Sumatran Mandheling Grade 1 Double Picked
Aroma: musty, earthy, and bold
Acidity: low to medium, but pronounced
Body: full body luster
Flavor: thick unique characteristics of bold musty strong flavor
Aftertaste: full strong aftertaste
Screen Size: 15+
Origin: (Asia) Island of Sumatra/ W. Indonesia
Roast (Agtron): Dark 33.5
Notes: Available in 1lb, 2, or 5lb whole beans. Processed using a method called “Giling Basah.” The coffee is pulped via a hand cranked machine, fermented overnight and then the mucilage is washed off. Produces a low acidic coffee w/ a strong body. Workers pick discolored and other defective beans from the sound beans. The very best coffees are hand-cleaned twice (double picked).
Grade 1: Specialty Grade Coffee Beans: no primary defects, 0-3 full defects, sorted with a maximum of 5% above and 5% below specified screen size or range of screen size, and exhibiting a distinct attribute in one or more of the following areas: taste, acidity, body, or aroma. Also must be free of cup faults and taints. Moisture content between 9-13%.
Who should drink it: Consumers who enjoy a full bodied coffee, but w/ an interest in Asian Coffees.