Types of coffee roasting: how do they affect the taste?
The world of coffee can sometimes be intimidating, for people raised in Colombia it is easy to talk about different variables that notably change the flavor of a coffee and help define the profile of the nose or the flavor of the coffee.
In these entries, we will explain different concepts a little more technical in a less complex language that will help you understand the world of coffee a bit more.
Many factors influence the quality of a coffee: variety, origin, harvest, drying and of course, also it's roasting. Roasting is the process by which coffee goes from its natural state (green coffee or raw coffee) to acquire that brown color that we are all used to.
The roasters increase the temperature while the coffee moves inside. The heat modifies the coffee in an escalating way: when it reaches 100 degrees the beans begin to brown, at 180 it already gives off intense aromas and acquires
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There are so many types and brands of coffee on the market it can be hard to know what constitutes a quality cup of joe. Luckily, we’re here to fill you in on a few trade secrets that will help you become a coffee connoisseur in no time. Keep reading to discover our top tips for recognizing good quality coffee, including what to look for and how to look for it!
The Taste of High Quality Coffee
The perfect cup of coffee should always be complex. What this means in coffee speak is that it should provide the ideal balance of acidity, sweetness, and bitterness in every sip. In addition, it should be smooth to drink, without strong notes of any other major flavour. In essence, a good cup of coffee should taste just that - good! It should taste good enough that even after having a sip milk-free (for those that take their coffee with milk), it still leaves you wanting more. That means no burnt, charred, or raw taste, and nothing that’s out of whack (such as a super aci