Best Coffee Beans On Planet Earth!
Enjoy the very finest gourmet coffees in the world! Warning: You are about to embark on a journey around the world to experience Earth’s ultimate premium coffee beans.
Coffee has been around a long time (see History of Coffee) so people have had plenty of time to determine which coffee is the best in the world, with some leeway for personal tastes and with an emphasis on high-quality, well-cultivated, properly harvested and processed coffee beans from the premium Coffee Growing Regions. Enjoy.
Best Coffee In The World – Gourmet Coffees of Asia and Beyond
Some great examples include Bali Coffee that is grown in the central highlands and typically wet processed though there are also dry processed Bali coffees including organic dry-processed coffees from Bali which are given a medium roast and reveal herby and chocolate tones.
Mocha Java – The Oldest Coffee Blend Is Still the Best!
Mocha Java Coffee is the world’s oldest coffee blend and is comprised of Arabian (Yemen) Mocha coffee along with Indonesian Java Arabica coffee. The smooth, clean Java is a perfect complement to the wildness and intensity of the Mocha making this one of the most popular. Also see: Yemen Mocha Coffee.
The two gourmet coffees have complementary characteristics that go well together Indonesian coffees as well as one of the world’s favorite coffees. Some people alter the blend replacing the Mocha with Ethiopian Harrar.
World’s Best Coffee Beans – Coffees of India Delight the Palate
Creamy and Smooth Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee
Another fine coffee from this region is Jamaica Coffee including the famed Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee which is wet processed and renowned for its smooth silky flavor and ideal balance with a full body and sweet mild taste sometimes almost creamy in its texture.
Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee had a pleasantly vibrant acidity complemented by an almost total lack of bitterness. The peaberry coffee beans from Jamaica are exquisite! Also see: Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee.
Timor Coffee is famed for its expansive flavors with a vibrant yet low-toned acidity.
Coffees From the Hawaiian Archipelago
Hawaii Coffee grown in Kona provides a clean and delicate flavor with a complex aroma and bright, cheerful acidity with a pleasant finish. The most renowned Hawaii coffee is Kona Coffee that grows on the slopes of the volcano above Kona Town on the Big Island of Hawaii and reveals buttery and spicy qualities.
For more great Hawaii coffees see: Big Island Coffee, Hamakua Coffee, Kau Coffee, Puna Coffee, Maui Coffee, Molokai Coffee, Kauai Coffee, Hilo Coffee and Oahu Coffee. Also see Hawaii Coffee History – Kona Coffee History and Kona Coffee Farm Tours.
World’s Best Coffee – Coffees of Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Coffee offers a low-toned richness along with earthy elements and a relatively low acidity that is fruitier than Sulawesi coffee yet not as aromatic or acidic as a premium Sulawesi Toraja.
Best Coffee In The World – The Wonderful World of Arabian and African Coffees
Coffees of Ethiopia Among the World’s Finest Gourmet Coffees
Ethiopian Coffee is famed for its winey, pungency as well as its complexity and wild acidity. From the complex Sidamo coffees to the fragrant, spicy Yirgacheffes and robust Ghimbi coffees with their vibrant acidity and complexity of aromatic qualities.
Kenya Coffee Revered By Coffee Connoisseurs
Kenya Coffee, which is typically wet-processed, is renowned for its bold and winey acidity and fine aroma with a deep, rich flavor and vibrant acidity. Fine Kenya coffee exhibits tones of fruitiness and berries. Of particular note is the Kenya AA Coffee. Also see: Kenyan Coffees.
Tanzania Coffee Among the World’s Finest Coffee Beans
Tanzania Coffee is known for its brightness like its cousin Kenyan coffee, and also shares the quality of a rich, winey acidity sometimes quite sharp.
The body and taste is very rich and strong and in a fine Tanzania coffee you may notice tones of cedar among the rich tastes and intense almost creamy quality, typically with a medium to full body.
Coffees of Yemen and Uganda
Yemen Coffee is most distinguished by the Yemen Mocha cultivated on the tip of the Arabian peninsula with the Mattari distinguished for its notes of chocolate and Sanani known for its fruitiness and ideal balance.
Civet Coffee – Pre-Digested By the Asian Palm Civet
The distinct lack of bitterness allows it to be just lightly Roasted revealing more origin flavors, the word origin referring to the soil and climate. The beans are defecated by the Asian Palm Civet and gathered up by farmers, often selling for hundreds of dollars per pound.
