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A Coffee Bean Guide: Different Types of Coffee Beans
by Gabriel Cadiz

Brewing your own coffee starts with choosing the beans. There's a variety of coffee beans with different taste, signature, and notes, each producing its own unique cup.

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Here are the different types of coffee beans you might encounter:

Arabica

Arabica is the most popular type of coffee in the world, coming from the beans of the Coffea Arabica plant. A high quality batch of Arabica has a sweet flavor profile, with hints of chocolate and caramel notes.

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Robusta

The Robusta coffee comes from the Cafea canephora plant, which is much easier to cultivate than Coffea Arabica due to its ability to endure unfavorable conditions (high temperature and sun exposure). These coffee beans has a more harsher and bitter flavor profile, which actually complements the subtler flavor profile of Arabica beans.

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Liberica

The Liberica coffee bean is one of the least produced coffee beans in the world. The plant just grows in a specific climate, so it mostly grew in Africa and Asia. Here in the Philippines, it became naturalized, producing the well-known coffee called "Kapeng Barako". Its flavor profile is similar to Robusta, but with a stronger smokey flavor profile, as well as fruity and floral notes.

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Excelsa

Excelsa coffee is actually a separate class from Liberica coffee until 2006, but now under the same family of Liberica beans. Even though Excelsa coffee has a vastly different taste from Liberica, it has a pronounced earthy taste despite having a light aroma. These beans are usually added to a coffee blend to provide complexity and depth to each cup.

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