Reviews for Kakalove Cafe
Price: NT $500/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly floral, complex, nuanced. Lilac, dark chocolate, black cherry, myrrh, lemon-thyme in aroma and small cup. Very syrupy-smooth mouthfeel; deep, rich, flavor-laden finish. This coffee particularly impresses in three parts milk, with lyric, lilac top notes, rich, fudge-like bottom notes, and black cherry, myrrh and lemon thyme in the mid-palate.
Price: NT $270/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly aromatic, deeply fruit-toned. Dried apricot, sandalwood, narcissus, almond, dark chocolate in aroma and small cup. Viscous, syrupy mouthfeel; quiet, cleanly fruit-centered finish. In cappuccino-scaled milk, apricot and narcissus notes particularly please.
Price: NT $310/8 ounces
Opulent, richly sweet-tart-savory. Black currant jam, dark chocolate fudge, cherry blossom, toasted pecan, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned with tart-savory underpinnings; elegant, balanced, high-toned acidity. Deeply chocolaty and fruit-toned in the finish.
Price: NT $340/8 ounces
Subtly and sweetly rich, deeply savory. Boysenberry, cocoa nib, fine musk, honeysuckle, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with juicy acidity; crisp, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish resonates with layers of perfumy florals.
Very sweet, fruit-toned. Date, rum barrel, narcissus, dark chocolate, marjoram in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Long, complex, harmonious finish.
Price: NT $375/8 ounces
Richly aromatic, sweetly tart, deeply savory. Lilac, dark chocolate, lemon drop, pink grapefruit zest, shiitake mushroom in aroma and cup. Harmonious sweet-tart-savory structure; lyrical, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish leads with citrus notes (lemon drop, pink grapefruit zest) in the short, rounding to deep chocolate and sweet mushroom notes in the long.
Richly sweet, deeply chocolaty. Milk chocolate, red currant, freesia-like flowers, cedar, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweetly tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; plush, viscous mouthfeel. The quiet finish centers around notes of milk chocolate, freesia and maple syrup.
Bright, richly floral. Jasmine, cocoa nib, tangerine zest, almond nougat, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. The satisfying finish leads with notes of jasmine and tangerine in the short, rounding to almond nougat and cocoa nib in the long.
Provocative in structure, richly sweet-savory, tangy. Pineapple kefir, vanilla, cocoa nib, aromatic orchid, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with high-toned acidity; lightly syrupy, very viscous mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of vanilla, cocoa and tangy pineapple.
Price: NT $600/4 ounces
Uniquely sweet-tart, lactic-leaning. Pink grapefruit zest, goat cheese, lilac, honey, oak in aroma and cup. Balanced, intricately layered structure with complex, richly tart acidity; hefty, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Rich, long, citrusy finish with honey undertones.
Richly aromatic, delicately fruit-forward. Dried persimmon, cocoa nib, tangerine zest, shiitake mushroom, carnation in aroma and cup. Savory-sweet with deep, fruit-toned acidity; lively, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to persimmon and cocoa nib with an attractive hint of shiitake mushroom.
Poised, balanced, quietly complete. Cocoa nib, green grape, freesia-like flowers, roasted almond, brown sugar in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-toned structure with vivacious acidity; lively, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish focuses around notes of green grape and freesia with almond undertones.
Price: NT $350/20 grams
Crisp, delicately sweet-tart, intricately floral. Narcissus, lime zest, apricot, pipe tobacco, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned with lyrical, juicy acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. Vermouth-like, richly dry finish.
Price: NT $310/8 ounces
Bright, lively, richly fruit-toned. Dried mango, hazelnut butter, jasmine, honey, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart with juicy, fruit-toned acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of dried mango and hazelnut supported by honey tones throughout.
Price: NT $400/8 ounces
Luminous, clear, confident, lively. Passion fruit, cocoa nib, lilac, almond butter, lemon drop in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with elegantly balanced, intense acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated finish that carries all the aroma and flavor notes of the cup well into the long.
Price: NT $750/4 ounces
Harmoniously sweet-tart-savory. Dark chocolate, pomegranate, shiitake mushroom, jasmine, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, high-toned acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is a sweet-savory duet of dark chocolate and shiitake mushroom notes.
Price: NT $275/8 ounces
Delicate, sweetly fruit-toned, complex. Dried persimmon, nougat, lilac, dark chocolate, a hint of spearmint in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with wine-like acidity; satiny, viscous mouthfeel. The chocolaty finish is supported by notes of persimmon and nougat.
Evaluated as espresso. Crisply sweet-tart, bright and juicy. Pomegranate, tangerine zest, dark chocolate, hazelnut butter, sandalwood in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; crisply sweet finish with notes of dark chocolate and tangerine zest. In three parts milk both chocolate and citrus notes are lifted and enlivened.
Sweetly floral and delicately cocoa-toned. Honeysuckle, cocoa nib, Concord grape, agave, lemon-thyme in aroma and cup. High-toned structure with juicy, confident acidity; buoyant, lively, viscous mouthfeel. Honeysuckle and cocoa nib characterize the sweet finish.
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.