CARAMEL, CHOCOLATE, HONEY
The process of applying heat to green coffee beans to transform it’s chemical & physical properties, resulting in roasted coffee beans that can be brewed.
High elevation Costa Rican coffee can be as nuanced as the best African coffees. This coffee from West Valley is a great mix of nuanced acidity and strong base flavor. In other words, ideal for the Balanced profile.
Similar to Napa Valley or Burgundy for wine, the region where a coffee is grown can tell us a lot about the coffee.
The farm & mill where the coffee cherry is grown & processed.
The method by which the green coffee bean is removed from the fruit & then dried & stored can affect the taste of the coffee.
Most wine drinkers know whether they prefer a Cabernet Sauvignon or a Merlot. Similarly, the Arabica coffee plant has several botanical varieties, each with unique taste characteristics.