Category: Glossary Of Coffee Terms


Glossary Of Coffee Terms

An important category used by professional tasters in judging coffee; a fine coffee should have a pleasant tartness, but not be so acidic as to be bitter.

Aged Coffee
Coffee that is maintained in special warehouses for several years in order to reduce acidity and increase body. Aged coffee, also known as vintage coffee, is warehoused longer than old crop or mature coffees.

Amaretto Coffee
The infusion of wonderful and authentic amaretto liquor aroma and flavor to freshly roasted coffee beans. Normally up to 3% by weight. A desert coffee to be enjoyed anytime.

American Roast
Standard American (that is, United States) medium...