ISO/CD 18794
Coffee — Sensory analysis — Vocabulary
Reference number
ISO/CD 18794
Edition 2
Committee Draft
ISO/CD 18794
A draft is being reviewed by the committee.
Will replace ISO 18794:2018


ISO 18794 defines terms relating to coffee sensory analysis.

ISO 18794 covers definitions applicable to green, roasted and ground coffee, coffee extracts and soluble coffee.

The terms are given under the following headings:

  1. basic terms of sensory analysis;
  2. generic terms in the sensory assessment of coffee;
  3. terminology relating to coffee-specific odours and tastes;
  4. terms commonly used in sensory assessment of coffee by practitioners.

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