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We found 138 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: Jul 2019

Price: $13.34/4 ounces

Richly sweet, deeply savory, elegantly balanced. Dried apricot, maple syrup, narcissus, sandalwood, cacao nib in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart-savory in structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish leads with notes of dried apricot and cacao nib in the short, rounding to narcissus and sandalwood in the long.

Review Date: Apr 2019

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Sweetly pungent, earthy. Moist, fresh-fallen leaves, orange zest, fresh-cut pine, cocoa, lily in aroma and cup. Richly tart in structure, with a savory edge. Light but buoyant mouthfeel. The finish consolidates around cocoa, orange and a deep, lily-like floral note.

Review Date: Apr 2019

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Sweetly and deeply pungent: earth and chocolate. Rich dark chocolate, fresh-turned humus, black currant, magnolia, cedar in aroma and cup. Pungent, sweet-tart in structure, with a profound savory bottom. The mouthfeel is not particularly full, but smooth, satiny. Nothing is lost in a flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Feb 2019

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Fruit-centered, crisply sweet. Bing cherry, magnolia, oak, agave syrup, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with gentle acidity; satiny, full mouthfeel. The short finish leads with notes of cherry and baker’s chocolate, rounding to deep, low-toned flowers in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2019

Price: $13.34/4 ounces

Bright, crisp, sweetly tart. Apricot, almond, cocoa nib, cedar, honey in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy acidity; velvety mouthfeel. A quietly rich finish centers around apricot and honey, with cocoa nuance.

Review Date: Feb 2019

Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Fruit-forward, sweetly herbaceous. Raspberry coulis, lemon verbena, cacao nib, sandalwood, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to raspberry and cocoa with a sandalwood throughline underneath.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $18.95/12 ounces

Balanced, deeply rich and sweet. Butterscotch, sandalwood, dark chocolate, dried apricot, lantana in aroma and cup. Appealing bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and butterscotch.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $14.45/12 ounces

Barrington Coffee Roasters - No. 6 Coffee of 2018

Evaluated as espresso. Luminous, complexly layered, impossibly rich. Caramelized pineapple, tamarind, star jasmine, chocolate fudge, myrrh in aroma and small cup. Creamy, vivacious mouthfeel; long, flavor-saturated finish. Close to otherworldly in three parts milk: All the notes from the cup harmonize, and new notes surface: suggestions of lychee, pink grapefruit zest, marjoram.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $15.45/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, chocolaty. Baker’s chocolate, plum, magnolia, cedar, molasses in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with gentle, round acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The gently drying finish is redolent with notes of baker’s chocolate and magnolia, with a hint of cedar-like aromatic wood.

Review Date: Sep 2018

Price: $13.34/4 ounces

Elegant, intensely sweet-tart, resonantly floral-toned. Passionflower, lemon drop, roasted cacao nib, apricot, tamarind in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; silky, viscous mouthfeel. The finish is resonant with all the flavor notes promised by the cup, leading with apricot and tamarind in the short, cocoa nib in the long, and sweet florals throughout.

Review Date: Sep 2018

Price: $13.34/4 ounces

Bright, crisply sweet-savory. Black currant, honeysuckle, ripe tomato, spearmint, cedar in aroma and cup. Equal parts sweet, savory and tart in structure with lively acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Notes of black currant and honeysuckle carry the resonant, flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Sep 2018

Price: $13.34/4 ounces

Sweet-toned, richly savory. Baker’s chocolate, hazelnut butter, narcissus, date, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with rounded, gentle acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to baker’s chocolate and aromatic wood notes, with a hint of narcissus-like flowers.

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.