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The Great Bean Mystery-Finding The Best Coffee In The World
by Patricia camacho

The Great Bean Mystery – Find the Best Coffee In The World
Who does not love solving a good mystery?
1 - Is there any truth to the Loch Ness monster?
2 - Who built Stonehenge?
3 - Is Big Foot real?
What is the best coffee in the world?
While you may be an expert in solving the first three, you will need special knowledge to unravel one of the greatest mysteries of the 21st century: What is the best coffee in the world? Thanks to the Internet, finding the information for your coffee trekking adventure is as easy as the click of a button.
So if you are ready, take your favourite cup of coffee with me, as we discover how to find the best coffee in the world.
Learn To Speak The Language
Before you embark on your journey to find the world's best coffee, you'll want to brush up on your coffee lingo. Learning the language will help you understand what to look for in your coffee.
Acid - Acidity in a coffee tends toward a bolder coffee.
Body -Like a wine, when talking about a coffee's body, you'll be referring to its texture. You are likely to find conditions like heavy, light and thick to describe a body of coffee.
Flavor - Much like a wine's bouquet, flavour refers to your overall sensory experience of the coffee. You may hear a coffee connoisseur refer the taste as flowery, nutty, smoky or spicy.
X Marks The Spot
Whether you're finding buried treasure or the location of the world's greatest coffees, you'll need to discover where x marks the spot. Coffee is grown in different regions of the world, including several locations in South America, Africa and Indonesia. To unravel the mystery of the world's greatest coffee, you'll need to learn the about the distinctive characteristics based on where and how it is grown.
For example, Colombian coffee is known for its heavy body, rich flavour and fine acidity. The two main regions of coffee production in Colombia are Medillín, Armenia, and Manizales (MAM) in the central region and Bogotá and Bucaramanga in the eastern mountainous region. Learning which regions produce the best coffees suited to your taste is an important first step in solving the mystery.
How do we know which regions produce the best coffee? Start your own sampling. Follow your nose, if you really want to find the best coffee. Good coffee and beans not only look good, but they smell wonderful, too. Fresh roasted beans will fill your senses with a unique flavour whether they are premium beans such as Arabica, popular roasts such as French, Italian or American .When you've sampled coffees that use premium beans and a variety of roasting techniques, you'll begin to start zeroing in on the world's best coffee and discovering what type of roast is your personal favourite.
So in order to solve the mystery of the world’s best coffee you’ll have to know what you’re looking for. If you were tracking Big Foot, you'd look for footprints, but where should you be looking to find the world’s best coffee.
Here are some key things to look for when choosing the ultimate cup of coffee. Ask the Expert - Find a gourmet coffee shop, where baristas really know their coffee. Ask about roasting styles, types of beans, and flavours of coffee. When buying fresh coffee, remember that the quality of coffee deteriorates rapidly after being roasted and the flavour weakens considerably in time after grinding. Don't be afraid to ask your coffee shop expert when, how, and where the beans were roasted.
In the end, unravelling the mystery of the world’s best coffee is not such a mystery after all. Even if you don’t know where the beans were produced or where that bag of coffee came from your taste buds will prove to be the best detective in the world.
A robust cup of coffee or a mild sweet flavor is a personal taste.
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