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We found 56 reviews of coffees and espressos roasted in greater Washington DC. 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 2017

Price: $14.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Intensely aromatic and sweet. White peach, nougat, jasmine, tamarind, myrrh in aroma and small cup. Plush, syrupy mouthfeel; richly drying, floral-toned finish with continued notes of white peach. In three parts milk, all of the aromatic notes converge, perfumy and complex.

Review Date: Apr 2017

Price: $14.99/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicate, richly sweet. Lilac, roasted cacao nib, vanilla bean, tart quince, aromatic frankincense in aroma and cup. Roundly sweet acidity; lush, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. The gentle finish is quietly flavor-saturated, leading with fruit and floral tones in the short, cocoa in the long.

Review Date: Feb 2017

Price: $14.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Bright, chocolaty, floral-toned. Grapefruit, dark chocolate, hazelnut butter, lavender, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and small cup. Lively, full, velvety mouthfeel; tart, aromatic wood-framed finish. Dark chocolate notes are enlivened in three parts milk, with intimations of lavender-like flowers throughout.

Review Date: Dec 2016

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Deeply and sweetly pungent; floral-toned. Narcissus, nougat, sandalwood, grapefruit zest, moist, freshly fallen leaves in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweet-tart acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The deep, savory-edged finish conjures fine sandalwood incense with sweet floral undertones.

Review Date: Dec 2016

Price: $14.99/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicately and richly sweet; balanced. Lemon verbena, myrrh, honeysuckle, spearmint, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Crisply juicy, sweetly tart acidity; satiny mouthfeel. The gently drying, flavor-saturated finish is resonant with citrus and sweet herb enveloped in cocoa tones.

Review Date: Dec 2016

Price: $14.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicately rich, crisp, balanced. Dried apricot, baker’s chocolate, rhododendron, orange zest, cinnamon in aroma and cup. Lively, juicy acidity; velvety mouthfeel. Cinnamon-like spice leads in the short finish; dried fruit and vanilla-like flowers resonate in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2016

Price: $14.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Balanced, sweetly tart. Dark chocolate, pomegranate, Oolong tea, rose-like flowers, almond in aroma and small cup. Delicate, silky mouthfeel. Clean, sweet finish, with a savory resonance. In three parts milk, chocolate tones re-emerge, along with hints of roasted almond.

Review Date: Nov 2016

Price: $17.99/12 ounces

No. 23 Coffee of 2016: Red Rooster Kenya Karindundu

Complex, deeply pungent, sweetly savory. Lavender, pink peppercorn, gooseberry, lemongrass, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Juicy, sweet-tart acidity; lightly creamy mouthfeel. Cocoa and lavender tones lead in a resonant, flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Nov 2016

Price: $14.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Rich, intricate and layered. Lemon zest, roasted cacao nib, violet, mulberry, frankincense in aroma and cup. Delicately tart acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The crisp, richly drying finish is cocoa-toned, with hints of citrus.

Review Date: Oct 2016

Price: $17.99/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Deeply sweet, fruit-forward. Dried raspberry, apple brandy, freesia-like flowers, roasted cacao nib, molasses in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweet-tart acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Raspberry tones ring from the break through to the quietly resonant finish, with a supporting array of spicy florals.

Review Date: Sep 2016

Price: $25.00/12 ounces

Deeply rich, sweetly pungent. Black currant, wisteria, spicy oak, bergamot, vanilla in aroma and cup. Vibrant, sweetly tart acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. The richly drying finish is high-toned, sweetly herbaceous, focused around bergamot and vanilla notes.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $30.00/12 ounces

Sweetly and richly pungent. Violet, peach, almond butter, baker’s chocolate, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Round, quietly tart acidity; Smooth, satiny mouthfeel. The rich, flavor-saturated short finish consolidates to violet and baker’s chocolate in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $15.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicate, sweetly fruit-forward. Brandy, raspberry, honeysuckle, tangerine zest, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Very tart acidity; billowy-smooth mouthfeel. The rich, resonant finish consolidates around cacoa nib and berry.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicately sweet, complex. Honey, frankincense, wisteria, nectarine, pistachio in aroma and cup. Richly vibrant acidity; very silky mouthfeel. All flavor notes carry over into the flavor-saturated short finish, with frankincense-laced nectarine lingering into the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $19.00/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Rich, sweet, intricately composed. Dried red currant, cherry blossom, redwood, cinnamon, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Juicy-tart acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The crisp, flavor-saturated finish center on red currant and cinnamon notes, with cacao nib resurfacing in the long.

Review Date: Aug 2016

Price: $16.00/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Richly and deeply sweet, fruit-forward. Blueberry, rum cordial, grapefruit zest, hazelnut, in aroma and cup. Sweet, juicy acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The resonant, gently drying finish highlights the berry and cacao tones running throughout the cup.

Review Date: Jun 2016

Price: $12.00/8 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Complex, subtly intricate. Lychee, tamarind, roasted pumpkin seed, pink peppercorn, rhododendron in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweet-savory acidity; lightly satiny, smooth mouthfeel. The crisp resonance of the finish centers around lychee and tamarind in the short, rounding to roasted pumpkin seeds and a hint of pink peppercorn in the long.

Review Date: Jun 2016

Price: $12.00/8 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicate, sweetly tart. Mango, elm, honeysuckle, buttery macadamia nut in aroma and cup. Brisk, sweet acidity; billowy-light, satiny mouthfeel. The crisp finish opens with suggestions of mango and macadamia, then tails off into gently drying, aromatic elm.

Review Date: May 2016

Price: $15.49/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Rich, crisply sweet, spice-toned. Honeysuckle, pear, cocoa powder, candied walnut, myrrh in aroma and cup. Juicy, balanced acidity; buoyant, velvety mouthfeel. The richly drying finish combines notes of cocoa and and honeysuckle in the short and intimations of myrrh in the long.

Review Date: May 2016

Price: $17.00/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicately rich, subtly intricate. Violet-like flowers, pink peppercorn, almond butter, peach, myrrh in aroma and cup. Juicy, vibrant, balanced acidity; silky, buoyantly levitating mouthfeel. The crisply sweet, flavor-saturated finish is animated by spicy suggestions of myrrh and pink peppercorn.