Reviews for Temple Coffee and Tea
Price: $15.49/12 ounces
Sweetly pungent, balanced. Baker’s chocolate, magnolia, almond, pomegranate, oak in aroma and cup. Crisp, gentle acidity; lightly velvety mouthfeel. The balance of the cup carries through to the sweet-toned finish, equal parts flower, fruit and nut.
Crisp, sweetly nut-toned. Toffee, pecan, fresh-cut fir, baker’s chocolate, rosemary flower in aroma and cup. Mild, briskly sweet acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying, resonant finish centers around baker’s chocolate in the short, with aromatic wood and nut tones resurfacing in the long.
Price: $76.00/8 ounces
Delicately and sweetly tart. Lush rose, almond, plum, roasted cacao nib, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Zesty, juicy-rich acidity; full, buoyant mouthfeel. The deeply sweet, resonant finish confidently rings on with all of the flavor notes from the cup.
Price: $50.00/8 ounces
Sweet, crisp, deeply floral. Wisteria, dried mango, blood orange, almond butter, clove in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy-tart acidity; silky-smooth mouthfeel. The crisp, clean, deeply flavor-saturated finish is sustained and resonant.
Price: $21.00/12 ounces
Subtly direct, sweet-toned. Blueberry, lavender, myrrh, baker’s chocolate, candied orange zest in aroma and cup. Round, balanced acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The richly drying finish is saturated with sweetly exotic notes of lavender and myrrh.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Crisp, delicate, richly sweet. Dried apricot, roasted cacao nib, freesia, redwood, roasted walnut in aroma and cup. Lively, sweet-tart acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The quietly resonant finish leads with dried apricot and cocoa tones in the short, consolidating to sweetly crisp walnut in the long.
Delicate, intricate, refined. Lychee, pink peppercorn, candied ginseng, jasmine, honey in aroma and cup. Lyrical, complex, balanced acidity; juicy, silky mouthfeel. The finish, saturated with sweet and spicy tones (lychee, pink peppercorn), is resonant in the short and elegant in the long, where candied ginseng reappears and an intriguing coconut note surfaces.
Price: $20.50/12 ounces
Fruit-forward, spicily herbaceous, intricate. Complex wild berry notes, cocoa powder, lavender, aged Cognac, blood orange. Juicy, floral acidity; delicate though syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The round, rich finish is saturated with cocoa, citrus and lavender.
Sweetly spicy, complex. Blood orange zest, frankincense, candied walnut, peach, jasmine in aroma and cup. Juicy, richly tart acidity; buoyant, satiny mouthfeel. The sweetly resonant finish is carried by peach and citrus with a hint of walnut.
Price: $17.00/12 ounces
Delicate and sweetly intricate. Orange blossom, frankincense, pie cherry, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Crisp, lively acidity; light, satiny mouthfeel. All flavor notes carry into the sweetly crisp, flavor-saturated finish.
Price: $18.50/12 ounces
Elegantly fruit-toned and rich. Blueberry, complex flowers (sweet lilac, pungent dried hibiscus), frankincense, fudgy chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet, juicy acidity; buoyant, silky-smooth mouthfeel. Hibiscus and lilac carry the short finish, while blueberry and chocolate resurface in the long.
Sweetly spicy and complex. Nutmeg, baker’s chocolate, Asian pear and a hints of lavender and peppermint in aroma and cup. Gentle, round acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Pear, mint, lavender and baker’s chocolate all carry into a savory, richly drying finish.
Elegantly powerful, exquisitely floral-toned. Apricot marmalade, brandy, white pepper, myrrh and molasses in aroma and cup. Crisp, round, deeply sweet acidity; liltingly plush mouthfeel. All flavor notes carry into a quietly resonant, long finish.
Price: $19.50/12 ounces
Deeply sweet and resonant. Honey, cedar, ripe blackberry, tangerine, lavender in aroma and cup. Round, sweet-toned acidity; buoyant, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Honey, lavender and tangerine saturate the long, rich finish.
Price: $62.00/8 ounces
Deep, floral, flavor-saturated. Complex flowers (lavender, violet, more), blood orange, cocoa, a subtle suggestion of Highland whisky in aroma and cup. Round, tartly juicy acidity; plush, velvety mouthfeel. Flowers, orange, cocoa, whisky all carry deep into a finish that rings on and on.
Price: $20.00/8 ounces
Immensely sweet; seductively rich. Butterscotch, blood-orange zest, almond butter, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Balanced, buoyantly vibrant acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Citrus and nut butter carry deep into the long finish.
Big, exuberant, rich, comprehensive. Mulberry, vanilla bean, butterscotch, orchid-like flowers in aroma and cup. Round, ringingly sweet acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Very long, resonantly flavor-saturated finish.
Price: $18.50/12 ounces
Deeply sweet, lyrically balanced. Honey, honeysuckle, hazelnut, cacao nib, crisp pear in aroma and cup. Gracefully and gently brisk acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. The sweet honey/honeysuckle and the crisp cacao nib and hazelnut notes carry into a quietly flavor-saturated finish.
Price: $19.50/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Delicately yet vastly intricate; crisp yet lush. Buttery chocolate, deeply sweet, lilac-like flowers, pungent sandalwood in aroma and small cup. Light, silky mouthfeel; flavor consolidates but rings on in a richly drying finish. Complex and complete in three parts milk: buttery, fruit-toned chocolate, a continuing shimmer of flowers.
Subtle, savory, deep. Dark chocolate, black currant, grapefruit zest, lavender, a hint of pine in aroma. The chocolate recedes and a savory-sweet cherry-tomato-like note moves forward in the cup. Round, sweetly brisk acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Black currant and grapefruit in particular carry into a quiet, rich finish.