What’s so good about Colombian coffee?
Colombia’s coffee is world famous for its flavor and the unmistakeable mild but rich aroma that rises from every brew. That may explain why we’ve been exporting our coffee for almost 200 years and, for most of that time, it’s been our top export.
How is coffee drunk in Colombia?
Colombians, by and large, do not drink the coffee they produce. … Most Colombians drink tinto, a sweet, watery mixture that’s close to what we know as instant coffee. Slowly but surely, tastes are changing and Colombians are keeping some of their quality coffees for themselves.
Why is Colombian coffee so strong?
The richness of flavour for which Colombian coffee is celebrated is mainly down to an excellent climate, perfect soil and the exact right amount of rainfall. Coffee thrives in places with at least 200 centimetres (80 inches) of rainfall per year, as well as in locations where the temperature never falls below freezing.
Is Colombian coffee better than arabica?
Most people would categorize Colombian coffee as being better than Arabica coffee. There’s absolutely nothing inferior about Arabica coffee. However, this is a more “common” bean type than Colombian coffee. Some people simply don’t find anything spectacular about the taste of Arabica coffee.
Do Colombian kids drink coffee?
Most Colombians, even children, drink coffee. But the rate of consumption is just half that of the United States and less than in many European countries. Colombians also prefer to drink their coffee cheap; they would never pay the $3.50 a cup charged by New York cafes.
Do you put milk in Colombian coffee?
Perico or Pintado, here’s the coffee with milk!
This is because, as you may know, Colombian coffee is a worldwide favourite and real coffee lovers would hardly mix such quality beans with milk. But we know that sometimes all you want is latte with an arepa (a traditional Colombian flatbread made with corn).