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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.

Caffe Diemme – GLI Speciali Panama Coffee Review

Another delicious coffee came to my doorstep from Caffe Diemme, this one from Panama.

Allegedly, it’s another Gesha, but the information on the bag was a little bit misleading in …
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Rev Coffee Roasters – Alexis Badilla Cruz (2016) Coffee Review
3 months ago

Rev Coffee Roasters – Alexis Badilla Cruz (2016) Coffee Review

One of my favorite coffees from 2016 was the Alexis Badilla Cruz from Rev Coffee Roasters (College Park, GA). This medium roast coffee came in one of my Boxo deliveries, and …
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Caffè Diemme – GLI Speciali Diemme Ethiopia Coffee Review
4 months ago

Caffè Diemme – GLI Speciali Diemme Ethiopia Coffee Review

Every once in awhile I’ll have a bag of coffee that is so special, it pains me every time I get closer to the end of it. It’s like wanting …
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Quills Coffee – Colombia La Lomita Coffee Review
5 months ago

Quills Coffee – Colombia La Lomita Coffee Review

Another long overdue review as I play catchup here, this one coming from Quills Coffee out of Louisville, Kentucky. It’s the Colombia La Lomita, a single-origin, multi-variety coffee grown by …
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Noble Coffee Roasting – Ethiopian Shilcho Coffee Review
5 months ago

Noble Coffee Roasting – Ethiopian Shilcho Coffee Review

I’m happy to review yet another phenomenal coffee from Noble Coffee Roasting, the Ethiopia Shilcho (2016). This floral and fruity Ethiopian light roast is a 2017 Good Food Awards winner and also one …
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Noble Coffee Roasting – Colombia Los Vascos Coffee Review
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
9 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
9 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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