Reviews for December 6th, 2018

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $30.00/250 grams

Elegantly rich, decadently fruit-toned. Dark chocolate, raspberry liqueur, frankincense, freesia-like flowers, almond brittle in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet in structure with vibrant acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish is long and saturated with all of the flavors and aromas of the cup.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $18.00/8 ounces

Rich-toned, resonantly floral. Wisteria, myrrh, almond nougat, lemon curd, dried cherry in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with zesty, bright acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish leads with tart lemon curd and cherry notes, followed by deep wisteria with an undercurrent of almond.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $16.99/12 ounces

Red Rooster Coffee Logo

Balanced, richly sweet, tart and savory. Fine musk, dried hibiscus flowers, perique (fermented) pipe tobacco, candy cap mushroom, apricot in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart-savory structure with punchy acidity; lightly creamy, viscous mouthfeel. The rich-toned finish centers around apricot and umami-redolent notes akin to candy cap mushroom.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $24.00/6 ounces

Complex, multi-faceted, spice-toned. Dahlia-like flowers, bergamot, almond, vanilla, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with balanced, bright acidity; delicate, silky-smooth mouthfeel. Bergamot and vanilla-toned cocoa carry the quiet, balanced finish.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $45.00/8 ounces

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Crisply floral and sweetly herb-toned. Dark chocolate, lavender, dried pear, tangerine zest, frankincense in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart in structure with lively, expansive acidity; crisp, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to pretty notes of lavender and dark chocolate, with a hint of tangerine zest.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $17.50/12 ounces

Pungently sweet, deeply expressive. Gooseberry, sandalwood, narcissus-like flowers, maple syrup, baker’s chocolate in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with savory resonance; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. The long, quiet finish is flavor-saturated.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $19.50/12 ounces

Delicate, sweetly savory. Red currant, honeysuckle, roasted cacao nib, agave syrup, eucalyptus in aroma and cup. Lively acidity lifts the sweet-savory structure; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The richly drying finish consolidates to notes of red currant, eucalyptus and cacao nib.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $55.00/12 ounces

Willoughby's Coffee & Tea Logo

Cleanly fruit-toned, delicately rich. Rum cordial, orange zest, coconut, plum, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with gentle, round acidity; plump, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The inviting finish leads with coconut and plum in the short, with notes of cedar and rum cordial returning in the long.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $23.00/12 ounces

Rich-toned, crisply sweet. Narcissus, plum, cedar, cashew butter, honey in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with soft acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The finish resonates with plum and narcissus notes in the short, consolidating to cashew and cedar in the long.

Review Date: Dec 2018

Price: $25.00/12 ounces

Fruit-forward, crisply sweet. Peach, grapefruit zest, hazelnut, molasses, oak in aroma and cup. Savory-sweet structure with round, gentle acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around notes of peach, grapefruit zest and oak.