A coffee bean was once a seed that could be planted to become a coffee tree. These trees need lots of sun and water to produce cherries. It takes between 5 and 7 years for trees to begin to bear fruit.
Taster's Flavor Wheel
Coffee is the most complex tasting beverage in the world, holding some 800 flavor compounds. Here are some ideas of what you might taste in our coffee.
(Courtesy of CounterCultureCoffee.com)