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Dark or Light Roast?

Difference between light and dark roasts

Harvesting and Processing:-

The berries are normally harvested through machines and also picked by hand. To get the beans out, the fruit of the berry needs to be removed and after that, the beans need to be processed. There are following two ways of processing beans:

· Dry processing: It is the oldest method of coffee processing. The dry-processed beans are placed in the sun and left to dry for around two weeks while being turned from time to time so they can dry evenly.

· Wet processing: It is a modern method of processing beans and it takes place soon after the harvest. This coffee harvesting process consists of washing and fermentation. During this process, the pulp that is left on the beans will become softer and the pulp is rinsed off. Today, this method of processing is used more frequently since it prevents damage to the beans.

Difference of Coffee Roasts:

Coffee roasting is a heating process that brings out the aroma and flavor locked inside a green coffee seed, which has a mild, grassy taste on its own, and turns the beans brown. The flavor profile of a bean's roast level will depend on the varietal and geographic location of that bean as well as the roasting method.

Light Roast

Color: Light brown

Oil on Surface: No

Flavor profile: Toasted grain with pronounced acidity

Amount of Caffeine per Scoop: High

Internal Temperature Of Beans At Roasting Peak: Approx. 400°F

Dark Roast

Color: Dark Brown

Oil on Surface: Some

Flavor profile: whole body flavor Thick, with little taste of spice

Amount of Caffeine per Scoop: Low

Inner Heat Of Beans At Roasting Peak: Approx. 445°F