Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 1154 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.
Price: NT $400/220 grams
Deeply sweet, rich-toned, juicy. Dried apricot, dark chocolate, cashew, pink grapefruit zest, magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with balanced acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The fruit-forward finish is balanced by notes of cashew and dark chocolate.
Concentrated, rich-toned, deep. Dried plum, sandalwood, baking chocolate, star jasmine, lemon thyme in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with bright acidity; very full, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of dried plum and sandalwood with hints of baking chocolate.
Evaluated as espresso. Richly spice-toned, deeply floral. Honeysuckle, black cherry, baking spices, dark chocolate, amber in aroma and small cup. Plush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel; finely balanced, flavor-saturated finish. The milk shot amplifies floral tones suggesting honeysuckle with undertones of black cherry and warming spices.
Price: NT $500/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly floral, complex, nuanced. Lilac, dark chocolate, black cherry, myrrh, lemon-thyme in aroma and small cup. Very syrupy-smooth mouthfeel; deep, rich, flavor-laden finish. This coffee particularly impresses in three parts milk, with lyric, lilac top notes, rich, fudge-like bottom notes, and black cherry, myrrh and lemon thyme in the mid-palate.
Subtly complex, deeply sweet. Star jasmine, cocoa nib, mango, frankincense, spearmint in aroma and cup. Bright, juicy acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. The balanced finish leads with notes of star jasmine and mango, followed by cocoa suggestions.
Delicate, high-toned, complex. Guava, cocoa nib, narcissus, sandalwood, hazelnut butter in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; very smooth, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant finish consolidates to attractive notes of guava and cocoa nib.
Price: $16.00/230 grams
Richly sweet-tart, fruit-toned. Dried raspberry, dark chocolate, musk, almond, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with wine-like acidity; plush, creamy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and almond with undertones of raspberry.
Price: NT $270/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly aromatic, deeply fruit-toned. Dried apricot, sandalwood, narcissus, almond, dark chocolate in aroma and small cup. Viscous, syrupy mouthfeel; quiet, cleanly fruit-centered finish. In cappuccino-scaled milk, apricot and narcissus notes particularly please.
Evaluated as espresso. Chocolate fudge, pomegranate, cedar, honeysuckle, lime zest in aroma and small cup. Plush, syrupy mouthfeel; deep, chocolaty finish. In three parts milk, both chocolate and floral notes are amplified, complicated by pomegranate and cedar.
A splendid, uncompromising example of its style, though not for everyone. Fresh humus, perique pipe tobacco, freshly dried prune, musk, raw chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with low-toned, round acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The sweetly earth-toned finish is long and resonant, with notes of forest floor, pipe tobacco and musk.
Bright and tropical; deeply sweet. Lychee, amber, ginger blossom, almond butter, a hint of coconut in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, citrusy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of ginger blossom and coconut.
Price: $14.95/6 ounces
Elegantly floral, delicately fruit-toned. Honeysuckle, pink grapefruit zest, agave syrup, cocoa nib, lemon balm in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with bright, balanced acidity; lyrically silky mouthfeel. Pretty floral-leaning finish centers on notes of honeysuckle and lemon balm with undertones of cocoa nib.
Richly sweet-tart, fruit-forward. Dried raspberry, dark chocolate, almond brittle, thyme, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet with juicy acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-laden finish.
Delicate, high-toned, crisply sweet-tart. Guava, pink peppercorn, cocoa nib, tangerine zest, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned with tart-leaning, juicy acidity; delicately silky mouthfeel. The long, flavor-saturated finish centers on guava and pink peppercorn.
Delicate, richly aromatic. Bergamot, plum, almond, honeysuckle, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned with bright, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around notes of bergamot, honeysuckle and cedar.
Price: NT $320/200 grams
Vibrant, juicy, cocoa-toned. Apricot, cocoa nib, honeysuckle, hazelnut butter, cedar in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet with lively acidity; plush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates around cocoa nib and a hint of apricot.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Delicately vibrant, crisply sweet-tart. Peach, cocoa nib, lilac, pink grapefruit zest, pistachio in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart in structure; richly silky mouthfeel. The satisfying finish consolidates to notes of cocoa-toned stone fruit.
Lyrically sweet, juicy, elegantly bright. Strawberry guava, coconut, hop flowers, narcissus, lemon balm in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart with juicy, tantalizing acidity; delicate, very silky mouthfeel. Resonant, long, flavor-saturated finish.
Delicate, sweetly tart, richly aromatic. Lemon verbena, raspberry, sandalwood, almond butter, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with vibrant, citrusy acidity; very full, syrupy smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of lemon verbena and sandalwood.
Rich-toned, deeply aromatic. Black currant, toffee, narcissus, cedar, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart with bright, juicy acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of black currant and toffee that carry far into the long.