Top-Rated Coffees (94+ points)
We found 1016 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.
Richly sweet, complex, multi-layered. Mango, ginseng, cocoa nib, grapefruit marmalade, honeysuckle in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish with hints of mango and grapefruit.
Sweetly earth-toned, deeply floral. Petrichor, honeysuckle, Dark chocolate, petrichor, honeysuckle, nectarine, fine pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Deep, resonant finish consolidates to notes of petrichor and honeysuckle with dark chocolate undertones.
Evaluated as espresso. Expressive, confident, lyrical. Lychee, dark chocolate, star jasmine, sandalwood, Meyer lemon in aroma and small cup. Lively, creamy mouthfeel; balanced, floral- and fruit-toned finish. In three parts milk, a liquid dessert: think fine chocolate and tropical fruit.
Elegant, bright, rich-toned. Cocoa nib, ginger blossom, plum, pink peppercorn, almond butter in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with vibrant acidity; exceptionally syrupy mouthfeel. Aroma and flavor notes carry intact long into the resonant, flavor-laden finish.
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. Delicate, floral-toned. Honeysuckle, white peach, lime zest, cocoa nib, cedar in aroma and small cup. Silky, buoyant mouthfeel. The elegant finish centers around notes of honeysuckle and lime zest, with cocoa nib lingering into the long. Cappuccino-scaled milk further amplifies floral and chocolate tones.
Deep-toned, sweet-savory. Nectarine, narcissus, hop flowers, sandalwood, honey in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with gentle, round but engaging acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly bittersweet finish centers on honey and hop flowers in the short with nectarine returning in the long.
Delicately sweet, high-toned, citrusy. Key lime, cocoa nib, strawberry, freesia-like flowers, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; lush, creamy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to sweet fruit notes (berries and citrus) and cocoa nib.
Deeply aromatic, complex, multi-layered. Star jasmine, petrichor, almond nougat, sandalwood, white peach in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with bold, juicy acidity; luscious, silky mouthfeel. The softly round finish evokes almond nougat and star jasmine with a delicately earthy suggestion.
Sweetly and roundly bright, high-toned, floral. Star jasmine, tangerine zest, red currant, elm, a hint of coriander in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; crisp yet buoyant, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly flavor-saturated finish carries all the notes of the cup straight through into the long, particularly jasmine and red currant.
Price: $24.95/12 ounces
Floral, citrusy, delicate yet deeply sweet. Honeysuckle, blood orange, sugar cane, nougat, cocoa nib in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; plush, lively mouthfeel. The crisp finish centers around notes of honeysuckle, blood orange and cocoa nib.
Deep, intense, sweet-savory, utterly coherent. Intense lavender, black currant, mandarin orange, sandalwood, dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet, tart, savory-bottomed structure with intense, balanced acidity; big, mouth-filling body. The flavor-saturated finish carries over every nuance from the cup.
Very sweet, high-toned, richly floral. Star jasmine, lemon verbena, pineapple, cocoa nib, frankincense in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, levitating acidity; delicate but syrupy mouthfeel. Crisp, long, floral-toned finish.
Price: $19.00/12 ounces
Overarchingly sweet, richly savory. Nectarine, sandalwood, marzipan, spearmint, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with a tart, vibrant acidity; nectar-like mouthfeel. Rich-toned finish with marzipan notes lingering into the long.
Paradoxically savory-deep and levitatingly bright. Passion fruit, myrrh, ginseng, wisteria, candycap mushroom in aroma and cup. Balanced sweet-tart-savory structure with lively, engaging acidity. Viscous, almost creamy mouthfeel. Very long, very flavor-saturated, harmonious finish.
Price: $45.95/8 ounces (currently on sale for $36.76)
Crisply fruit-centered, floral-toned. Mango, cocoa nib, lilac, honey, Meyer lemon in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with lush, elegant acidity; crisply viscous mouthfeel. Balanced, layered finish.
Deeply fruit-toned, richly chocolaty. Candied papaya, black cherry, dark chocolate, honeysuckle, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Tart-leaning structure with high-toned, fruity acidity; smooth, gently tannic mouthfeel. The finish centers on dark chocolate and black cherry.
Price: $30.00/6 ounces
Sweetly fermenty, wine-toned. Lychee, dried raspberry, grappa, dark chocolate fudge, lily in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with crisp, citrusy acidity; delicate, silky-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of dried raspberry, grappa and dark chocolate.
Delicate, floral, richly spice-toned. Ginger blossom, cocoa nib, bergamot, molasses, a hint of cardamom in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory structure with juicy, citrusy acidity; viscous, super-satiny mouthfeel. Finish leads with ginger blossom and bergamot with undertones of cardamom.
Price: $30.00/8 ounces
Deeply rich, balanced, fruit- and floral-toned. Tea rose, pomelo, dark chocolate, pie cherry, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with round, fruit-toned acidity; rich, satiny mouthfeel. Tea rose, pie cherry and dark chocolate saturate the resonant finish.
Rich-toned, fruit-forward, sweetly tart. Pineapple, violet, cocoa nib, cedar, a hint of thyme in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with vivid acidity; full, viscous mouthfeel.The fruit-toned finish leads with pineapple notes in the short, rounding to cocoa tones in the long.