Coffee Terminology


Also referred to as tangy.  Often has to do with the altitude the coffee was grown at.


Typically bitter and unpleasant.  Opposite of acidic.


Can leave your mouth feeling tight – similar to a dry wine.  Often attributed to a “clean” taste description.  Adds dimension to the taste experience.


Full body is equal to a robust flavor.  No prominent flavor but a heavy feel.  The heavy feeling comes from the insoluble coffee fibers that are suspended in the brew.