Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 1085 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.
Chocolaty, richly sweet-tart, deep-toned. Chocolate fudge, passion fruit, sandalwood, lily, a hint of Cognac in aroma and cup. Sweetly and opulently tart with generous, bright acidity; lush, viscous mouthfeel. Sandalwood- and chocolate-toned finish with undertones of passionfruit into the long.
Sweet-toned with a distinct lactic tang. Dried mango, fermenty tangerine, fresh yogurt, narcissus, Nutella in aroma and cup. Savory-sweet structure with lactic-leaning acidity; smooth, satiny mouthfeel. The long, sweet finish consolidates around notes of Nutella and tangerine.
Gently fruit-toned, crisply sweet. Blueberry, honeysuckle, hazelnut, lemon zest, caramel in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with juicy acidity; full, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to blueberry and caramel.
Price: NT $900/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Richly chocolaty and floral-toned. Chocolate fudge, narcissus, molasses, sandalwood, dried red currant in aroma and small cup. Creamy-smooth mouthfeel; resonant, flavor-saturated finish. Lyrically sweet in three parts milk, with deep-toned notes of chocolate fudge and narcissus into the long.
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. Richly aromatic, floral and balanced. Jasmine, orange zest, baking chocolate, pear, cedar in aroma and small cup. Silky-smooth mouthfeel. Crisp finish leads with notes of jasmine and orange zest, with undertones of baking chocolate throughout. Chocolate notes deepen in three parts milk, as do sweet florals.
Graceful, polished, exquisitely floral. Lavender, vanilla bean, bergamot, cocoa nib, lychee in aroma and cup. Delicate, vivid, multi-layered structure with elegantly sweet-tart acidity; very silky, buoyant mouthfeel. Elongated, richly floral, complex finish.
Price: $16.95/12 ounces
Fruit- and herb-toned. Lemon thyme, strawberry, dark chocolate, hazelnut, a hint of rum barrel in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with fruit-driven acidity; creamy-smooth mouthfeel. The quiet finish centers around notes of lemon thyme, strawberry and rum barrel.
Delicate, honey- and cocoa-toned. Pomegranate, cocoa nib, violet, pink grapefruit zest, cashew butter in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with balanced, lively acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The pleasing finish leads with pomegranate and cashew butter with undertones of cocoa nib.
Delicately fruit-forward, multi-layered, complex. Dark chocolate, blackberry jam, macadamia nut, honey, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with winy acidity; very full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Fruit-toned finish with deep, lasting chocolate undertones.
Price: $65.00/8 ounces
High-toned, crisply sweet-tart. Pink grapefruit zest, cocoa nib, tamarind, amber, grape candy in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with tart-leaning, lively acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish resonates with all of the notes from the cup.
Sweetly pungent, complex. Apricot, cocoa nib, narcissus, cedar, almond butter in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The cocoa-driven finish is supported by notes of dried stone fruit and spicy-sweet florals.
Price: $25.00/12 ounces
Delicate, rich, multi-layered. Lilac, honey, plum, sandalwood, hazelnut in aroma and cup. Gently bright, crisp acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to resonant lilac and plum notes with sandalwood undertones.
Beautifully balanced, fruit-forward. Cherry, orange zest, cocoa nib, cedar, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart, with juicy acidity; plush, buoyant mouthfeel. Long, layered finish with pretty cherry and cocoa nib notes.
Richly sweet, nuanced, multi-layered. Apricot, star jasmine, cocoa nib, cashew, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with delicate acidity; full, lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Rich, long, cocoa-toned finish.
Price: NT $400/8 ounces
Luminous, clear, confident, lively. Passion fruit, cocoa nib, lilac, almond butter, lemon drop in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with elegantly balanced, intense acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated finish that carries all the aroma and flavor notes of the cup well into the long.
Price: NT $750/4 ounces
Harmoniously sweet-tart-savory. Dark chocolate, pomegranate, shiitake mushroom, jasmine, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, high-toned acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is a sweet-savory duet of dark chocolate and shiitake mushroom notes.
Deeply rich, sweetly spice-toned. Cinnamon, nutmeg, pear, honey, lavender in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with lively, juicy acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. The finish is spice-toned and rich.
Complexly fruit-toned, chocolaty. Dried blueberry, watermelon candy, chocolate fudge, almond, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with winy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The rich-toned finish consolidates to blueberry, chocolate fudge, and sandalwood.
Price: $16.95/12 ounces
Fruit-forward, richly sweet. Berry melange (blueberry, raspberry, blackberry), chocolate fudge, sandalwood, molasses, narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with juicy acidity; creamy, viscous mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around notes of chocolate fudge and blueberry.
Delicate, tropical, fruity and floral. Strawberry guava, bergamot, cocoa nib, sandalwood, plumeria in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. Resonant, flavor-saturated, very long finish.