There’s something very special about the delightful aroma of coffee. It’s an exciting part of coffee, which instantly fills the room with its aroma.
Aroma is probably one of the most important elements of a coffee’s character and certainly the most complex. What makes it so fascinating is that it contains as many as 1000 aromatic compounds that stimulate the coffee drinker’s nose.
The aroma of coffee beans is released by the roasting process. An experienced roaster can create coffees with different aromas from the same batch of green coffee beans by controlling temperature and time.
Each coffee has a so-called aroma profile. Some of the terms used to describe coffee aroma are: fruity, caramel, roasted, cereal, rubber, fermented, earthy, floral, nutty, and cooked.