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Eldorado Coffee Roasters

Colombian Dark Roast - Espresso Grind / Whole Bean, 1lb Bag

Colombian Dark Roast - Espresso Grind / Whole Bean, 1lb Bag

These 100% Arabica coffee beans are grown at high elevations in Colombia, where the beans are hand-picked and cultivated at their peak point. These beans are roasted at the deepest intensity, creating an irresistible flavor and fragrance of luscious coffee. You can purchase this dark roast espresso pre-ground for convenient brewing or whole bean for a fresh cup.

Weight: 1 lb.

Contents: Ground Coffee / Espresso Grind / Whole Bean

Ingredients: 100% Arabica Coffee

Sources: Colombia

Roast: French Roast

Regular price $10.99 USD
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Arabica vs Robusta Caffeine and Taste

There are two main types of coffee beans grown around the world: Arabica and Robusta. Both beloved and unique in their own ways, the two each have a place in the coffee world. What are the differences between the two?

The biggest difference is their caffeine content. An Arabica vs Robusta caffeine competition shows that Arabica has 1.5% caffeine, while Robusta has 2.7%. Arabica has less caffeine, which makes it the right option for people looking for a jolt of energy without overdoing it on caffeine.

Interestingly, though the caffeine content is lower, Arabica has a higher acidity and contains more lipids (fats and oils). This tends to give it a heartier body, releasing that sweetly bitter coffee flavor we all know and love. The two also have different fragrances.

Arabica tends to be a more popular bean because it’s sweeter and more complex, with notes of chocolate, nuts, caramels, berries, and fruits. Robusta is a full-bodied, earthy flavor that is preferred for darker espresso blends. 

Now that you understand the full story of the Arabica vs Robusta caffeine competition, which do you prefer? 

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