Reviews for Big Island Coffee Roasters
Richly sweet-savory. Caramel, guava, rose hips, hop flowers, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with sweetly brisk acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Spice-toned finish consolidates to notes of pink peppercorn and caramel.
Balanced, deep-toned, floral. Honeysuckle, apricot, almond butter, dark chocolate, a hint of thyme in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with comfortable, straightforward acidity; plush, viscous mouthfeel. Floral-driven finish with undertones of dark chocolate and almond.
Juicy-sweet, high-toned, multi-layered. Strawberry guava, star jasmine, hazelnut, amber, cocoa nib in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet-tart structure with vibrant acidity; lively, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Fruit- and floral-toned finish.
Sweetly savory, complex. Pipe tobacco, date, narcissus, almond, baking chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned with lively acidity; very full, creamy mouthfeel. The finish centers on notes of date and pipe tobacco.
Deep-toned, sweet-savory. Nectarine, narcissus, hop flowers, sandalwood, honey in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with gentle, round but engaging acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly bittersweet finish centers on honey and hop flowers in the short with nectarine returning in the long.
Price: $30.00/10 ounces
Richly floral- and nut-toned. Freesia-like flowers, almond brittle, baking chocolate, black cherry, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with tart, lively acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. Finish consolidates around almond brittle and freesia.
Sweetly spice-toned, richly chocolaty. Salted chocolate, hop flowers, Concord grape, ginger, a hint of aged grappa in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with fruit-forward, wine-toned acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish leads with Concord grape and ginger in the short, followed by hops in the long, all bound by a throughline of savory-sweet chocolate and aged grappa.
Rich-toned, deeply sweet. Black cherry, magnolia, fresh-cut cedar, maple syrup, a hint of thyme in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with round, gentle acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant finish that centers around notes of black cherry and cedar.
Abundantly sweet, deeply rich and savory. Dried apricot, lime zest, nougat, lavender, thyme in aroma and cup. Round, fruit-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish is characterized by savory herb notes, nougat and hints of piquant citrus zest.
Bittersweet, powerfully cocoa- and floral-toned. Intense plumeria-like flowers, cocoa, lightly scorched almond, pineapple guava in aroma and cup. The acidity is tart and dry; the mouthfeel full and syrupy in texture, though quite drying. Surprisingly sweet in the finish, with persistent chocolate and guava notes.
Crisp, delicate, complex. Deep, lush floral notes (plumeria perhaps), honey, roasted cacao nib, peach-like fruit in aroma and cup. Gently crisp acidity; light but very silky mouthfeel. Flavor quietly persists in a resonant finish.
Elegant flower-bomb. Exhilarating, refreshing meadow flowers, roasted cacao nib, almond in aroma and cup. Delicate, balanced structure. Soft but lively acidity; smooth, plush mouthfeel. Gently but decisively flavor-saturated finish.
Price: $25.00/6 ounces
Rich, intense, sweetly and pungently citrusy. Melon, grapefruit, sandalwood, musk, caramel in aroma and cup. The acidity is round and pungently tart; the mouthfeel smooth and lightly syrupy. Sweet-toned, flavor-saturated finish.