Reviews for Paradise Roasters
Vibrant, high-toned, delicately fruity. Strawberry guava, pink grapefruit zest, lemon balm, spearmint, cocoa nib in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart with gently juicy acidity; silky, elegant mouthfeel. Cocoa-driven finish with undertones of citrus and sweet herbs.
Price: $14.95/6 ounces
Crisp, balanced, bright. Red currant, thyme, wild honey, cocoa nib, amber in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart with crisp, lively acidity; viscous, almost creamy mouthfeel. Finish is sweetly herbaceous with hints of wild honey.
Richly sweet, deeply savory. Dried persimmon, baking chocolate, hop flowers, myrrh, tarragon in aroma and cup. Savory-sweet structure with gentle, round acidity; very smooth, satiny mouthfeel. The rich, resonant, exceptionally long finish centers around notes of persimmon and chocolate supported by myrrh and tarragon.
Evaluated as espresso. Citrusy, sweetly nut-toned. Tangerine, hazelnut, cocoa nib, Italian parsley, freesia-like flowers in aroma and small cup. Buoyant, creamy mouthfeel; in the finish rich and cocoa-driven with deep hazelnut notes carrying far into the sweet long. Quiets and simplifies in three parts milk, turning delicately nut-toned.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly bittersweet, gently herb-toned. Dried persimmon, macadamia nut, lime zest, scorched maple, rosemary blossom in aroma and small cup. Crisp, satiny mouthfeel; sweetly nutty, herb-toned finish. In three parts milk, both richly sweet (creamy macadamia nut and dried persimmon) and subtly earth-toned (rosemary blossom, scorched maple).
Lyrically balanced, richly spice-toned. Bergamot, wisteria, cocoa nib, sugarcane, guava in aroma and cup. Intoxicatingly sweet structure with delicately bright acidity; buoyant, silky mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated, very long finish.
Chocolaty, deeply sweet. Dark chocolate, dried plum, almond butter, magnolia, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with brisk acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel.The finish leads with notes of dark chocolate and almond butter with undertones of fresh-cut cedar.
Richly sweet-tart, fruit-driven. Dried apricot, almond nougat, clove, freesia-like flowers, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with complex tart and savory undertones and juicy, bright acidity; nectar-like mouthfeel. The crisp, fruit-forward finish centers around notes of dried apricot and almond nougat.
Deep, complex, aromatically enticing. Red currant, almond brittle, hop flowers, pink grapefruit zest, molasses in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet, balanced structure with elegant, bright acidity; very syrupy, viscous mouthfeel. Resonant, long, flavor-laden finish with appealing complexity.
Juicy, bright, confidently fruit- and floral-toned. Candy cap mushroom, dark chocolate, kefir, plumeria, mesquite in aroma and cup. Tangy-sweet structure with lactic-toned acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Long, resonant, flavor-saturated finish.
Deeply and richly sweet, resonantly aromatic. Dried mango, wild honey, lilac, pistachio, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Juicy-sweet structure with refined acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of mango, honey and pistachio.
Evaluated as espresso. Gently roast-toned, nut-framed. Cashew butter, cocoa powder, fig newton, lily, cedar in aroma and small cup. Crisp, satiny mouthfeel; bittersweet, crisply nutty finish. In three parts milk, sweet pecan and cocoa powder quietly harmonize.
Deep-toned, richly bittersweet. Hop flowers, cocoa powder, goji berry, lemon zest, pecan in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with low-toned, crisp acidity; very full, creamy mouthfeel. Notes of pecan and cocoa characterize the gentle finish.
Concentrated, rich-toned, deep. Dried plum, sandalwood, baking chocolate, star jasmine, lemon thyme in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with bright acidity; very full, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of dried plum and sandalwood with hints of baking chocolate.
Price: $19.95/6 ounces
Fruit-forward, delicately spice-toned. Pink grapefruit zest, apricot, freesia-like flowers, fresh-cut oak, almond butter in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of pink grapefruit zest and almond butter.
Crisply sweet-tart, high-toned. Meyer lemon zest, cocoa nib, hazelnut, dried hibiscus flower, marjoram in aroma and cup. Bright, tart-leaning structure with juicy acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. Citrusy finish supported by tart florals and cocoa nib.
A splendid, uncompromising example of its style, though not for everyone. Fresh humus, perique pipe tobacco, freshly dried prune, musk, raw chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with low-toned, round acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The sweetly earth-toned finish is long and resonant, with notes of forest floor, pipe tobacco and musk.
Bright and tropical; deeply sweet. Lychee, amber, ginger blossom, almond butter, a hint of coconut in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, citrusy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of ginger blossom and coconut.
Price: $14.95/6 ounces
Elegantly floral, delicately fruit-toned. Honeysuckle, pink grapefruit zest, agave syrup, cocoa nib, lemon balm in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with bright, balanced acidity; lyrically silky mouthfeel. Pretty floral-leaning finish centers on notes of honeysuckle and lemon balm with undertones of cocoa nib.
Price: $39.95/4 ounces
Very fruit-forward; deeply and richly sweet. Mulberry, date, hop flowers, narcissus, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned with crisp, winy acidity; very full, satiny mouthfeel. The bittersweet finish leads with notes of mulberry and hop flowers, supported by fresh-cut oak.