Mellower Coffee

Espresso Blend

Location: Shanghai, China

Origin: Ethiopia

Roast: Medium

Est. Price: $28.00/500 grams

Review Date: March 2019

Agtron: 44/70

Aroma: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 8

With Milk: 9

Blind Assessment:

Evaluated as espresso. Chocolaty, richly sweet-tart. Dark chocolate, gently scorched cedar, gardenia, almond, graham cracker in aroma and small cup. Crisp, velvety mouthfeel; richly drying finish that centers around chocolate and aromatic wood notes. In three parts milk, the chocolate takes on a dessert-like quality, grounded by hints of smoky, cedary aromatic wood.


A blend of washed- and natural-process coffees from Ethiopia. Founded in 2011, Mellower Coffee is a Chinese speciality coffee roaster based in Shanghai. Visit www.mellowercoffee.com for more information.

The Bottom Line: A bold, deeply chocolate-toned espresso blend with particular resonance in milk.

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