If you like Civet Coffee you may also enjoy Jacu Bird Coffee. For some light humor about the topic see Adventures of a Civet Coffee Hunter as well as the Top Ten Reasons To Drink Animal-Processed Coffee!
Best Coffee Beans in the World continued: Rwanda, Timor, Zambia and Zimbabwe Coffees
Zambia Coffee is generally softer than other African coffees and has notably less acidity. Zimbabwe Coffee is distinguished for its fine aromatics and balanced acidity revealing notes of berries and citrus. Zimbabwe coffee is typically wet processed providing a great finish. The popular Chipinge coffee reveals a vibrant, winy acidity.
Best Coffee In The World – American Coffees From Peru To Guatemala To Brazil and Bolivia
The finest Coffees of the Americas provide a range of delightful qualities.
Bolivian Coffee provides a classic flavor with delicate aromatics and a bright acidity often revealing notes of apricot, lemon and tangerine. Depending upon the type of Roast used the Bolivian coffee may also reveal caramel and chocolate overtones.
Colombian and Costa Rican Coffees
Costa Rica Coffee exhibits a crisp and bright acidity with a robust taste. Of not are the coffees of Costa Rica Alajuela, Costa Rica Monte Crisol (distinguished for its bright fruity quality, silky body and sweetness), Costa Rica San Marcos Tarrazu and Costa Rica Tarrazu.
Coffees of Panama Including the Renowned Geisha Coffee
Panama Coffee came into the world spotlight recently due to the award-winning Panama Geisha Coffee (Coffea Arabica var. geisha) which features an elongated coffee cherry. Panama Geisha is distinguished for its honey and citrus tastes with a light body and vibrant acidity, and a very pleasing aroma of jasmine.
Dominican Republic Coffees (Santo Domingo Coffees) and Puerto Rico Coffee – Enjoying the Best Coffees in the World continued:
Puerto Rico Coffee is well-balanced and the flavor is quite mild though rather complex instead of bland. Of note is the Puerto Rico Yauco Selecto Coffee which is often likened to Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee (with a restrained yet vibrant acidity).
Coffees of Ecuador and El Salvador
Ecuador Coffee displays a mid-level acidity as well as body, while El Salvador Coffee is known for the softness of its acidity and taste with a mild sweetness and nice balance (which is why it is often used in coffee blends).
Among the fine El Salvador coffees grown at higher elevations are Pacamara and Bourbon varietals. In the western El Salvador highlands in Tacuba are shade-grown Arabica coffee plants that are highly distinguished.
The Gourmet Arabica Coffees of Brazil
Brazil Coffee is perhaps most notable for its Brazil Cerrado Coffee and Brazil Bourbon Santos Coffee with a mild acidity and sweet, nutty taste, sometimes revealing chocolaty Roast notes enhanced by the dry processing, and best with a Medium-Dark Roast.
Venezuela and Honduras Coffees
Venezuela Coffee can be excellent including the Merida, Tachira (particularly delicate) and Trujillo coffees which are sweet with a well-balanced acidity. Honduras Coffee is also sweet and mild, with a full body and clean taste due to wet processing.
Coffees of Nicaragua
Nicaragua Coffee may be either medium-bodied or full bodied coffee and tends to have a fruity and bright acidity, well-balanced and quite sweet revealing notes of vanilla and a floral quality suggesting papaya, apricot and citrus. Of note is the Jinotega Coffee as well as Matagalpa Coffee and Segovia. Many people enjoy the novelty of the famed Nicaragua Elephant Beans.
Coffees of Guatemala
Highland Guatemala Coffee is exceptional, grown above 4,500 feet in the Antigua and Atitlan regions. With a delightful floral acidity and rich taste, these medium-bodied coffees reveal tones of chocolate and spices.
Haitian and Mexican Coffees
Mexican Coffees of note include Oaxaca Pluma Coffee, Altura Coatepec Coffee, Capulin Coffee, Chiapas Coffee and Tapachula Coffee with an acidic snap, a white wine dryness and notes of chocolate and nuts.
Peru Coffee Distinguished From Urubamba and Chanchamayo Regions
Peru Coffee exhibits a relatively mild acidity and gentle taste. Of note in Peru are Peru Urubamba Coffee and Peru Chanchamayo High Grown Coffee both well-balanced with nutty and chocolaty tastes and notes of citrus in the aroma and finish.
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