Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 913 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.
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.
Round, sweet, complex, original. Magnolia, musk, lemon verbena, maple syrup, complex fruit (peach, jackfruit) in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly low-toned in structure; buoyant and satiny in mouthfeel. Rich, round, pungently layered finish: peach, magnolia.
Vibrantly sweet, resonantly floral, cocoa-toned. Lavender, cocoa nib, kumquat, fine musk, toffee in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; crisp yet syrupy mouthfeel. Flavor-saturated finish that sustains each note from the cup in long, ringing clarity.
Delicate, complex, multi-layered. Bergamot, dark chocolate, nougat, narcissus, cedar in aroma and cup. Richly sweet-savory structure with citrusy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The floral- and fruit-driven finish is supported by chocolate and aromatic wood notes.
Richly sweet, deeply chocolaty. Chocolate fudge, red currant, wisteria, cedar, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Crisp, sweetly tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; plush, viscous mouthfeel. Quiet finish centered around notes of chocolate, wisteria and cedar.
Complex, multi-layered, crisply sweet-tart. Apricot, almond, honeysuckle, oak, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, bright acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated finish that consolidates to apricot and oak in the long.
Richly sweet-savory. Concord grape, freesia, cedar, molasses, orange zest in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory structure with round, gentle acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Crisply sweet finish centered around notes of Concord grape, molasses and cedar.
Fruit-toned, richly sweet. Strawberry, sandalwood, narcissus-like flowers, nougat, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; plush, creamy mouthfeel. Resonant finish that consolidates around strawberry and nougat with hints of sandalwood.
Richly sweet-savory, deeply chocolaty. Dark chocolate, fine musk, black cherry, gently scorched cedar, wisteria in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with gentle, rounded acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. The chocolaty finish is given further depth by suggestions of black cherry and musk, all ensconced in a gently smoky cedar.
Deeply and richly sweet, resonantly juicy. Red currant, lavender, dark chocolate, sandalwood, fine musk in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, lively acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Both the aromatics and poised structure carry far into the finish with finesse and persistence.
Evaluated as espresso. Ultra-rich, chocolaty, deep musky resonance. Perique pipe tobacco, salted chocolate fudge, candied fig, pink grapefruit zest, lavender, fresh earth after a rain in aroma and small cup. Thick, velvety mouthfeel. The short finish consolidates around rich tobacco and cocoa with delicate floral hints and earthy depth in the long. Deeply sweet and satisfying in three parts milk; flavor saturates the milk with impressive continuity and vivacity.
Floral-toned, bright, citrusy. Star jasmine, bergamot, sandalwood, maple syrup, baking chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish with undertones on bergamot and star jasmine.
Cocoa-toned, deeply and richly sweet. Cocoa nib, lemon blossom, black currant, hazelnut butter, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, vibrant acidity; creamy-full mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of cocoa and black currant.
Rich-toned, chocolaty. Dark chocolate, narcissus-like flowers, date, cedar, blood orange zest in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with balanced acidity; plush, creamy mouthfeel. The rich, long finish centers on dark chocolate bordering on fudge and exceptionally sweet florals.
Price: NT $300/8 ounces
Delicate, berry-toned, deeply sweet. Wild strawberry, honey, freesia-like flowers, oak, almond paste in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, high-toned acidity; lively, silky mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated finish sustains all of the notes from the cup, wild strawberry and almond in particular.
Delicate, floral-toned. Narcissus-like flowers, honey, cocoa nib, apricot, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The rich, floral-laden finish is rife with supporting notes of apricot and cocoa nib.
Delicately and complexly aromatic, levitatingly high-toned. Dried passionfruit, aromatic orchid, frankincense, cocoa nib, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Elegantly sweet structure with rich, vibrant acidity; lively, silky mouthfeel. The very long finish centers around frankincense-toned passionfruit and aromatic orchid with a cocoa throughline.