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Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $37.00/120 grams

Crisply sweet, floral-toned. Roasted cacao nib, green grape, freesia, cedar, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of cedar and cacao nib in the short with a hint of freesia in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet, chocolate-toned. Magnolia, chocolate fudge, hazelnut, gently scorched cedar, banana in aroma and small cup. Velvety mouthfeel; cocoa-toned, floral finish. Both flowers and cocoa carry expressively into cappuccino-scaled milk.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $16.95/12 ounces

Visit Durango Coffee Company

Crisp, sweetly pungent. Honeysuckle, pomegranate, maple syrup, orange zest, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart in structure with juicy, bright acidity; velvety mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of pomegranate and cedar with hints of honeysuckle-like florals.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $13.50/10 ounces

Crisply sweet, balanced. Baker’s chocolate, apricot, magnolia, cedar, almond in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart in structure with brisk acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. The finish centers around apricot and magnolia in the short, with cedar and baker’s chocolate returning in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $19.95/12 ounces

Klatch Coffee Logo

High-toned, crisply sweet. Mango, halvah, fine musk, freesia, dark chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; plump, velvety mouthfeel. The lingering, resonant finish carries through on the vivacious, complex promise of the cup.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $12.25/12 ounces

Grounds for Change logo

Roasty-sweet, richly chocolaty. Dark chocolate, gently scorched cedar, gardenia, grapefruit zest, roasted almond in aroma and cup. Briskly bittersweet in structure; satiny-smooth in mouthfeel. Notes of dark chocolate and smoky cedar carry the resonant finish.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Steady State Roasting Company Logo

Sweetly herbaceous, richly cocoa-toned. Baker’s chocolate, lemon verbena, toffee, allspice, hazelnut in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with brisk acidity; velvety mouthfeel. The finish leads with lemon verbena and toffee in the short, segueing to spice-toned chocolate and hazelnut in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Steady State Roasting Company Logo

Richly sweet, fruit-toned. Dried apricot, roasted cacao nib, agave syrup, cedar, magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with gentle, rounded acidity; crisp, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to notes of dried apricot and cocoa-toned cedar.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: NT $2600/227 grams

Direct Coffee Logo

Deeply sweet, cleanly fruit-toned. Watermelon candy, black currant, sandalwood, lantana-like flowers, spice-toned chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; lightly velvety mouthfeel. The crisp, flavor-saturated finish is resonantly fruit-toned, complicated by pretty notes of sandalwood.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $6.00/250 grams

Bluekoff Company Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Richly sweet, chocolate-toned. Dark chocolate, gardenia-like flowers, green apple, gently scorched cedar, hazelnut in aroma and small cup. Satiny-smooth mouthfeel; richly drying finish with notes of green apple and cedar. In cappuccino-sized milk, green apple and rich nut butter are supported by spicy-sweet gardenia-like flowers and a hint of smoky cedar.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $6.00/250 grams

Bluekoff Company Logo

Evaluated as espresso. Balanced, richly sweet. Baker’s chocolate, almond, molasses, narcissus, black cherry in aroma and small cup. Satiny body; resonant finish centers around baker’s chocolate and almond. In three parts milk, chocolate notes are amplified, and black cherry and sweet florals resurface.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $16.25/10 ounces

Vibrant, rich-toned, sweetly-tart. Tart berry, roasted cacao nib, crisp, bittersweet hop flowers, sandalwood, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with engaging, juicy acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The savory-leaning finish is driven by hop flowers, with cocoa nib as another throughline supporting the dried fruit and spicy aromatic wood notes.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $15.00/12 ounces

Magnolia Coffee Logo

Crisp, richly sweet. Magnolia, dried persimmon, hazelnut, molasses, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with round, gentle acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish is resonant with magnolia, dried persimmon and hazelnut notes.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $75.00/8 ounces

Dragonfly Coffee Roasters Logo

Rich, resonant, high-toned. Lychee, lilac, chocolate fudge, frankinense, tamarind in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, bright acidity; plush, syrupy-smoooth mouthfeel. The lingering finish is flavor-saturated, making good on the promise of the cup’s deep sweetness.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $45.00/8 ounces

Dragonfly Coffee Roasters Logo

Crisp, elegantly sweet, rich-toned. Dried mango, hazelnut butter, hibiscus, fresh-cut cedar, brown sugar in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet-tart structure with vibrant acidity; viscous, satiny mouthfeel. The finish leads with dried mango and hazelnut in the short, hibiscus and cedar returning in the long.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $14.45/12 ounces

Evaluated as espresso. Luminous, complexly layered, impossibly rich. Caramelized pineapple, tamarind, star jasmine, chocolate fudge, myrrh in aroma and small cup. Creamy, vivacious mouthfeel; long, flavor-saturated finish. Close to otherworldly in three parts milk: All the notes from the cup harmonize, and new notes surface: suggestions of lychee, pink grapefruit zest, marjoram.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $17.95/16 ounces

Gorilla Conservation Coffee - logo

Richly sweet, chocolaty. Dark chocolate, caramel, date, gardenia, cedar in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with round, gentle acidity; velvety mouthfeel. The chocolate-toned finish leads with notes of date and caramel in the short and cedar and gardenia in the long.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $22.00/12 ounces

Richly sweet, fruit-toned. Strawberry, dark chocolate, sandalwood, freesia-like flowers, a hint of aged grappa in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with brisk acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of strawberry and flowers in the short, rounding to dark chocolate and sandalwood in the long, with a hint of appealing sweet ferment throughout.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $15.45/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, chocolaty. Baker’s chocolate, plum, magnolia, cedar, molasses in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with gentle, round acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The gently drying finish is redolent with notes of baker’s chocolate and magnolia, with a hint of cedar-like aromatic wood.

Review Date: Oct 2018

Price: $18.50/12 ounces

Temple Coffee Roasters

High-toned, crisply sweet. Date, cashew butter, magnolia, grapefruit zest, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart in structure with brisk acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of date and magnolia in the short, rounding to cashew butter and grapefruit zest in the long.