Reviews for November 13th, 2018

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: NT $1450/8 ounces

Complex, sweetly tart, spice-toned. Peach, fine musk, toffee, macadamia nut, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The elegant, lingering finish centers around notes of peach, toffee and fine musk, all cocoa-toned.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $21.00/12 ounces

Top 30 Coffees of 2018 - No. 8

Complexly layered with sweet-savory depth. Wisteria, hop flowers, candied grapefruit zest, black cherry, pistachio butter in aroma and cup. Sweetly savory structure with gentle, rounded acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish is a mirror of the cup, carrying through on the coffee’s savory-sweet resonance.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $25.00/8 ounces

Aromatically subtle, sweetly tart. Pie cherry, roasted cacao nib, pistachio, thyme, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; viscous, syrupy acidity. The finish consolidates to notes of cocoa-toned pie cherry and freesia.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $19.99/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Delicate, crisply fruit-toned. Concord grape, almond nougat, honeysuckle, bay leaf, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with rounded acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Notes of Concord grape take center stage in the finish, supported by sweet floral and nut tones.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: NT $500/8 ounces

Crisp, richly sweet-toned. Tamarind, hazelnut, maple syrup, pink peppercorn, narcissus-like flowers in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with gentle acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of tamarind, hazelnut and pink peppercorn.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: CAD $15.00/200 grams

Fruit-toned, richly sweet. Raspberry liqueur, sandalwood, roasted cashew, honeysuckle, orange zest in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet in structure with high-toned, juicy acidity; full, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Notes of cashew and honeysuckle lead in the short finish, with sandalwood and hints of raspberry liqueur in the long.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $18.95/12 ounces

Balanced, deeply rich and sweet. Butterscotch, sandalwood, dark chocolate, dried apricot, lantana in aroma and cup. Appealing bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and butterscotch.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly spice-toned. Salted caramel, black cherry, cinnamon, roasted cashew, clover flower in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure; high-toned, juicy acidity. Fruit-toned finish with hints of cinnamon and clover flower.

Review Date: Nov 2018

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Crisply sweet, rich-toned. Baker’s chocolate, Bing cherry, hibiscus, oak, molasses in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with pert acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. Hibiscus and molasses lead the gently drying finish, with chocolate and oak resurfacing in the long.