Reviews for Temple Coffee Roasters
Deeply sweet-savory, intricate, inviting. Black currant, cocoa nib, lemon verbena, fresh-cut oak, Nutella in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart structure with juicy-bright acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to lasting black currant and Nutella notes.
Rich-toned, deeply sweet. Dried apricot, molasses, almond brittle, freesia-like flowers, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with gently brisk acidity; very full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Sweetly nut-toned, long finish with notes of almond brittle and molasses.
Price: $22.50/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Rich-toned, deeply chocolaty. Dark chocolate, raspberry, molasses, hazelnut, fresh-cut oak in aroma and small cup. Very syrupy mouthfeel; chocolaty, nut-toned finish. In three parts milk, a pretty floral note suggesting gardenia surfaces alongside raspberry and chocolate.
Floral-toned, deeply sweet. Tea rose, nectarine, sandalwood, cocoa nib, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart in structure with juicy, vibrant acidity and lightly satiny mouthfeel. Finish leads with notes of cocoa nib and tea rose, supported by hints of nectarine.
Bright, richly chocolaty. Dark chocolate, pink grapefruit zest, plum, almond, lemon-thyme in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. Chocolaty, nut-toned finish with undertones of fresh-cut cedar.
Evaluated as espresso. Chocolaty and richly bittersweet. Green apple, baking chocolate, black walnut, scorched allspice, fresh-cut fir in aroma and small cup. Delicate, smooth mouthfeel; punchy, chocolate- and walnut-toned finish. Three parts milk elevates both chocolate and spice and adds lily-like flowers to the profile.
Price: $23.00/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Bright, juicy, cleanly fruit-forward. Dark chocolate, pomegranate, tangerine zest, brown sugar, oak in aroma and small cup. Satiny-smooth mouthfeel; the crisply sweet finish leads with pomegranate and brown sugar notes, followed by fresh-cut oak. Pomegranate and dark chocolate saturate the rich milk shot.
Bright, sweetly tart, cocoa-toned. Cocoa nib, Meyer lemon zest, nougat, red apple, almond in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, high-toned acidity; silky-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of cocoa-toned nougat and almond.
Crisply sweet, deep-toned. Pecan pralines, date, magnolia, cedar, baking chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with brisk acidity; satiny mouthfeel. Notes of baking chocolate lead the quiet finish, supported by pecan and cedar.
Rich-toned, deeply aromatic. Dark chocolate, hop flowers, brown sugar, orange zest, hazelnut in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with gentle, round acidity; velvety mouthfeel. Chocolaty finish with undertones of orange zest and hazelnut.
Sweetly spice-toned, chocolaty. Star jasmine, dark chocolate, red currant, macadamia nut, pink grapefruit zest in aroma and cup. Sweetly rich, tart structure with vibrant acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Notes of star jasmine and black currant carry the lyrically sweet, deep-toned finish.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly fruit-centered, deeply aromatic. Raspberry, dark chocolate, sandalwood, narcissus, lemon verbena in aroma and small cup. Plush, viscous mouthfeel; fruit- and floral-toned finish. In three parts milk, spice-toned sweet florals preside, with support from rich chocolate notes.
Delicately sweet, subtly tart, elegant. Apricot, almond, cocoa nib, key lime, caramel in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; very full, syrup mouthfeel. Resonant, cocoa-toned finish.
Floral-toned, richly chocolaty. Lilac, toffee, tangerine zest, amber, apricot in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with delicately citrusy acidity; silky-smooth mouthfeel. The crisp finish consolidates to notes of toffee and tangerine zest with undertones of amber.
Evaluated as espresso. Dark chocolate, magnolia, cedar, black cherry, lemon zest in aroma and small cup. Delicate, satiny mouthfeel; chocolaty, floral finish supported by aromatic wood notes. The milk shot is chocolate- and flower-driven.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Fruit-centered, sweetly nut-toned. Dried apricot, cashew butter, freesia-like flowers, molasses, oak in aroma and small cup. Full, velvety mouthfeel; crisp, gently drying, nut-framed finish. Flowers, apricot and cashew carry with layered resonance into three parts milk.
Chocolaty, richly sweet. Dark chocolate, date, hazelnut, cedar, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with vibrant acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of dark chocolate and hazelnut with cedar undertones.
Richly sweet, deeply aromatic, floral-toned. Plum, Meyer lemon zest, tea rose, sandalwood, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart structure; smooth, syrupy mouthfeel. Notes of tea rose and sandalwood permeate the rich finish.
Richly bittersweet, nut-toned. Caramelized hazelnut, cocoa nib, dried date, freesia-like flowers, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; full, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The richly drying finish foregrounds caramelized hazelnut and cocoa-toned date.
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.