A burlap sack of coffee, in various countries it is a different weight. For example: Brazil a bag is 132 pounds. Colombia it is 154 pounds. In Hawaii it is 100 pound. (132 lbs. is the most common.)
Barista – A person who makes coffee drinks as a profession.
Bitter – The taste perceived at the back of the tongue. Dark Roasts are intentionally bitter. Over-extraction (too little coffee at too fine a grind) can cause a bad bitterness.
Blend – A mixture of two or more individual varietals of coffee.
Body – The tactile impression of the weight of the coffee in the mouth. May range from thin to medium to full to buttery to syrupy.
Bright – Tangy acidity is often described as bright.
Briny – The salty sensation caused by excessive heat after brewing.
The coffee pods and capsules market has expanded significantly over the past decade. So much so, that there are so many brands out there that