As with any industry, the coffee industry has it’s terms and unique aspects that make it what it is. Peaberry is one of them.
About 1 in every 10 coffee beans is classified as a peaberry. It’s a botanical anomaly that results in the bean forming as a whole, instead of the typical two halves. Here, we’ll show you the difference:
Now, there’s some coffee enthusiasts that insist the peaberry has a magical quality and vibrant and distinct taste, while you also have naysayers that insist it tastes no different than any other coffee. It’s honestly just a matter of taste. If you want to try for yourself, here are a couple of places to buy: