If you’re a coffee aficionado, or aspiring to be one, there are plenty of tasting notes to focus on. Here's where to start.
We don’t blame you if you’re too tired to give much thought to how your morning cup of coffee tastes, so long as it delivers that much-needed shot of caffeine.
But if you want to dive deep into the flavour details of your brew, there’s plenty to focus on beyond knowing the basics.
Coffee flavour sounds simple, but can actually be broken down a lot — like into the basic categories below. As you read on, try to imagine tasting each kind of flavour and decide to what degree you like or dislike each category. Be sure to let us know in the comments box below!
A nicely tangy, sharp, wine-like note that’s more prevalent in lighter roasts. Despite the name, it doesn’t have anything to do with actual pH levels, which always hover around 5 or 6 in coffee. Our Panama single origin coffee has hints of grapefruit which gives the coffee a nicely balanced acidity.