Magnolia Coffee

Jade Espresso

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Origin: Brazil and four other origins

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $14.00/12 ounces

Review Date: January 2018

Agtron: 56/72

Aroma: 9

Body: 9

Flavor: 9

Aftertaste: 8

With Milk: 9

Blind Assessment:

Evaluated as espresso. Richly and deeply pungent. Dark chocolate, cedar, orange zest, floral-toned vanilla, fresh pipe tobacco in aroma and small cup. Syrupy but lively mouthfeel; dark chocolate, cedar, orange carry into a resonant finish. The dark chocolate turns crisp and malty in three parts milk.


Magnolia Coffee is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based specialty roaster whose motto is “Craft Roasted. Truly Delicious. Socially Conscious.” Magnolia Coffee focuses on direct-trade coffees that make a difference in the lives of the coffee harvesters and the local communities they serve. Visit www.magnoliacoffeeco.com or call 704-651-7726 for more information. This coffee can be mail-ordered through the website email link or by calling the number above. It is also sold at Charlotte, North Carolina Whole Foods stores and available directly from Magnolia Coffee.

The Bottom Line: Deep, rich, gently tart, chocolaty as a straight shot; gloriously dessert-like in three parts milk.

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