Here’s a look at elevation and how it affects the taste of coffee. Higher elevations produce hard, dense beans that are more sought-after than beans grown at lower elevations.
Why is there more sugar in high altitude coffee?
What happens to coffee plants at low altitudes?
Additionally, the plants are usually prone to diseases as natural selection doesn’t take its toll. However, there’s an exception to the subtle taste at low elevation, which is the Hawaiian Kona coffee.
What does high-altitude coffee taste like?
As you can see, the higher the altitude at which coffee beans are grown, the more complex its taste is going to be. If you like your coffee with hints of fruity berries, you should look for high-altitude coffee.