What to look for when buying coffee beans:
1 . The Altitude of the plantation affects a coffee’s quality and taste. It needs to be taken into account that within the same
A high concentration of sugars creates more desired and nuanced flavours. As pointed out by Driftaway Coffee certain general flavour characteristics can be associated with different elevations. Coffee
- below 2,500 feet (762 meters) will be soft, mild, simple, and bland
- around 3,000 feet (914 meters) will be sweet and smooth
- around 4,000 feet (~1,200 meters) may have citrus, vanilla, chocolate, or nutty notes
- above 5,000 feet (~1,500 meters) might be spicy, floral, or fruity
2. Varieties or some special brand,
3. Knowledge and skills of the coffee roaster. I prefer small, skilled and dedicated coffee roasters over
5. Price & the seller’s customer service – I will never buy coffee from arrogant, unfriendly coffee people. After all, there should always be an opportunity to buy the same coffee somewhere else.
- Imprtant is roasting date on bag, not expiration date.
- Many of the coffee shops, they offer “Batch” coffee, daily made coffee, from coffee beans for sale. Taste it and after you can decide easier.
- Don’t buy very cheap coffee beans, it is wasting time and money. The cheap coffee doesn’t exist. The good coffee beans, they have own value, Before they will arrive to
coffeshop, there is a lot work.