Sacramento, CA Coffee Reviews

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We found 135 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: May 2018

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Deeply and sweetly pungent, juicy. Black currant, orange zest, cocoa, lavender, oak in aroma and cup. Sweetly and gently tart in structure, gently savory-edged. Light but silky, lively mouthfeel. Quietly rich finish: orange zest and lavender.

Review Date: Feb 2018

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Sweet-savory, intense, balanced. Spicy-toned flowers, tangerine zest, red berries, cedar, dark chocolate, roasted cashew in aroma and small cup. Syrupy but buoyant mouthfeel. Flowers, chocolate and citrus all carry into a resonant though slightly drying finish. Gently and sweetly citrusy in three parts milk, with a continued backgrounded chocolate and nut.

Review Date: Feb 2018

Price: $32.00/8 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Fruit-driven, intensely sweet. Bergamot, mango, sandalwood, baker’s chocolate, citrus blossom in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with rounded acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish sustains the fruit-forward momentum of the cup, backed by incense-like notes of sandalwood and a crisp baker’s chocolate.

Review Date: Jan 2018

Price: $54.00/8 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Delicate, deeply sweet, complexly layered. Passionfruit, roasted cacao nib, frankincense, lilac, almond in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-tart structure with juicy acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The richly cocoa-toned finish is redolent of tropical fruit and fragrant aromatic wood.

Review Date: Jan 2018

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Deep, intense, sweetly perfumy, savory-edged. Dark chocolate, vanilla, dried mango, sandalwood, a hint of dried mint in aroma and cup. Very sweet though also rather drying and tannic in structure; satiny mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated finish, sweet yet spicy, particularly impressive in the long.

Review Date: Jan 2018

Price: $20.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Rich, roundly sweet-tart. Peach, fresh-cut fir, baker’s chocolate, magnolia, brown sugar in aroma and cup. Bittersweet in structure; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. Baker’s chocolate and stone fruit carry the quietly resonant short finish, fresh-cut fir and deep florals prevail in the long.

Review Date: Dec 2017

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters Logo

Richly sweet, high-toned. Maple syrup, orange zest, roasted cacao nib, peach, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure; satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish has a throughline of roasted cacao nib, accompanied by notes of peach and maple syrup in the short and orange zest and cedar in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters Logo

Delicately sweet and balanced with a subtle hint of fermented fruit. Peach, sweet chocolate, sandalwood, honeysuckle, almond in aroma and cup. Gently and sweetly bright in structure; light yet satiny in mouthfeel. Quiet but resonantly long finish: peach, chocolate, almond.

Review Date: Nov 2017

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Surprising and melodic, delicate yet vivid. Lilac and lemon blossom, fresh sweet grass, honey, moist pipe tobacco, fresh-cut elm in aroma and cup. In structure subtly and sweetly tart. Very light, silky mouthfeel. Unexpectedly rich and flavor-saturated in the finish: pipe tobacco, honey, lemon blossom.

Review Date: Jun 2017

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Delicate, crisply sweet. Violet candy, hazelnut butter, lemon verbena, molasses, cedar in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy acidity; lightly silky mouthfeel. The quiet finish settles to notes of lemon verbena and molasses.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $15.49/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Delicate, sweetly spicy. Baker’s chocolate, pink peppercorn, rose hip, ripe peach, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Crisply bittersweet acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of stonefruit in the short; baker’s chocolate and cedar round out the long.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $16.75/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Delicately sweet, fruit-toned. Blueberry, caramel, hibiscus-flower tea, walnut, sweet oregano in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet-tart acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The clean, tartly sweet finish leads with blueberry and caramel in the short, while the long is pleasantly herb-toned with suggestions of oregano and hibiscus.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $15.49/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Sweetly pungent, balanced. Baker’s chocolate, magnolia, almond, pomegranate, oak in aroma and cup. Crisp, gentle acidity; lightly velvety mouthfeel. The balance of the cup carries through to the sweet-toned finish, equal parts flower, fruit and nut.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Crisp, sweetly nut-toned. Toffee, pecan, fresh-cut fir, baker’s chocolate, rosemary flower in aroma and cup. Mild, briskly sweet acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying, resonant finish centers around baker’s chocolate in the short, with aromatic wood and nut tones resurfacing in the long.

Review Date: Jan 2017

Price: $76.00/8 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

Delicately and sweetly tart. Lush rose, almond, plum, roasted cacao nib, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Zesty, juicy-rich acidity; full, buoyant mouthfeel. The deeply sweet, resonant finish confidently rings on with all of the flavor notes from the cup.

Review Date: Jan 2017

Price: $20.00/250 grams

Delicate yet lush, gently bright. Dried peach, ripe orange, candied walnut, hints of fresh-cut cedar and cinnamon in aroma and cup. Roundly balanced acidity; satiny, light-footed mouthfeel. Walnut, cedar and orange in particular carry into a crisp but sweet finish.

Review Date: Jan 2017

Price: $20.00/250 grams

Deep, sweetly and richly pungent. Rum, oak, dark chocolate, ripe blueberry, lavender in aroma and cup. Backgrounded but resonant acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Rum and lavender in particular show up in a quietly flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Dec 2016

Price: $16.75/12 ounces

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters Logo

Pungently and sweetly wood- and nut-toned. Fresh-cut cedar, baker’s chocolate, cashew, orange zest in aroma and cup. Round, backgrounded acidity; syrupy mouthfeel. Simple but sweet, resonant finish.

Review Date: Dec 2016

Price: $21.00/16 ounces

Delicate, intricately rich. Jasmine, sandalwood, lychee, roasted cacao nib, orange zest in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart acidity; silky-smooth mouthfeel. The aromatic wood-framed finish is crisp in the short, rounding to cocoa tones in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2016

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly tart. Lemon zest, nougat, cedar, mango, narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp, gentle acidity; lean, silky mouthfeel. The richly drying finish consolidates around aromatic wood tones, with intimations of sweet-tart mango.