Reviews for Bird Rock Coffee Roasters
Price: $16.99/12 ounces
Crisply rich, honey-toned. Honey, roasted cacao nib, wisteria-like flowers, ripe apple, a hint of cumin-like spice in aroma and cup. Roundly tart, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The apple-like fruit in particular carries into a simple but rich finish.
Rich and engaging. Nut-toned chocolate, black cherry, fresh-cut cedar, rose-like flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. The floral note in particular carries into a quiet, resonantly balanced finish.
Intense, deep, pungent. Black currant, dark chocolate, almond, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Powerful, luxuriously lyrical acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor simplifies but lingers in a resonantly dry finish.
Sweetly tart, guava-like fruit tones run through the profile from nose to finish. Oak, nut-toned cocoa and floral complications. Soft, rounded acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Gentle, lively, even juicy finish.
Intense, exhilarating in aroma and cup: complex flowers – lavender, honeysuckle – bergamot-like citrus, crisp roasted cacao nib. Brisk acidity; very silky mouthfeel. Sweet though drying finish.
Rich, deep, bittersweet. Honey, bitter orange, lavender, green grape in aroma and cup, where a savory/salty edge complicates the structure. Round but brisk acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a crisply drying finish.
Subtle and surprising in its complexity. Hazelnut, minty orange, milk chocolate, and a hint of a clean, bourbon-like whisky. Balanced, sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Chocolate and nut in particular sustain in a long, drying but sweet finish.
Price: $19.99/12 ounces
Intensely aromatic, finely structured. Orange- and papaya-like fruit notes, dark chocolate, crisply lush floral notes in aroma and cup. Bright, balanced acidity; syrupy but lively mouthfeel. Sweet but drying in the short finish, with a chocolate note that rings on far into the long.
Sweet, pungent, complex. Night-blooming flowers, a sweetness half way between honey and molasses, fresh-cut cedar, grapefruity citrus in aroma and cup. Lively, bright, though balanced acidity; delicate, buoyant mouthfeel. Rich, grapefruity tartness carries into a long, resonant finish.
Delicate yet intense. Honey and tangerine-like citrus dominate; a pleasing salty-savory edge complicates the honeyish sweetness in the cup. Crisp, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Deeply sweet, tangerine-inflected finish.
Price: $59.99/8 ounces
Very sweet, deeply and subtly complex. Lush night flowers, aromatic woods, tangerine, mint-toned cocoa in aroma and cup. Richly nuanced acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. A savory tendency is particularly noticeable in a resonant, gently drying finish.
Superb aromatics and flavor: A rich, fudgy chocolate sensation dominates, with flowers, vanilla, hints of brandy and tart, guava-like fruit. Round, crisp acidity; dense, full mouthfeel. The finish is very sweet and vanilla-laced in the short, though in the long it fades toward astringency.
Dry, crisply juicy. Tart berry, cocoaish nut, peach, lavender-like flowers in aroma and cup. Brisk acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. Long, dry finish.
Very sweet, resonant, gently tart. Tangerine, cocoa, brown sugar, floral top notes. Gentle acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The impressively sweet-toned, complex flavor carries deep into a long finish.
Price: $17.00/8 ounces
Smooth, quietly complex: orange, walnut, raisin, honeyish flowers in aroma and cup. Softly crisp, sweet-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is sweetly rich, with a drying hint in the long.
Price: $16.75/12 ounces
Quiet, deep aroma and flavor with suggestions of nut-toned chocolate, peach and sweet melon. Additional complications of black tea and cedar in the cup. Rich lemony acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Fruit notes in particular carry into a complex, tartly sweet finish.
Pungently sweet and deep in both aroma and cup. Very complex: black cherry, grapefruit, fresh-turned earth, cedar, a hint of night flowers. Rich, grapefruit-toned acidity, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweetly tart finish saturated with fruit.
Deep, rich, balanced. Pungent fruit – grapefruit, black currant – is enveloped in a nut-toned dark chocolate. Softly rounded acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Sweetly resonant finish.
Intense, complex, inimitably distinctive aromatics and flavor: crisp cocoa, cherryish fruit, brandy, spicy tea rose, fresh pipe tobacco. Rich, fruit-toned acidity; syrupy mouthfeel; long finish with an exquisite balance of dry cocoa and sweet fruit notes.
Intense aroma combining notes of peach, flowers and nut. The sweet peach and floral tones soften in the cup, complicated by suggestions of tart lemon and bittersweet chocolate. Citrusy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavors simplify in a walnut-edged finish.