This Is The Reason Dark Roasted Coffee Tastes Bitter Posted on 26 Jan 12:02

Have you ever wondered what gives dark roasted coffee that bitter taste? Well, the good folks at The New York Times decided to do some digging and discovered that a few variables such as chemical changes as a result of heat as well as the beans themselves (arabica vs. robusta) play a major roll in how bitter coffee can taste. They even went on to explain how adding salt to your cup of joe can counteract that bitterness. Read the full piece here and be sure to check out our recently updated online shop to purchase signature For Five blends.

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