Citric Acid


Citric Acid

Citric acid is, in moderate amounts, a component of good, bright coffees. It is a positive flavor acid in coffee that often leads to the perception of citrus fruits and adds high notes to the cup. Fine high-grown arabica coffees have more citric acid than robusta types.

See also: Acetic Acid, Acids, Brightness, Caffeine, Chlorogenic Acid, Citrus, liveliness, malic acid, phosphoric acid, Quinic Acid, sour, Tannic