I was looking around for something to throw in the Probat to warm it up for an A small coffee beverage, about 20 ml, prepared on an espresso machine where pressurized hot water extracted through compressed coffee.: In its most stripped-down, basic form, this is a working definition for espresso: A small roasting session and I decided to give the http://www.coffeeshrub.com/shrub/coffee/colombia-peaberry-los-caracoles-… a whirl. Thing is I got distracted and ended up roasting it to a Roasted Coffee Pictorial Guide. “>Full City+ roast is an ideal roast level that occurs roughly between 425 and 435 degrees Fahrenheit in many coffee roasters with a responsive bean probe where First Crack starts in the 395 to 405 degree level instead of the City+ I was aiming for…so you know what I thought: Short for Single Origin espresso, meaning using one origin specific coffee to make espresso, as opposed to using a blended coffee. Friday! I mostly roast blends here at the warehouse but am getting more into Single Origin refers to coffee from one location, in contrast to blended coffee. This term is particularly useful in discussing espresso, since most commercial espressos are made from blends. This is what the term "SO espresso and this is my new favorite. There is a pronounced Caramel is a desirable form of sweetness found in the flavor and aroma of coffee, and is an extension of roast taste. Extremely light or dark coffees will lose potential caramel sweetness, as it exists Sweetness is an important positive quality in fine coffees, and is one of five basic tastes: Sour, Sweet, Salty, Bitter, Savory (Umami). In coffee, sweetness is a highly desirable quality, and the green bean has that is so pleasing and balanced with dark fruit hints. Caracoles is how farmers in Colombian coffee is highly marketed and widely available in the US. They have been largely successful at equating the name Colombian Coffee with "Good" Coffee. This is half-true. Colombian can be very balanced, with good refer to The Spanish-language term for Peaberry is the same for "snail". See Peaberry for more information on the single bean fruit of the coffee tree. A peaberry is the rounded singular seed found in the coffee lots like this one because of the snail-like shape of the beans, and to have a lot such as this shipped in Grain Pro from Colombia is really something special.