- Gives coffee a sharp, lively pleasing flavor. Acidity may be high, medium,
light, low or lacking altogether in coffees, which leaves the coffee taste
flat and dull.
- Coffee grown at high altitudes enjoy a lighter, more delicately balanced
flavor. Low altitudes produce the full-bodied coffees.
The fragrance of coffee. Some regions produce a more aromatic cup.
Body - Coffee
may be thin, light, medium, full, heavy or even syrupy in body. Richness in
flavor is the impression of weight and texture in the mouth.
Refers to the brisk, high-level of acidity present in the cup.
Suggest a slight, sully yet smooth taste.
- A common roast where the oils are just starting to break on the surface
of the coffee bean.
- Strong, full-flavor. A pleasing bite you'll find stimulating to your senses.
Rich - Full
and mellow in flavor. Terms used to indicate depth and complexity of flavor.
Strong aroma and flavor giving zest to coffee.
A sharp, distinctive, often lingering flavor.
Wild - An
exciting flavor with new sensations for your mouth to experience and savor.
Denotes an exhilarating vinous acidity. Also may indicate a thick body and
of Coffee and Espresso