Reviews for JBC Coffee Roasters
Rich-toned, sweetly savory. Dried apricot, baking chocolate, lily, cedar, toasted barley in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with bright, balanced acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. A quiet finish consolidates to notes of baking chocolate and lily with undertones of cedar.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet, floral-toned. Tea rose, almond, dark chocolate, date, cedar in aroma and small cup. Crisp, velvety mouthfeel; the resonant finish centers around notes of tea rose and cedar. In three parts milk, both chocolaty and floral, with undertones of aromatic cedar and almond.
Evaluated as espresso. Crisply sweet, floral-toned. Molasses, plumeria, fir, date, orange zest in aroma and small cup. Full, creamy body; deeply sweet floral- and citrus-toned finish. In three parts milk, the molasses notes are amplified, as are plumeria and fir.
Soft, deep, crisply chocolaty. Baking chocolate, pistachio, black cherry, candied pecan, a hint of black peppercorn in aroma and cup. Roundly sweet-savory in structure; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Pecan in particular carries into a quiet, layered finish.
Rich, roundly bittersweet. Nutmeg, peach, caramel, spicy chocolate, carnation-like flowers in aroma and cup. Balanced and crisp in structure; buoyant and lightly satiny in mouthfeel. Sweet and flavor-saturated in the short finish, tapering to richly drying in the long.
Evaluated as espresso. Complex, richly sweet-savory. Jasmine, dark chocolate, cannabis flower, almond paste, tamarind in aroma and small cup. Viscous, syrupy body; long, richly drying, flavor-saturated mouthfeel. In cappuccino-scaled milk, floral and savory notes (jasmine, cannabis) play harmoniously, supported by dark chocolate.
High-toned, crisply sweet-tart. Plum, bergamot, cedar, freesia-like flowers, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Vibrant, sweetly tart structure with juicy acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The long-lasting finish consolidates to notes of plum and bergamot with undertones of cedar and maple syrup.
Cocoa-toned, richly sweet. Cocoa nib, apricot, orange zest, cedar, magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with crisp, balanced acidity; smooth, silky mouthfeel. Cocoa notes are the throughline in the finish, with hints of apricot and orange zest in the long.
Deeply sweet, resonantly savory, exceptionally vibrant. Apricot, honeysuckle, cannabis, wild honey, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-umami in structure with crisp, bright acidity; lively malic acidity. The balanced finish leads with notes of honeysuckle and cannabis with undertones of wild honey.
Rich-toned, crisply sweet. Passionfruit, agave syrup, narcissus, dark chocolate, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The long, flavor-saturated finish centers around notes of passionfruit, dark chocolate and sandalwood.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet with savory complexity. Passionfruit, dark chocolate with coconut, pink peppercorn, moist pipe tobacco, rhododendron in aroma and small cup. Very light, satiny, tart mouthfeel. Crisp finish consolidates to notes of tobacco and pink peppercorn. In three parts milk, the rich savory elements resonate with attractive earthy nuance.
Crisply sweet, cocoa-toned. Cocoa powder, date, hazelnut, freesia, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with gentle, round acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. Quiet finish with notes of cocoa powder, date and cedar.
High-toned, multi-layered, intriguingly complex. Wisteria, pineapple, myrrh, cocoa nib, pink grapefruit zest in aroma and cup. Richly sweet-tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; crisp yet syrupy mouthfeel. The resounding, flavor-laden finish is both deeply floral and richly sweet-tart.
Evaluated as espresso. Bright, sweetly tart, floral- and nut-toned. Nougat, cherry, wisteria, almond wood, sweet lime in aroma and small cup. Nicely syrupy, crisp mouthfeel. The finish simplifies around an attractively tart and nutty resonance. The florals, tart elegance and rich-toned nuttiness carry with grace and delicacy into three parts milk.
Richly sweet-tart, high-toned. Cacao nib, pie cherry, lilac, cedar, nougat in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around notes of tart stonefruit and cacao nib.
Richly and pungently zesty. Blackberry, baker’s chocolate, mixed peppercorn, violet, lemon zest in aroma and cup. Brisk and deeply rich-toned structure with a lemon and floral inflection; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Lemon and violet with a hint of cocoa in the long, dry finish.
Briskly and richly pungent. Dark chocolate, date, cherry tomato, violet, hints of herbs and spices (sage, cumin, cinnamon) in aroma and small cup. Light and silky, though gently drying mouthfeel. Crisp, quietly resonant finish. Distinctively tart, floral-toned and rich in three parts milk.
Sweet, crisply nut- and cocoa-toned. Cocoa, hazelnut, honey, a hint of lime zest, artichoke blossom in aroma and cup. Delicately crisp, lightly zesty in structure; light and silky in mouthfeel. Surprisingly resonant in the finish, with flavor consolidating around flowers and a hint of citrus.
Subtly and sweetly intense: flowers and cocoa. Lavender, cocoa, honey, candied nut, lemon zest, much more in aroma and cup. Richly and sweetly pungent in structure; light though plush and satiny in mouthfeel. A quiet, layered finish consolidates around lemon and lavender.
Sweetly floral and richly resinous. Cedar, lemon zest, dried jasmine, cacao nib, loquat in aroma and cup. Delicate, sweetly brisk in structure; silky and lively in mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around cedar and cocoa in a crisp, drying finish.