Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 965 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 $450/220 grams
Deeply rich, chocolaty and fruit-toned. Blueberry tart, chocolate fudge, rum barrel, gardenia, molasses in aroma and cup. Vibrantly sweet-tart structure with juicy, fruit-forward acidity; creamy-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to suggestions of dried blueberry, chocolate fudge and rum barrel.
Spice-toned, delicate and deep. Cardamom, black tea, bergamot, honeysuckle, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with juicy acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Flavor-saturated finish leads with cardamom and bergamot, rounding to honeysuckle-toned sandalwood in the long.
Delicate, deep, vibrantly sweet-tart. Lilac, dried apricot, cocoa nib, lemon verbena, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with lively, bright acidity; plush, viscous mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around notes of apricot and cocoa nib.
Price: $38.00/8 ounces
Sweetly pungent, juicy. Tangerine, dark chocolate, almond butter, honeysuckle, a hint of kefir in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bold, lactic acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The layered finish consolidates to notes of tangerine and sweet yogurt.
Deep-toned, fruit-centered, richly aromatic. Dark chocolate, black cherry, star jasmine, oak, almond brittle in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, lively acidity; plush, viscous mouthfeel. Finish centers around dark chocolate and black cherry.
Richly sweet-savory, deeply aromatic. Black currant, cocoa nib, pink peppercorn, lilac, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with high-toned acidity; viscous, satiny mouthfeel. Resonant, umami-leaning finish with notes of pink peppercorn and sandalwood.
Deep-toned, chocolaty and rich. Dark chocolate, strawberry guava, hazelnut butter, sandalwood, ginger blossom in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with round, engaging acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Crisply sweet, long finish with notes of dark chocolate, hazelnut and sandalwood.
Price: $20.00/12 ounces
Fruit-toned, sweetly tart. Ripe raspberry, lemon zest, dark chocolate, cedar, magnolia in aroma and cup. Tart-leaning structure with juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with raspberry and citrus notes in the short, modulating to dark chocolate and cedar in the long.
High-toned, richly sweet, delicately tart. Apple blossom, pomegranate, toffee, narcissus, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Resonant finish consolidates to toffee and cedar with a hint of narcissus-like flowers in the long.
Richly sweet, complex, multi-layered. Mango, ginseng, cocoa nib, grapefruit marmalade, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish with hints of mango and grapefruit.
Sweetly earth-toned, deeply floral. Petrichor, honeysuckle, Dark chocolate, petrichor, honeysuckle, nectarine, fine pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Deep, resonant finish consolidates to notes of petrichor and honeysuckle with dark chocolate undertones.
Evaluated as espresso. Expressive, confident, lyrical. Lychee, dark chocolate, star jasmine, sandalwood, Meyer lemon in aroma and small cup. Lively, creamy mouthfeel; balanced, floral- and fruit-toned finish. In three parts milk, a liquid dessert: think fine chocolate and tropical fruit.
Elegant, bright, rich-toned. Cocoa nib, ginger blossom, plum, pink peppercorn, almond butter in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with vibrant acidity; exceptionally syrupy mouthfeel. Aroma and flavor notes carry intact long into the resonant, flavor-laden finish.
Evaluated as espresso produced as a ristretto 25ml (.85-ounce) shot using a Nespresso capsule espresso brewer with whole milk heated using a conventional steam wand. Delicate, floral-toned. Honeysuckle, white peach, lime zest, cocoa nib, cedar in aroma and small cup. Silky, buoyant mouthfeel. The elegant finish centers around notes of honeysuckle and lime zest, with cocoa nib lingering into the long. Cappuccino-scaled milk further amplifies floral and chocolate tones.
Deep-toned, sweet-savory. Nectarine, narcissus, hop flowers, sandalwood, honey in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with gentle, round but engaging acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly bittersweet finish centers on honey and hop flowers in the short with nectarine returning in the long.
Delicately sweet, high-toned, citrusy. Key lime, cocoa nib, strawberry, freesia-like flowers, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; lush, creamy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to sweet fruit notes (berries and citrus) and cocoa nib.
Deeply aromatic, complex, multi-layered. Star jasmine, petrichor, almond nougat, sandalwood, white peach in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with bold, juicy acidity; luscious, silky mouthfeel. The softly round finish evokes almond nougat and star jasmine with a delicately earthy suggestion.
Sweetly and roundly bright, high-toned, floral. Star jasmine, tangerine zest, red currant, elm, a hint of coriander in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; crisp yet buoyant, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly flavor-saturated finish carries all the notes of the cup straight through into the long, particularly jasmine and red currant.
Floral, citrusy, delicate yet deeply sweet. Honeysuckle, blood orange, sugar cane, nougat, cocoa nib in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; plush, lively mouthfeel. The crisp finish centers around notes of honeysuckle, blood orange and cocoa nib.
Deep, intense, sweet-savory, utterly coherent. Intense lavender, black currant, mandarin orange, sandalwood, dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet, tart, savory-bottomed structure with intense, balanced acidity; big, mouth-filling body. The flavor-saturated finish carries over every nuance from the cup.