Reviews for Big Island Coffee Roasters
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.