Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 1281 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: $30.00/12 ounces
Intensely aromatic, richly fruit-driven. Dark chocolate, fermented pomegranate juice, gardenia, sassafras, Meyer lemon zest in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with richly bittersweet, juicy acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Chocolaty and floral in the finish with a deliberate hint of ferment.
Price: NT $400/227 grams
Complex, richly sweet. Nectarine, lime zest, cocoa nib, nougat, lilac in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, balanced acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of cocoa nib and lime zest.
Price: $22.50/12 ounces
Crisply sweet-tart, richly wood-framed. Rhododendron, blueberry, rum barrel, chocolate fudge, pecan praline in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet structure with winy acidity; viscous, satiny mouthfeel. Crisp, drying finish that leads with notes of oak barrel and deep chocolate.
Deep yet soaring, vertically complex. Dried black currant, dark chocolate, sandalwood, ginger blossom, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Richly sweet-savory with deep, vibrant acidity; viscous but buoyant mouthfeel. The long, lingering, multi-layered finish thoroughly honors the promise of the cup.
Price: NT $500/4 ounces
Focused, gently bright, complex. Dried goji berry, vanilla bean, clementine, baking chocolate, fresh-cut oak, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Balanced structure (sweet, tart, savory) with richly pungent but juicy acidity; plushly syrupy mouthfeel. Deep and multi-layered in the finish.
Resonantly floral and fruit-centered. Date, orange blossom, dark chocolate, agave syrup, pungent cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly and roundly bright with deep savory-juicy acidity; plump, creamy mouthfeel. Coherent, complex, lingering finish.
Big, nuanced, multi-faceted. Fresh black currant, bergamot, pink grapefruit, sandalwood, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet with bright, juicy-tart acidity; crisply satiny mouthfeel. Delicately sweet, citrusy finish with sandalwood undertones.
Price: $18.95/12 ounces
Deeply pungent, richly sweet-savory. Dark chocolate, cranberry sauce, orange blossom, lemon-thyme, a hint of wine barrel in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet-savory with winy acidity; very full, creamy mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and cranberry sauce with undertones of wine barrel.
Price: $24.95/4 ounces
Delicately sweet-savory, elegantly herb-toned. Tarragon, lilac, nectarine, lemon balm, amber in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet with juicy, vibrant acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. The complex, richly nuanced finish centers around lilac and tarragon with nectarine and amber undertones.
Balanced, richly fruit-forward. Lychee, cocoa nib, wisteria, maple syrup, pistachio brittle in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet with delicately juicy acidity; silky-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of cocoa-toned tropical fruit and pistachio.
Sweetly fermenty, deeply rich. Aged red wine, ginger blossom, vanilla, pink grapefruit zest, baking chocolate in aroma and cup. Very sweet, high-toned structure with winy acidity; smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Spice-toned, delicate finish.
Delicately sweet-tart, richly aromatic. Pomegranate, lavender, cocoa nib, lemon-thyme, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, graceful acidity; light but viscous, silky mouthfeel. Long, confident finish led by notes of lavender and pomegranate, rounding to citrus-toned cocoa nib in the long.
Sweet-savory, multi-layered, deep-toned. Tangerine zest, dark chocolate, goji berry, almond nougat, myrrh in aroma and cup. Savory-leaning structure with citrusy acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. Resounding, satisfying finish driven by chocolate and citrus.
Bright, richly high-toned. Lilac, frankincense, cocoa nib, pink grapefruit zest, pistachio butter in aroma and cup. Delicately sweet-tart with balanced, vibrant acidity; silky, viscous mouthfeel. Resonant, long, flavor-saturated finish.
Floral, spice-toned. Jasmine, pink peppercorn, honey, apricot, myrrh in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with vivacious acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of pink peppercorn and honey.
Price: $19.95/12 ounces
High-toned, elegant, balanced. Apricot, almond butter, bergamot, cedar, cocoa nib in aroma and cup. Delicately sweet structure with juicy-bright acidity; very syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish supported by notes of apricot and almond.
Richly aromatic, deeply and sweetly herb-toned. Cocoa nib, bergamot, lilac, maple syrup, myrrh in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet-toned in structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The long, resonant finish is flavor-saturated, floral- and fruit-toned.
Rich, resonant, lyrically juicy. Dark chocolate, dried white peach, lilac, myrrh, ginseng in aroma and cup. Balanced, high-toned structure with juicy-bright acidity; plush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Long, lingering, integrated finish fulfills the promise of the cup.
Deeply sweet-savory, intricate, inviting. Black currant, cocoa nib, lemon verbena, fresh-cut oak, Nutella in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweetly tart structure with juicy-bright acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to lasting black currant and Nutella notes.
Complex, cleanly fruit-forward. Raspberry coulis, cocoa nib, hazelnut butter, lilac, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Bright, sweetly tart structure with juicy acidity; delicate, silky-smooth mouthfeel. The resonant finish consolidates to notes of raspberry and hazelnut with sandalwood undertones.