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We found 98 reviews of coffees and espressos roasted in greater Boston, MA. These coffee reviews and espresso reviews are listed in reverse chronological order by review date. Older coffee reviews and espresso reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffees.

Review Date: Jun 2018

Price: $19.95/12 ounces

Delicate, complex, chocolate-toned. Dried mulberry, dark chocolate, fine musk, pipe tobacco, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory structure with juicy acidity; plump, smooth mouthfeel. The finish, which consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and dried mulberry, is confident and flavor-saturated.

Review Date: Mar 2018

Price: $9.94/4 ounces

Crisp, richly and sweetly tart. Candied apple, magnolia, cashew butter, sassafras, pomegranate in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart in structure with juicy acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The richly drying, subtle finish centers around notes of nut butter and sweet florals.

Review Date: Mar 2018

Price: $9.94/4 ounces

Delicate, crisply sweet-savory, roast-rounded. Dark chocolate, orange blossom, almond, sandalwood, tamari in aroma and cup. Savory sweet in structure with gentle acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The finish is rich with notes of dark chocolate and almond in the short, with savory-sweet hints of tamari and sandalwood incense in the long.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $19.95/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly savory. Spicy, freesia-like flowers, baker’s chocolate, pink grapefruit zest, sandalwood in aroma and small cup. Crisply sweet-tart acidity; plush, velvety mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to an intriguing combination of pink grapefruit zest and rich, aromatic sandalwood.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $19.95/12 ounces

Deeply and richly sweet, spice-toned. Violet, baker’s chocolate, star anise, butterscotch, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Balanced, fruit-toned acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The resonant finish extends all the flavor notes of the cup in the short, and consolidates to baker’s chocolate with suggestions of cedar and star anise in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Deeply sweet, with spice undertones. Vanilla, cocoa powder, rosemary flower, gardenia, ripe pear in aroma and cup. Juicy, rich acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The crisp, gently drying finish is cocoa-toned and redolent of vanilla.

Review Date: Jun 2016

Price: $17.95/12 ounces

Deeply sweet, intricately rich. Jasmine, date, pistachio, blood orange zest, coconut in aroma and cup. Delicate, sweetly tart acidity; liltingly satiny mouthfeel. The resonant, long finish is saturated with deep, continued notes of date, pistachio and coconut.

Review Date: May 2016

Price: $15.50/12 ounces

Big, floral, quixotic. Lavender, lemon zest, caramel, chocolate fudge, oak in aroma and cup. Bright, sweet acidity; full, richly round mouthfeel. The gently drying finish centers around suggestions of chocolate and lemon zest, with a hint of lavender.

Review Date: May 2016

Price: $15.50/12 ounces

Delicately sweet, spicy. Honeysuckle, black peppercorn, pink grapefruit, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweet-tart acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The clean, resonant finish consolidates to almond and grapefruity citrus.

Review Date: Mar 2016

Price: $17.45/12 ounces

Deeply and richly sweet. Honeysuckle, baker’s chocolate, papaya, roasted cacao nib, caramel in aroma and cup. Fruit-toned, balanced acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Richly drying, flavor-saturated finish: honeysuckle in the short, chocolate tones in the long.

Review Date: Mar 2016

Price: $17.45/12 ounces

No. 13 Coffee of 2016: Barrington Hambela Ethiopia

Delicately sweet and intricately composed. Black currant, dried jasmine, frankincense, cocoa butter, candied ginseng in aroma and cup. Buoyant, juicy acidity; luxuriously silky mouthfeel. Black currant and cocoa butter in the rich, elegant short finish, candied ginseng in the sweet, resonant long.

Review Date: Nov 2015

Price: $82.45/12 ounces

Delicate, floral, intricate. Rose, Brazil nut, sweetly pungent frankincense and liquorice bark in aroma and cup. Soft, richly composed acidity; velvety, plump mouthfeel. Crisply drying, nutty, long finish.

Review Date: Nov 2015

Price: $17.95/12 ounces

Big, sweet, brightly juicy. Blood orange, black currant, complex flowers (lily, rose, violet), in aroma and cup. Sweet, zesty acidity; satiny mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates around flowers and citrus in a richly drying finish.

Review Date: Nov 2015

Price: $82.45/12 ounces

Resonantly intricate, original. Complex range of floral notes (lavender, orchid), roasted cacao nib, ginger, sweet orange in aroma and cup. Crisp, vibrant acidity; velvety mouthfeel. Resonant, gently flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Nov 2015

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Deep, spicy, sweet-savory. Baked apple, pecan, sandalwood, jasmine in aroma and cup. Roundly brisk, balanced acidity; lightly syrupy, velvety mouthfeel. Pecan and apple carry into a quiet, resonant finish.

Review Date: Feb 2015

Price: $15.95/12 ounces

Deep, sweet-toned, balanced. Hazelnut, raspberry, roasted cacao nib, honeysuckle-like flowers in aroma and cup. Richly pungent acidity; lively, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Nut and raspberry carry into a sweet, resonant finish.

Review Date: Dec 2014

Price: $30.95/12 ounces

Sweetly pungent; dense, layered complexity. Caramel, roasted cacao-nib, blueberry, narcissus, a hint of passion fruit in aroma and cup. Rich, rounded acidity; lightly smooth, silky mouthfeel. Blueberry and cacao nib in particular saturate a gently drying finish.

Review Date: Dec 2014

Price: $47.45/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly tart. Pear, dark chocolate, honeysuckle, tangerine, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Balanced, richly expressed acidity; full mouthfeel. The fruit and cedar notes carry into a gently flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Jul 2013

Price: $19.75/12 ounces

Sweetly bright, gently rich. Green grape, black currant, honey, lilac in aroma and cup. Classically bright acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a long, tartly sweet finish.

Review Date: Feb 2013

Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Intensely sweet, complex fruit (marmalade-like orange, plum, blackberry) and flowers (rose, lavender) in aroma and particularly cup. Lushly bright, juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates but sustains in a long, deep finish.