reviews and espresso reviews since 1997. The reviews below appear in reverse chronological order by review date. You may refine your search by key word or category using links to the right. Older reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffee.

Review Date: October 2014

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

Delicate, crisp, sweet. Honeysuckle, almond, white peach, fresh-cut elm in aroma and cup. Gentle but lively acidity. Light but very silky mouthfeel. Some flavor carries into a very sweet though slightly bitter-edged finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: NA

Savory, bittersweet, quietly rich. Plum, roasted cacao nib, roasted potato, hints of flowers, aromatic wood and tangerine in aroma and cup. Crisp, bittersweet acidity. Lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Rich though drying finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $14.57/16 ounces

Gently roasty; pungent yet balanced. Nut-toned chocolate, cedar, prune, chrysanthemum in aroma and cup. Roast-rounded but rich acidity. Plush mouthfeel. Chocolate carries into a round, rich finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: NA

Quite sweet with a crisp, bitter/savory edge. Delicate. Hazelnut, fresh-cut fir, flowers, a hint of bay leaf in aroma and cup. Balanced, quiet acidity. Lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Flowers in particular carry into a delicately drying finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: NA

Savory-sweet, rich. Dark chocolate, mesquite, dried date, a hint of lily-like flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp, low-toned acidity. Light but silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a simple but rich finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $15.91/12 ounces

Softly pungent, rich. Plum, oak, cocoa powder, night-blooming flowers, a hint of clay-like earth in aroma and cup. Crisp, bittersweet acidity. Soft, plush mouthfeel. Flavor recedes in a simple but sweet-toned finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $17.95/12 ounces

Kickapoo Coffee Roasters Logo

Sweetly and lyrically bright. Peach, tangerine, vanilla, rose-like flowers, hints of musk and fir in aroma and cup. Sweetly and richly tart acidity; syrupy, lively mouthfeel. The peach, tangerine and rose notes carry into a pleasingly tart finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $16.75/12 ounces

Kickapoo Coffee Roasters Logo

Rich, deep, lush. Strawberry, apricot, dark chocolate, jasmine and cinnamon bark in aroma and cup. Giddy, lyric acidity; buoyantly lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around the chocolate and strawberry notes in a crisply sweet finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $17.75/12 ounces

Kickapoo Coffee Roasters Logo

Delicately sweet, brisk, unusual. Lemon zest, honeysuckle, sandalwood, green grape in aroma and cup. Gently crisp, lively acidity; silky, lightly drying mouthfeel. Sandalwood and green grape in particular carry into a crisp finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $18.00 / 12 ounces

Intensely bright, richly floral. Lavender, violet, tangerine, with rounding and softening notes of dark chocolate and red grape in aroma and cup. Big, sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flowers and dark chocolate saturate a very rich, long finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $9.00 / 8 ounces

Gently and sweetly pungent. Mulberry, roasted cacao nib, walnut, apricot, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Brisk, delicate, buoyant acidity; light but lively mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but carries persuasively into a sweet-toned, slightly drying finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, lightly and delicately roast-toned. Dark chocolate, grapefruit, very gently scorched cedar, a hint of lily-like flowers in aroma and cup. Quiet but vibrant acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Chocolate leads in a rich, gently drying finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Softly expressed complexity: dark chocolate, oak, kumquat, lavender, with a sweet, slightly starchy note suggesting fresh, ripe corn. Crisp, sweet, rather backgrounded acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Considerably complexity carries into a long, resonant finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $17.82/12 ounces

PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Logo

Delicate but exotic, juicy, brandy-toned. Blueberry, pineapple, lilac, brandy, roasted cacao nib, agave in aroma and cup. Tart, gently drying acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but maintains sweetness in a long, resonantly drying finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: NA

Sweet, deep, slightly savory, complex. Turbinado sugar, violet and lavender, pineapple, peach, musk in aroma and cup. Rich, round, resonant acidity. Syrupy, lively mouthfeel. The sweetness turns chocolaty and pineapple and lavender notes in particular saturate a rich finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

Delicate but grandly and exhilaratingly aromatic. Sweet narcissus-like flowers, sandalwood, dark chocolate, orange marmalade in aroma and cup. Crisp, balanced acidity; plush, buoyant mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but deepens in a long, richly drying finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $18.72/12 ounces

PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Logo

Richly and sweetly tart with quiet but original aromatics. Cane sugar, blood orange, rhododendron-like flowers, roasted Brazil nut in aroma and cup. Sweetly citrusy acidity; silky mouthfeel. Suggestions of fruit, flowers and nut all carry into a particularly sweet, cleanly balanced finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $14.50/12 ounces

JBC Coffee Roasters Logo

Delicate yet richly complex. Roasted cacao nib, sandalwood, blood orange, narcissus, an herby hint of oregano in aroma and cup. Sweetly and gently brisk acidity; light though silky mouthfeel. Cacao nib and sandalwood carry into a crisp finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $20.46/12 ounces

PT's Coffee Roasting Co. Logo

Sweetly and richly pungent. Green grape, caramel, walnut, apple, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Gently and roundly tart acidity; light but distinctly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around caramel and apple in a quiet but long finish.

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Review Date: October 2014

Price: $14.25/12 ounces

JBC Coffee Roasters Logo

Sweetly and gently brisk. Brown sugar, almond, honeysuckle, peach, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Delicate, brisk acidity; very lightly silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around peach and cacao nib in a quiet finish.

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