Different kinds of coffee beans are cultivated in over 50 countries. The easiest way of knowing the different kinds of coffee beans is by their country of origin. Here is a look at different kinds of coffee beans from different parts of the world.
1. Tanzania Peaberry:
Coffee in Tanzania is grown along the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. They produce smaller beans but are seen to have higher concentration of coffee in them.
2. Papua New Guinea:
Coffee was first introduced in Paupau New Guinea in the 1930s with seeds from Jamaica. The weather conditions in this place are favorable and produce coffee with moderate acidity and have a good wine taste in them.
Coffee growing regions in Kenya are majorly highlands. Coffee thrives in this place with the best growing conditions. The success of coffee in this region is shown by larger beans. Coffee in Kenya shows a very good taste score with a nice aroma.
It is cultivated in an Indonesian Island called Java. Most of the coffee is grown in the eastern side of of the island. There are four major growing estates in this region; they are Djampit, Blawan, Pancoer and Kayumas.
5. Yemen Mocha:
This is a well known, big coffee and it has been popular for its blend with java to produce Mocha Java.
6. Ethiopian Sidamo:
This kind of coffee beans is grown in Sadoma Province in Ethiopia. This place is considered the original place where coffee was planted over thousands of years ago. They are complex and sweet with a bright soft finish.
7. Ethiopian Yirgacheffe:
This is one unique coffee and one of the worlds finest grown in Sadoma Province in Ethiopia.
8. Costa Rican Tarrazu.
This kind of coffee beans are grown in the central valley of Costa Rica in a District called Tarrazu which envelopes the capital city of San Jose. Other places growing coffee in Costa Rica are Alajuela, Tres Rios and Heredia. They are graded according to their hardness, the hardest being those grown in above 3900 feet. One characteristic to these coffee beans is their bright acidity and hints of chocolate and spice taste.
9. Guatemalan Huehuetenango:
It has a classifiable taste of light fruit flavors and sweet fragrance. It is an elusive coffee which you can love.
10. Colombian Excelso:
It is known for its great success in the United States market. It is rated Excelso which simply comes from the sizes of the coffee beans which totally does not relate to the final taste of the coffee. Other Colombian coffees are named after the regions they grow in like Bucaramangas, South Julius Nauno and Cauca. This coffee is mild clean but with non distinct characteristics.
Coffee was first planted in Nakaragua in the 1800s. It used to be regarded with greater favor than it is today. This is because it was interrupted by a lot of challenges ranging from weather to politics and war. Their coffee is wet processed and come with a light acidity taste with some hint of vanilla.
12. Other popular coffee types are Brazil BourbonSantos, Ethiopian Harrar, Sumatra Linton, Sumatra Mandheling, Sulawesi Toraja, Hawaiian Kona, Jamaican Blue Mountain: