• Nishchay Nath

Coffee ratings guide

Updated: Jan 1

The quest for the best coffees is an ongoing process. This coffee ratings guide is an attempt to ease the discovery of Indian specialty roasters and their coffees for home brewers and professionals. Views are personal, made with love and lots of coffee. Cheers!


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As per roaster

As per ratings (below)

As per roast profile



As per ratings:


Personal favorites

Kerehaklu (HSD) by Corridor Seven - 93/100*

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe by Naivo - 93/100

Curveball by Kapi Kottai - 92/100*

Ratnagiri Catuai by Curious Life - 92/100

Riverdale N72 by Corridor Seven - 92/100

Kalledevarapura Chandragiri Naturals by Beanrove - 91/100

Ratnagiri (Red Honey) by Corridor Seven - 91/100*

Ratnagiri Jasper 44 by Curious Life - 91/100

Ratnagiri Ruby 43 by Curious Life - 91/100

Fruits BOMB by Savorworks - 91/100

Moganad by Quick Brown Fox - 91/100

Professor by Savorworks - 90/100*

Bison Estate by Corridor Seven - 90/100

Honey I'm Nuts by Savorworks - 90/100

Merthi Mountain by Curious Life - 90/100

Nintai - Ratnagiri by Quick Brown Fox - 90/100

Vottekhan Estate by Curious Life - 90/100


Potential winners

Venkids Valley Estate by Bloom - 89/100*

Ampthill Downs by Subko - 89/100

Baarbara - PSD by Corridor Seven - 89/100

Kalledevarapura Naturals by Beanrove - 89/100

Kalledevarapura by Alchemist - 89/100

Ratnagiri Estate by Corridor Seven - 89/100

Riverdale N72 by Blue Tokai - 89/100

Attikan Estate by Blue Tokai - 88/100

Balur Estate Red Honey by Beanrove - 88/100

Harley Estate by Blue Tokai - 88/100

Kalledevarapura PSD by Beanrove - 88/100

Baarbara - Filter by Corridor Seven - 88/100

Colombia Excelso by Naivo - 88/100

Kalledevarapura PSD by Blue Tokai - 88/100

Type B2 by Kohi Roasters - 88/100

Armonia (Indo Columbian) by Coffee First - 87/100

Kalledevarapura Washed by Beanrove - 87/100

Bibi Plantation AAA by Blue Tokai - 87/100

Cascara Black Honey by Karma Kaapi - 87/100

Silver Oak Blend by Blue Tokai - 87/100

Honey'd by Kapi Kottai - 87/100

Gowri by Quick Brown Fox - 87/100

Type K by Kohi Roasters - 87/100

Woodway (Naturals) by Subko - 87/100

Aghora Washed by Beanrove - 86/100

Araku Valley by Karma Kaapi - 86/100

Balur - Honey Sun Dried by Beanrove - 86/100

Black Jagg by El Bueno - 86/100

Kalledeverapura Organic by Bloom - 86/100

Nano Crystals by Karma Kaapi - 86/100

Riverdale by Savorworks - 86/100

Thogarihunkal by Blue Tokai - 85/100

Kents by Half Light Coffee - 85/100

Moganad by Bloom - 85/100

Woodway (Washed) by Subko - 85/100


Good coffees

Dark n Delish by Kapi Kottai - 84/100

Monsooned Malabar by Karma Kaapi - 84/100

MS Estate - Red Honey by Naivo - 84/100

Type B1 by Kohi Roasters -84/100

MS Estate by Half Light Coffee - 83/100

Kalledevarapura - PSD by Naivo - 83/100

Deep Bliss by Maverick & Farmer - 83/100

Riverdale by Quick Brown Fox - 83/100

Svara (Indian Blend) by Coffee First - 83/100

Tat Tvam Asi (Washed) by Subko - 83/100

Kalledevarapura by Naivo - 82/100

Bloom Bae! by El Bueno - 82/100

Biccode by Naivo - 81/100

Tall Dark Handsome by Maverick & Farmer - 81/100

Bettadakhan by Quick Brown Fox - 81/100

Jack and Chill by El Bueno - 80/100


Others

Salawara Estate by Bloom

Type V by Kohi Roasters

Nokrek by Corridor Seven

Say Hello to Mellow by Maverick & Farmer

Monsooned Malabar AA by Naivo

Wanderoo (medium) by Black Baza

MS Estate - Espresso by Half Light Coffee

Devon by Naivo

Sunkissed by Maverick & Farmer

Ficus by Black Baza

Jumping Ant by Black Baza

Otter by Black Baza

Wanderoo (dark) by Black Baza

The Black Baza by Black Baza

Luna by Black Baza


*newly rated coffees


Coming soon:

Kafeido

Astro Coffee Lab



Disclaimer: Views are personal. These reviews are based on the 100 point ratings system designed by the author.


Have any suggestions? Email me on p18nishchay@iima.ac.in

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