Reviews for GK Coffee
Price: NT $600/100 grams
Complex, multi-layered, richly floral-toned. Lilac, rose hips, tangerine zest, Marcona almond, cocoa nib in aroma and cup. Balanced, high-toned structure with lyrically vibrant acidity; plush, very syrupy mouthfeel. Long, lingering, flavor-saturated finish that carries through on the promise of the cup.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly aromatic, chocolaty, earth-toned. Dark chocolate, shiitake mushroom, pomegranate syrup, cedar, marjoram in aroma and small cup. Velvety-smooth mouthfeel; crisp, chocolaty-tart finish. In three parts milk, tart fruit and sweet chocolate harmonize, supported by savory undertones of mushroom and sweet herbs.
Price: NT $600/200 grams
Complex, richly sweet-savory, deeply floral. Star jasmine, salted caramel, cocoa nib, wild strawberry, mustard seed in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart-savory structure with high-toned acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. Cocoa-driven finish with undertones of caramel and mustard seed.
Price: NT $200/160-ml bottle
A ready-to-drink black coffee, tested cold. Dried guava, dark chocolate, frangipane, vanilla, cedar. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, juicy acidity; refreshingly silky mouthfeel. Guava and dark chocolate lead in the finish, with undertones of cedar and vanilla. Like sweet guava ice cream with a cedar edge in milk.
Lyrically sweet, gently herb-toned, very complex. Bergamot, star jasmine, cocoa nib, sandalwood, marjoram in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; silky, vibrant mouthfeel. Sweetly herbaceous finish with notes of marjoram supported by cocoa nib.
Deep-toned, richly sweet-savory. Tamarind, hop flowers, brown sugar, cedar, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with bright, lively acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of brown sugar, tamarind and cedar.
Price: NT $450/200 grams
Evaluated as espresso. Fruit-forward, floral-toned. Narcissus, dried apricot, dark chocolate, hazelnut butter, cedar in aroma and small cup. Creamy, viscous mouthfeel; crisply chocolaty and fruit-centered finish. In three parts milk, floral notes take center stage supported by dark chocolate.
Evaluated as espresso. Complex, multi-layered, richly deep. Honeysuckle, dark chocolate, dried apricot, perique fermented pipe tobacco, pistachio in aroma and small cup. Viscous, creamy mouthfeel; resonant, long, flavor-saturated finish. The milk shot is floral, chocolaty and stone fruit-driven in equal measure.
Rich-toned, crisp, sweetly bright. Pink grapefruit zest, lavender, cocoa nib, sandalwood, apricot in aroma and cup. Delicate, juicy-sweet in structure; silky-smooth mouthfeel. The quietly complex finish consolidates to apricot and lavender.
Graceful, polished, exquisitely floral. Lavender, vanilla bean, bergamot, cocoa nib, lychee in aroma and cup. Delicate, vivid, multi-layered structure with elegantly sweet-tart acidity; very silky, buoyant mouthfeel. Elongated, richly floral, complex finish.
Richly fruit- and floral-toned. Passion fruit, narcissus, allspice, cocoa nib, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with juicy, high-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Richly drying, vermouth-like finish.
Price: NT $200/150 ml. bottle
A ready-to-drink black coffee, tested cold. Bing cherry, sassafras, aromatic orchid, bay tree, brandy. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, bright acidity; lush, mouth-filling viscosity. Long, resonant, flavor-saturated finish that carries over all the notes from the cup. Quiet and elegant in milk, with all flavor notes represented at a lower volume.
Sweetly and roundly bright, high-toned, floral. Star jasmine, tangerine zest, red currant, elm, a hint of coriander in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; crisp yet buoyant, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly flavor-saturated finish carries all the notes of the cup straight through into the long, particularly jasmine and red currant.
Evaluated as espresso. Rich-toned, fruit-forward and chocolaty. Chocolate fudge, dried apricot, almond paste, sandalwood, molasses in aroma and small cup. Viscous, syrupy mouthfeel; a resonant finish centers around chocolate fudge and dried apricot. In three parts milk, almost dessert-like in its richness.
Price: NT $550/200 grams
Musk-toned, fruit-forward. Passion fruit, fine musk, dark chocolate, watermelon candy, pink grapefruit zest in aroma and cup. High-toned, sweetly tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; creamy, plush mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish centers around notes of passion fruit and fine musk.
High-toned, richly sweet-tart. Dried apricot, tangerine zest, almond, narcissus-like flowers, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart in structure with balanced, juicy acidity; crisp yet syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is richly bittersweet and long, centered on notes of tangerine zest and cedar.
Delicate, crisply sweet. Pear, lilac, cocoa nib, maple syrup, oak in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with vibrant acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The quiet, cocoa-toned finish is animated by suggestions of pear and maple syrup.
Rich, complex, very deeply sweet. Honey, lilac, guava, frankincense, cacao nib in aroma and cup. Richly sweet-tart structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; crisp, full, satiny mouthfeel. The rich-toned finish is both sweetly floral and invitingly tart.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly floral-toned, elegant, balanced. Watermelon, pink grapefruit zest, Nutella, sandalwood, tiger lily in aroma and small cup. Syrupy-smooth mouthfeel; long, flavor-saturated finish. Sweet cocoa and hazelnut tones are elevated in three parts milk, with continuing floral resonance.
Crisply sweet, impressively balanced. Black currant, maple syrup, almond, cedar, lilac-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart in structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to black currant and maple syrup with undercurrents of hazelnut and cedar.