Reviews for Corvus Coffee Roasters
Deeply sweet, slightly fermenty. Dark chocolate, orange zest, whiskey barrel, almond butter, magnolia in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with round acidity; viscous, buoyant mouthfeel. Long, flavor-saturated, balanced finish.
Floral-toned, gently spicy. Freesia-like flowers, cocoa nib, orange zest, candied walnut, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet finish with brisk acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. Crisp, bittersweet finish with notes of freesia and candied walnut.
A ready-to-drink black coffee, tested cold. Baking chocolate, hazelnut, rose hips, raspberry, cedar. Sweet-toned structure with citrusy acidity; pleasingly dry mouthfeel (think good dry vermouth). Resonant, long, flavor-saturated finish. Milk softens all the dramatic edges of this compelling blend, emphasizing a gentle sweet-tart creaminess.
Price: $30.00/150-gram tin
Brightly and brilliantly fruit- and floral-toned. Raspberries on fresh goat cheese, narcissus-like flowers, fresh pipe tobacco, hints of chocolate and musk in aroma and cup. Roundly and gently lactic-tart in structure, with bright acidity; full, nectar-like mouthfeel. Deep, rich, flavor-saturated finish.
Sweetly savory, vibrant, deep. Meyer lemon zest, dark chocolate, tamarind, sandalwood, aromatic orchid in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Flavor-saturated-finish leads with notes of tamarind and lemon zest, rounding to deep, dark chocolate notes in the long.
Crisply sweet, rich-toned, deep. Apricot, citrus blossom, Meyer lemon zest, cocoa nib, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-tart structure with juicy acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of lemon zest and cocoa nib in the short, with hints of apricot resurfacing in the long.
A ready-to-drink black coffee, tested cold. Notes of peach, pomegranate, a whiff of rum barrel, cocoa powder, jasmine. Sweet-tart structure with high-toned acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The acidy brightness fades in the finish, leaving pretty fruit notes (peach, pomegranate) with hints of vaguely fermenty sweetness we associated with rum barrel. In milk, fruit recedes and cocoa powder comes to the fore.
Deeply sweet, floral-toned. Violet, pineapple, pistachio, baking chocolate, oak in aroma and cup. Roundly sweet structure with gently tart, delicate acidity; plush, very syrupy mouthfeel. Crisp, rich-toned finish.
Crisply sweet-savory, spice-toned. Cocoa powder, black cherry, sweet kabocha squash, freesia-like flowers, lemongrass in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory structure with gentle acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of cocoa and lemongrass with a throughline of kabocha squash.
Crisply sweet-tart, engagingly bright. Tangerine zest, baker’s chocolate, tamarind, orange blossom, molasses in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. Floral in the short finish, followed by notes of baker’s chocolate and citrus zest in the long.
Price: $15.50/12 ounces
Delicate, sweetly bright and gently lemony. Ripe lemon zest, fresh-cut cedar, carnation, roasted cashew, cocoa in aroma and cup. Roundly and lightly sweet-tart in structure; satiny in mouthfeel. Quietly resonant in the finish: flowers and cedar.
Resonant, sweet-savory, original. Baker’s chocolate, fragrant fresh-cut cedar, green grape, almond, wisteria in aroma and cup. Roundly tart, sweetly savory in structure; plushly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor, particularly green grape and flowers, carries into a drying finish.
High-toned, brightly sweet. Honeysuckle, spearmint, pomegranate, cedar, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with buoyant acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. Sweet notes of honeysuckle characterize the short finish, while chocolate-toned tart fruit, with a hint of spearmint, carries the long.
Deeply sweet, fruit-driven. Dried raspberry, rose hips, baker’s chocolate, lily, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Juicy, sweetly tart acidity; delicate but syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to sandalwood with a suggestion of fruit-toned sweet ferment.
Crisply sweet, fruit-toned. Dried strawberry, sandalwood, cashew butter, lavender, lime zest in aroma and cup. Mild, sweet-tart acidity; lightly creamy mouthfeel. The gently drying finish is carried by sandalwood and sweetly tart fruit and floral notes.
Delicate but deep, fruit-forward. Raspberry, violet, blood orange zest, liquorice, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Juicy, vibrant acidity; lean but silky mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish consolidates to blood orange zest and roasted cacao nib.
Zesty, sweet, subtly layered. Honeysuckle, peach, almond, a touch of citrus in aroma and cup. Brisk, juicy acidity; light, silky mouthfeel., Flowers and peach segue into a sweet, gently drying finish.