Brightness


Brightness

A euphemistic term to describe acidity in coffee. A bright coffee has more high, acidic notes. Not to be confused with the brighter roast flavors of light roast levels, such as City to City+ roasts. Read more about acidity to understand its use as a flavor term, not in reference to the quantity of acidity in coffee.

See also: Acetic Acid, Acids, Chlorogenic Acid, Citric Acid, effervescent, liveliness, malic acid, phosphoric acid, Quinic Acid, sour