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    An aged coffee with a story to tell. See further product details below.


    This is a full-bodied coffee with musky, earthy, tobacco flavour notes and sweeter, yet still interestingly bold aroma.

    Tasting Notes 

    Region – Ljien Plateau
    Growing Altitude – 1400 + metres above sea level
    Arabica Variety – Typica 
    Typical Harvest Period – July- September 
    Milling Process – Long aged for at least two years, wet process 
    Aroma – Vanilla
    Flavour  - Earthy and spicy with tobacco notes 
    Body – Full bodied 
    Acidity - Low 

    One of our two aged coffees, Old Brown Java's story starts in the 16th century. The coffee beans were originally used as ballast in the bottom of boats and based on the colour of the beans as they aged, the sailors knew how long they’d been at sea.

    Hailing from Indonesia, the Old Brown Java that I’ve picked is aged for at least two years.  A bit of a Marmite coffee – love it or hate it – you must try it. Of course, I like it, but I also like marmite. If you haven’t tried this, it’s one for the list.

    Ideal to brew in a paper filter to maintain its mature flavour profile in its cleanest, purest flavour.

    The flavour of these Arabica coffee beans is truly unique, and similar only to our Monsoon Malabar in spiciness. The musky complex aromas are matched by the rustic earthy flavour notes. The long finish and big body makes this coffee especially impressive.

    This coffee bean works fantastically well in all brewing equipment, including espresso / cappuccino machines, cafetiere pots, paper / metal filter brewers, and Turkish brewers.

    Why The Coffee Bean Shop?

    Like all of our single origin coffees, our Old Brown Java coffee bean is freshly roasted by us at our traditional family-run coffee roastery in rural Kent. You will receive a bag of coffee that is very much a premium product, where the aromas and flavours will be exceptionally delicious and remarkably better than what you may be used to from the supermarket.

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