Reviews for Lexington Coffee Roasters
Sweetly tart, fruit- and floral-toned. Apricot, jasmine, cocoa nib, nougat, hazelnut butter in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, balanced acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant, flavor-saturated finish carries over all the lovely aromatics from the cup.
Richly aromatic, sweetly earthy, complex. Baking spices, mulberry, caramel, moist earth, rhododendron in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with bright, juicy acidity; viscous, creamy mouthfeel. The resonant finish is characterized by vanilla-toned mulberry with hints of fresh earth.
Delicately fruit-toned. Raspberry, dark chocolate, narcissus, sandalwood, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart with brisk acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Quiet, berry-toned finish supported by rich chocolate notes.
Sweetly fruit- and nut-toned. Plum, pistachio, magnolia, baking chocolate, oak in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet structure with brisk acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to suggestions of plum, pistachio and oak.
Richly chocolaty, deeply fruit-toned. Chocolate fudge, raspberry coulis, sandalwood, lilac in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy acidity; plush, lively mouthfeel. The floral- and fruit-toned finish is supported by chocolate tones throughout.
Richly sweet, floral-toned. Lily, almond, date, orange zest, cocoa powder in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with pert acidity; smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Crisp finish with notes of lily, date and cocoa powder.
Price: $14.25/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet-tart, citrus- and chocolate-driven. Chocolate fudge, pink grapefruit zest, hazelnut butter, black cherry, cedar in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; resonant, chocolaty finish. Levitatingly sweet in three parts milk, with leading notes of chocolate fudge and pink grapefruit zest.
Roundly bright, flowers and cocoa. Baking chocolate, passionfruit, roasted pecan, molasses, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Delicately but intensely sweet-tart but poised in structure; light but very silky/supple in mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a sweet though drying finish.
Price: $21.00/12 ounces
Complex, chocolaty, richly sweet. Dark chocolate, guava, butterscotch, honeysuckle, ginger blossom in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with high-toned acidity; crisp, syrupy mouthfeel. Long, resounding finish that carries over all the notes from the cup, in particular foregrounding guava and dark chocolate.
Crisply sweet, richly dry. Kumquat, cocoa nib, vanilla, allspice and molasses in aroma and cup. Bittersweet in structure with brisk acidity; full, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish simplifies, though resonates pleasantly with both tart and rich elements.
Delicate, sweetly pungent. Apple-brandy reduction, hazelnut, lime zest, freesia and fir in aroma and cup. Low-toned, savory-edged structure with gently tart acidity; smooth, lightly creamy mouthfeel. Quietly rich-toned finish, with a hint of tart apple in the long.
Elegant, complexly sweet, umami-toned. Narcissus, ripe tomato, date, almond butter, cocoa powder in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory in structure with bright, juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The long, resounding finish carries through on the complex promise of the cup.
Crisp, sweetly nut-toned. Hazelnut butter, baker’s chocolate, cherry, cedar, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned in structure with brisk acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The sweet finish consolidates to an inviting nutty chocolate in the short and spice-toned florals in the long.
Deeply rich, sweet-savory, nuanced and layered. Dried mango, scent of fresh cigar, lemon verbena, pink grapefruit zest, wisteria-like flowers in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly savory structure with a crisp yet syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish maintains all of the complexity of the cup.
Delicate, crisply sweet-tart. Lime zest, baker’s chocolate, plum, fresh-cut fir, a hint of apple brandy in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of lime zest and aromatic wood, with a whisper of fruit-toned sweet ferment.
Price: $18.95/12 ounces
Richly sweet, floral-toned. Narcissus-like flowers, almond, maple syrup, apricot, myrrh in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart in structure, with bright, juicy acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The richly drying finish is resonant with notes of amond and myrrh.
High-toned, crisply sweet. Maple syrup, orange zest, honeysuckle-like flowers, cedar, almond butter in aroma and cup. Sweetly and roundly tart structure; full, satiny mouthfeel. The richly drying finish is redolent of honeysuckle and orange zest in the short, rounding to buttery nut suggestions in the long.
Deeply and pungently sweet-tart. Lavender, grapefruit zest, sandalwood, blackberry, a hint of baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Simultaneously brightly tart and deeply savory in structure. Lightly syrupy, plush mouthfeel. Grapefruit zest and blackberry carry into a crisply resonant finish.
Deeply rich, crisply sweet-savory. Graham cracker, violet, black currant, blood-orange zest, raw chocolate in aroma and cup. Zesty, well-integrated acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The quietly elegant finish leads with soft florals in the short that build and deepen to black currant and chocolate in the long.
Balanced, crisply sweet. Caramel, lemon zest, white peach, cedar, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Gentle, backgrounded acidity; delicate, crisp mouthfeel. The finish leads with stone fruit and spicy floral notes in the short segueing to rich cedar in the long.