Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 929 coffees and espressos that earned an outstanding score of 94 points or higher. The reviews below appear in reverse chronological order by review date. Older reviews may no longer accurately reflect current versions of the same coffee.
Rich, complex, multi-layered. Sweet baking spices, cocoa powder, lemon zest, lilac, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with apple-like malic acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish leads with sweet baking spices and cocoa powder.
Price: $23.50/12 ounces
Deeply fruity, sweetly fermenty, headily floral. Strawberry coulis, brandy, almond butter, toffee, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Richly sweet-tart structure with juicy, bright acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. Sustained flavor-saturated finish.
High-toned, sweetly tart. Bing cherry, cocoa nib, honeysuckle, cedar, a hint of thyme in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity. Full, syrupy mouthfeel. The engaging finish leads with notes of cherry and honeysuckle, and cocoa nib resurfaces in the long.
Deeply sweet-savory, richly aromatic. Red currant jam, honeysuckle, sandalwood, brown sugar, marjoram in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with savory underpinnings; vivacious, juicy acidity. The finish centers on notes of red currant and sandalwood.
Rich-toned, fruit-forward, sweetly fermenty. Ripe blueberry, dark chocolate, Bourbon barrel, gardenia, molasses in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with winy acidity; full, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated finish.
Intricate, pungent, deeply floral. Peach, pear, honeysuckle, black walnut, musk in aroma and cup. Brisk but very sweet in structure with a savory edge; satiny, lively mouthfeel. Crisp, flavor-saturated finish.
Evaluated as espresso. Rich-toned, fruit-forward and chocolaty. Chocolate fudge, dried apricot, almond paste, sandalwood, molasses in aroma and small cup. Viscous, syrupy mouthfeel; a resonant finish centers around chocolate fudge and dried apricot. In three parts milk, almost dessert-like in its richness.
Bright, balanced, aromatically nuanced. Nectarine, cocoa nib, star jasmine, sandalwood, a hint of lychee in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. A resonant, flavor-saturated finish fulfills the balanced, complete promise of the cup.
Sweet, soft, gently tart-pungent. Buttery dark chocolate, cashew butter, lemon drop, date, orange blossom in aroma and cup. Balanced and roundly complete in taste structure; syrupy but buoyant in mouthfeel. Chocolate and lemon in particular persist in a deep, lasting finish.
Nuanced, richly sweet, spice-toned. Mulberry, baking spices, hop flowers, toffee, cedar in aroma and small cup. Sweet-savory structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is long and resonant, centered around toffee and baking spices.
Richly, sweetly tart, deeply chocolaty. Dark chocolate fudge, grape candy, sandalwood, violet, magnolia in aroma and cup. Tartly sweet structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; creamy, plush mouthfeel. The long, resonant finish centers on grape candy and chocolate fudge, with a backgrounded sandalwood.
Evaluated as espresso. Rich-toned, deeply sweet-savory. Black currant, dark chocolate, cedar, tamarind, freesia in aroma and small cup. Lively, syrupy mouthfeel; the resonant finish centers around tamarind, dark chocolate and cedar. Balanced and flavor-saturated in three parts milk; dark chocolate and freesia notes particularly amplified.
Price: NT $200/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Delicate, floral-and fruit-toned. Wisteria, dried apricot, sandalwood, almond brittle, molasses in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; delicate, long finish. Wisteria and apricot notes sing in three parts milk, balanced by deep almond brittle and molasses with undertones of sandalwood.
Deeply and sweetly pungent; layered and intricate. Dark chocolate, raspberry, freesia, port wine, a hint of fresh, fragrant tobacco in aroma and cup. Balanced, quietly forceful in its sweet-savory structure; light but exceptionally silky in mouthfeel. All notes ring on in a layered, flavor-saturated finish.
Price: NT $1600/4 ounces
Crisply sweet, fruit- and floral toned. Nectarine, jasmine, cocoa nib, sandalwood, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, lively acidity; crisp, silky mouthfeel. Resonant finish centered around nectarine and cocoa nib.
Price: $22.99/12 ounces
High-toned, crisply sweet-tart. Strawberry, tangerine zest, cocoa nib, jasmine, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, citrus-like acidity; viscous, buoyant mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of strawberry and cocoa nib with undertones of tangerine zest.
Evaluated as espresso. Complex, richly sweet-savory. Jasmine, dark chocolate, cannabis flower, almond paste, tamarind in aroma and small cup. Viscous, syrupy body; long, richly drying, flavor-saturated mouthfeel. In cappuccino-scaled milk, floral and savory notes (jasmine, cannabis) play harmoniously, supported by dark chocolate.
Price: $14.25/12 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet-tart, citrus- and chocolate-driven. Chocolate fudge, pink grapefruit zest, hazelnut butter, black cherry, cedar in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; resonant, chocolaty finish. Levitatingly sweet in three parts milk, with leading notes of chocolate fudge and pink grapefruit zest.
Price: NT $550/200 grams
Musk-toned, fruit-forward. Passion fruit, fine musk, dark chocolate, watermelon candy, pink grapefruit zest in aroma and cup. High-toned, sweetly tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; creamy, plush mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish centers around notes of passion fruit and fine musk.
High-toned, richly sweet-tart. Dried apricot, tangerine zest, almond, narcissus-like flowers, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart in structure with balanced, juicy acidity; crisp yet syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is richly bittersweet and long, centered on notes of tangerine zest and cedar.