Sumatra Aceh Gegarang


Subtle acidity with a tangerine zest character, good levels of sweetness and big bold cocoa body and finish.


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Farm – Gegarang village cooperative of the Gayo Mergah Bersei Coop
Altitude – 1600m – 1800 masl.
Location – Between Takengon and Lake Tawar in Aceh
Preparation – Semi-washed.
Varietal – Mainly Bourbon and P88
Owners – Cooperative members
Certification – Organic and Fair Trade

This coffee comes from the Gayo Megah Berseri Cooperative in Aceh which is comprised of 554 members from 9 separate villages. Gegarang village has 46 members who grow their organic coffee on plots of around one hectare at an altitude of 1,500 to 1,600 metres above sea level; other crops include potatoes and beans. Gegarang village is situated between Takengon and Lake Tawar.
The coffee varietals are mainly Bourbon with some P88 and a little Catimore, all of which is grown organically. The coffee is semi washed and wet-hulled, a process that involves the part-drying of freshly pulped beans before removing the parchment then allowing the swollen and ‘blanched’ beans to be sun dried to a deep green colour. A very deep and full bodied coffee is the result with a tangerine sweetness lacing heavy chocolate.
The harvest takes place between October and July and the coffee is stored in GrainPro sacks for shelf life longevity.

Additional information

Weight 0.275 kg
Dimensions 25 × 18 × 3.5 cm


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