Sacramento, CA Coffee Reviews

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We found 155 reviews of coffees and espressos roasted in greater Sacramento, 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: Jun 2019

Price: 18.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Richly sweet, cocoa-toned. Dark chocolate, apricot, hazelnut, lilac, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with rounded acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is thoroughly chocolaty with undertones of apricot and hazelnut.

Review Date: May 2019

Price: $18.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Deeply sweet, richly drying, complexly sweet-savory. Nutella, sumac, oak, clove, loquat, hop blossom in aroma and cup. Rounded and rich though drying in structure; brisk, juicy acidity. Very full, syrupy mouthfeel. The short finish consolidates around prominent oak and sumac with hints of cocoa and fruit. The long turns rather dry, though remains resonant.

Review Date: Mar 2019

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Sweet, nut-toned. Pistachio, lilac, dried lemon zest, very ripe papaya, cedar in aroma and cup. Roundly sweet-tart in structure; delicately plump in mouthfeel. Nut and floral notes carry a quietly satisfying finish.

Review Date: Feb 2019

Price: $22.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Evaluated as espresso. Floral-toned, sweetly roast-deep. Frangipane, chocolate fudge, black currant, jasmine, gently scorched cedar in aroma and small cup. Velvety-smooth mouthfeel; the rich, resonant finish centers around notes of black currant and jasmine with with hints of salted fudge. In three parts milk, chocolate and floral tones bloom richly, and black currant deepens.

Review Date: Jan 2019

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Deeply sweet, richly savory. Dark chocolate, pistachio, red currant jam, honeysuckle, a hint of marjoram in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly savory structure with elegant, lilting acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and red currant, with undertones of crisp marjoram.

Review Date: Jan 2019

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Fruit-forward, richly chocolaty. Raspberry coulis, chocolate fudge, brandy, cedar, mace in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with gentle, rounded acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. Fruit-toned finish: think berries enveloped in chocolate, with a hint of mace in the long.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Deeply sweet, rich-toned. Apricot, baker’s chocolate, honeysuckle, oak, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with brisk acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to apricot and baker’s chocolate, with hints of honeysuckle.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $20.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Richly sweet, spice-toned. Roasted cacao nib, tamarind, tangerine zest, freesia-like flowers, almond in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. Resonant finish centers on notes of cocoa-toned tamarind and freesia.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Crisply sweet-tart. Apricot, sandalwood, maple syrup, orange zest, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is quietly flavor-saturated, with lead notes of apricot and sandalwood.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $21.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Evaluated as espresso. Crisp, chocolate-toned and cedary. Dark chocolate, pecan, gently scorched cedar, ripe banana, tangerine zest in aroma and small cup. Lightly syrupy mouthfeel; roundly bittersweet in the finish: chocolate, cedar, tangerine. Cedar dominates in three parts milk, quietly enveloped by chocolate and ripe banana.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $18.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

High-toned, crisply sweet. Date, cashew butter, magnolia, grapefruit zest, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart in structure with brisk acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of date and magnolia in the short, rounding to cashew butter and grapefruit zest in the long.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Rich, sweet, floral-toned. Honeysuckle, almond, bing cherry, baker’s chocolate, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with round, gentle acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The gently drying finish consolidates to notes of cherry and baker’s chocolate.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Spiced toned, richly sweet. Red currant, almond nougat, pipe tobacco, narcissus-like flowers, hickory wood in aroma and cup. In structure, sweet, tart and savory in balance, with juicy acidity; full, velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is crisp, resonant and flavor-saturated.

Review Date: Sep 2018

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Delicate, intricate, richly sweet. Dried jasmine, mango chutney, myrrh, baker’s chocolate, bergamot in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with lively acidity; delicate, satiny mouthfeel. Tart-leaning, rich-toned finish, characterized by notes of mango chutney and baker’s chocolate.

Review Date: Sep 2018

Price: $20.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Richly sweet, spice-toned. Black currant, blood orange zest, roasted cacao nib, freesia-like flowers, sugar cane in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart in structure with juicy, bright acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The crisp, resonant finish consolidates to cocoa-toned black currant and freesia.

Review Date: Sep 2018

Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Richly sweet, robust. Peach, cedar, molasses, gardenia, Brazil nut in aroma and cup. Quietly sweet-tart in structure; creamy mouthfeel. The finish leads with notes of peach and Brazil nut with a cedar throughline.

Review Date: Aug 2018

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Sweetly spice-toned. Mexican chocolate (chocolate and cinnamon), roasted almond, magnolia-like flowers, gently scorched oak, dried plum in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with gentle, rounded acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The richly drying finish consolidates to notes of Mexican chocolate and magnolia, with suggestions of smoky aromatic wood.

Review Date: Aug 2018

Price: $20.00/250 grams

Evaluated as espresso. Bright, lively, sweet-toned. Bergamot, cherry, magnolia, roasted cacao nib, almond in aroma and small cup. Velvety mouthfeel; sweetly tart, richly drying finish. Cherry tones come forward in three parts milk, supported by deep chocolate.

Review Date: Aug 2018

Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Spice-toned, richly sweet, deeply savory. White peach, fine musk, freesia, almond, myrrh in aroma and cup. Delicate, sweet-savory structure, with bright, juicy acidity. The resonant, richly drying finish leads with white peach and musk in the short, rounding to notes of sweet almond with a hint of myrrh in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2018

Price: $20.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Balanced, richly sweet-savory. Lemon verbena, roasted cacao nib, date, honeysuckle, cinnamon in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet in structure, with brisk acidity; velvety mouthfeel. The sweetly herbaceous finish consolidates to notes of lemon verbena and cocoa-toned cinnamon.