Chiroso Coffee - The Next Specialty Sensation?

Chiroso Coffee - The Next Specialty Sensation?

Chiroso, an arabica coffee variety grown in Urrao, Colombia, is gaining attention for its unique flavors and high cup quality. Originally thought to be a Caturra mutation due to its elongated beans, Chiroso may actually have genetic links to Ethiopian landraces. Its exceptional taste profile, which can vary by region, has caught the interest of growers and roasters alike. Despite similarities to other varieties like Caturra, Chiroso stands out for its sweet, complex, and often herbal notes. Roasters appreciate its flexibility during the roasting process. While Chiroso is not as well-known as varieties like Pink Bourbon, its potential in the specialty coffee market is significant. However, widespread adoption by producers and recognition in the market may still take time.

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