Gourmet Flavored Coffee

Written by Hans Dekker

Coffee tastes great by itself, but for an extra special taste sensation, try gourmet flavored coffee. There are many flavoring substances which can be added to coffee to give your daily cup of Java an out ofrepparttar ordinary flavor experience.

Some flavors are natural enhancers that go together with coffee like bees and honey. Rum and chocolate have been added to coffee for almost as long as coffee has been produced. Some ofrepparttar 146825 newest gourmet flavored coffee includes vanilla, macadamia, and even peanut butter!

Not all these flavors are everyone's “cup of tea”, butrepparttar 146826 taste sensations of gourmet flavored coffee give you a new outlook on Java juice. Try out some of these special flavors -- you may find a favorite that you always come back to.

Just look at some of these types of gourmet flavored coffee -- apricot cream, Black Forest cake, Café Napoleon, chocolate raspberry, Jamaican rum, Southern pecan and vanilla hazelnut. The names by themselves makes your mouth water.

Gourmet Coffee Beans

Written by Ross MacIver

Gourmet Coffee Beans

You can be a coffee lover without knowing much about coffee beans, but learning a little bit aboutrepparttar different types of coffee can help you getrepparttar 146824 perfect cup every time. There are many types of gourmet coffee beans. The way they have been grown in processed has a huge effect on their taste. Here's a little bit of information for gettingrepparttar 146825 best from your gourmet coffee beans.

Coffee is a common agricultural product of many tropical countries. There are two main species of coffee plant – Arabica and Robusta. Gourmet coffee beans are mostly Arabica because of their superior flavor and smoothness. Many blends, however, include Robusta coffee beans to give an edge torepparttar 146826 coffee.

Afterrepparttar 146827 coffee is picked, it must be roasted. Roasting makesrepparttar 146828 green coffee beans expand in size and changes their color to a light to dark brown. Lighter roasts reveal more ofrepparttar 146829 flavor of gourmet coffee beans, while darker roasts take onrepparttar 146830 flavor ofrepparttar 146831 roasting process itself. After roastingrepparttar 146832 coffee should be kept in vacuum packed containers to minimize flavor loss.

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