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Hot Chocolate

Smell the Coffee’s Hot Chocolate

We are very proud of our fantastic varieties of hot chocolate that are perfect to warm you up on a cold winter’s day. Our varieties include : Tanzania A fruity and aromatic flavour with citric notes Peru Hints of wine and fruit combined with sour and bitter notes Ecuador A fine, earthy and with impressions of cinnamon and tropical fruit. With these three flavours we are sure we have a flavour to suit your taste buds.

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Arabica Vs Robusta

Bean Varietals There are over 100 coffee plant species, however the two main ones that are widely produced and sold are: Coffea Arabica and Coffea Robusta. A few differences between the two species: Taste. Often Robusta has its taste described as burnt tires or rubbery, which… sounds disgusting. Why the bad taste? One reason that the taste isn’t as good for Robusta is that it has more caffeine compared to Arabica. Which may sound like a positive thing but caffeine…

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How Roasting Affects Coffee Flavour

The final link in the flavour chain is roasting. The roaster uses their expertise to blend beans together and develop flavours through the roasting process. As the temperature within and surrounding the beans increases, the raw coffee goes through numerous changes. Each change and the time at which it takes place is meticulously monitored and recorded, creating a roast profile for the bean varietal. After roasting, the beans are left for 8 days to de-gas (release of CO2). Coffee should…

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Coffee Flavour by Country

Coffee Flavour by Country Coffee is grown within 1000 miles of the equator, between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. This area, known as the “Tropics”, experiences year-round warm temperatures, has an abundant rainfall and no frost. The continent that any given coffee is grown in has a remarkable effect on the coffee’s flavour profile, and the profiles vastly differ from each other from continent to continent. Flavour profiles also differ from region to region within a…

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How to Describe Coffee

Have you ever wanted to tell someone about the fantastic cup of coffee you just had and then you find the words just wont come. It’s really frustrating as you feel you’re not doing justice to the grind. With a little help from this wheel you can master descriptions of coffee’s main flavours and even subdivide those main flavours into particular types. In the diagram above, coffee flavours and aromas get more and more specific towards the edge of the wheel.…

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The Structure of a Coffee Berry and Bean

Structure of coffee berry and beans: 1: center cut 2:bean (endosperm) 3: silver skin (testa, epidermis), 4: parchment (hull, endocarp) 5: pectin layer 6: pulp (mesocarp) 7: outer skin (pericarp, exocarp)

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