What is “Aftertaste”?
After swallowing a mouthful of coffee, every one of its elements mingle together, forming what’s known as the aftertaste. Needless to say, the aftertaste is very important. In many cases, it’s what makes a particular blend so unique. Post-imbibement, sip complete, we’re set to ask the magic question. “What does this remind me of?”
And other questions always follow. “Just what notes are present here?” Acidic? Sour? Bitter? Sweet? Umami, perhaps? Or even salty. Often, it’s surprising.
The next consideration must concern the dominant flavour present. Is its balance true and does the aftertaste, too, change?
The final questions relate to texture. How is the mouthfeel aftertaste? For how long does it last precisely?You must be logged in to view this content.