Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 1294 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.
High-toned, richly sweet-tart. Tea rose, peach, almond butter, oak, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, lively acidity; smooth, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of almond and maple syrup with tea rose gently resurfacing in the long.
Price: NT $300/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Delicately fruit-toned, floral and lively. Lilac, dried Bing cherry, sandalwood, macadamia nut, wild honey in aroma and small cup. Full, syrupy mouthfeel; delicate, long finish. Lilac and Bing cherry notes deepen in three parts milk, balanced by creamy macadamia nut and wild honey; hints of sandalwood hover in the background.
Price: NT $290/8 ounces
Sweetly tart, decidedly tropical. Ginger blossom, passionfruit, kukui nut, lemon verbena, sugarcane in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, high-toned acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish is resonant, long, and flavor-saturated.
Very sweet, richly savory. Honey, tiger lily, fresh pipe tobacco, ginseng, date in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with juicy-tart acidity; Syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Finish leads with notes of pipe tobacco and flowers.
Deeply rich, chocolaty and fruit-toned. Raspberry tart, chocolate fudge, grappa barrel, gardenia, molasses in aroma and cup. Vibrantly sweet-tart structure with juicy, fruit-forward acidity; creamy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to suggestions of dried raspberry, chocolate fudge and grappa barrel.
Price: $49.95/8 ounces
Crisply sweet, delicately tart. Apricot, cocoa nib, lavender, lemon verbena, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; lively, silky mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of cocoa nib and lemon verbena.
Richly sweet, deeply spice-toned. Toffee, plum blossom, tangerine zest, almond butter, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Juicy-sweet structure with high-toned, balanced acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of almond, tangerine zest and sandalwood.
Cleanly fruit-toned, delicately sweet-tart. Raspberry, bergamot, cocoa nib, honey, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with delicate, buoyant mouthfeel; crisp, fruit-forward finish.
Resonantly bright and juicy, deeply balanced. Strawberry guava, cocoa nib, Meyer lemon zest, sassafras, wisteria in aroma and cup. Elegantly sweet structure with crisp, vibrant acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The coherent, flavor-laden finish resonates with all the notes from the cup.
Delicately perfumed, sweetly fermenty. Green grape, rum barrel, rhododendron, cocoa nib, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Sweet ferment suggesting rum barrel animates the crisply cocoa-toned finish.
Price: NT $600/200 grams
Complex, richly sweet-savory, deeply floral. Star jasmine, salted caramel, cocoa nib, wild strawberry, mustard seed in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart-savory structure with high-toned acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. Cocoa-driven finish with undertones of caramel and mustard seed.
Elegantly spice-toned, floral. Bergamot, lilac, pink peppercorn, caramel, plum in aroma and cup. Delicately sweet-savory structure with lively, juicy acidity; very syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of caramel and plum.
Citrusy-bright, juicy-sweet, spice-toned. Pink grapefruit zest, green peppercorn, honeysuckle, agave syrup, frankincense in aroma and cup. Delicately sweet-tart structure with high-toned, vibrant acidity; silky, buoyant mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of pink grapefruit zest and honeysuckle with green peppercorn and frankincense in the long.
Price: NT $800/8 ounces
Evaluated as espresso. Sweetly roast-toned, richly chocolaty and deep. Dark chocolate, black cherry, almond extract, marjoram, cedar in aroma and small cup. Creamy, viscous mouthfeel; chocolaty and fruit-driven finish. Chocolate explodes in three parts milk, supported by notes of black cherry and cedar with a hint of sweet marjoram.
Price: NT $200/160-ml bottle
A ready-to-drink black coffee, tested cold. Dried guava, dark chocolate, frangipane, vanilla, cedar. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, juicy acidity; refreshingly silky mouthfeel. Guava and dark chocolate lead in the finish, with undertones of cedar and vanilla. Like sweet guava ice cream with a cedar edge in milk.
A ready-to-drink black coffee, tested cold. Dried apricot, baking chocolate, lemon verbena, marjoram, frankincense. Juicy, sweet-tart structure with lively acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The balanced finish is equal parts dark chocolate and dried apricot. Chocolate notes are further amplified in milk, as sweet marjoram and resiny frankincense notes.
Richly berry-toned, sweetly herbaceous. Raspberry coulis, lemon verbena, wild honey, cedar, a hint of marjoram in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with vibrant acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The fruit-forward finish is supported by sweet herb notes and rich aromatic wood suggesting cedar.
Juicy, vibrant, tartly floral. Dried hibiscus, Meyer lemon zest, guava, cocoa nib, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Balanced, brightly sweet-tart structure with high-toned acidity; silky, viscous mouthfeel. Resonant, rich, flavor-laden finish.
Price: $87.00/12 ounces
Delicately, richly perfumy. Guava, cocoa nib, frankincense, wild honey, lilac in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with bright, vibrant acidity; silky, levitating mouthfeel. The deeply sweet finish centers around guava, cocoa nib and frankincense.
Juicy-sweet, fruit-driven. Lychee, tea rose, sandalwood, cashew, chocolate fudge in aroma and cup. Richly bittersweet structure with juicy, bright acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant, long, flavor-laden finish centers around notes of lychee and chocolate.