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Describing Coffee - Acidity and Body

Describing what your tasting in your coffee cup can be a bit overwhelming like other drinks. Wine, whiskey, beer and coffee seem to have their own language when talking about it. Here are a couple of key coffee phrases you may hear frequently. Acidity in coffee- good or evil? The first thing you may think of when referring to acidity and coffee is that gut rot you may get. Rightfully so, that’s not enjoyable at all. No one wants to have a cup of coffee have their insides turned about. This bad acidic taste is from over roasting the bean. The bitterness and sourness is from quinic acid. This is what really turns people away from coffee. This can partially...

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