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Whole Bean Coffee Reviews

I review a lot of whole bean coffee these days, and every bag of coffee I’ve reviewed so far can be found below.

Keep in mind that many of these coffees are seasonal and change from year-to-year in flavor profile. As such, even if a coffee I reviewed in 2015 is still available in 2017, the coffee will very likely
“cup” differently from year-to-year. If you’re a fan of wine, you probably know that the “vintage” or the year in which the grapes were grown has an affect on the way the wine tastes. Same thing for coffee.

Because of this, my recommendation would be to start by reading/watching the most recent reviews, as these are the coffees that are most likely to still be available from their respective roasters. While flavor profiles are obviously subjective, anything that I describe about the coffee is more likely to be experienced if you’re actually drinking the same coffee from the same year.

To learn more about how I review whole bean coffee, go here.

Noble Coffee Roasting – Colombia Los Vascos Coffee Review
2 days ago

Noble Coffee Roasting – Colombia Los Vascos Coffee Review

One of my favorite coffee roaster discoveries last year was Noble Coffee Roasting out of Ashland, OR. I was fortunate to not only try several of their coffees in 2016, …
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Case Coffee Roasters – Kenya Karindudu Coffee Review
1 week ago

Case Coffee Roasters – Kenya Karindudu Coffee Review

This is a very late review, so apologies in advance! In fact, there’s probably not much of a point in publishing it, since the Kenya Karindudu (2016) from Case Coffee Roasters …
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Heart Coffee Roasters – Kenya Gachatha AA Coffee Review
2 weeks ago

Heart Coffee Roasters – Kenya Gachatha AA Coffee Review

Some of you may recall that my favorite coffee from 2015 was the Kenya Gachatha AA, roasted by Case Coffee Roasters. Unfortunately, Case decided not to bring it back in …
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Black Oak Coffee Roasters – Colombia Quebradón
3 months ago

Black Oak Coffee Roasters – Colombia Quebradón

The Colombia Micro-Lot Quebradón is another excellent single-origin coffee that was kindly sent to me from Black Oak Coffee Roasters, out of Ukiah, California.

The coffee is named after a small group …
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Coffee Review: Black Oak Coffee Roasters – Ethiopia Gedeb Lot 002
4 months ago

Coffee Review: Black Oak Coffee Roasters – Ethiopia Gedeb Lot 002

Today’s review is another single-origin coffee from Ethiopia, roasted by Black Oak Coffee Roasters. This is the second coffee that was sent to me from Black Oak Coffee Roasters, and …
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Coffee Review: Metric Coffee Company – Bon Vivant Seasonal Blend
4 months ago

Coffee Review: Metric Coffee Company – Bon Vivant Seasonal Blend

I’m trying something new today with a quicker coffee review than what I normally do. This is the Bon Vivant blend from Metric Coffee Company (Chicago, IL).

Check out the …
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Coffee Review: Flywheel Coffee Roasters – Ethiopia Amaro Gayo
4 months ago

Coffee Review: Flywheel Coffee Roasters – Ethiopia Amaro Gayo

Flywheel Coffee Roasters (San Francisco, CA) is my go-to local coffee roaster, so it brings me great pleasure to finally be reviewing one of their coffees. Specifically, I’ll be taking …
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Coffee Review: Ritual Coffee Roasters – Last Exit Seasonal Espresso Blend
4 months ago

Coffee Review: Ritual Coffee Roasters – Last Exit Seasonal Espresso Blend

Today’s coffee review is for all of you espresso lovers out there. This is Ritual Coffee Roasters’ Last Exit seasonal espresso blend, a nicely balanced and remarkably complex culmination of Latin American coffee …
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Crema Coffee Roasters – Decaf La Laguna Review
4 months ago

Crema Coffee Roasters – Decaf La Laguna Review

My decaffeinated coffee binge continues this week with my review of Crema Coffee Roasters’ (Nashville, TN) Decaf La Laguna.

The Decaf La Laguna is yet another coffee I received through …
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Andytown Coffee Roasters – Short Strand Espresso Review
4 months ago

Andytown Coffee Roasters – Short Strand Espresso Review

It has been quite awhile since I’ve reviewed any Andytown Coffee, but today I’m putting an end to that with my review of their Short Strand espresso blend.

The blend …
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