FLAVORS OF COFFEE ROBUSTA
There is a unique flavor profile to enjoy when you’re having a cup of coffee
brewed from Robusta. It offers a flavor that speaks of the Earth, somewhat
grainy, with tones of oak and bitterness when the roasting process finishes
correctly. You should also have a kick that tastes of peanuts, which settles
on your tongue.
You must purchase Coffee Robusta from a trusted supplier to ensure the
consistency and flavor is right. If the roasters get their process wrong, it is
easy for this coffee to have a taste profile that is similar to licking a used car tire.
Espresso is often the preferred way to enjoy this variety, as it offers a lovely
crema that is thicker and with deeper flavor tones than Arabica or other
variations. You’ll find the kick from the espresso remains smooth,
even with the higher caffeine content.
CAFFEINE PROFILE OF COFFEE ROBUSTA
When you see comparisons of Robusta vs. Arabica coffee online, the main
point often highlighted is the difference in caffeine content.
With Coffee Robusta, you’ll receive a bean that can be up to 2.7% caffeine in
volume. That is about double of what the average Arabica bean provides.
It is the higher caffeine content which makes the Robusta plant such a survivor.
The added caffeine creates the extra bitterness that you find with this bean,
which causes most pests to leave it alone. There are antimicrobial
properties found with the bean as well,
which reduces the impact of disease on the plant.