Reviews for Lexington Coffee Roasters
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.
Price: $18.95/12 ounces
Deeply rich, sweetly spice-toned. Pineapple, roasted cocoa nib, lavender, maple syrup, hazelnut butter in aroma and cup. Juicy, citrus-toned acidity; smooth, creamy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to lavender and cocoa notes in the short, with suggestions of hazelnut returning in the long.
Price: $17.95/12 ounces
Delicate, subtle, deeply sweet. Honeysuckle, vanilla, cinnamon, dried apricot, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Crisply tart acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The richly drying finish consolidates to dried fruit notes in the short and suggestions of aromatic wood in the long.
Deeply rich, sweetly savory. Dried mulberry, pipe tobacco, wisteria, tamarind, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Juicy, balanced acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The crisp, sweet-toned finish centers around mulberry and cacao nib in the short, with suggestions of tamarind resurfacing in the long.
Tropical, sweet, wine-toned. Port wine, papaya, oak, molasses, a hint of hibiscus in aroma and small cup. Juicy, fermenty acidity; plush mouthfeel. Sweet and wine-toned in the short finish, richly drying in the long.
Subtly lush, crisply chocolaty. Violet, baker’s chocolate, blackcurrant, fresh-cut oak, almond in aroma and cup. Zesty, sweet acidity; delicate, satiny mouthfeel. Blackcurrant notes dominate in the crisp, resonant short finish, with oak and violet carrying into the long.
Elegant, crisply sweet. Jasmine, nougat, blood orange, mango, frankincense in aroma and cup. Sweet, softly juicy acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish resonates with frankincense and mango; hints of jasmine in the long.
Richly savory. Kumquat, fresh-cut fir, Brazil nut, freesia-like flowers, pleasing hints of green bell pepper in aroma and cup. Brisk, juicy acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. Kumquat dominates the spicy finish, with sweet notes of green bell pepper backed up by Brazil nut, which lingers into the gently drying long.