Apple, Malic taste
Apple, Malic

Apple-like flavors in coffee can take on many different forms. The more common ones we use relate to malic acid brightness, which can recall different apple types: green (Granny Smith type for example), red apple types, or milder yellow types like Golden Delicious.

Sometimes apple taste seems to emphasize the slight astringency of apple skins.

We also often note dried apple, a distinct taste from fresh apple, or baked apple. And sometimes apple tastes are less acidic and more a part of a combined confectionary or baked goods taste: apple tart, apple pie, crust.

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