Cafes in the Dominican Republic are often called “Santo Domingo,” named after its capital city that is home to more than 2 million people. Santo Domingo coffee beans are well balanced and very uniform because of the constant climate.
The warm ocean climate in the Dominican Republic is unique compared to all other coffee growing regions in the Americas. Warm ocean currents and year-round rainfall provide a very constant environment for coffee plants. Coffee beans have a distinctive flavor due to the mountainous limestone and granite soils.
In the Dominican Republic, coffee is associated with relaxation and calm. The quiet lifestyle of the Caribbean pairs perfectly with a cup of sweet but strong coffee.
Typically, coffee is served in small cups with a large amount of sugar added to the very strong brew. Sugar is the main agricultural product in the Dominican Republic.