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.
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.
Deeply sweet, complex, vibrantly rich. Dark chocolate, deep fruit notes (guava, raspberry jam, pineapple), aromatic orchid, frankincense, cedar-toned tobacco in aroma and cup. The acidity, while not bright, is enveloped in an elaborate and balanced structure with deep composure; mouthfeel is full and very syrupy. The short finish is chocolaty and sweet, with floral hints and a fine tobacco note resonating through to the long.
Richly and cleanly fruit-toned, chocolaty. Dried fig, chocolate fudge, molasses, oak, narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet-tart in structure with high-toned, crisp acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. The resonant flavor-saturated finish centers around fig and chocolate suggestions.
Evaluated as espresso. Bright, sweetly tart, cleanly fruit-forward. Raspberry, chocolate fudge, sandalwood, narcissus, almond butter in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel, resonant, flavor-saturated finish. In cappuccino scaled milk, this attractive natural-processed coffee reads like trifle dessert: raspberry with dark chocolate.
Deeply sweet, resonantly savory, exceptionally vibrant. Apricot, honeysuckle, cannabis, wild honey, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-umami in structure with crisp, bright acidity; lively malic acidity. The balanced finish leads with notes of honeysuckle and cannabis with undertones of wild honey.
Rich-toned, crisply sweet. Passionfruit, agave syrup, narcissus, dark chocolate, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The long, flavor-saturated finish centers around notes of passionfruit, dark chocolate and sandalwood.
Price: NT $1,400/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Sweetly tart, fruit-toned and floral. Pomegranate, narcissus, sandalwood, molasses, an intriguing hint of cayenne in aroma and small cup. Plush, syrupy mouthfeel; resonant, flavor-saturated finish. Three parts milk tempers and rounds the tart fruit notes, while florals remain deep and pungent.
Price: NT $1,300/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Attractively roast-prominent, deeply sweet and complex. Scorched cedar, baking chocolate, blackberry jam, blood orange zest, marjoram, violet-like flowers in aroma and small cup. Lightly creamy, almost fluffy mouthfeel. Finish consolidates around an herb-toned chocolate enveloped in a smoky resonance. In three parts milk, intensely sweet and aromatically vibrant, supported by a rich, smoky depth.
Price: $125.00/4 ounces; limited availability
Delicate, intricately sweet, vibrant and impeccably balanced. Rose, crisp fruit (green apple, Bing cherry, wild strawberry), honey, tangerine zest, dragonwell green tea, fresh juniper in aroma and cup. The structure is incredibly sweet and juicy, yet zesty and richly tart. Light, but very silky mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in the finish with a delicately crisp, sweet resonance.