Roasted to an Italian Roast, medium in color, this espresso is a very unique combination of Rainforest Alliance Certified La Minita Costa Rican El Indio, Rainforest Alliance Certified Northern Sumatra Mandheling and Rainforest Alliance Certified Peruvian. These three coffees create a crema that holds up longer than most espressos. A brightly sweet, buttery, syrupy medium-bodied coffee that is easy to fall in love with. Available in 2lbs.
Kenneth Davids, CoffeeReview.com, October 2010.
Aroma: 8 | Acidity: 8 | Body: 9 | Flavor: 8 | Aftertaste: 9
Roast (Agtron): (40/52)
OVERALL RATING: 92
Notes: Family-owned Cafe Excellence is a roaster based in Pennsylvania with roots in the coffee business dating to 1958. Its mission is sharing "the wonderful experience of uniquely Micro Roasted Specialty Coffee with consumers."
Blind assessment: Evaluated as espresso. Deep and sweet-toned in the small cup: cedar, milk chocolate, orangy fruit. Medium-bodied but buttery and supple in mouthfeel. Very sweet finish with a pleasantly drying, walnut-like hint in the long. Seductive in milk, which pushes the chocolate forward and lightens and brightens the fruit.
Who should drink it: Complexity and balance in a fine medium-bodied espresso.
Posted by Lee on 15th May 2016
We found the RFA Espresso coffee beans years ago when trying to find good coffee beans at a reasonable price for our super automatic. My wife and I love the taste of this coffee. It's all we use.
Posted by susan watts on 7th Feb 2015
Great taste, Reasonable price, fresh!