Cultivar Flavor


Cultivar Flavor

In-the-cup coffee flavors (and in extension aromatics) that result from the plant material used to produce the coffee. In general, the Coffea Arabica sub-species does not display strong flavor distinctions between cultivars as one might find with wine or other fruits. Any flavors from the cultivar are highly influenced by the growing environment and processing, but in some cases cultivars have distinct taste recognizable to most coffee drinkers, as with Pacamara or Gesha types. Robusta and Liberica have distinct flavors, but these are different sub-species: Coffea Canephora (robusta) and Coffea Liberica.

See also: Arabusta, Balance, Bourbon, Bourbon Mayaguez, Catimor, Catuai, Caturra, Clean Cup, Cultivar, French Mission Bourbon, Gesha, IAPAR, Jackson, Java Cultivar, Kent, MASL, Mibirizi, Nutty, Organoleptic, Origin Flavor, Papilla, Purpurascens, Ruiru 11, Scott Laboratories, Scottish Mission, Semperflorens, SL-28, SL-34, Tekisic, Typica, Varietal, Villalobos, Yellow Bourbon