Reviews for Temple Coffee Roasters
Rich-toned, deeply expressed, complex. Black currant, toffee, jasmine, pink grapefruit zest, baking spices in aroma and cup. Complex, bittersweet structure with juicy-bright acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonantly, lingering finish with notes of black currant and jasmine in the short, pink grapefruit zest and baking spices in the long — all held together by a sweet depth redolent of toffee.
Deep-toned, fruit-centered, richly aromatic. Dark chocolate, black cherry, star jasmine, oak, almond brittle in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, lively acidity; plush, viscous mouthfeel. Finish centers around dark chocolate and black cherry.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Deeply chocolaty, balanced, roast-rounded. Dark chocolate, nectarine, molasses, gently scorched cedar, rhododendron in aroma and small cup. Full, satiny mouthfeel; crisp, chocolaty finish. In three parts milk the dark chocolate notes are amplified, as are the florals
Richly sweet, caramel-toned. Dark caramel, lemon zest, cedar, hazelnut, lily in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with savory underpinnings; full velvety mouthfeel. Crisp, bittersweet finish with caramel notes throughout, hazelnut in the short, cedar in the long.
Crisply sweet-tart, floral. Dried apricot, freesia-like flowers, blood orange zest, cocoa nib, brown sugar in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet structure with gentle, round acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. The sweet-toned finish leads with dried apricot and cocoa nib in the short , brown sugar in the long.
Richly cocoa- and spice-toned, deeply sweet. Cocoa nib, mandarin, nougat, freesia-like flowers, clove in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with crisp, lively acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The cocoa-laden finish leads with mandarin and nougat notes in the short, clove in the long.
Price: $20.00/12 ounces
Sweetly-spiced toned, deeply rich. Caramel, bergamot flower, fig newton, candied apple, cedar in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet structure with vibrant acidity; crisp yet velvety mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of bergamot and caramel.
Pungent, sweet-savory, big-bodied. Grapefruit, dark chocolate, cedar, sarsaparilla, ginger blossom in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk in structure; full, velvety mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a simple but richly resonant finish.
Price: $19.50/12 ounces
Sweet, quietly intense, floral-toned. Rose, sandalwood, cashew, lemon verbena, a hint of mace in aroma and cup. Crisp and balanced in structure; silky mouthfeel. Flowers carry on deep into the finish.
Crisply sweet, richly chocolaty. Date, grapefruit zest, baking chocolate, pink peppercorn, hazelnut in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. The quietly flavor-saturated finish centers around baking chocolate and grapefruit.
Rich-toned, chocolaty. Baking chocolate, hazelnut, plum, molasses, cedar in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. Quiet, cocoa-toned finish.
Bright, richly sweet-savory. Blackberry, jasmine, oak, cocoa nib, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory structure with lively, juicy acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish leads with blackberry and jasmine in the short; pink peppercorn and cocoa nib resurface in the long.
Subtly and sweetly rich, deeply savory. Goji berry, cocoa nib, myrrh, fine musk, gardenia in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with juicy acidity; crisp, lightly satiny mouthfeel. The finish resonates with perfume and cocoa notes, with deep richness into the long.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Nuanced, floral-toned, richly sweet. Wisteria, chocolate fudge, almond brittle, cedar, black cherry in aroma and small cup. Lightly syrupy, crisp mouthfeel; gently drying, cocoa-and wood-framed finish. Notes of wisteria are foregrounded in three parts milk, supported by chocolate fudge and almond.
Roast-rounded, savory-sweet. Ripe tomato, baker’s chocolate, scorched oak, toffee, magnolia in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-savory structure with gentle acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of sweet tomato and baker’s chocolate with a hint of magnolia.
Bittersweet, rich-toned. Date, grapefruit zest, hazelnut, cedar, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with brisk acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is framed by aromatic wood notes (cedar) with date and hazelnut undertones and a throughline of grapefruit zest.
Richly sweet, cocoa-toned. Dark chocolate, apricot, hazelnut, lilac, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with rounded acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is thoroughly chocolaty with undertones of apricot and hazelnut.
Deeply sweet, richly drying, complexly sweet-savory. Nutella, sumac, oak, clove, loquat, hop blossom in aroma and cup. Rounded and rich though drying in structure; brisk, juicy acidity. Very full, syrupy mouthfeel. The short finish consolidates around prominent oak and sumac with hints of cocoa and fruit. The long turns rather dry, though remains resonant.
Price: $22.00/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Floral-toned, sweetly roast-deep. Frangipane, chocolate fudge, black currant, jasmine, gently scorched cedar in aroma and small cup. Velvety-smooth mouthfeel; the rich, resonant finish centers around notes of black currant and jasmine with with hints of salted fudge. In three parts milk, chocolate and floral tones bloom richly, and black currant deepens.
Deeply sweet, richly savory. Dark chocolate, pistachio, red currant jam, honeysuckle, a hint of marjoram in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly savory structure with elegant, lilting acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and red currant, with undertones of crisp marjoram.