How coffee roasts affect the flavor of your favorite cup

How coffee roasts affect the flavor of your favorite cup

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IT’S THE QUESTION you’ll hear any time you walk into Starbucks: light, medium, or dark roast? Here’s a primer on the flavors, tastes, and tasting notes you can expect from each.

Most people enjoy their coffee one way: daily. People are busy, and not everyone has the time to flavor-test single-origin Yirgacheffe and Brazilian fair-trade before their daily commute.

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