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Body is a term used to describe a characteristic of brewed coffee determined by the feel of it within the taster's mouth. Descriptions of a coffee's body is often related to the texture or heaviness of the coffee. Body can be determined by coffee's origin, with some varieties having a heavier body than others. Additionally, the degree of roast is a substantial factor in determining this characteristic. Body peaks in medium-dark roasts and begins to decrease as the roast continues[1].

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  1. Kenneth Davids (2003). Home Coffee Roasting: Romance & Revival, 58. ISBN 0312312199.