SUMATRA, Dark Roast


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    • Origin : Raja Sumatra, Indonesia
    • Process : Wet-Hulling
    • Roast : Dark
    • Notes : Chocolate, Sweet Cedar, and Pepper
    • Harvest : September to December

     

    Displays intense sweet tones of chocolate, dried fruit, and other herbal spice-based flavors such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom. It is known for its earthy flavors, medium to heavy body, and wine-like acidity.

     

    One of the unique aspects of coffee production in Sumatra, Indonesia, and the source of Indonesian coffee's deeply divisive taste, is the traditional post-harvest process of ‘Giling Basah’ (wet-hulling) method. The harvested coffee cherries are de-pulped by hand and dried on a patio for a few days. When the beans are semi-dried, containing around 30% to 50% moisture, it is passed on to a collector who puts them through a hulling machine while the beans are still moist to then finally set them on patios to dry for a couple more days. This hybrid process combines elements of the washed and natural processes. It significantly reduces the acidity of the coffee, and seems to increase its body too, creating a softer, rounder, heavier-bodied cup of coffee.
    In Sumatra, coffees are grown at high elevations - above 1,350 meters above sea level, to slow the growing process to allow the plant more time to deliver nutrients and minerals to the coffee beans. This fuels the process of developing a fuller, robust flavor in Sumatran coffee.

     

    History

    Coffee was brought to Indonesia in the late 1600s by Dutch traders and colonialists. Being a nation of thousands of islands, it was first grown in an island called Java which is home to the city, Jakarta. Many plantations were developed all around the city by 1699 and began the first major commercial export by 1711. Java became one of the biggest coffee producers in the world. Not long after Sumatra had a booming industry as well as dozens of other smaller islands. 

    Dessert Complements

    Thanks to its spicy, herbal flavor and rich smooth texture. Sumatran coffee makes a wonderful pairing with sweet and creamy desserts such as a creme brulee, banana pudding, or a new york cheesecake. Like wine, it pairs well with savory foods such as cheese and meats.

     

     

     

    Opiniones del producto

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 27 reviews
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    Joyce Kelly
    Browny Sumatra dark roast

    Sumatra coffee beans have been my favorite for many years. The medium roast had wonderful flavor and met my expectations, but I did not enjoy the dark roast. Thinking to bring about the perfect roast, I combined the medium and dark 1:1, but the flavor was not what I had hoped for. Possibly just developing a roast between the medium and dark would be a great solution. I will look for the best selling Browny dark roast coffee. Then I plan to mix that 1:1 with the Sumatra medium roast.

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    Gustaf Leksell
    Lovely for french press

    The best!

    T
    T.
    My absolute favorite!

    I am quite the coffee snob and this bean is what I have been looking for!
    1st you must have a decent espresso machine
    2nd grind beans fresh
    3rd with a food scale weigh out 18 Grams of ground coffee
    4th make two shots of espresso
    5th prepare your 6oz hot water (3oz of water per 3oz of espresso)
    6th pour your espresso INTO your hot water ( Do NOT pour your water into the espresso)
    Enjoy!

    R
    Richard Many
    Browny Sumatra Dark Roast…..Just the best

    We’ve been drinking your Sumatra, Dark Roast coffee for quite a while now. Buy it in 5# bags. Always fresh and the aroma is to die for. Love the price as well. Keep it up team!

    C
    Charles Carroll
    ONE CUP

    I allow myself one cup of coffee per day and therefore it MUST be good. THAT is why I use Browny's Sumatra Dark Roast whole bean. In addition to the rich flavor I get when I grind the beans to make the coffee I add 1 1/2 Almonds (quartered) per handfull of beans. This adds to it's rich flavor and with the addition of a little cream, starts my day off right.

    Opiniones del producto

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 27 reviews
    85%
    (23)
    4%
    (1)
    11%
    (3)
    0%
    (0)
    0%
    (0)
    J
    Joyce Kelly
    Browny Sumatra dark roast

    Sumatra coffee beans have been my favorite for many years. The medium roast had wonderful flavor and met my expectations, but I did not enjoy the dark roast. Thinking to bring about the perfect roast, I combined the medium and dark 1:1, but the flavor was not what I had hoped for. Possibly just developing a roast between the medium and dark would be a great solution. I will look for the best selling Browny dark roast coffee. Then I plan to mix that 1:1 with the Sumatra medium roast.

    G
    Gustaf Leksell
    Lovely for french press

    The best!

    T
    T.
    My absolute favorite!

    I am quite the coffee snob and this bean is what I have been looking for!
    1st you must have a decent espresso machine
    2nd grind beans fresh
    3rd with a food scale weigh out 18 Grams of ground coffee
    4th make two shots of espresso
    5th prepare your 6oz hot water (3oz of water per 3oz of espresso)
    6th pour your espresso INTO your hot water ( Do NOT pour your water into the espresso)
    Enjoy!

    R
    Richard Many
    Browny Sumatra Dark Roast…..Just the best

    We’ve been drinking your Sumatra, Dark Roast coffee for quite a while now. Buy it in 5# bags. Always fresh and the aroma is to die for. Love the price as well. Keep it up team!

    C
    Charles Carroll
    ONE CUP

    I allow myself one cup of coffee per day and therefore it MUST be good. THAT is why I use Browny's Sumatra Dark Roast whole bean. In addition to the rich flavor I get when I grind the beans to make the coffee I add 1 1/2 Almonds (quartered) per handfull of beans. This adds to it's rich flavor and with the addition of a little cream, starts my day off right.