Reviews for Kakalove Cafe
Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet-savory, harmoniously integrated. Violet, tangerine zest, dried apricot, cashew butter, a hint of dill in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; sweetly tart finish with savory undertones. Deep and umami-rich in three parts milk, with sweet dill juxtaposed with apricot and cashew.
Price: NT $200/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Balanced, richly sweet. Black cherry, almond, cedar, baker’s chocolate, magnolia in aroma and small cup. Full, satiny body; chocolaty, wood-framed finish. Dark chocolate notes lead the way in three parts milk, supported by notes of black cherry and almond.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly bittersweet, cocoa-toned. Cocoa powder, molasses, pecan, lily, red apple in aroma and small cup. Creamy mouthfeel; cocoa-toned finish with hints of pecan. In cappuccino-scaled milk, cocoa notes are amplified and lily resurfaces.
Bright yet deep-toned, sweet-tart-savory, intensely floral. Mango, dark chocolate, hop flowers, lilac, wild honey in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet structure with juicy-bright acidity; viscous, nectar-like mouthfeel. Flavor-saturated, chocolaty finish.
Delicately sweet-tart, floral-toned. Narcissus, apricot, cocoa nib, lemon verbena, frankincense in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with delicately juicy acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. Cocoa nib and narcissus focus the long, lingering finish.
Delicate, high-toned, richly floral. Lilac, cocoa nib, dried apricot, sandalwood, a hint of coconut in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, deeply aromatic finish that carries over all the notes from the cup; lilac and cocoa nib, in particular.
Price: NT $1,000/4 ounces
Elegantly fruit-toned, chocolaty. Dried mulberry, dark chocolate, ginseng, pink grapefruit zest, frankincense in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with rich, engaging acidity; plush, silky mouthfeel. Chocolate- and fruit-driven finish.
Evaluated as espresso. Deep-toned, richly chocolaty. Chocolate fudge, dried cherry, almond brittle, gardenia, lemon verbena in aroma and small cup. Crisp, satiny mouthfeel; chocolaty, nut-toned finish. Dessert-like in cappuccino-scaled milk with rich notes of chocolate fudge and almond brittle.
Sweetly earth-toned, deeply floral. Petrichor, honeysuckle, Dark chocolate, petrichor, honeysuckle, nectarine, fine pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Deep, resonant finish consolidates to notes of petrichor and honeysuckle with dark chocolate undertones.
Price: NT $400/4 ounces
Delicate, fruit-forward. Blueberry, molasses, fresh-cut fir, magnolia, bay leaf in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with tart-leaning, gentle acidity. Velvety mouthfeel. The crisp finish centers around blueberry and fir.
Richly floral-toned. Baking chocolate, jasmine, tea rose, golden raisin, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with brisk acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The crisp finish centers around tea rose and sandalwood notes.
Paradoxically savory-deep and levitatingly bright. Passion fruit, myrrh, ginseng, wisteria, candycap mushroom in aroma and cup. Balanced sweet-tart-savory structure with lively, engaging acidity. Viscous, almost creamy mouthfeel. Very long, very flavor-saturated, harmonious finish.
Richly sweet-tart, complex, fruit-toned. Mulberry, cocoa nib, honeysuckle, sandalwood, nougat in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to mulberry and cocoa notes.
Price: NT $300/8 ounces
Fruit-forward, deep-toned. Blueberry jam, dark chocolate, lily, juniper, molasses in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with round, gentle acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The berry-toned finish supported by dark chocolate and crisp juniper notes.
Deeply sweet-savory, richly aromatic. Red currant jam, honeysuckle, sandalwood, brown sugar, marjoram in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with savory underpinnings; vivacious, juicy acidity. The finish centers on notes of red currant and sandalwood.
Price: NT $325/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Rich-toned, deeply sweet-savory. Black currant, dark chocolate, cedar, tamarind, freesia in aroma and small cup. Lively, syrupy mouthfeel; the resonant finish centers around tamarind, dark chocolate and cedar. Balanced and flavor-saturated in three parts milk; dark chocolate and freesia notes particularly amplified.
Price: NT $200/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Delicate, floral-and fruit-toned. Wisteria, dried apricot, sandalwood, almond brittle, molasses in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; delicate, long finish. Wisteria and apricot notes sing in three parts milk, balanced by deep almond brittle and molasses with undertones of sandalwood.
Evaluated as espresso. Ultra-rich, chocolaty, deep musky resonance. Perique pipe tobacco, salted chocolate fudge, candied fig, pink grapefruit zest, lavender, fresh earth after a rain in aroma and small cup. Thick, velvety mouthfeel. The short finish consolidates around rich tobacco and cocoa with delicate floral hints and earthy depth in the long. Deeply sweet and satisfying in three parts milk; flavor saturates the milk with impressive continuity and vivacity.
Cocoa-toned, deeply and richly sweet. Cocoa nib, lemon blossom, black currant, hazelnut butter, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, vibrant acidity; creamy-full mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of cocoa and black currant.
Rich-toned, chocolaty. Dark chocolate, narcissus-like flowers, date, cedar, blood orange zest in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with balanced acidity; plush, creamy mouthfeel. The rich, long finish centers on dark chocolate bordering on fudge and exceptionally sweet florals.