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We found 157 reviews of coffees and espressos roasted in greater Los Angeles, CA. 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: Apr 2018

Price: $12.00/12 ounces

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Quietly and delicately crisp. Candied walnut, peach, honeysuckle, cedar, ripe banana in aroma and cup. Gently and sweetly brisk in structure; light, very silky in mouthfeel. Walnut, peach and cedar in particular carry into a sweet though drying finish.

Review Date: Apr 2018

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, fruit-toned. Blackberry, baker’s chocolate, freesia, hazelnut, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright acidity; velvety-textured, crisp mouthfeel. The cocoa-toned finish has a berry throughline, enveloped by spicy floral notes.

Review Date: Apr 2018

Price: $17.95/12 ounces

Richly sweet-savory, roast-cradled. Toasted coconut, black currant, tamari-roasted almond, myrrh, lavender in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory in structure with balanced, juicy acidity; buoyant, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly drying finish consolidates to notes of lavender and tamari-roasted almond.

Review Date: Mar 2018

Price: $25.00/12 ounces

Deeply sweet, richly wood-framed. Watermelon candy, sandalwood, narcissus-like flowers, toasted pecan, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. Aromatic wood leads in the short finish, while notes of watermelon candy (think Jolly Rancher) and sweet florals resurface in the long.

Review Date: Mar 2018

Price: $14.95/12 ounces

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Deeply, refreshingly pungent and earthy. Grapefruit zest, dark chocolate, candied ginger, graham cracker, moist fresh-fallen leaves in aroma and cup. Structured around complexly layered tart, sweet and savory tastes; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Sweet, deeply flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Dec 2017

Price: $25.00/12 ounces

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Delicate, sweetly spice-toned. Red currant, lemon verbena, baker’s chocolate, rose hips, a hint of cannabis in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet-savory structure; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. The finish is sweetly herb-toned, leading with notes of lemon verbena and red currant in the short and a sweet muskiness akin to cannabis in the long, with a throughline of baker’s chocolate.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $19.95/12 ounces

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Crisply and sweetly tart, delicate yet confident. Peach, vanilla bean, grapefruit zest, almond, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Poised in structure: sweet, tart, savory. Mouthfeel is cushiony, plush. Flavor saturates a savory-edged, drying finish.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

Sweetly pungent, lightly savory. Unusual aromatics: floral-toned honey, plum, musk, a hint of coriander in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet, savory-edged structure; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Dry and gently flavor-saturated in the finish.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $11.90/12 ounces

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Brisk and subtly layered. Almond butter, dried apricot, fresh-cut fir, hints of dark chocolate and clover in aroma and cup. Sweetly brisk and dry in structure; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The drying structure sweetens and smoothes a bit in the finish, and chocolate and clover-like flowers move forward.

Review Date: Oct 2017

Price: $23.00/12 ounces

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Richly sweet-savory. Brown sugar, baker’s chocolate, black currant, rye grain or flour, fine musk in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-savory structure; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of chocolate and black currant.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Top 30: No. 24 Coffee of 2017

Crisply sweet, fruit-forward. Ripe strawberry, aromatic orchid, honey, toasted pine nut, a hint of sumac spice in aroma and cup. Lavish, elegant structure, with sweet-tart-savory in harmonious balance. Syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is resonant, long and flavor-saturated, maintaining the promise of the complex flavor notes from the cup.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $14.95/12 ounces

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Evaluated as espresso. Deeply and richly sweet-tart, spice-toned. Dark chocolate, blood orange zest, licorice root, dried mango, caraway seed in aroma and small cup. Full, creamy mouthfeel; the finish moves from crisp, sweet cocoa tones in the short to caraway and licorice root in the long. In cappuccino-scaled milk, floral, fruit and savory spice tones richly converge.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $14.95/12 ounces

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Evaluated as espresso. Baker’s chocolate, plum blossom, molasses, grapefruit zest, cedar in aroma and small cup. Crisp, lightly satiny mouthfeel; the finish consolidates around grapefruit zest and baker’s chocolate in the short, with notes of cedar returning in the long. In three parts milk, baker’s chocolate envelopes citrus zest and stone fruit notes in pleasing balance.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

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Subtle, engaging, deeply sweet-savory. Orange blossom, baker’s chocolate, cantaloupe, fresh pine, a hint of cinnamon in aroma and cup. Round, sweetly savory structure; taut, velvety body. The finish consolidates around quiet chocolate and almond notes.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

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Deeply rich, bittersweet, herbaceous. Almond brittle, date, mace, honeysuckle, eucalyptus leaf in aroma and cup. Crisply bittersweet structure; satiny, full mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to gently drying notes of date and almond.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

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Delicate yet deep; sweetly spice-toned. Baker’s chocolate, cinnamon, black cherry, narcissus-like flowers, caraway seed in aroma and cup. Savory-sweet in structure; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates around spice-framed wood and rich black cherry suggestions.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

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Delicate, sweetly musk-toned. Singed sandalwood, dried lemon zest, malty chocolate, almond, gardenia in aroma and cup. Spice-toned in structure, crisply perfumy; buoyant, lean mouthfeel. The gently drying finish centers on citrus and chocolate in the short modulating to bittersweet aromatic wood in the long.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

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Deeply rich, sweetly smoky. Ripe banana, black peppercorn, singed clove, pipe tobacco, gardenia-like flowers in aroma and cup. The structure is dominated by a smoke-toned sweetness with spice undertones. Velvety smooth mouthfeel. Fruit tones carry the short finish, while gently drying pipe tobacco and clove re-emerge in the long.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

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Delicately earth-toned, floral. Toffee, violet, fresh-cut cedar, lime zest, a hint of apricot in aroma and cup. Round, sweetly savory structure; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The short finish is resonant with notes of bittersweet aromatic wood and florals.

Review Date: Sep 2017

Price: $14.00/12 ounces

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Richly aromatic, wood-framed, bittersweet. Rhododendron, fresh mulch, dried apricot, saltwater taffy, molasses in aroma and cup. Bitter-leaning in structure; lean, silky mouthfeel. The finish is gently drying, with sweet mulch notes and vanilla-like florals.